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Revision as of 22:26, 9 March 2014

The coveted trophy

Annual awards given to AGS games for excellence (and one for badness!). Fur all future awards, games should be enetered into the AGS games database to be eligible. Nominees are selected by write-in, the most popular write-ins getting through to the top 5 (or 3 in some categories). These nominees are then voted on. The AGS Awards were started by DGMacphee and later taken on by Pesty and SSH. They are currently run by bicilotti and friends.

Previous winners

Previous winners can be found at:

A list of award winning games can be found on the AGS games page, but this does not include all the older games. More recently, it has been a requirement for all games to be in the AGS games database to be eligible for the awards.

Significant winners

The game developer with the most AGS Awards won in total is Yahtzee, with 19 awards. The most awards won by any one game was 12 for Resonance by Vince XII. The most nominations for awards goes to Yahtzee, with 53 nominations in total. 1 game has had 15 nominations which is A Second Face, and the author Le Woltaire also received a demo nomination that year for a different game. Ben304 received 28 nominations in one year (2009) for various different games. 6 games share the accolade of having had 14 nominations: King's Quest 2, Apprentice and Two of a Kind all had 2 nominations in one category, but Apprentice 2, A Second Face and Gemini Rue all had nominations in 14 different categories.

Leading Nominations
Year Chrille Dave Gilbert Grundislav AGDI Yahtzee Mr Colossal HEP Bernie Vince XII 2ma2 Sektor 13 Crystal Shard BaRoN Ivy ProgZ Le Woltaire Duzz Ben304 Zombie Cow Calin Leafshade Ascovel Screen 7 TheJBurger Infamous Adventures
2001 9 3 7 4 6 1
2002 9 2 14 7 8 2 1 1
2003 6 11 3 14 10 1
2004 14 7 9 14 1
2005 9 2 1 6 4 8 2 2 6
2006 10 1 3 11 2 3 9 4 1 7 2 3
2007 2 6 9 4 14 4 8 1 2 5
2008 11 2 1 1 15 11 16 3 7 1
2009 3 1 28 8 9 1 1
2010 1 8 5 3 7 9 8 1
2011 2 7 2 1 1 2 9 14
2012 11 13 2 2 1 8
Total 18 35 51 33 53 13 32 15 22 8 12 22 15 22 25 27 15 49 15 18 9 10 19 11

Other multiple year nominees: iSTVAN (total of 4), Strange Vistor (total of 4), Mash Potato (total of 3)

Other single-year leading nominees: Theodor Waern (12 in 2010), auriond (9 in 2009), Kinoko (6 in 2004), buloght (6 in 2006), Wandering (7 in 2006), Logan (8 in 2005), Ionias (7 in 2003), ratracer (8 in 2003), Ali (12 in 2007), Phil Reed (9 in 2001)

Leading Awards Winners
Year Chrille Dave Gilbert Grundislav AGDI Yahtzee Mr Colossal HEP Vince XII 2ma2 The Ivy ProgZMax Theodor Waern Ben304
2001 5 2 3 1
2002 2 6 1 2 1
2003 2 5 1 4
2004 1 3 2 7
2005 4 2 1 1 1 2
2006 3 1 5 2 2
2007 1 4
2008 4 1 1 3 1
2009 2
2010 1 11 2
2011 2 1 1
2012 2 12 1 1
Total 7 9 17 10 19 4 12 16 2 5 5 11 6

Lifetime achievement winners

Best Innovation Award

What Linus Bruckman Sees When His Eyes Are Closed AW 

_Access AW 

Colourwise AW 

  • SteveMcCrea for all the modules and tools he created throughout the years.
  • Denzil Quixode & Clarvalon for their effort to bring AGS games cross over platforms
  • Baron for the idea and the management of SWARMAGS.
  • JJS for his efforts of porting AGS to multiple platforms.

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