Na sua mais recente coluna Out of the Box, disponível desde ontem, Ken Hite faz o rescaldo de 2006 e premia com os seus "Outies" o que de melhor se publicou no mundo do roleplay nesse ano.
Segue-se a lista dos vencedores, segundos lugares, menções honrosas e outros que estiveram "quase lá".
Best New RPG
Honorable Mentions: Tim Gray's Questers of the Middle Realms, Merwin Shanmugasundaram and Andrew Kenrick's Dead of Night, Robin Laws' The Esoterrorists, and Patrick Sweeney's Faery's Tale.
Second Runners Up: Fred Hicks, Rob Donoghue, and Leonard Balsera beef up Spirit of the Century and Bill Bridges' Promethean: the Created.
First Runners Up:Fred Hicks' Don't Rest Your Head and Brennan Taylor's Mortal Coil
Winner: Chad Underkoffler's The Zorcerer of Zo
Best Licensed Thing of 2006
Honorable Mention: Jon Zeigler's GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars.
First Runner-Up: Mike Pohjola's Star Wreck Roleplaying Game.
Winner: Luke Crane's Burning Empires.
Best Sui Generis RPG of 2006
Second Runner-Up: Shreyas Sampat's Mridangam (found in Jonathan Walton's journal Push)
First Runner-Up: John Wick's Wilderness of Mirrors
Winner: Jason Morningstar's The Shab-al-Hiri Roach
Best Supplement of 2006
Honorable Mention: Rob Schwalb's True20 Sorcery and Steve Long's The Ultimate Skill
Second Runners-Up: Judd Karlman's The Dictionary of Mu and Monte Cook's Ptolus
First Runner-Up: Robert J. Toth's Damnation Decade.
Winner: Will Hindmarch's Requiem Chronicler's Guide.
Best Retread of 2006
Honorable Mentions: Dave Pulver's GURPS Bio-Tech and Chris O'Neill and Dan Landis' Kobolds Ate My Baby! Super Deluxx Edition.
Second Runner-Up: Bruce Cordell and James Wyatt's Expedition to Castle Ravenloft.
First Runner-Up: John Chambers' Exalted Second Edition.
Winner: Greg Stafford's King Arthur Pendragon 5th Edition.
Most Improved Retread of 2006
Winner: Greg Stafford's The Great Pendragon Campaign.
Most Blatant Plugs of 2006
Dubious Shards and Tarot of Cthulhu: Major Arcana