HPS Legends Wins Gold at the ENnies

ennies 2018 goldBroken Ruler Games has won the Gold ENnie Award with High Plains Samurai: Legends for Best Free Game! Winning gold not only means we’ve received an award but that we received the most votes out of all the awesome candidates on the list this year and that astounds us the most. This was truly unexpected and we’re honoured to have received such esteemed recognition from the roleplaying community.

You can watch the exact moment on YouTube.

Thank you to Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games for accepting the award on our behalf and delivering the speech (even if he didn’t curse) and for Jason Pitre of Genesis of Legend Publishing for bringing it back across the border. There is not enough thanks to give to everyone who helped make this game possible but we are going to try over these coming days and weeks. It’s an exciting time as we get ready to launch the Backerkit portion of the final release for the High Plains Samurai Roleplaying Game‘s core rulebook (stay tuned for that).

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees and a special thank you to everyone who voted for HPS.

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Vote For HPS Legends Before July 22nd

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If you haven’t heard yet, High Plains Samurai: Legends is nominated for a 2018 ENnie for Best Free Game and voting has just begun. As one of the more than 1,000 people who have a copy of HPS Legends sitting in their computer or tablet, we’re counting on all of you to help us turn this nomination into an award as we prepare to release the core rulebook for the High Plains Samurai Roleplaying Game.

This is Broken Ruler Games’s third product to feature on an ENnies list over the past five years (with two nominations, including this one and ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition, and a Judges’ Spotlight for Killshot: The Director’s Cut in 2013). It has been our absolute pleasure to bring these games to light with the people who have made this possible, but it has also been our responsibility to ensure everyone gets a high quality game that pushes my skills as a game designer, publisher, and pushes your experiences as a fan of roleplaying games. Your vote for High Plains Samurai: Legends will help us accomplish an important goal for the future of Broken Ruler Games – to win a major award in an open-voting category. That means every vote counts.

You can vote online at ennie-awards.com.

HPS Legends Nominated for an ENnie Award!

EnniesIt is with great excitement and anticipation that we share with you this announcement. High Plains Samurai: Legends has been nominated by the ENnies as one of the past year’s Best Free Games and we are extremely humbled by this recognition. Sitting along with some great companions (or is that… competition?) such as Esper Genesis, Sage of the Goblin Hoard, and Forthright, this is the third nomination in this category for Broken Ruler Games. And we’re feeling lucky.

Thank you to everyone who helped make HPS Legends what it is and congratulations to all the nominees.

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You can read the complete list of 2018 nominees on the ENnie Awards website.

You can learn more about HPS Legends on our page and at highplainssamurai.com

Vote ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition for ENnies 2016 Best Free Game

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Voting is now open for this year’s ENnie awards and that means you can vote for ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition as 2016’s Best Free Game. Sure, there’s plenty of other great games in every other category and you could probably go ahead and vote in those categories too but everyone here at BRG is concerned with only one game in one category. #totalhonesty

If you haven’t done so yet, you can learn more about ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition on the official page and download your free copy of the game too.

ScreenPlay’s Rehearsal Edition Honoured with a 2016 ENnie Nomination

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ScreenPlay_Rehearsal_cover_7x10_1p1The 2016 ENnie Award nominations are out and we are honoured to share space with some damn fine products. Earlier today, ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition (a public playtest draft of the completed and now available ScreenPlay core rules) received a nomination for Best Free Game. And that means polls will be open from July 11th to the 21st.

To mark this occasion and allow everyone an opportunity to discover ScreenPlay: The Rehearsal Edition for the first time, you can download it for free (though the playtest remains closed seeing as… well, you know, it’s finished) and learn more about the playtesting process right here on brokenrulergames.net

Huge thanks to the judges for this nomination and we look forward to figuring out how we’re going to be at the ENnies this year.