Historical Board Game Award Finalists

The finalists for the 2022 Historical Board Game Awards were announced earlier this month and voting in the fan vote will remain open through March 21, 2023.

2022 Historical Board Game Awards Fan Ballot

Anglo-Zanzibar Award: The Anglo-Zanzibar war lasted between 38-45 minutes and is considered the shortest recorded war in history. The ‘Anglo-Zanzibar Award’ recognizes the best ‘small’ historical board game, including the following: magazine games, ‘lunchtime’ games, quick playing games, folio games, post card games, and other small format games.
– 1815: Scum of the Earth
– Caesar!: Seize Rome in 20 Minutes!
– Flashpoint: South China Sea
– Resist!
– Saladin
– Twilight Struggle: Red Sea – Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Most Innovative Game Design: The ‘Most Innovative Game Design’ is awarded to a game and design team to recognize excellence in creative and innovative game design.
– Flashpoint: South China Sea
– John Company: Second Edition
– Lanzerath Ridge
– Resist!
– The Chase of the Bismarck: Operation Rheinübung 1941
– Undaunted: Stalingrad
– Zurmat: Small Scale Counterinsurgency

Game of the Year: The ‘Game of the Year’ awards outstanding performance in all board game fields and recognizes the game that delivers the best historical, war, or conflict board game experience.
– A Most Fearful Sacrifice: The Three Days of Gettysburg
– Almoravid: Reconquista and Riposte in Spain 1085-1086
– Arracourt
– John Company: Second Edition
– Lanzerath Ridge
– Point Blank: V is for Victory
– Salerno ’43

HBGA Fan Vote: https://forms.gle/FU9m7wwbuUDbVzkn7