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2010 International Gamers Awards Nominees Announced

The 2010 International Gamers Awards (IGA) nominees have been announced in the General Strategy category, broken down into multi-player games and two-player games. In order be eligible for nomination, the game must have been released between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010 and made available in multiple markets. These awards are some of the most sought after since the jury selecting the winners happens to be partially made up of many of the biggest names in game design!

This year’s nominees are:

General Strategy Games – Multi-Player

Age of Industry, by Martin Wallace (Treefrog Games)
Dungeon Lords, by Vlaada Chvátil (Czech Games Edition)
Egizia, by Acchittocca (Hans im Glück)
Endeavor, by Carl de Visser and Jarratt Gray (Z-Man Games)
Fresco, by Marcel Süsselbeck, Marco Ruskowski & Wolfgang Panning (Queen Games)
Glen More, by Matthias Cramer (alea)
Hansa Teutonica, by Andreas Steding (Argentum Verlag)
Last Train to Wensleydale, by Martin Wallace (Treefrog Games)
Macao, by Stefan Feld (alea)
Power Grid: Factory Manager, by Friedemann Friese (2F-Spiele)
Rise of Empires, by Martin Wallace (Phalanx Games/Mayfair Games)
Shipyard, by Vladimir Suchy (Czech Games Edition)
Vasco da Gama, by Paolo Mori (What’s Your Game?)
World Without End, by Michael Rieneck & Stefan Stadler (Kosmos)

General Strategy Games – Two-Player

Burger Joint, by Joe Huber (Rio Grande Games)
Campaign Manager 2008, by Christian Leonhard & Jason Matthews (Z-Man Games)
Claustrophobia, by Croc (Asmodee)
Jaipur, by Sébastien Pauchon (GameWorks)
Stronghold, by Ignacy Trzewiczek (Portal Publishing)

Bravo to all the nominees since there are a ton of great games in the lists! Although I’ll be honest and say I am scratching my head at the inclusion of Burger Joint in this list since, in my opinion, it’s a rather week game.

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