The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design Announces 37th Annual Origins Awards Winners

COLUMBUS, OH (June 26, 2011) The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design is proud to announce the winners for the 37th Annual Origins Awards.

The Origins Awards are presented annually by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design to recognize outstanding achievement in design and production of games and game-related products.

The winners were voted on by attendees at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, OH in June 2011 from the nominees in each category chosen by retailers at the GAMA Trade Show. The winners were announced and the coveted Calliope statues were presented at the Origins Awards Ceremony on the evening of Saturday June 25th.

The Academy would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to the jury members, GAMA staff, and everyone who submitted a product to the 37th annual Origins Awards.


Best Roleplaying Game
The Dresden Files RPG: Your Story – Evil Hat Productions

Best Roleplaying Supplement
Our World (The Dresden Files RPG) – Evil Hat Productions

Best Board Game
Castle Ravenloft – Wizards of the Coast

Best Traditional Card Game
Back to the Future: The Card Game – Looney Labs, Inc.

Best Family, Party or Children’s Game
Zombie Dice – Steve Jackson Games

Best Gaming Accessory
Cthulhu Dice Bag – Steve Jackson Games

Best Miniatures Rules
DC HeroClix Blackest Night Starter Game – WizKids/NECA

Best Historical Board Game
Catan Histories – Settlers of America: Trails to Rails – Mayfair Games

Best Game-Related Publication
Shadowrun: Spells and Chrome – Catalyst Game Labs

Best Play-By-Mail
The One Ring (A Legends Module) – Harlequin Games

Congratulations to all of the winners!


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