Chairman & Founder
The Awards Story
The 1985 Charles S. Roberts Awards were presented at L.A. Origins '86 at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton Hotel. Many veterans of Origins regard this as the best Origins convention ever.
Best Pre-Twentieth Century Game
Best Twentieth Century Game
Best Fantasy or Science-Fiction Board Game
Best Adventure Game for the Home Computer
Best Graphic Presentation in an Adventure Game
Best Professional Boardgaming Magazine
Best Amateur Magazine
Hall of Fame
& = Awarded Best in that Category
Diverse Talents, Inc. acquired Fire & Movement magazine from Steve Jackson games in 1985 and went on to host the 1986 L.A. Origins game convention. 1985 was also the first year that a Japanese designed game (Pacific Fleet) was released to the English language market (it was distributed by Quarterdeck Games).