The International Gamers Awards were founded in 1999 for the express purpose of recognizing outstanding games, their designers, and the companies which publish them. The awards have gained widespread acclaim and have helped bring these outstanding games to the public’s attention.

The International Gamers Awards committee is extremely proud to announce the nominees of the 2019 IGA in the General Strategy category.


Architects of the West Kingdom - Shem Phillips & S J MacDonald - Garphill Games

Blackout: Hong Kong - Alexander Pfister - eggertspiele

Brass: Birmingham - Martin Wallace, Gavan Brown & Matt Tolman - Roxley

Coimbra - Flaminia Brasini & Virginio Gigli - eggertspiele

Gùgōng - Andreas Steding - Game Brewer

Hadara - Benjamin Schwer - Hans im Glück

Just One - Ludovic Roudy & Bruno Sautter - Repos Production

Key Flow - Richard Breese, Sebastian Bleasdale & Ian Vincent - R&D Games

Newton - Simone Luciani & Nestore Mangone - Cranio Creations

Res Arcana - Tom Lehmann - Sand Castle Games

Root - Cole Wehrle - Leder Games

Teotihuacan: City of Gods - Daniele Tascini - NSKN Games/Board&Dice

Underwater Cities - Vladimír Suchý - Delicious Games

Wingspan - Elizabeth Hargrave - Stonemaier Games


Gettysburg - Mark Herman - RBM Studio

Kero - Prospero Hall - Hurrican

KeyForge: Call of the Archons - Richard Garfield - Fantasy Flight Games

Lincoln - Martin Wallace - PSC Games

Nagaraja - Bruno Cathala & Théo Rivière - Hurrican

Napoleon Saga - Frédéric Romero - Oeuf Cube Editions