ENnie Nominations

Founded in 2001, the ENnie Awards honor the best in Role-playing publishing. This year’s awards will be presented at Gen Con. Voting runs from July 4-14.

Judges’ Spotlight Winners

  • Dragons in the Stacks: A Teen Librarian’s Guide to Tabletop Role-Playing, by Annah Madrinan
  • Wicked Lies and Alibis, by Stacy Muth
  • Posthuman Pathways, by Jakub Nowosad
  • Firefly Echoes of War: Thrillin’ Heroics, by Kayra Keri Küpçü
  • East Texas University, by Kurt Wiegel

Best Adventure

  • Cake Walk
  • East Texas University: Degrees of Horror
  • Horror on the Orient Express
  • Hoard of the Dragon Queen
  • A Red & Pleasant Land

Best Aid/Accessory

  • DungeonMorph Dice: Explorer Set
  • D&D Dungeon Master’s Screen
  • Syrinscape’s Rise of the Runelords Mega SoundPack
  • Black-green Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition RPG Dice Set
  • Pathfinder Cards: Deluxe Harrow Deck

Best Art, Cover

  • Iron Kingdoms Full Metal Fantasy Monsternomicon
  • MUTANT: Year Zero – The Roleplaying Game
  • Freeport: The City of Adventure for the Pathfinder RPG
  • Achtung! Cthulhu: Terrors of the Secret War
  • Rise of Tiamat

Best Art, Interior

  • D&D Monster Manual
  • Interface Zero 2.0: Full Metal Cyberpunk
  • Trail of Cthulhu: Dreamhounds of Paris
  • The Strange
  • Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Core Rules Hardcover

Best Blog

  • ConTessa – Tabletop gaming by women for everyone!
  • DMDavid Blog
  • Gnome Stew
  • House Rule Gaming
  • NERD TREK

Best Cartography

  • MUTANT: Year Zero – The Roleplaying Game
  • The Guide to Glorantha
  • Distant Outposts Deluxe Poster Map Set
  • Horror on the Orient Express
  • Ninth World Guidebook

Best Electronic Book

  • Dragon Age Core RuleBook
  • Basic Rules for D&D
  • Ken Writes About Stuff Volume 2
  • Cake Walk
  • Valiant Universe RPG Digital Initiative

Best Family Game

  • Atomic Robo: The Roleplaying Game
  • D&D Starter Set
  • Infestation, An RPG of Bugs and Heroes
  • Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space – Limited Edition Anniversary Rulebook
  • Adventure Maximus RPG Starter Set

Best Free Product

  • Valiant RPG Digital Initiative
  • Basic Rules for D&D
  • Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space – Arrowdown
  • 13th Age: The Archmage’s Orrery
  • East Texas University: Redneckromancer

Best Game

  • D&D Player’s Handbook
  • The Strange
  • Firefly Roleplaying Game
  • MUTANT: Year Zero – The Roleplaying Game
  • Atomic Robo: The Roleplaying Game

Best Miniature Product

  • Gen Con Adventurer’s Tavern – Painted
  • D&D Icons of the Realms: Elemental Evil Boosters
  • Fantasy Pirate Goblin Lieutnant 28mm Miniature
  • Pathfinder Pawns: Inner Sea Pawn Box
  • Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Roleplaying Game Adventure Kit

Best Monster/Adversary

  • D&D Monster Manual
  • 13th Age Bestiary
  • The Strange Bestiary
  • Iron Kingdoms Full Metal Fantasy Monsternomicon
  • Achtung! Cthulhu: Terrors of the Secret War

Best Podcast

  • Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff
  • Miskatonic University Podcast
  • Translating the Strange
  • NPC Cast
  • Grim Dark Podcast

Best Production Values

  • Horror on the Orient Express
  • D&D Starter Set
  • The Guide to Glorantha
  • Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Roleplaying Game Adventure Kit
  • Shadowrun: Runner’s Toolkit: Alphaware

