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BEST PRODUCTION, 2015

This Sub-Award goes to the designer who makes not only excellent games of rules and settings, but makes excellent games that are imminently readable and catchy to the eye. It could be through primarily layout and desktop publishing skills, followed by the use of art (not necessarily the best art, just art used to maximize the effect of the layout), innovative or creative new methods of game layout, clarity and readability of the text, materials used in the construction of the game, or, in the case of PDF games, the most effective use of all the features of PDF publishing. This award goes to the game or supplement that shows off the best "Mad Graphical Design and Layout Skillz".

THE Best Production FOR 2015 IS...

Fall of Magic by Ross Cowman / with 49 points

How could Fall of Magic not win for best production?

Fall of Magic's carefully designed, locally-sourced materials and components really are magical.

Two words: map scroll.

Scroll!

Giant scrolls for the win!

 

THE RUNNERS UP:

Night Witches by Jason Morningstar / with 27 points

Between the exquisitely precise art, period appropriate layout, and lush printing, Night Witches captures the essence of the East Front.

Top notch production from Bully Pulpit again.

A beautiful, unique style along with rock solid graphic design of the book and all the support and play materials.

FAITH: the Sci-Fi RPG by Carlos Gomez, Mauricio Gomez, Helio de Grado / with 21 points

So gloriously produced. I adore the physical look and feel of this whole thing. A+.

The World Wide Wrestling Roleplaying Game by Nathan D. Paoletta / with 17 points

Excellence of Execution.

Excellent essays

Urban Shadows by Andrew Medeiros and Mark Diaz Truman / with 14 points

Amazing art, graphic design, and a phenomenally attractive hard back edition make this game a real pleasure to look at and interact with.

Yoon-Suin by David McGrogan / with 12 points

I loved the design choices and the cultural allusions they give.

The Warren by Marshall Miller / with 10 points

Worlds in Peril by Kyle Simons, Adam Bosarge, Jason Faulk / with 8 points

Peril on the Purple Planet by Harley Stroh / with 7 points

I am a sucker for the tacky

Description Cards: Storytellers Deck by Mark Scott (others) / with 6 points

14 Days by Hannah Shaffer, Evan Rowland / with 6 points

The 14 Days boxed set is the perfect way to communicate the games themes to its intended audience.

Beautiful components