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Root Named ‘Board Game of the Year’ by Board Game Geek Users

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Board Game Geek announced their Golden Geek Award winners for 2018. This is the 13th year for the awards chosen by the users of the popular board game website.

Board Game of the Year
Winner – Root
Runner Up – Brass: Birmingham
Runner Up – Architects of the West Kingdom

2-Player Game
Winner – KeyForge: Call of the Archons
Runner Up – Duelosaur Island
Runner Up – War Chest

Artwork & Presentation
Winner – Root
Runner Up – Everdell
Runner Up – Brass: Birmingham

Card Game
Winner – The Mind
Runner Up – KeyForge: Call of the Archons
Runner Up – Thunderstone Quest

Cooperative Game
Winner – The Mind
Runner Up – Chronicles of Crime
Runner Up – Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

Expansion
Winner – Scythe: The Rise of Fenris
Runner Up – Terraforming Mars: Prelude
Runner Up – Root: The Riverfolk Expansion

Family Game
Winner – The Quacks of Quedlinburg
Runner Up – Welcome To…
Runner Up – The Mind

Innovative
Winner – Root
Runner Up – Chronicles of Crime
Runner Up – KeyForge: Call of the Archons

Party Game
Winner – The Mind
Runner Up – Decrypto
Runner Up – Just One

Print & Play
Winner – Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game
Runner Up – The Coin Tribes’ Revolt: Boudica’s Rebellion Against Rome
Runner Up – The Soo Line

Solo Game
Winner – That’s Pretty Clever
Runner Up – Chronicles of Crime
Runner Up – Welcome To…

Strategy Game
Winner – Brass: Birmingham
Runner Up – Root
Runner Up – Teotihuacan: City of Gods

Thematic Game
Winner – Root
Runner Up – Rising Sun
Runner Up – Western Legends

Wargame
Winner – Hannibal & Hamilcar
Runner Up – Cataclysm: A Second World War
Runner Up – 1066, Tears To Many Mothers

Best Podcast
Winner – Ludology
Runner Up – Heavy Cardboard
Runner Up – Blue Peg, Pink Peg

Best Board Game App
Winner РGanz Sch̦n Clever
Runner Up – Scythe: Digital Edition
Runner Up – Onitama: The Board Game