GAMA, the Game Manufacturers Association, has announced their list of nominees for the 37th Annual Origins Awards. This year three of the selected games were Mayfair titles. The list included Lords of Vegas™ (Best Board Game Category) by James Ernest & Mike Selinker ( http://mayfairgames.com/game.php?id=341&stock=MFG4120&name=Lords+of+Vegas ), Nuns on the Run™ (Best Board Game Category) by Frederic Moyersoen ( http://mayfairgames.com/game.php?id=100&stock=MFG4117&name=Nuns+on+the+Run ), and Catan Histories: Settlers of America – Trails to Rails™ (Best Historical Board Game Category) by Klaus Teuber ( http://mayfairgames.com/game.php?id=212&stock=MFG3203&name=Settlers+of+America+Trails+to+Rails ). The winners will be announced at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, OH on Saturday, June 25, 2011.
The Origins Awards are presented annually by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design to recognize outstanding achievement in design and production of games and game related products. Attendees of the Origins Game Fair will be eligible to vote at the convention and the winner of each category will receive a coveted Calliope statue. A list of all the nominees is available at: http://www.gama.org/OriginsAwards/tabid/2720/Default.aspx