By Sara Miguel

Company will have strong presence at 2015 Origins Game Fair

Lake Forest, CA – May 6, 2015 – Today, Cryptozoic Entertainment ( announced that Archer: The Danger Zone! Board Game has been nominated for a 41st Annual Origins Awards. The game is competing in the Best Children’s, Family, & Party Game category. The winners are announced at the Origins Awards ceremony during Origins on Saturday, June 6. Voting will continue until May 15, ballots can be cast here:

Designed by Matt Hyra (Lead Game Design & Acquisitions), the game is based on the hit FX Network animated show and can be played with 2-8 people. Humorous gameplay and hilarious quotes lead to lots of laughs and variable office locations offer great game replayability.

“I’m honored to have Archer: The Danger Zone! nominated for such a prestigious award,” said Matt Hyra. “My goal was to design a fun and funny game, where the insults and shenanigans from the show are featured whenever an opponent ticks you off… which is often.”


Event Booth - Retail, Demos, & Tournaments
Located in Hall D, the main gaming hall, Cryptozoic can be found at booth #D201. Stop by to demo games, play in tournaments and purchase your favorite products all in one location. Games to be demonstrated include: Archer: The Danger Zone!, Spyfall, Epic Spell Wars II: Rumble at Castle Tentakill, DC Comics Deck-Building Game, Adventure Time Card Wars and MOD X.

Tournament Schedule
Please click here to download the full event schedule. Highlights of the weekend include the “Ultimate Cerberus Showdown” on Sunday. There are 5 events leading up to this awesome event.

Cryptozoic is looking for volunteers to participate in the convention. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 8th, please visit this forum to learn more about volunteering.

About Cryptozoic 
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the DC Comics™ Deck-Building Game, The Walking Dead™ Board Game, The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game and Ghostbusters™:The Board Game, the 8th most funded tabletop game in Kickstarter history. Following a philosophy and core principle of "Fans First," the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit for more information about product releases, events and news. 

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About the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design and the Origins Awards
The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design (AAGAD) is a peer based network of gaming industry professionals whose mission is to promote innovation and excellence in design and production of games and game related materials. Each year the Academy presents the Origins Awards at the Origins Game Fair in June. The purpose of the Origins Awards is to reward excellence in game design. The Top 5 products in each category, as determined by the Academy Jury, are announced after the GAMA Trade Show in March. The Top 5 nominees are voted on by all members of the Academy. The Academy vote determines the winner of the Origins Award. The Top 5 products are also voted on by attendees of the Origins Game Fair for a chance to win the Fan Favorite award in each category. The winners are announced at the Origins Awards ceremony during Origins in June.

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Sara Miguel is Cryptozoic Entertainment's Marketing Coordinator since September 2014. She has long been a fan of pop culture and gaming and looks forward to integrating her passion with her job. In her off time, she enjoys going to theme parks, gaming and catching up on the latest TV shows.