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Episode 035: Origins Game Fair 2008 Wrap-Up

In this show we talk about our first experience at the Origins Game Fair and play two segments recorded at the show. 1) We interviewed Anthony Gallela, Executive Director of the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA): the organization behind Origins, and 2) Jeff Combos of Exile Game Studio took the third seat to discuss the Origins Awards and to let us know what was coming for his game, Hollow Earth Expedition, and the Ubiquity System, in general.

Below are links to the Origins Awards winners. For a full list of nominees, check the Academy of Adventure Gaming, Arts & Design site.

Minatures Rules of the Year
Classic Battletech

Minature or Miniatures Line of the Year
Titanius Fury

Collectible Card Game of the Year
Legend of the Five Rings

Historical Miniatures Game of the Year
"Check Your 6!"

Historical Miniatures Line of the Year
Romano-British 15mm

Historical Board Game of the Year
Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery

Non-Fiction Publication of the Year
Hobby Games: The 100 Best

Fiction Publication of the Year
Astounding Hero Tales

Game Accessory of the Year
Call of Cthulhu Dice Set

Roleplaying Game Supplement of the Year
Codex Arcanis

Roleplaying Game of the Year
Aces & Eights

Traditional Card Game of the Year
Zombie Fluxx

Board Game or Expansion of the Year
Starcraft: The Board Game

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!

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