From All Of Us Here At Critical Hits…

Bartoneus, Dave The Game, The Main Event, Chatty DM, Vanir, and the 2011 Gold Ennie Award for Best Blog

…We want to say a gigantic THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts for voting us the 2011 Gold Ennie Award for Best Blog. It really means a lot to us to have your support.

An extra special shout-out to all the other great nominees in our category, all of whom are awesome. Special congratulations to Gnome Stew on winning the Silver – especially with how gracious and supportive all the gnomes were. Thanks guys.

You can view a list of all the winners at the Ennie Awards site.

About Dave

Dave "The Game" Chalker is the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Critical Hits. Since 2005, he has been bringing readers game news and advice, as well as editing nearly everything published here. He is the designer of the Origins Award-winning Get Bit!, a freelance designer and developer, son of a science fiction author, and a Master of Arts. He lives in MD with e, their three dogs, and two cats.


  1. Nullzone says:

    “especially with how gracious and supportive all the gnomes were.”

    …and then you ate them, right?

  2. Congrats! You guys earned it!

  3. It was awesome finally getting to meet you guys and hang out, you definitely deserve the award! So happy for all of you, even if that bum Matt Dukes never got to say hi to me!

  4. That goofy grin on my face is 100% genuine. I’d been at the con all of 15 minutes and I couldn’t contain myself. 🙂

    P.S. Thank goodness, I was trying to avoid Jerry the whole time I was there AND IT WORKED. mwa ha ha/vwee hee hee

  5. Aye, congrats guys. Very much deserved. Keep up the great work!

  6. DQuartermane says:

    Congrats to you all. Very well deserved. I couldn’t be there this year so who did I turn to for my Gen Con News? Well isn’t it obvious 🙂

  7. Congrats, guys. Who knew when we all sat on that RPG blogging panel in 2008 that you four would be such rockstars? And all together, even? (Anyone ever hear from Yax? I know he sold his blog…)


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