Elan Lee and Matt Inman
Nominated for Bears vs Babies
After the explosive success of their first game, Exploding Kittens, game designers Elan Lee, and Matthew Inman, launched their second title, Bears vs. Babies. In this game, players compete to protect the cute, innocent, adorable bears from the horrible babies. Stitch together a Handsome Salmon armed with knives and burritos, or a Pomeranian of Light and Wonder in business attire who can run at the speed of light to prepare your bear armies for battle Covering the box in fur required the team to invent an entirely new production process and earned them dozens of emails from Amazon corporate featuring colorful phrases like “fur contamination hazard”.