1983

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The Awards Story

The 1983 Charles S. Roberts Awards were presented at Origins '84 in various locations around Dallas, Texas on July 5-8, 1983. Man, was it hot outside! About 104 degrees in the shade, as I recall.

Best Pre-Twentieth Century Game
&The Civil War (Victory Games)

Best Twentieth Century Game
& Ambush! (Victory Games)

Best Science-Fiction Board Game
&Nuclear Escalation (Flying Buffalo)

Best Fantasy Board Game
&Lost Worlds (Nova)

Best Adventure Game for the Home Computer
&Knights of the Desert (SSI)

Fire & Movement magazine 1983Best Professional Boardgaming Magazine
&Fire & Movement (Friedrich Helfferich, Steve Jackson Games)

Best Amateur Magazine
&Journal of 20th Century Wargaming (Nick Schuessler)

Hall of Fame
Dave Arneson: Co-designer of Dungeons & Dragons, avid military historian and miniatures enthusiast.

& = Awarded Best in that Category

1983: That Was the Wargaming Year That Was!