Saturday, July 02, 2011

AGC News July 2nd 2011 (47:12)

With Carol and Mags. 2011 Spiel de Jahres results! Help the Kids Need To Game project! 25 Billion Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards in existence. Wings of War no longer distributed by Fantasy Flight Games. A Few Acres of Snow. Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan! New D&D board games! Warmachine Battle Box starter set! The Adventurers! 2011 Origins Awards results! Diana Jones Award Shortlist announced! Bill Slaviocsek leaving Wizads of the Coast! Wizards Layoffs. DC Adventures Heroes and Villains Vol I begins pre-orders. A new Iron Kingdoms RPG! HeroClix Online! Nevermet Press seeking fiction submissions! Fugitive, dangers, and Abu Dhabi.

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Spiel de Jahres 2011 Winners (Wikipedia)
Kids Need To Game (Geekcentricity)
Star Trek Expeditions (WizKids)
A Few Acres of Snow (Treefrog Games)
Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan (Alderac Entertainment Group)
Dungeon of Dread (wizards of the Coast)
The Legend of Drizzt (Wizards of the Coast)
Warmachine Two Player Battle Box (Privateer Press)
The Adventurers: The Pyramid of Horus (Fantasy Flight Games)
Origin Awards 2011 Winners (ICV2)
Diana Jones Awards
DC Adventures Heroes & Villains Vol I (Green Ronin Publishing)
HeroClix Online (WizKids)
Stories in the Ether, Volume 1 – Open Call For Submissions
Armed, masked role players on a rooftop arrested (The National)


Scott said...

'Qwirkle' was released FIVE years ago... How was it even ELIGIBLE for this award???

Jonathan said...

Thanks a bunch for the shout out for Stories in the Ether!

AGC Mags said...

@Scott: According to Wikipedia, the Spiele des Jahres award jury evaluates games that have been released in Germany in the preceding twelve months. According to the commentors over at, Qwirkle didn't get released in Germany until 2010, thus making it eligible for SdJ.