Submissions Deadline Approaching

There are eight weeks left to submit products for consideration for the 2019 awards. Any package with a postmark dated after May 4, 2019 will not be accepted and any e-submission received after May 4, 2019 will not be accepted. Only submitted items are considered for nomination. For details on how to submit a product for consideration, please visit the 2019 Submission Form page. Please get your submissions in as soon as possible! The 19th annual ENnie Awards will be presented at Gen Con on August 2nd at 8:00 PM EST at the Union Station, Indianapolis,...

ENnie Award Announcement

Thank you to everyone for your patience as ENnie Award staff deliberated on the situation regarding Zak Smith (aka Zak Sabbath). We took our time to ensure that the decision made would support the community we serve and provide direction moving forward. It is important to us to be good citizens of the gaming industry our awards represent! To that end, any product that includes Zak Smith as a contributor is banned from ENnies consideration now and in the future. In addition, Zak Smith is banned from the ENnie Awards ceremony held at Gen Con. The ENnies will not...

What’s Next for the ENnies?

Business Manager Stacy Muth and Submissions Coordinator / Publisher Liaison Hans Cummings will continue to ensure the awards celebrate excellence in tabletop role-playing. To that end, there will be additional announcements over the next few weeks, following the feedback survey we sent out late last year. We received a lot of useful information, and we are excited to use that information to make the ENnies better! In addition, we are investigating the possibility of transitioning the ENnies into a Non-Profit organization to ensure its sustainability. We are also aware of...

ENnies Leadership Change Announcement

As the RPG fan awards, the ENnies, head towards their 20th anniversary in 2020, big changes are afoot! The ENnies were founded in 2001 by Russ Morrissey and Eric Noah as a volunteer-driven awards ceremony which gave fans the chance to say thank you to the great designers and artists and other creators who made the wonderful games which give us all so much pleasure. Having volunteered for and sponsored the awards for the best part of two decades, Russ Morrissey has decided to retire. He said, “I’m super proud of the awards we created all those years ago, and...

Rules Change Update – Podcasts

The ENnies continue to review the large amount of feedback we’ve received over the course of the last few months. Thank you to everyone that took the time to provide your thoughts. We will have some announcements to make early next year about changes to the awards system! In the meantime, as part of our ongoing efforts to improve, the Podcast category submissions rules have changed. Effective immediately, all submissions for Podcast must be in the form of a Best Of/Must Hear clip no longer than 15 minutes in duration. Judges will listen to this as the foundation to...