Best RPG Related Product

  • Designers & Dragons: A History of the Roleplaying Game Industry
  • Chicks Dig Gaming: A Celebration of All Things Gaming by the Women Who Love It
  • Shadowrun: Crossfire
  • Temple of Elemental Evil
  • Doctor Who: The Card Game 2nd Edition

Best Rules

  • D&D Player’s Handbook
  • MUTANT: Year Zero – The Roleplaying Game
  • Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game (Transhuman Science-Fiction Adventure in the Second Age of Space)
  • At the Hands of an Angry God
  • Monster of the Week

Best Setting

  • The Strange
  • The Guide to Glorantha
  • MUTANT: Year Zero – The Roleplaying Game
  • A Red & Pleasant Land
  • Trail of Cthulhu: Dreamhounds of Paris

Best Software

  • Roll20
  • D&D Complete Core Monster Pack for Fantasy Grounds
  • Hero Lab
  • Syrinscape’s Rise of the Runelords Mega SoundPack
  • Eclipse Phase: Singularity Character Generator

Best Supplement

  • D&D Dungeon Master’s Guide
  • Pathfinder RPG: Pathfinder Unchained
  • Savage Worlds Science Fiction Companion
  • Doctor Who – The Fourth Doctor Sourcebook
  • Shadowrun: Run Faster

Best Website

  • Tabletop Audio
  • Adventureaweek
  • Age of Ravens
  • The Escapist
  • The Illuminerdy

Best Writing

  • Ken Writes About Stuff Volume 2
  • D&D Player’s Handbook
  • The Strange
  • A Red & Pleasant Land
  • Designers & Dragons: A History of the Roleplaying Game Industry

Product of the Year

  • MUTANT: Year Zero – The Roleplaying Game
  • The Strange
  • Horror on the Orient Express
  • A Red & Pleasant Land
  • The Guide to Glorantha
  • D&D Player’s Handbook
  • Iron Kingdoms Unleashed Core Rules Hardcover
  • Designers & Dragons: A History of the Roleplaying Game Industry
  • Firefly Roleplaying Game
  • Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game (Transhuman Science-Fiction Adventure in the Second Age of Space)

Edited to remove <Mass Effect, which was dropped from Electronic Book, Free Product, and Product of the Year categories, and replace it with new nominees.
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ENnie Winners

The ENnie Awards were presented at GenCon on August 15. Founded in 2001, the awards honor the best in Role-playing publishing.

  • Best Adventure: Trail of Cthulhu: Eternal Lies
  • Best Aid/Accessory: Numenera Creature Deck
  • Best Art, Cover: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Mythic Adventures
  • Best Art, Interior: Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Gods
  • Best Blog: Gnome Stew
  • Best Cartography: Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Wrath of the RIghteous Poster Map FOlio
  • Best Electronic Book: Player’s Guide to Emerald City
  • Best Family Game: Fate Accelerated Edition
  • Best Free Product: Fate Accelerated Edition
  • Best Game: Fate Core System
  • Best Miniature Product: Pathfinder Battles: Wrath of the Righteous
  • Best Monster/Adversary: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 4
  • Best Podcast: Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff
  • Best Production Values: Numenera Corebook
  • Best RPG Related Product: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set
  • Best Rules: Fate Core System
  • Best Setting: Numenera Corebook
  • Best Software: Roll20
  • Best Supplement: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Campaign
  • Best Website: RPG Geek
  • Best Writing: Numenera Corebook
  • Product of the Year: Numenera Corebook
  • Judges’ Spotlight Winners: Hooper, Hobomancer Companion; Kayra Keri Kupcu, Deep Magic; Stacy Muth, Rocket Age RGP; Jakub Nowosad, The Demolished Ones; Kurt Wiegel, Weird Wars Rome

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ENnie Awards

The ENnie Awards were presented at GenCon on August 17. Founded in 2001, the awards honor the best in Role-playing publishing.

