Origins Game Fair Sees Attendance Spike

Origins Game Fair Sees Attendance Spike

Jun 21, 2017

  The numbers are in for the 2017 Origins Game Fair, which was last week.     Unique attendees at this year’s Origins Game Fair totaled 17,001, an increase of 9.8% over last year’s number, according to show organizer The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Turnstile attendance, which is the sum of daily admissions over the event’s five days,...

2017 Origins Awards Winner Announced

2017 Origins Awards Winner Announced

Jun 18, 2017

    The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design presented the Origins Awards Saturday June 17th at the annual awards show held at the 2017 Origins Game Fair in  Columbus, OH. Drum roll please, and the winners are Game of the Year Scythe – Stonemeier Games Board Game of the Year Scythe – Stonemeier Games   Family Game of the Year Happy Salmon...

Matching Funds For Our Go Fund Me! Donate This Week!

Matching Funds For Our Go Fund Me! Donate This Week!

May 23, 2017

        So you know that we are running a Go Fund Me, to purchase a new video camera for our convention and tabletop play coverage. We are (as of this posting) setting at $175.00 Pineleaf who many of you may know as one of the hosts of the Podcast has graciously put out a challenge!           From NOW through Monday...

2017 Origins Awards Nominees Announced

2017 Origins Awards Nominees Announced

May 12, 2017

  The annual Origins Game Fair is on the horizon and this year’s nominees for the Origins Awards have been announced. Inaugurated in 1980, the Calliope (or “Callie” for short) is one of a handful of awards aimed at recognizing excellence in table top gaming. The Columbus Ohio based convention runs from June 14th through the 18th with the award presentation...

Help Us Provide Better Coverage On DDO Players!

Help Us Provide Better Coverage On DDO Players!

Apr 14, 2017

  As you know, we talk about more than just DDO here at DDO Players, we have branched out into Tabletop gaming in a big way. We get the privilege of covering conventions such as Gen Con each year as press. We are in desperate need of upgrading our video camera that we use for this. With that being said we are looking for you the loyal reader/listener to...

True Dungeon Comes To Origins Game Fair 2017

True Dungeon Comes To Origins Game Fair 2017

Apr 13, 2017

  Many people attend Gen Con just for True Dungeon. Well now if your are attending Origins, you can experience the real life dungeon as well.     Origins is proud to announce True Dungeon will be bringing its immersive experience to Origins Game Fair. The 2017 Origins Game Fair is held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center June 14-18 and is...

DDO Players Origins 2016 We Come In Peace Interview With Game Designer Mike Richie

DDO Players Origins 2016 We Come In Peace Interview With Game Designer Mike Richie

Jun 20, 2016

  Drac had a chat with Rather Dashing Games Game Designer Mike Richie about the upcoming “We Come In Peace” Dice Game   He also got a a few shots of the game, here is your first...

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Board Game Interview At Origins 2016

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Board Game Interview At Origins 2016

Jun 19, 2016

  Drac had a chance to stop by the Jasco Games booth at Origins 2016 and talked with Jason about the upcoming Buffy The Vampire Slayer Game!   Not only that, but also got a few shots of the game and board! So here is your first...

Origins Award 2016 Winners

Origins Award 2016 Winners

Jun 19, 2016

  The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design is pleased to announce the 42nd Annual Origins Awards winners. The Origins Awards are the oldest and only peer-based award system for the hobby games market. The winners were voted on by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design. The Fan Favorite Awards were voted on by attendees at the Origins Game...