The Dice Tower Awards are an annual award giving, hosted by the Dice Tower Network. Games are nominated by a committee of prominent podcasters and bloggers from the board gaming hobby.
There are 14 categories:
- Game of the Year
- Best Family Game
- Best New Designer
- Best Game Reprint
- Best Production Value(starting with 2009)
- Best Small Publisher
- Best Party Game(starting with 2009)
- Best Game Expansion
- Most Innovative Game
- Best Game Artwork
- Best Game Theming(starting with 2011)
- Best Two-Player Game(starting with 2013)
- Best Co-op Game(starting with 2013)
- Best Strategy Game(starting with 2013)
|The purpose of the awards is to:
- Encourage new developments and innovations in the board game industry.
- Promote board and card games to a larger audience
- Award the best games in different categories released each year.
- Present a slate of games with wide appeal from a variety of genres.
- Point out games that are simply fun!