  • Best Adventure: Pathfinder: Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition
  • Best Aid/Accessory: Night’s Watch
  • Best Art, Cover: Iron Kingdoms
  • Best Art, Interior: Shadows of Esteren Book 1
  • Best Blog: Gnome Stew
  • Best Cartography: The Lands of Ice and Fire
  • Best Electronic Book: Deadlands Reloaded: The Last Sons
  • Best Family Game: Doctor Who: Adventures in Time & Space—11th Doctor Edition
  • Best Free Game: Mazes and Perils RPG
  • Best Free Product: Wayfinder #8
  • Best Game: Iron Kingdoms
  • Best Miniature: Pathfinder Bestiary Box
  • Best Monster/Adversary: NPC Codex
  • Best Podcast: TableTop: Dragon Age
  • Best Production Values: Shadows of Esteren Book 1
  • Best RPG Related Product: Kobold Guide to Wordbuilding
  • Best Rules: Dungeon World
  • Best Setting: Magnimar: City of Monuments
  • Best Software: Roll20
  • Best Supplement: Shadowrun 2050
  • Best Website: Gnome Stew
  • Best Writing: Kobold Guide to Worldbuilding
  • Product of the Year: NPC Codex
  • Judges’ Spotlight Winners: Hooper, Leviathans; Matthew Muth, School Daze; Jakud Nowosad, Deniable Asset; Megan Robertson, Killshot: Director’s Cut; Kurt Wiegel, Eldritch Skies

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ENnie Nominations

Founded in 2001, the ENnie Awards honor the best in Role-playing publishing. This year’s awards will be presented at Gen Con on Friday, August 16, in the Union Station Grand Hall at 8 pm.

Best Adventure

  • Achtung! Cthulhu – Three Kings
  • Deadlands Reloaded: The Last Sons
  • Enemy Within
  • Pathfinder: Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition
  • The Zalozhniy Quartet

Best Aid/Accessory

  • All We Have Forgotten—Music for Ashen Stars
  • Night’s Watch
  • The One Ring Loremaster’s Screen & Lake-town Sourcebook
  • Protodimension Magazine Issue 13
  • The Unspeakable Oath

Best Art, Cover

  • Champions Complete
  • Iron Kingdoms
  • The Magnificent Joop van Ooms
  • NPC Codex
  • The Whole Hole Volume 01: Keister Island

Best Art, Interior

  • Ed Greenwood Presents Elminster’s Forgotten Realms
  • Night’s Black Agents
  • Night’s Watch
  • Shadows of Esteren Book 1
  • The Whole Hole Volume 01: Keister Island

Best Blog

  • Gnome Stew
  • The Illuminerdy
  • Nerd Trek
  • Triumph and Despair
  • The Rogue Warden

Best Cartography

  • Ancient Temple Interior
  • Deep Blues: Nautilus
  • Drake Starship Map
  • The Lands of Ice and Fire
  • Sprawl Sites: High Society and Low Life

Best Electronic Book

  • Curse the Darkness
  • Deadlands Reloaded: The Last Sons
  • The Deadly Seven
  • Experimental Paradigm of Cinematic Horror
  • Hobomancer

Best Family Game

  • Doctor Who: Adventures in Time & Space—11th Doctor Edition
  • Hero Kids—Fantasy RPG
  • Mermaid Adventures
  • Project Ninja Panda Taco
  • Wandering Monsters High School

Best Free Game

  • Mazes and Perils RPG
  • Phantasm
  • Nights of the Crusades
  • Silent Memories
  • Throwigames Simple Roleplaying System

Best Free Product

  • Battletech: A Time of War Quick-Start Rules/Shadowrun Quick-Start Rules
  • EPOCH: Road Trip
  • Fools Rush In
  • Night in the Seyvoth Manor
  • Wayfinder #8

Best Game

  • Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea
  • Broken Rooms
  • Champions Complete
  • Iron Kingdoms
  • Night’s Black Agents

Best Miniature

  • Dungeon Command: Blood of Gruumsh
  • Freeblades: Black Rose Bandits
  • Pathfinder Battles: Shattered Star Gargantuan Blue Dragon
  • Pathfinder Bestiary Box
  • Spot of Bother Set One: Royal Highland Guards

Best Monster/Adversary

  • Champions Villains Vol. 3: Solo Villains
  • DC Adventures Heroes & Villains Vol. 2
  • Inner Sea Bestiary
  • Mutants and Masterminds Threat Report
  • NPC Codex

