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Game of the Year

Game of the Year


Geek Eccentric 2014 Board Game Awards

Geek Eccentric is excited to announce the new Geek Eccentric Board Game Awards!


  • To Promote Board Gaming to a different culture
  • To Promote Excellence in Design and Manufacturing
  • To Promote Excellence in Marketing
  • To Promote Innovation in the Industry
  • To Share our love for an amazing hobby


Geek Eccentric will be giving out awards on the following categories.

  • Game of the Year
  • Best Family Game
  • Best New Designer
  • Best Game Reprint
  • Best Game Production
  • Best Small Publisher
  • Best Kickstarter Game
  • Best Party Game
  • Best Children’s Game
  • Best Game Expansion
  • Most Innovative Game
  • Best Artwork
  • Best War game
  • Best Thematic Game
  • Best Social Media/Marketing
  • Best Customer Service
  • Best Role-Playing Game


Games to be considered must be released with in the 2013 year for consideration.

Please submit 2 copies of each game. I will have this game play tested with our local board game groups to play with as many different styles of play as possible. One Copy will be kept in brand new condition for video or pictures; one will be used in play test scenarios.

Submissions should be sent to:

David Lowry

1044 Needham Dr.

Smyrna, TN 37167

Nominees in the categories will be announce in the end of January 2014 and winners announced in March 2014.


Award Testing Procedures

Games that receive consideration will be run through many weeks of play testing with board gamers of vast experience and designers. In cooperation with local game stores and their game nights, The Lowry Agency will be on hand to teach the game, play the game and poll the participants about their board game experience with the tested game.

David Lowry will review all winning games personally.


Award Winners

All award-winning games are given permission to use the Geek Eccentric Approved seal on packaging, all marketing materials and on the publisher’s websites. A full review of the game will be published on the following websites, Geek Eccentric.com, TheLowryAgency.com and ClubFantasci.wordpress.com along with quality pics, available video, logos, and hyperlinks. All reviews are also posted on the following Social Media and related sites.


Submission deadline: 12/31/2013

For more information about the awards and submission process please contact David Lowry at: boardgames at thelowryagency.com


David Lowry is available to act as a personal spokesperson for any award-winning game.