Menu

Board Game Pandemic Legacy Grabs Four Golden Geek Awards

The Golden Geek Awards are a yearly award hosted by BoardGameGeek.com, the go-to database and community for board game lovers. Anyone who uses the site gets the opportunity to vote in the Golden Geek Awards, which celebrate the best games of the year, including RPGs and video games.

And this year, Pandemic Legacy took four of the 13 board game awards up for grabs. Here’s a list of all the winners.

Board Game of the Year:

  • Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
  • Runner Up - Codenames
  • Runner Up - 7 Wonders: Duel

Best 2-Player Game:

  • Winner - 7 Wonders: Duel
  • Runner Up - Tides of Time
  • Runner Up - Baseball Highlights: 2045

Best Artwork & Presentation:

  • Winner - Mysterium
  • Runner Up - T.I.M.E Stories
  • Runner Up - Above and Below

Best Card Game:

  • Winner - 7 Wonders: Duel
  • Runner Up - The Grizzled
  • Runner Up - Arboretum

Best Expansion:

  • Winner - Ticket to Ride Map Collection: Volume 5 - United Kingdom & Pennsylvania
  • Runner Up - Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition
  • Runner Up - Five Tribes: The Artisans of Naqala

 

Best Family Game:

  • Winner - Codenames
  • Runner Up - Mysterium
  • Runner Up - Between Two Cities

Most Innovative:

  • Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
  • Runner Up - 504
  • Runner Up - T.I.M.E Stories

Best Party Game:

  • Winner - Codenames
  • Runner Up - Mysterium
  • Runner Up - Flick ’em Up!

Best Print & Play:

  • Winner - Dune: The Dice Game
  • Runner Up - Deep Space D-6
  • Runner Up - Beyond Baker Street

Best Solo Game:

  • Winner - Tiny Epic Galaxies
  • Runner Up - Hostage Negotiator
  • Runner Up - Baseball Highlights: 2045

Best Strategy Game:

  • Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
  • Runner Up - 7 Wonders: Duel
  • Runner Up - The Voyages of Marco Polo

Best Thematic Game:

  • Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
  • Runner Up - T.I.M.E Stores
  • Runner Up - Blood Rage

Best Wargame:

  • Winner - Churchill
  • Runner Up - Triumph & Tragedy
  • Runner Up - The U.S. Civil War

Best Podcast:

  • Winner - The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast
  • Runner Up - Shut Up & Sit Down: The Podcast!
  • Runner Up - Rahdo Talks Through

Best Board Game App:

  • Winner - Splendor
  • Runner Up - Galaxy Trucker
  • Runner Up - Star Realms: Gambit

For more information on all of the games, and the full list of the RPG and video game awards, check out BGG’s site.

Caylie Sadin
Caylie is a writer and all around nerd. She started reading fantasy novels when she was 8, which naturally led her into playing DnD. Her favorite video game series is Dragon Age and her favorite book is “The Name of the Wind.”
  Click to upvote this post!

Caylie Sadin
Caylie is a writer and all around nerd. She started reading fantasy novels when she was 8, which naturally led her into playing DnD. Her favorite video game series is Dragon Age and her favorite book is "The Name of the Wind."

Featured Let’s Play

Things We Like