The Dice Tower posts an annual awards round-up of the best releases in a variety of categories over the last year.  While there is no "official" board game awards committee, the Dice Tower is well respected in the board game world and Plaid Hat Games is honored to have such a wide number of nominations for their beloved hit, Mice and Mystics.

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Nominations that Mice and Mystics has received include the following:

Game of the Year Nominee

Best Game of the Year

Best New Designer Nominee

Best New Designer (congrats to Jerry Hawthorne!)

Best Production Values Nominee

Best Production Values

Best Small Publisher Nominee

Best Small Publisher

Best Game Artwork Nominee

Best Game Artwork (congrats to John Ariosa!)

Best Game Theme Nominee

Best Game Theme

Major congratulations to Jerry Hawthorne, Colby Dauch, John Ariosa, the rest of the team that helped make Mice and Mystics a reality, and all of Plaid Hat Games!  The full nominations can be viewed at the following link:

http://www.dicetower.com/dice_tower_awards/2012-awards.html