Origins Award Winners 2017

The Origins Award winners were announced this week and if you're interested to know who they were, read on.

The Origins Awards are American awards for outstanding work in the game industry. They are presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design at the Origins Game Fair on an annual basis for the previous year, so (for example) the 1979 awards were given at the 1980 Origins.

Game of the Year
Scythe - Stonemaier Games
Little surprise with this one really, a beautiful game.

Board Game of the Year
Scythe - Stonemaier Games
Yup Scythe managed to scoop them both.

Family Game of the Year
Happy Salmon - North Star Games
Love this little game, a lot of silly fun and cheap too.

Card Game of the Year
Mystic Vale - Alderac Entertainment Group

Role-Playing Game of the Year
No Thank You, Evil! - Monte Cook Games

Miniatures Game of the Year
Warhammer 40K: Kill Team - The Games Workshop

CCG of the Year
Pokemon XY11 Steam Siege
What a surprise Pokemon.

Game Accessory of the Year
Blood Rage Broken Token Organizer

That's it for another year folks. Some really nice choices in there.