In this episode we quickly discuss and review the books nominated for the 34th Annual Origins Awards in the categories Publication, Non-Fiction and Best RPG.
We separated each into the classic Trichotomy- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
The nominees are…
Grand History of the Realms Published by Wizards of the Coast Written by Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood
No Quarter Magazine Published by Privateer Press Nathan Letsinger, editor-in-chief; Eric Cagle, editor; Josh Manderville, art director
Confessions of a Part-Time Sorceress: A Girl’s Guide to the Dungeons & Dragons Game Published by Wizards of the Coast Written by Shelly Mazzanoble
40 Years of Gen Con Published by Atlas Games Written by Robin D. Laws
Hobby Games: The 100 Best * Published by Green Ronin Edited by James Lowder
* 99% Ed Greenwood Free!
CthulhuTech Published by Mongoose Publishing Written by Matthew Grau and Fraser McKay
Aces & Eights Published by Kenzer & Co. Written by Jolly R. Blackburn, Brian Jelke, Steve Johansson, Dave Kenzer, Jennifer Kenzer and Mark Plemmons
Battlestar Galactica Published by Margaret Weis Productions Written by Jamie Chambers
Faery’s Tale Deluxe (Debatable as to which category it really belongs) Published by Firefly Games Written by Patrick Sweeney, Sandy Antunes, Christina Stiles, and Robin D. Laws
Grimm Published by Fantasy Flight Games Written by Robert Vaughn and Christian T. Petersen
The Savage World of Solomon Kane Published by Great White Games/Pinnacle Entertainment Group Written by Paul “Wiggy” Wade-Williams (with Shane Lacy Hensley)