Accolades for Matt Worden Games …

Nothing is better for a game designer than to have someone like one of your games enough to give it some sort of public stamp of approval. This page will be a collection of official awards and other recognitions given to my games.


Father Geek

Father Geek Seal of ApprovalCyrus Kirby is the owner/operator, editor in chief, and main board game reviewer at He has reviewed a number of my games over the past couple of years and has found some worthy of his “Father Geek Approved” stamp:


The Game Crafter

I publish a number of my games through publish-on-demand game company The staff at the site tags a limited number of games with the “Staff Pick” label.  So far, I has been honored to have one of my games given that label:


GAMES Magazine

"Jump Gate" is the GAMES 2011 Traditional Game of the YearToward the end of each year, GAMES Magazine publishes their “GAMES 100” — a list of the best 100 game of the year.  I have had two games honored by them so far:


GAMA Origins Awards

Origins Award Nominee SealEvery year at the Origins game convention, a series of awards are given out. Space Mission was a 2011 nominee in the “Best Family, Party or Children’s Game” category. Dicey Curves made the shortlist in the same category.


Family Review Center

Family Review Center Best of 2012 SealThe Family Review Center is a website and publication that reviews a wide range of family-use products, including toys and games. Subtilla received their “Best of 2012” Award.


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