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The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design has announce the winners of the 2015 Origins Awards

The awards are presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design to companies for outstanding games in the industry. For the 40st Annual Award cycle, the Awards had 12 categories: Best Roleplaying Game, Best Roleplaying Supplement, Best Board Game, Best Children’s, Family & Party Game, Best Gaming Accessory, Best Miniatures Rules, Best Miniature Figures Line, Best Historical Board Game, Best Historical Miniature Rules, Best Historical Miniature Figures Line, Best Traditional Card Game, and Best Collectible Card Game.

Congratulations to this year's Origins Awards winners!

Best Board Game

Sheriff of Nottingham [AWG DTE01SN] - Arcane Wonders

Best Card Game

Splendor [ASM SPL01] - Asmodee

Best Children’s, Family & Party Game

The Hare and the Tortoise [IEL 51159] - Iello

Best Collectible Card Game

Magic the Gathering: Khans of Tarkir [WOC A74560000] - Wizards of the Coast

Best Game Accessory

Wings of Glory Mat [AGS WGA502B] - Ares Games

Best Historical Board Game

Heroes of Normandie [IEL 51134] - Iello

Best Historical Miniature Figure/Line

Sails of Glory Series 2 - Ares Games

Best Historical Miniature Rules

Sails of Glory [AGS SGN001A] - Ares Games

Best Historical Miniature Rules Supplements

Battleground Europe [OSP BTC009]- Osprey Publishing/Warlord

Best Miniature Figure Rules

Golem Arcana [HBS GA001] - Harebrained Schemes

Best Role Playing Game

Dungeon & Dragons Player's Handbook [WOC A92170000] - Wizards of the Coast

Best Role Playing Supplement

Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual [WOC A92180000] - Wizards of the Coast

Attendees at Origins Game Fair also voted for their "Fan Favorites", listed below.

Fan Favorites - "Best Board Game"

Dead of Winter [PSI PHGDOW01] - Plaid Hat Games

Fan Favorites - "Best Card Game"

Star Realms [WWG 001] - White Wizard Games

Fan Favorites - "Best Children’s, Family & Party Game"

Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension [RGS 01614] - Renegade Game Studios

Fan Favorites - "Best Collectible Card Game"

The Spoils [ATM 080030-D] - The Spoils USA

Fan Favorites - "Best Game Accessory"

Counter Ring - Crit Success

Fan Favorites - "Best Historical Board Game"

Heroes of Normandie [IEL 51134] - Iello

Fan Favorites - "Best Historical Miniature Figure/Line"

Sails of Glory Series 2 - Ares Games

Fan Favorites - "Best Historical Miniature Rules"

Sails of Glory [AGS SGN001A] - Ares Games

Fan Favorites - "Best Historical Miniature Rules Supplements"

Flames of War: Barbarossa [BFM FW305] - Battlefront Miniatures

Fan Favorites - "Best Miniature Figure Rules"

Marvel HeroClix: Guardians of the Galaxy Starter Set [WZK 71473] - WizKids Games

Fan Favorites - "Best Role Playing Game"

Dungeon & Dragons Player's Handbook [WOC A92170000] - Wizards of the Coast

Fan Favorites - "Best Role Playing Supplement"

Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual [WOC A92180000] - Wizards of the Coast