45th Annual Origins Awards Recap!

Last night during the 45th Annual Origins Awards, winners chosen by the Academy Jury and by the Fans at Origins Game Fair 2019 were announced. Huge congratulations to everyone who was nominated and an even bigger congratulations to those that won!

Root by Leder Games won Best Board Game, Fan Favorite, and Game of the Year!

The Mind by Pandasaurus Games won Best Card Game and Fan Favorite!

The Tea Dragon Society Card Game by Renegade Game Studios won Best Family Game!

Echidna Shuffle by Wattsalpoag Games won Fan Favorite Family Game!

Keyforge by Fantasy Flight won Best Collectible Game and Fan Favorite!

Vampire the Masquerade by Modiphius Entertainment won Best Role-Playing Game and Fan Favorite!

Dungeons & Dragons: Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes by Wizards of the Coast won Best Role-Playing Game Supplement and Fan Favorite!


Necromunda by Games Workshop and Star Wars Legion by Fantasy Flight won Best Miniatures Game! Star Wars Legion also won Fan Favorite.

Dungeons & Dragons: Black Dragon Trophy Plaque by WizKids won Best Game Accessory!

Dungeons & Dragons: Monster Cards by Gale Force Nine won Fan Favorite Game Accessory!

Fantasy horror illustrator Gerald Brom and prolific game designer Vlaada Chvátil were both inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Mage Knight by WizKids and Apples to Apples by Mattel were also inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Jamey Stegmaier received the Rising Star award in its inaugural year!