Best Podcast

  • Atomic Array
  • Indie Talks
  • Haste: The Official Obsidian Portal Podcast
  • TableTop: Dragon Age
  • Transmissions from the Ninth World

Best Production Values

  • Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea
  • Doctor Who: Adventures in Time & Space—11th Doctor Edition
  • Iron Kingdoms
  • Rimward
  • Shadows of Esteren Book 1

Best RPG Related Product

  • Edition Wars
  • Eighth Day Genesis: A Worldbuilding Codex for Writers and Creatives
  • The Express Diaries
  • Kobold Guide to Wordbuilding
  • The Lands of Ice and Fire

Best Rules

  • Champions Complete
  • Dungeon World
  • Experimental Paradigm of Cinematic Horror
  • Iron Kingdoms
  • Night’s Black Agents

Best Setting

  • Broken Rooms
  • Magnimar: City of Monuments
  • Menzoberranzen: City of Intrigue
  • Midgard Campaign Setting
  • Mythic Iceland

Best Software

  • The Crawler’s Companion
  • Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia
  • Dice & Dragons – 3D Dice Roller
  • PCGen
  • Roll20

Best Supplement

  • Dark Roads & Golden Hells
  • Doctor Who: The Time Traveler’s Companion
  • Night’s Watch
  • Menzoberranzen: City of Intrigue
  • Shadowrun 2050

Best Website

  • Adventure-A-Week
  • The Escapist
  • Gnome Stew
  • Modus Operandi
  • See Page XX

Best Writing

  • Doctor Who: The Time Traveler’s Companion
  • Kobold Guide to Worldbuilding
  • Never Unprepared: Guide to Session Prep
  • Night’s Black Agents
  • Wolsung Steam Pulp Fantasy

Product of the Year

  • Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea
  • Broken Rooms
  • Champions Complete
  • Doctor Who: The Time Traveler’s Companion
  • Experimental Paradigm of Cinematic Horror
  • Iron Kingdoms
  • Menzoberranzen: City of Intrigue
  • Night’s Black Agents
  • NPC Codex
  • Shadows of Esteren Book 1

Judges’ Spotlight Winners

  • Leviathans, by Hooper
  • School Daze, by Matthew Muth
  • Deniable Asset, by Jakud Nowosad
  • Killshot: Director’s Cut, by Megan Robertson
  • Eldritch Skies, by Kurt Wiegel

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ENnie Awards

The ENnie Awards were presented at GenCon on August 6. Founded in 2001, the awards honor the best in Role-playing publishing.

  • Special Award: DriveThruRPG, for their outstanding efforts fundraising for the Haiti Earthquake
  • Fan’s Choice: Best Publisher: Paizo Publishing
  • Best Adventure: Pathfinder AP #31: Stolen Land
  • Best Aid or Accessory: Pathfinder GM Screen
  • Best Art, Cover: Pathfinder Bestiary
  • Best Art, Interior: Pathfinder Core Rulebook
  • Best Blog: Kobold Quarterly
  • Best Cartography: Pathfinder City Map Folio
  • Best Electronic Book: The Great City Player’s Guide
  • Best Free Product: Advanced Players Guide Playtest
  • Best Game: Pathfinder
  • Best Miniature Product: D&D Minis
  • Best Monster/Adversary: Pathfinder Bestiary
  • Best Podcast: Atomic Array
  • Best Production Values: Pathfinder Core Rulebook
  • Best Regalia: Cthulhu 101
  • Best Rules: Diaspora
  • Best Setting: Day After Ragnarok
  • Best Supplement: Mysteries of the Hollow Earth
  • Best Website: Obsidian Portal
  • Best Writing: Eclipse Phase
  • Product of the Year: Pathfinder

Judge’s Picks

  • Mark Green: Trailblazer
  • Jay Peters: Ancient Odysseys: Treasure Awaits
  • Chris Richeson: Mindjammer
  • Megan Robertson: Chronica Feudalis
  • Jeramy Ware: Fiasco

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