The Origins Awards are presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design for outstanding games in the industry. The winner of each category is voted on by members of the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design.
This year’s Origins Award Ceremony was held on Saturday June 17 at 7 pm in Union Station Ballroom B at the Greater Columbus convention Center during the Origins Game Fair.
Congratulations to this year’s Origins Award winners!
Mystic Vale – AEG
Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team – Games Workshop
Pokemon XY11 Steam Siege – Pokemon USA
Happy Salmon – Northstar Games
Blood Rage Organizer – The Broken Token
No Thank You, Evil! – Monte Cook Games
Board Game and Game of the Year:
Scythe – Stonemaier Games
AAGAD Hall of Fame Inductees
The Hall of Fame honors professionals who have made contributions to the gaming industry. This year, the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design Hall of Fame welcomed two designers: Mike Elliott and Jennell Jaquays.