Vote for SXSW Tabletop Game of the Year!

Vote for SXSW Tabletop Game of the Year!

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual grouping of conventions including film, music, videogames, and more. This year, their gaming awards feature twelve categories of voting, one of which is Tabletop Game of the Year.

Scroll down to learn more about four of the nominees, and then head over to the SXSW Gaming Awards Public Voting page!

Take a journey to the Pacific Northwest as you compete to create the most harmonious ecosystem in Cascadia! Turns are simple: Select a tile/token set, and place each into your expanding ecosystem. Earn points by fulfilling wildlife goals and creating the largest habitat corridors. With variable scoring goals, each game of Cascadia brings a new spatial puzzle to your table! Learn more in our Cascadia article.

Publisher: AEG
Item Code: AEG7098
MSRP: $39.99

Deck-building meets worker placement in a new board game of galactic struggle. Dune Imperium breaks new board-game ground with an innovative design from Paul Dennen and the team at Dire Wolf behind the award-winning Clank! game series. Explore the Imperium through free bonus content in the digital companion app. How will you seize power? Learn more in our Dune Imperium article.

Dune Imperium
Publisher: Dire Wolf Digital
Item Code: DWD01000
MSRP: $50

In Oath, players guide the course of history in an ancient land. Players might take the role of agents bolstering the old order or scheming to bring the kingdom to ruin. The consequences of one game will ripple through those that follow, changing what resources and actions future players may have at their disposal—and even altering the game’s core victory condition. Learn more in our Oath article.

Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile
Publisher: Leder Games
Item Code: LED03000
MSRP: $120

You are urgently needed on set! You are movie producers in a failing film production company. You have one last chance to make a successful film—otherwise, the company will collapse and you’ll never work in this town again! You have to use the resources at your disposal to produce this film on time and under budget, ensure it’s of a high enough quality, and make some sense of the resulting story. No time to waste—Roll Camera! Learn more in our “PSI October 6 Releases” article.

Roll Camera: The Filmmaking Board Game
Publisher: Grand Gamers Guild
MSRP: $44.99