Plus Hall of Fame Inductees
Posted by Milton Griepp on June 18, 2018 @ 1:05 am CT
Game of the Year
Best Board Game of the Year
Best Card Game of the Year
Best Family Game of the Year
Plan B Games
Best Roleplaying Game of the Year
Adventures in Middle Earth
Best Roleplaying Supplement of the Year
Dungeons & Dragons Xanathar’s Guide to Everything
Wizards of the Coast
Best Miniatures of the Year
Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition
Best Game Accessory of the Year
Terraforming Mars Organizer
Broken Token Gaming
Best Collectible Game
Star Wars Destiny: Awakenings Booster
Fantasy Flight Games
Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design Hall of Fame
Eric M. Lang
Ken St. Andre
The Hall of Fame honors people who have made critical contributions to gaming, including designers who have elevated game design to an art, those who elevate the art found in game design, those who made contributions to the business side of gaming, and those whose contributions have been in service to the industry as a whole. It also includes a number of games and game related materials. Inductees include Don Turnbull, Tod N. Shaw, E. Gary Gygax, Steve Jackson, Charles Roberts, Greg Stafford, Rick Loomis, Jim Ward, Sandy Petersen, Julie Guthrie, Jordan Wiseman, Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis, Lisa Stevens, Mike Elliott and Jennel Jaquays.
Here’s the full list of the many fine games that were nominated for awards this year (see "Origins Award Nominees").
Here is a list of winners for the 2017 Awards (see "2017 Origins Award Winners").
In New Booster Set
July 19, 2018
The naval-inspired characters from KanColle will return to Bushiroad’s Weiss Schwarz Trading Card Game in a new booster expansion.
Geoff Johns to Write and Executive Produce Series for DC’s OTT Service
July 19, 2018
San Diego Comic-Con News: Former DC President Geoff Johns announced that he is working on a Stargirl series for DC’s over-the-top streaming service and unveiled artwork for two comics series.