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Origins Awards Finalists

Updated: May 2, 2023

Tonight we got a first look at the finalists for the Origins Awards from the Game Manufacturers Association at Expo 2023. Again- this was a sponsored media event.*

Here is the list of finalists:

Board GamesSocial/Light Strategy

Creature ComfortsKids Table Board Gaming

FlamecraftLucky Duck Games


The Finest FishLast Night Games


EvergreenHorrible Guild

Foundations of RomeArcane Wonders

Hoplomachus: VictorumChip Theory Games

Planet UnknownAdam's Apple Games

Three Sisters25th Century



Dead ReckoningAlderac Entertainment Group (AEG)

My Father's WorkRenegade Game Studios

Tokyo SidekickJapanime Games

Wonderland WarDruid City Games

Card Games:

Cat in the BoxBezier Games

Scout One More Game!

Sea Salt & PaperStudio Bombyx

Turing MachineHachette Boardgames

Children's Game:

HONK!Sinister Fish Games

The Lunch Room GameEAP Toys and Games

Turtle SplashLucky Duck Games


Flesh and Blood - UprisingLegend Story Studios

Miniatures Game:

Lion Rampant: Second EditionOsprey GamesNorthgard: Uncharted LandsHachette BoardgamesOmicron ProtocolDead Alive GamesPolyversal Sci-Fi Miniatures SystemCollins Epic WargamesRapture Gravity Bay

RPG Core

BlackbirdsAndrews McMeel Publishing

Bladerunner the Roleplaying GameFree League Publishing

Coyote & CrowCoyote & Crow

Teatime AdventuresSnowbright Studio

The One RingFree League Publishing

RPG Supplements

Blade Runner Starter BoxFree League Publishing

Zweihander Starter BoxAndrews McMeel Publishing


Deluxe Board Game Train SetsLittle Plastic Train Co.

Renegade Game Studios

2D Art & Illustration:

7 Sinners Mana Project Studios

Cowboys with Big HeartsBully Pulpit Games

Evil Genius Games

3D Art

Dead Alive Games

Time CapsulesRed Cat Games

Graphic Design

Defiant RPGGame Machinery

DulceIndie Game Studios/ Stronghold Games

Norse GrimoireMana Project Studio

Pathfinder Savage Worlds Boxed SetPinnacle Entertainment Group

Tome of ChaosR. Talsorian Games, Inc.


Mind MGMT ReviewBoard Game Quest

*As a sponsored media, GAMA has provided exclusive access to parts of Expo 2023 and has also sponsored part of our stay.


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