- KartenSpieLama PREISTRÄGER 2012
- 2012 Nominee BEST GAME OF THE YEAR Dice Tower Gaming Awards
- 2012 Nominee MOST INNOVATIVE GAME Dice Tower Gaming Awards
- 2012 Nominee BEST NEW DESIGNER Dice Tower Gaming Awards
- ORIGINS AWARD NOMINEE
- MOST PROMISING PRODUCT 2013 Role Play Convention
- Sachem Award BEST GAME 2013
icons on the front cover of the box.
"Tom Vasel of Dice Tower Ranks Mage Wars as the Second BEST GAME OF ALL TIME" comment on the back cover of the box.