The 2009 Dice Tower Awards
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The guys and gals at The Dice Tower just announced the winners and runners-up in their annual Dice Tower Awards. To listen to the episode yourself go to www.thedicetower.com and download episode #153.

These awards are for Games published in English between 1/1/08 and 12/31/08.

The Purpose of the Awards is:
1) To encourage new development and innovation in the boardgaming industry.
2) To promote board and card games to a larger audience.
3) To award the "best" games in the different categories released each year.
4) To present a slate of games with wide appeal from a variety of genres.
5) Most importantly, to simply point out games that are fun.


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Donald X. Vaccarino

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22. Board Game: 2 de Mayo [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:1036]
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