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ENNIE Nominee! Hall of the Orc King (2021) | Epic Encounters

Did you hear? Epic Encounters: Hall of the Orc King has been nominated for 'Best Adventure' at this year's ENNIE Awards (after being shortlisted from hundreds of entries) and it would be epic (pun intended) to have your support!

Voting is live right now over on the ENNIE Awards site. Just hit the button below to visit the voting page and show Epic Encounters some love!

What are the ENNIE Awards?

From the site: The ENNIE Awards (the “ENNIES”) are an annual fan-based celebration of excellence in tabletop roleplaying gaming. The ENNIES give game designers, writers and artists the recognition they deserve. It is a peoples’ choice award, and the final winners are voted upon online by the gaming public.

You heard 'em — the ENNIE Awards are peoples' choice, so it's up to YOU to decide who deserves the honour!

Epic Encounters: Hall of the Orc King was shortlisted from hundreds of entries by a panel of awesome judges. We're so incredibly excited to have been nominated (alongside some incredible creators), and we'd be over the moon to get your support.

From creative to logistics, our teamforged team works tirelessly to bring you awesome worlds to lose yourselves in. If you've enjoyed an Epic Encounter, show your support and let your voice be heard in the biggest RPG awards of the year!

(Pssst. You can vote for your favourite RPG publisher, too!)

About Epic Encounters: Hall of the Orc King

In winter, the Orc King’s followers launch brutal raids on nearby settlements before vanishing into the snow. All the while, rumours swirl that the King grows stronger, his ambitions grander, and his army greater. Can you brave the wilderness to track the frost orcs and infiltrate their icy halls?


Written by Richard August (Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of, Dune: Adventures in the Imperium, The Terminator RPG, Animal Adventures, Lead Writer for Epic Encounters), Hall of the Orc King takes players on a frosty foray in August's signature style — classic adventures through a modern lens.

We asked Richard to sum up the adventure:

"Hall of the Orc King is designed to be pretty lethal if you play badly, or to serve up an epic victory if you play smart. It also gives you the chance to be hit in the face with a spinal column wielded by an orc chef. What more could you ask for?"

And here's a spoonful of what Hall of the Orc King has in store for adventurers willing to brave those icy halls:


Voting ends August 27, and the results will be announced September 17. So, head over to the ENNIE Awards now to vote for Hall of the Orc King as Best Adventure!