2010 Origins Award winners announced

Though the news trickled out in other ways, the 2010 Origins Award winners have finally been announced. Among the highlights: the rerelease of Space Hulk beat out Small World for Best Board Game; Looney Labs continues its streak with a Best Party Game win for Are You the Traitor?; the return of WizKids and HeroClix gets a nod for Best Miniatures Line; and Eclipse Phase wins for Best RPG. (Click through to read the full list.)

36th Annual Origins Awards results:

Best Card Game

  • The Isle of Dr. Necreaux (Alderac Entertainment Group)
  • Martian Fluxx (Looney Labs)
  • Poo (Catalyst Game Labs)
  • The Stars Are Right (Steve Jackson Games)
  • Thunderstone (Alderac Entertainment Group)


Best Board Game

  • Castle Panic (Fireside Games)
  • Endeavor (Z-Man Games)
  • Small World (Days of Wonder)
  • Space Hulk (Games Workshop)
  • Steam (Mayfair Games)

WINNER: Space Hulk

Best Children’s, Family, or Party Game

  • Are You The Traitor? (Looney Labs)
  • Duck! Duck! SAFARI! (APE Games)
  • Pack and Stack (Mayfair Games)
  • Ren Faire (Atlas Games)
  • Word on the Street (Out of the Box Publishing)

WINNER: Are You The Traitor?

Best Roleplaying Game

  • Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space (Cubicle 7 Entertainment)
  • Eclipse Phase (Catalyst Game Labs)
  • FantasyCraft (Crafty Games)
  • A Song of Ice And Fire (Green Ronin Publishing)
  • Supernatural Roleplaying Game (Margaret Weis Productions)

WINNER: Eclipse Phase

Best Roleplaying Game Supplement

  • Big Damn Heroes Handbook (Margaret Weis Productions)
  • The Day After Ragnarok (Atomic Overmind Press)
  • Seattle 2072 (Catalyst Game Labs)
  • Warriors & Warlocks (Green Ronin Publishing)
  • Weird War II (Pinnacle Entertainment Group)

WINNER: Big Damn Heroes Handbook

Best Miniatures Figure or Line of Figures

  • Duke Rathar, Dragon Lord (Fantization Miniatures)
  • Kings of War: Elves (Mantic Games)
  • Marvel HeroClix: Hammer of Thor Expansion (WizKids)
  • Monsterpocalypse Series 4 (Privateer Press)
  • Warhammer Armies: Skaven (Games Workshop)

WINNER: Marvel HeroClix: Hammer of Thor Expansion

Best Miniatures Rules

  • BattleTech: Strategic Operations (Catalyst Game Labs)
  • HAVOC: Tactical Miniatures Warfare (Voodoo Ink Publishing)
  • Larger Than Life (Two Hour Wargames)
  • Warhammer 40K: Planetstrike (Games Workshop)
  • Warmachine Prime Mk II (Privateer Press)

WINNER: BattleTech: Strategic Operations

Best Game Accessory

  • Arkham Horror Dice Set (Q-Workshop/Fantasy Flight Games)
  • d20Pro (Mindgene, LLC)
  • Forsaken Lands Poster Map (Maps of Mystery)
  • Fortress of Redemption (Games Workshop)
  • Knights of the Dinner Table (Kenzer and Company)

WINNER: Knights of the Dinner Table

Best Game-Related Book

  • BattleTech: 25 Years of Art and Fiction (Catalyst Game Labs)
  • The Best of All Flesh (Elder Signs Press)
  • Cthulhu 101 (Atomic Overmind Press
  • Deluge (Pinacle Entertainment Group)
  • Legend of the Five Rings: Death at Koten (Alderac Entertainment Group)

WINNER: BattleTech: 25 Years of Art and Fiction

Best Historical Board Game or Expansion

  • The Hell of Stalingrad (Clash of Arms Games)
  • Richard III: War of the Roses (Columbia Games)
  • Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel (Academy Games)
  • D-Day at Omaha Beach (Decision Games)
  • Unhappy King Charles (GMT Games)

WINNER: Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel

Best Historical Miniatures Figure or Line of Figures

  • Wings of War Albatross D.III (Fantasy Flight Games)
  • 15mm Parachute Rifle Company (Battlefront Miniatures)
  • 15 mm Ming Chinese (Old Glory Miniatures)
  • 28mm British Napoleonic Infantry (Victrix Miniatures)
  • 28 mm World War I: Great War in Africa (Brigade Games)

WINNER: Wings of War Albatross D.III

Best Historical Miniatures Rules

  • Flames of War: Open Fire (Battlefront Miniatures)
  • Wings of War: World War II, Deluxe Edition (Fantasy Flight Games)
  • Napoleon’s Battles, 3rd Edition (Lost Battalion Games)
  • “La Salle” Napoleonic Tactical Wargame Rules (Sam Mustafa, Warlord Games)
  • Black Powder Rulebook (Warlord Games)

WINNER: Wings of War: World War II, Deluxe Edition

Best Historical Miniatures Rules Supplement

  • Flames of War: North Africa (Battlefront Miniatures)
  • Eternal Empire: The Ottomans at War (Osprey Publishing)
  • Battles of the Seven Years War: Austria vs. Prussia (Test of Battle Games)
  • Fields of Battle: Atacar es Vencer! – Spanish Civil War 1936 (Iron Ivan Games)
  • Commonwealth Skirmish Scenarios (Southern Maryland Press)

WINNER: Flames of War: North Africa

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