Episode 406 – BGA Awards for 2022

It’s time for one final look at 2022, with BGA’s picks for the best games of the year. We had a heck of a time this year with so many amazing releases, so join us for a rundown of the best of the best from 2022.

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Nominees

Best Digital Implementation:
Everdell, Roll Player, Hero Realms, Munchkin Digital

Best Family Game:
Streets, My Lil’ Everdell, Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar, Starship Captains

Best Strategy Game:
Lacrimosa, Ark Nova, Carnegie, Tiletum

Best Overlooked Gem:
Trekking through History, Free Ride, Streets, Zapotec

Best Kickstarter:
Moon, Keyforge: Winds of Exchange, Turczi Junior Promo Pack, Unconscious Minds

Best 2.0 Release:
Heat: Pedal to the Metal, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Skymines, War of the Ring: the Card Game

Best Solo Game:
Twilight Inscription, The Guild of Merchant Explorers, X-Men United, Turing Machine

Best Expansion:
Dune Imperium – Rise of Ix, On Mars: Alien Invasion, Root: Marauders/Clockwork 2, The Red Cathedral: Contractors

Game of the Year:
Ark Nova, X-Men United, The Guild of Merchant Explorers, Lacrimosa, War of the Ring: The Card Game, Tiletum, Cat in the Box

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  • Anthony lives and plays games in Philadelphia, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two-player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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