Welcome to this year’s Charles S. Roberts Awards (CSRs) voting. This year, we have a two round voting process. The first round voting runs through June 30, 2022 will determine the nominees list. Up to the top 5 vote recipients per category will become the CSR nominees list.
During the 1st round, you can cast a vote for up to three nominees per category.
The second round voting will start right after that and runs through August 31, 2022. The top vote recipient in the second round of voting will be named the CSR award winner.
In the second round of voting, voters will cast one vote per category.
The CSR Categories for this year are:
|Best Ancients to Medieval Era Board Wargame||Wargames set from before Antiquity to the Middle Ages through 1453.|
|Best Early Gunpowder Board Wargame Renaissance, Sengoku Jidai, 18th Century, Post-1453 AD to 1793||Wargames set after 1453 to 1793|
|Best Napoleonic Board Wargame||Wargames set in the Napoleonic Wars era between 1793 and 1815 and involving Napoleon or one of his Marshals.|
|Best Late Gunpowder to Pre-World War 1 (Excluding American Civil War and Napoleonic War) Era Board Wargame||Wargames set after 1793 up to World War I , excluding the American Civil War and the Napoleonic Wars involving Napoleon or one of his Marshals.|
|Best American Civil War Board Wargame||Wargames set in the American Civil War 1861-1865|
|Best World War 1 Era Board Wargame||Wargames set between 1914 and before the Spanish Civil War|
|Best World War 2 Era Board Wargame||Wargames set in the period of World War 2|
|Best Modern Era Board Wargame||Wargames set after World War 2, Cold War, Hypothetical conflicts after World War 2|
|Best Science-Fiction or Fantasy Board Wargame||Wargames set in a science fiction or fantasy setting|
|Best Solitaire/Cooperative Board Wargame||Wargame designed to be played by one or more players in cooperative or with a dedicated solitaire experience|
|Best Magazine Board Wargame||Wargame published or distributed with a wargame magazine|
|Best Expansion or Supplement for an Existing Board Wargame||Wargame that is a supplement to an existing wargame and not a stand-alone game on its own and requires the base game.|
|Best Board Wargame Playing Components||Graphical, physical presentation and visual interface of a wargame’s playing components and player’s aids except for the map/playing surface and the rules.|
|Best Board Wargame Map Graphics||Graphical and physical presentation of a wargame’s playing surface or board|
|Best Board Wargame Rules||Complete presentation of a wargame’s rules|
|Best Cover Art||Artwork for a wargame’s front and back exterior|
|Computer Game Award|
|Best Computer Wargame||Computer wargame played primarily on a computer|
|Publication and Broadcast Awards|
|Best Wargame Magazine||Wargame magazine that is published regularly in print or online|
|Best Individual Historical, Scenario Analysis, or Book (Provide Link to Article or Podcast or publication, or book)||One specific article analyzing the history within a wargame, interview, or a new scenario for an existing wargame in print or web format. A single episode or article that was published in the last year.|
|Best Game Review, analysis website, webcast, or Podcast||Wargame review or analysis website, webcast, or podcast. Not necessarily a single episode, though single episodes can be nominated and count as a vote for a website. Voting for more than 1 episode will only count as 1 vote for a website, webcast or podcast.|
|Wargame of the Year||Best wargame of the year, excluding reprints and reissue|
|James F. Dunnigan Design Elegance Award||Wargame or person that has made the most impact in the past year.|
|Clausewitz Award HALL OF FAME*||Individual who has made significant contributions to the wargame industry who has not been previously awarded.|
|Charles S. Roberts Best New Designer||Individual or team of designers whose 1st or 2nd published wargame design was released during the year|