The H.G. Wells Awards 1977-1986
miniatures and RPGs, while the slightly older Charles S. Robert Awards (since 1974) were looking at wargames. In their last year, 1986, the awards even incorporated video games.
In 1987 the H.G. Wells Award was discontinued, the Origins Awards were born, and the Charles S. Roberts Awards remained a different set (with new organizers), though still awarded at Origins Game Fair for many years.
As far as I know, the H.G. Wells Award was the first award addressing RPGs (I don't know about miniatures/ wargames). This geeklist follows the information from GAMA:
- [+] Dice rolls