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The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design is proud to announce the nominees for the 38th Annual Origins Awards. The nominees were voted by the retailer attendees of the 2012 GAMA Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV.Final voting for the Origins Awards will take place at the Origins Game Fair, May 30-June 3, 2012 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.
The Origins Awards Library located in Exhibit Hall D will Display all entries from 2012 Origins Awards Submissions. One copy of each entry will be made available to Origins attendees in our Origins Game Fair Lending Library featuring only the current year’s submissions. Origins Award nominees will be predominantly displayed with Origins Award nomination stickers.
The List of Nominees
During the 2012 Origins Game Fair, attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite game, accessory, or book in each category. Each attendee is limited to one voting ballot. the Academy Chair and Secretary will tally votes at the end of each day and will show the leaders on the Origins Award Leader Board. Voting will end at noon on Saturday, June 2nd.
The 2012 Origins Awards will be announced during the 2012 Origins Game Fair, Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Origins Awards Ceremony. The Awards ceremony will be held in the Terrace Ballroom 5, which is located on the second floor of the north end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Awards ceremony is business to business casual. Cocktails will be available for purchase one hour before the ceremony. At the ceremony, winners will have the opportunity to give a short acceptance speech. GAMA will have a press release after the ceremony to announce the 2012 Origins Awards Winners.
Click the images of each product below for more information on the 38th Annual Origins Award nominees!