The Origins Vanguard Award winners, representing "the cutting edge of new design in the gaming industry," will be available for free play at Origins Game Fair, which will be held June 3 -7 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The winners will be presented their awards at the Origins Awards ceremony on June 6.
Vanguard and Origins Award (see “Origins Awards Nominees Announced”) winners are selected by vote of the Academy, but only the Vanguard Award winners are announced in advance; Origins Award winners are announced at the ceremony. Origins Game Fair attendees also vote for Fan Favorites in each category.Top Collectible Games--Fall/Holiday 2014”). The game has been quickly expanded to include DC Comics, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Dungeons & Dragons releases as well as Marvel. Top 10 Hobby Channel Card/Dice Games--Fall/Holiday 2014”).