BoardGameGeek News

To submit news, a designer diary, outrageous rumors, or other material, contact us at
 Thumb up

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

W. Eric Martin
United States
North Carolina
flag msg tools
From gallery of W Eric Martin
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.
Twitter Facebook
Subscribe sub options Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:23 am
Post Rolls
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}