Gamasutra – Press Releases – Free League Wins Eight ENNIE Awards, Including Fan Favorite Editor

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It was a hell of a night for Free League Publishing at the ENNIE Awards! Vaesen – Nordic Horror RPG received three gold medals including Best Art Interior and Cover art, ALIEN RPG: Destroyer of Worlds won three Ennies, including gold for best production values ​​and WORSHIP OF MÖRK BORG: Feretory received gold for best supplement. Free League Publishing was also named a Fan Favorite Publisher – for the second year in a row!

ENNIE Prizes are an annual celebration of fan excellence in tabletop role-playing. ENNIES give game designers, writers and artists the recognition they deserve. This is a public prize, and the final winners are voted on online by the player public.

Here is the full list of awards given to Free League Publishing:

ENNIES PRICE 2021:

BEST ART, COVER:
Vaesen – Nordic Horror RPG – GOLD

BEST ART, INTERIOR:
Vaesen – Nordic Horror RPG – GOLD

BEST MONSTER / OPPONENT:
Vaesen – Nordic Horror RPG – GOLD

BEST SUPPLEMENT:
WORSHIP OF MÖRK BORG: Feretory – GOLD

BEST PRODUCTION VALUES
ALIEN RPG Destroyer of Worlds – GOLD

BEST MAPPING:
ALIEN RPG Destroyer of Worlds – MONEY

BEST ADVENTURE:
ALIEN RPG Destroyer of Worlds – SILVER

FAN FAVORITE EDITOR’S AWARD:
Free League Edition

And a big congratulations to Stockholm Kartell & Ockult Örtmästare Games, creators of MÖRK BORG, for their awards:

BEST ONLINE CONTENT:
DNGNGEN
(GOLD)

BEST AID / ACCESSORY – DIGITAL:
DNGNGEN (MONEY)

In the shadows, something is moving. Strange beings. Twisted creatures lurking on the edge of the vision. Watching. Wait. Invisible to most, but not to you. You see them for what they really are. Vaesen.

Welcome to the Mythic North. A land where myths are real. A cold expanse covered with vast forests, its few lonely cities beacons of industry and enlightenment – a new dawning civilization. But in the countryside, old habits still hold true. There, people know what is hiding in the dark. They know how to be afraid of it. Vaesen.

Vaesen – Nordic Horror RPG is based on the works of acclaimed artist and author Johan Egerkrans and features a dark Gothic setting steeped in Nordic folklore.

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ALIEN The official role-playing game

Space is vast, dark, and your friend is not. This is the multi-award winning official ALIEN – The role play. A world of body horror and entrepreneurship, where synthetic people play god while space truckers and marines welcome ghoulish newborn creatures. It is a harsh and ruthless universe, and you are nothing but replaceable. Stay alive if you can.

The official EXTRATERRESTRIAL The Role-Playing Basic Rulebook was published in 2019 by Free League Publishing in partnership with 20th Century Studios. The game immediately sold its first draw and quickly entered the Top 5 best-selling tabletop role-playing games in fall 2019. It won the ENNIE award for best game 2020 and the audience award for best RPG at UK. Game Fair. The game is currently translated into seven languages.

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A doom metal album from a game. A sharp scourge in the face. Light on the rules, heavy on everything else. MÖRK BORG is a dark apocalyptic fantasy RPG about lost souls and fools seeking redemption, forgiveness, or the last remaining riches in a dark, dying world. Face off against energy-guzzling necromancers, stealthy skeletal warriors, and backstabbing matchheads. But leave hope behind – the cruel fate of the world is sealed, and all your heroic vain efforts are destined to end in death and dismay. Where are they?

The multiple rewards MÖRK BORG RPG is created by Pelle Nilsson (Ockult Örtmästare Games) and Johan Nohr (Stockholm Kartell) and published by Free League under the Free League Workshop sub-label for independently designed games.

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Free League Publishing is a Swedish game creator and publisher dedicated to speculative fiction. We’ve released a wide range of award-winning tabletop role-playing games and acclaimed art books set in weird and wonderful worlds.

Our game portfolio includes upcoming games: Twilight: 2000, Tales From the Loop – The Board Game and The One Ring â„¢ RPG.

Released games include the official game Alien RPG (Gold ENNIE for the best game 2020), the gothic Vaesen – Nordic Horror RPG (Best RPG – People´s Choice at UKGE 2021), the black fantasy RPG MÖRK BORG(winner of four ENNIE Awards 2020), the alternative of the 80s Tales of the Loop, (winner of five ENNIE Awards 2017, including best game) and the alternative 90s Things of the Flood, the retro-fantasy Forbidden lands (winner of four ENNIE Awards 2019), the post-apocalyptic Mutant: Year Zero (Silver ENNIE for Best Rules 2015), the science fiction game Coriolis – The third horizon (Judge’s Spotlight Award 2017) and the dark fantasy game Symbaroume.

We have also published the art books Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Electric State and The labyrinth by internationally renowned visual artist Simon StÃ¥lenhag, as well as the illustrated edition of Lovecraft’s classics In the mountains of madness – volume 1 and Call of Cthulhu by the famous artist François Baranger.


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