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The best board games of 2015, Board Game Geek's Golden Geek awards

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The internet's definitive hobby gaming community weighs in on the best of the best

Pandemic: Legacy board showing several disease cubes and a few cards for dealing with them.

The members of BoardGameGeek.com, the go-to source for board games community and information online, have announced the winners of the 2015 Golden Geek Awards. The big winner this year is Pandemic Legacy, which won four of the 13 total awards and every category for which it was nominated.

BoardGameGeek is a massively popular gaming resource and online community, made up of board and hobby games fans. Every year the community votes on the Golden Geek Awards, celebrating the best games of the year in many categories, broadly including board games, role-playing games and video games.

Other big winners include Codenames, a breakout hit by Vlaada Chvátil, and Mysterium, both of which made Polygon's list of the five best board games from last year's Gen Con.

Here's all the winners, by category. For more details and links on all of the games, check out BGG's original post here.

Board Game of the Year

Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

Runner Up - Codenames

Runner Up - 7 Wonders: Duel

2-Player Board Game

Winner - 7 Wonders: Duel

Runner Up - Tides of Time

Runner Up - Baseball Highlights: 2045

Artwork & Presentation

Winner - Mysterium

Runner Up - T.I.M.E Stories

Runner Up - Above and Below

Card Game

Winner - 7 Wonders: Duel

Runner Up - The Grizzled

Runner Up - Arboretum

Board Game Expansion

Winner - Ticket to Ride Map Collection: Volume 5 – United Kingdom & Pennsylvania

Runner Up - Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition

Runner Up - Five Tribes: The Artisans of Naqala

Family Board Game

Winner - Codenames

Runner Up - Mysterium

Runner Up - Between Two Cities

Most Innovative Board Game

Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

Runner Up - 504

Runner Up - T.I.M.E Stories

Party Game

Winner - Codenames

Runner Up - Mysterium

Runner Up - Flick 'em Up!

Print & Play

Winner - Dune: The Dice Game

Runner Up - Deep Space D-6

Runner Up - Beyond Baker Street

Solo Board Game

Winner - Tiny Epic Galaxies

Runner Up - Hostage Negotiator

Runner Up - Baseball Highlights: 2045

Strategy Board Game

Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

Runner Up - 7 Wonders: Duel

Runner Up - The Voyages of Marco Polo

Thematic Game

Winner - Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

Runner Up - T.I.M.E Stories

Runner Up - Blood Rage

Wargame

Winner - Churchill

Runner Up - Triumph & Tragedy

Runner Up - The U.S. Civil War

Best Podcast

Winner - The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast

Runner Up - Shut Up & Sit Down: The Podcast!

Runner Up - Rahdo Talks Through

Best Board Game App

Winner - Splendor

Runner Up - Galaxy Trucker

Runner Up - Star Realms: Gambit