The BANQUO AWARD recognises those who have encapsulated the "spirit of Scottish Gaming."
It is usually awarded at Conpulsion, Edinburgh University's role-playing games convention run by GEAS.
The trophy handed to the recipient is a quaich, a Scottish shallow two-handled drinking cup.
Banquo Award Winners
2023: Tanya Floaker - indie games, community activism and excellence in games design
2022: David Wright - Con Director of Tabletop Scotland and for building gaming communities
2021: Dave Allsop - Professional writer and illustrator, creator of SLA Industries
2020: Bez Shahriari - Board and card games designer and Twitch host
2019: Jon Hodgson - Creative director, games designer and illustrator
2018: Hugh Hancock - Games visionary, entrepreneur and Virtual Reality gaming
2017: Phil Harris - Writer and narrative designer
2016: Iain Lowson - Writer and creator
2015: Gregor Hutton - Indie roleplaying games designer
2014: Sophia George - Computer games and the V&A's first Games-Designer-in-Residence
2013: Craig Oxbrow - Community activities, playing and running roleplaying games
2012: Paul Bourne - Artist and creative designer
2011: Sandy Douglas - Roleplaying conventions and community
2010: Sean Maguire - LARP activities
2009: Malcolm Craig - Roleplaying writer and games designer
2008: Janet Kerr - Roleplaying conventions and charity auctions
2007: John Wilson - Roleplaying conventions and community
2004: Morgan Davie - Building gaming communities
Last Updated: 16 April 2023