Origins Awards nominees announced for 2007

April 29th, 2007: Allan Sugarbaker says...
Origins Awards nominees announced for 2007

Though underannounced and hard to find (as usual), the 2007 Origins Awards top nominees are decided. ‘Tis an interesting batch this year, with many expected titles (Ptolus was a no-brainer), and some surprises as well (Shear Panic? Really? Huh). The list also contains a few endangered or extinct products, such as Paizo’s Dragon Magazine and the defunct MSM publication Games Quarterly Magazine. Click below for the full list of nominees.

Board Game or Expansion of the Year
BattleLore (Days of Wonder)
Hey! That’s My Fish (Mayfair Games)
Oshi (WizKids, Inc.)
Shear Panic (Mayfair Games)
Treehouse (Looney Labs)

Miniatures Game or Expansion of the Year
Dreamblade Game Mat (Gale Force 9)
Dreamblade: Rules (Wizards of the Coast)
Heavy Gear Blitz: Rules (Dream Pod 9)
Hordes: Primal (Privateer Press)
Rezolution: Shadow War (Aberant)

Miniature or Miniatures Line of the Year
Colossal Red Dragon (Wizards of the Coast)
Hordes: Monstrous Miniatures Combat (Privateer Press)
Easley Dragon (Dark Sword)
Ptolus: Minotaur Priest (Paizo Publishing)
Rezolution: Shadow War (Aberant)

Non-Collectable Card Game or Expansion of the Year
Cowpoker (Steve Jackson Games)
High School Drama (Shifting Skies)
Knights of Charlemagne (Playroom Entertainment)
Munchkin Impossible (Steve Jackson Games)
Treasures & Traps (Studio 9 Games)

CCG or Expansion of the Year
Anachronism (TriKing Games)
Magic the Gathering: Time Spiral (Wizards of the Coast)
Pirates: Davy Jones’ Curse (WizKids)
The Spoils (Tenacious Games)
UFS (Sabertooth Games)
World of Warcraft (Upper Deck)

Game Accessory of the Year
Campaign Cartographer (ProFantasy Software)
Dungeon Tiles I (Wizards of the Coast)
GameMastery Combat Pad (Paizo/Open Mind Games)
Hero Lab (Lone Wolf Development)
Settlers of Catan Event Deck (Mayfair Games)

Fiction Publication of the Year
Horus Heresy: Horus Rising (Black Library/Games Workshop)
Horus Heresy: False Gods (Black Library/Games Workshop)
A Practical Guide to Dragons (Wizards of the Coast)
Dungeon Magazine (Paizo Publishing)
Three Shades of Night (White Wolf)

Non-Fiction Publication of the Year
The Art of Warhammer 40,000 (Black Library/Games Workshop)
Art of Dragon (Paizo Publishing)
Dragon Magazine (Paizo Publishing)
Games Quarterly Magazine (Matthew Simmons Markeitng)
No Quarter (Privateer Press)

Roleplaying Game of the Year
Burning Empires (Burning Wheel)
Exalted, 2nd Edition (White Wolf)
Faery’s Tale (Firefly Games)
Hollow Earth Expedition (Exile Game Studio)
RuneQuest (Mongoose Publishing)

Roleplaying Game Supplement of the Year
Deadlands Reloaded (Pinnacle/Great White Games)
GURPS Bio-Tech (Steve Jackson Games)
Out in the Black (Margaret Weis Productions)
Ptolus (Sword & Sorcery)
Tome of Battle: Book of Nine Swords (Wizards of the Coast)


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