Age of Sigmar’s 2020 General’s Handbook and Surprise Blood Bowl Releases are on Tap for Next Week

Games Workshop has revealed what’s coming for pre-order next weekend and while one thing is expected there’s a whole lot that’s not.

The General’s Handbook 2020 is coming for Warhammer Age of Sigmar. The book comes with balance adjustments, new ways to play battles in the skies, rules to create your own bespoke heroes, and complete rulesets for multiplayer gaming. On top of the regular release, there’s a “Warlord Edition” which includes tokens and reference cards as well as a digital release.

General's Handbook 2020

Blood Bowl is full of unexpected releases. Games Workshop is making up for a gap with lots of new interesting teams and more.

Spike! Journal 9 focuses on hybrid teams, yes, teams made up of multiple other teams. The magazine features three different categories of mixed teams, Chaos Renegades, Underworld Denizens, and Old World Alliance Teams.

Spike! Journal 9

Underworld Creepers

The Underworld Creepers are made up of Goblins and Skaven all in one kit. You get sprues for each giving you extra balls, team tokens, and trackers, and transfer sheets. Even better, each team member has a unique pose since no sprues are repeated.

Underworld Creepers

Middenheim Maulers

The Middenheim Maulers brings together Humans, Dwarves, and Halfling players. Along with the players, you get team accessories and balls from the Human and Dwarf frames.

Middenheim Maulers

You can keep track of things with the Old World Alliance Team Card Pack.

Old World Alliance Team Card Pack

And teams need a place to play! A new double-sided pitch is being released that covers both Old World Alliance and Underworld Denizens arenas. It features themed pitches and dugouts as well.

Old World Alliance and Underworld Denizens arenas

Black Library has releases as well.

The fourth book in The Horus Heresy: Siege of Terra series, Saturnine, jumps into the action as the traitors tighten their grip on Terra. Written by Dan Abnett, the book will be available in hardback, eBook, and MP3.


The Horus Heresy: Siege of Terra gets another release with The Lost and The Damned by Guy Haley. It’s getting a paperback edition.

The Lost and The Damned

The Lady of Sorrows by C L Werner introduces you to the cursed towns of Twinned Towns of Westreach and Eastdale in Shyish. Will Jahangir rise up to free his people? This book will be available in hardback, eBook, and MP3.

Lady of Sorrows

Mark of Faith by Rachel Harrison focuses on the Adepta Sororitas as they stand against the tide of corruption and witchcraft which plague the Imperium Nihilus.

Mark of Faith

Soulless Fury by Will McDermott will be out in paperback and eBook focusing on Mad D’onne’s wanton bloodshed and Scrutinator Primus tasked with tracking her down and bringing her to justice.

Soulless Fury

Black Library is also brining back Inferno! magazine for two weeks only! These ten issues will be available as Print on Demand in perfect facsimiles of the original magazine.


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