Origins Award 2020 Winners Include Tiny Towns Top Honor

Origins Award 2020 Winners

October 6, 2020 – The Academy of Adventure Gaming and Arts have announced the Origins Award 2020 Winners which include top honors for Tiny Towns. The Origins Awards were presented for the first time at the very first Origins Game Fair in Baltimore in 1975. The purpose of the awards is to recognize excellence in game design, and increase awareness and sales for the nominees, winners, the Origins convention, and hobby games in general.

Products eligible for the 2020 Awards cycle must have been released to the public between November 15, 2018 and November 14, 2019. The following titles were selected by a jury of 40 hobby games industry professionals as the most deserving in their respective categories.


Best Digital Adaption

Best Collectable Game

Best Board Game Accessory

Best Miniatures Game

Best Historical Game

Best Historical Miniatures Game

Best Role-Playing Game

Best Card Game

Best Family Game

  • ClipCut Parks | Renegade Game Studios | Shaun Graham, Scott Huntington
  • Code Stack! | AMIGO Games | Heinz Meister
  • Deadly Doodles | Steve Jackson Games | Samuel Mitschke, Randy Scheunemann, Katie Cook
  • Dirty Pig | North Star Games | Frank Bebenroth
  • Draftosaurus | Ankama Boardgames / Luma Imports | Antoine Bauza, Corentin Lebrat, Ludovic Maublanc, Théo Rivière
  • Finger Guns at High Noon | Indie Boards and Cards | John Velgus
  • Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar | Restoration Games | Rob Daviau, JR Honeycutt, Justin D. Jacobson, Chuck Kennedy, Bruce Lund, Noah Adelman, Víctor Pérez Corbella, George Doutsiopoulos, David Kegg, Chuck Kennedy, Bruce Lund, Jason Taylor
  • Letter Jam | Czech Games Edition | Ondra Skoupý, Dávid Jablonovský, František Sedláček, Lukáš Vodička, Michaela Zaoralová
  • My First Castle Panic | Fireside Games | Justin De Witt, Cam Kendell
  • *WINNER* The Quacks of Quedlinburg | North Star Games | Wolfgang Warsch, Dennis Lohausen

Best Board Game Game of the Year


  • Call to Adventure | Brotherwise Games | Johnny O’Neal, Christopher O’Neal, Matt Paquette
  • Dungeonology: The Expedition | Ludus Magnus Studio / Ares Games | Diego Fonseca, Danilo Guidi ArtistFernando Armentano, Diego Fonseca, Paolo Scippo, Giovanni Pirrotta
  • My First Castle Panic | Fireside Games | Justin De Witt, Cam Kendell
  • Quacks of Quedlinburg | Northstar Games | Wolfgang Warsch, Dennis Lohausen
  • *WINNER* Tiny Towns | Alderac Entertainment Group | Peter McPherson, Gong Studios, Matt Paquette

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Source: Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design Origin Award Winners.


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