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Azul Wins 2018 As d'Or; Terraforming Mars and Outfoxed Win in the Expert and Children's Categories

W. Eric Martin
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The winners of the 2018 As d'Or — France's "game of the year" award — were announced on Thursday, February 22 on the eve of the 2018 Festival International des Jeux:

Michael Kiesling's Azul from Plan B Games (and soon from Next Move Games, as explained here) took home the big prize, beating out Dice Forge, Flamme Rouge, and Twin it!

• In the "expert" category, Jacob Fryxelius' Terraforming Mars from FryxGames and Stronghold Games beat Great Western Trail and Arkham Horror: The Card Game.

• In the "children's" category, Outfoxed! from Shanon Lyon, Marisa Pena and Gamewright won over Kullerhexe and Boom, Bang, Gold.


Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Terraforming Mars
Board Game: Outfoxed!


From gallery of W Eric Martin
The winners on stage following the final announcement


Our livestream game demonstrations from the show on BGG's Twitch channel resume at 10:30 local time (GMT+1), which is 4:30 a.m. EST. Here is the current broadcast schedule, with more publishers being added as they stop by our booth or I catch them in the hallway.
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