GAMA and the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design announced the winners of the Origins Awards 2024 at Origins Game Fair on Friday, June 21.  This year, GAMA gave out 16 Origins Awards across a number of categories.

The categories were expanded substantially this year, from 16 in 2023 (see "Origins Award 2023 Winners") to 24 in 2024.  The Retail Game of the year category was eliminated in the 2024 awards.

The following Origins Awards winners were announced:

Best Cooperative Board Game
Sky Team (Scorpion Masque)

Best Gateway Board Game
Wandering Towers (Capstone Games)

Best Light Strategy Game
Leaf (Weird City Games)

Best Thematic Board Game
Freelancers: A Crossroads Game (Plaid Hat Games)

Best Heavy Strategy Game
Dune: Imperium - Uprising (Dire Wolf)

Best Party/Social Board Game
Smug Owls (Runaway Parade Games)

Best Solo Board Game
Legacy of Yu (Renegade Game Studios)

Best Children’s & Family Board Game
Diced Veggies (KTBG)

Best Fixed Constructible Game
Magic: The Gathering Universes Beyond - The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-Earth Commander Decks (Wizards of the Coast)

Best Randomized Constructible Game
Magic: The Gathering Universes Beyond The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-Earth Collector Booster (Wizards of the Coast)

Best Miniatures Game Product
Star Wars: Shatterpoint (Atomic Mass Games)

Best Puzzle Game
Threads of Fate (Post Curious)

Best Role-Playing Game Adventure
Heckna! Deluxe Box Set (Hit Point Press)

Best Role-Playing Game Core Product
DIE: The Roleplaying Game (Rowan, Rook and Decard)

Best Role-Playing Game Starter Product
Dreams and Machines: Starter Set (Modiphius Entertainment)

Best Role-Playing Game Supplement
Dune: Power and Pawns (Modiphius Entertainment)

Best Dice/Dice-Related Accessory
Glyphic Blind Dice Bags Series 3.5 (Level Up Dice)

Best Game Accessory
Frameamajigs (Hit Point Press)

Best Role-Playing Game-Related Accessory
D&D Icons of the Realms: Adventure in a Box - Mind Flayer Voyage (WizKids)

Best 2D Artwork
Kwanchai Moriya, Empire's End (Brotherwise Games)

Best 3D Component
Threads of Fate - Puzzle Box (Post Curious)

Best Game-Related Writing
Grace Collins, Shadow in the Night Part 2, Cozy Companion Magazine (Snowbright Studio)

Best Media Production
Eleni Papadopoulou for Making Board Games - The CGE Documentary (8-Part Series)

Fan Favorite
Distilled (Paverson Games)