Greg Schloesser has asked me to spread the word on the SGS Gamers
The Strategy Gaming Society is extremely proud and excited to
announce the recipients for the 2001 Gamers' Choice Awards, a set
of awards which recognizes outstanding strategy board games in
This year's recipients are:
1) General Strategy, Multi-Player category: The Princes of
Florence. This is an outstanding game of town planning and
development, set in Renaissance Italy. The game is designed by
the prolific German team of Wolfgang Kramer and Richard Ulrich.
This is the second Gamers' Choice Award received by Mr. Kramer,
having won last year's award for Tikal. The game is released in
the United States by Rio Grande Games and by Alea
2) General Strategy, 2-Player category: Battle Cry. Richard
Borg of Florida designed this fast moving, entertaining game
recreating famous battles of the U.S. Civil War. Its simple yet
clever system makes this game appealing to the entire family.
The game is released by Avalon Hill, a division of Hasbro.
3) Historical Simulations: Drive on Paris. Designed by Al
Wambold, this historically accurate game takes place during the
Great War in Europe as the German forces drive towards Paris.
The game is released by The Gamers, a firm specializing in
historical simulation gaming.
(South Shore Gamers)