Episode 357 – Board Gamers Anonymous Awards 2021

It’s been quite a year, with an interesting and at times exhilarating list of new games released in 2021. So it’s time to pick the best of the best in our annual awards show. Below are the nominees.

Best Digital Implementation:
Concordia Digital Edition (Acram Digital), Brass Birmingham, Gaia Project, Fox in the Forest

Best Family Game:
Cascadia, Overboss, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Living Forest (Ludonaute)

Best Economic Strategy Game:
Coffee Traders, Kanban EV, Carnegie, Brick and Mortar

Best Overlooked Gem:
Mini Express, Botanik, Khora: Rise of an Empire, Brick and Mortar

Best Kickstarter Campaign:
Root: The Marauder Expansion, Hegemony: Lead Your Class to Victory, On Mars: Alien Invasion, Clash of Decks

Best 2.0 Release:
Kemet: Blood and Sand, Kanban: EV, Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition, Summoner Wars (Second Edition), Unfathomable

Best Solo Game:
Railroad Ink: Challenge, Final Girl, Imperium Classics, Cascadia, Rolling Realms

Best Expansion:
Lost Ruins of Arnak: Freebie + Expedition Leaders (CGE), Grand Austria Hotel: Let’s Waltz!, Marvel Champions: The Galaxy’s Most Wanted, Glen More II: Chronicles – Highland Games

Game of the Year:
Dominant Species: Marine (GMT), Cascadia, Praga Caput Regni, Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition

See the winners here.

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  • Anthony

    Anthony lives and plays games in Pittsburgh, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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