The Dutch Foundation Games prize 2010
This foundation organizes the annual election of the Dutch Game Award. This games award was created in 2001 where Dutch board gamers vote for the best board game of the year. It is hoped thatthe award encourages game producers to develop high quality games .
From the website – This year’s nominees are:
- Brass : a board game for 3-4 players on industrial development in England , designed by Martin Wallace , published by White Goblin Games
- Dixit : a card game for 3-6 players on creative direction and beautiful images, designed by Jean – Louis Roubira issued by Libellud
- Fresco : a board game for 2-4 players on the restoration of a painting in a cathedral, designed by Marcel Süßelbeck , and Marco Ruskowski and Wolfgang Panning, published by Queen Games
- High voltage : a board game for 2-6 players to manage an energy company, Designed by Friedemann Friese , published by 999 Games
- Roll through the Ages : a dice game for 1-4 players on the development of a civilization , created by Matt Leacock, published by QWG Games
- Steam : a board game for 3-5 players on the construction and operation of railways, Designed by Martin Wallace , published by Phalanx Games
- Tobago : a board game for 2-4 players on a tropical island Prospecting, Designed by Bruce Allen , published by The Game Master
- Vasco da Gama : a board game for 2-4 players on the exploration by sea to India, designed by Paolo Mori , published by 999 Games
I fully support these and other Board Games awards which promote the wonderful hobby of playing board games. There are so many wonderful games available and the more that is done to promote the hhobby and social fun that is board gaming, the better!
Check out the awards website (which is easily translated into English, for more information.