The Academy of Adventure Game Arts & Design announced the winners of the 46th annual Origins Awards. The winners are traditionally announced at a gala ceremony on the Saturday night of Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, which was cancelled this year due to COVID-19 concerns(see "GAMA Cancels Origins Game Fair 2020").

Games were recognized in eleven categories, including Game of the Year. The winners were:

  • Best Board Game/Game of the Year: Tiny Towns by AEG
  • Best Card Game: Point Salad by AEG
  • Best Family Game: The Quacks of Quedlinburg by North Star Game
  • Digital Adaptation: Tsuro VR by Calliope Games / Thunderbox Entertainment Digital
  • Best Collectible Game: Marvel HeroClix: Avengers Black Panther and the Illuminati Booster Brick by WizKids
  • Best Roleplaying Game: Teens in Space by Renegade Game Studios
  • Best Game Accessory: Citadel Contrast Paint by Games Workshop
  • Best Miniatures Game: Warcry by Games Workshop
  • Best Historical Miniatures Game: Bolt Action: Campaign D-Day Operation Overlord by Osprey Games / Warlord Games
  • Best Historical Game: Pandemic: Fall of Rome by Z-Man Games

The Academy also inducted two designers, a game, and a web site into the Adventure Game Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees were:

  • Reinhold Wittig, Designer
  • Wolfgang Kramer, Designer
  • Yahtzee by Milton Bradley/Hasbro
  • Board Game Geek, NotableProduct
  • Wolfgang Warsh, game designer, won the Rising Star Award.

The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design (AAGAD) announced the list of games nominated for 2020 Origins Awards back in March (see " 2020 Origins Awards Nominees Announced ").