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Origins Game Fair 2016 Award Winners!

Origins Game Fair 2016 Award Winners!

The Origins Game Fair wrapped up this Sunday evening with their 42nd Annual Origins Award Show. Presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design, the nominees included 33 games across 7 categories, with awards also going to Fan Favorites, and the Game of the Year. Congratulations to the winners!

Game of the Year

Codenames

Codenames
Publisher: Czech Games
Designed by: Vlaada Chvátil

Board Games

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Star Wars: Imperial Assault
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Designed by: Justin Kemppainen, Corey Konieczka, Jonathan Ying

Card Games

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7 Wonders Duel
Publisher: Repos Productions
Designed by: Antoine Bauza , Bruno Cathala

Collectible Games

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DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light
Publisher: WizKids
Designed by: Mike Elliott, Eric M. Lang

Family Games

Codenames

Codenames
Publisher: Czech Games
Designed by: Vlaada Chvátil

Miniatures Games

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Star Wars Armada
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Designed by: James Kniffen, Christian T. Petersen

Role-Playing Games

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Star Wars: Force and Destiny
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Designed by: Jay Little

Fan Favorite

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Castle Panic: The Dark Titan
Publisher: Fireside Games
Designed by: Justin De Witt

Game Accessories

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Terrain Tiles
Publisher: Lost Battalion Games
Designed by: Becky Siebe

AAGAD Hall of Fame

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John Nephew, President of Atlas Games, was inducted into the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design Hall of Fame. John began his gaming career as a teenager writing for Dungeons & Dragons. He started Atlas Games soon after, and since then has published some of the most innovative games of their time, including Ars Magica, Over the Edge, Feng Shui, Unknown Armies, Once Upon a Time, and Gloom.

Origins has open submission for the 43rd Annual Origins Awards, so get yours in. Did your favorite game(s) win an Origins Award this year? Have you played any of these winning games? Let us know in the Comments!

Header image credit: The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design

Image Credits: The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design, Czech Games, Fantasy Flight Games, Repos Productions, WizKids, GrogHeads.com, Fireside Games

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