1974 Origins Award winners

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The following are the winners of the 1st annual (1974) Origins Award, presented at Origins Game Fair 1975:[1]

The awards were the "brainchild of Canadian hobbyist John Mansfield."[2][3] Originally the awards were the Origins Awards but were informally known as the Charles Roberts Awards[4] and it was only in 1988 that Charles Roberts officially agreed to let his name be used.[5]

Charles Roberts Awards[edit]

Category Winner Company Designer(s)
Best Professional Game Third Reich The Avalon Hill Game Company Don Greenwood, John Prados [6]
Best Amateur Game Manassas Historical Simulations Tom Eller[7]
Best Professional Magazine Strategy & Tactics SPI
Best Amateur Magazine Albion Don Turnbull

Adventure Gaming Hall of Fame Inductee[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gama.org/OriginsAwards/OriginsAwardsWinnersThe1970s/The1974OriginsAwards/tabid/3212/Default.aspx
  2. ^ The Evolution of Origins: The National Convention af Five by John Prados, Moves, #45, June/July 1979, p.5
  3. ^ John Mansfield, resident of Winnipeg, Manitoba and long time gamer, is manager of Pendragon Games & Hobbies as of 2014.
  4. ^ The Evolution of Origins: The National Convention af Five by John Prados, Moves, #45, June/July 1979, p.10
  5. ^ 31 May 1988 - CSR AWARDS AUTHORIZATION Archived 6 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Rise and Decline of the Third Reich at BoardGameGeek
  7. ^ Manassas at BoardGameGeek

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