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The Awards Story
The 1980 Charles S. Roberts Awards were presented at Origins '81 in San Mateo, California on July 3-5, 1981.
Twentieth Century Game
Fantasy or Science-Fiction Game
Best Computer Game
Best Professional Magazine
Best Amateur Magazine
Gamers Choice Award
Hall of Fame
& = Awarded Best in that Category
Quarterdeck Game Company was founded by Jack Greene and released its first title, Iron Bottom Sound.
Avalon Hill began publishing computer games in 1980, and Russell Sipe founded Computer Gaming World magazine out of his garage in Anaheim, California.