Star Trek Adventures Nominated for 2019 Origins Award

Star Trek Adventures - the tabletop roleplaying game from Modiphius Games - has been nominated for a prestigious gaming award. brings us the story that Star Trek Adventures is included in the shortlists for Best Roleplaying Game and Best Roleplaying Supplement, for its Starter Set and Command Division expansion set, respectively. From the piece: “The 2019 Origins Award nominees for outstanding games in the hobby industry have been announced. The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design revealed the nominees on Wednesday for awards in roleplaying games, board games, card games, collectible games, gaming accessories and more. The list of nominees includes heavyweights in the gaming industry like Vampire: The Masquerade, Mutants & Masterminds, Magic: The Gathering and (or course) Dungeons & Dragons, as well as a host of new arrivals.”

Rounding out the nominees in the Roleplaying Games category are:

  • Dusk City Outlaws (Scratchpad Publishing)

  • Flash Gordon Limited Edition Collectors Box Set (Pinnacle Entertainment Group)

  • Forbidden Lands (Free League Publishing)

  • Invisible Sun (Monte Cook Games)

  • MidGard Worldbook (Kobold Press)

  • Mutants & Masterminds Basic Hero’s Handbook (Green Ronin Publishing)

  • Numenera Destiny/Discovery Corebook Deluxe Slipcase Set (Monte Cook Games)

  • Star Trek Adventures Starter Set (Modiphius Entertainment)

  • Uprising: The Dystopian Universe (Evil Hat Productions)

  • Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition (Modiphius Entertainment)

In the Roleplaying Supplement category they are:

  • Aldis: City of the Blue Rose (Green Ronin Publishing)

  • Call of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep Slipcase Set (Chaosium)

  • Conan: Book of Skelos (Modiphius Entertainment)

  • Creature Codex for 5th Edition (Kobold Press)

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes (Wizards of the Coast)

  • Legend of the Five Rings: Emerald Empire (Fantasy Flight Games)

  • Star Trek Adventures: The Command Division (Modiphius Entertainment)

  • Starfinder: Pact Worlds (Paizo)

  • The Dark Eye: The Warring Kingdoms – Nostria and Anderghast (Ulisses Spiele)

  • Traveller: The Great Rift (Mongoose Publishing)

There are a bunch of cool sounding nominees in the Roleplaying Supplement category too but they were too hard to pronounce.

The Origins Awards have been running yearly since 1974. This year’s winners will be announced at the Origins Game Fair, June 12-16 in Columbus, OH.

Alison Pitt