During the week, Games Workshop has been teasing their new miniature board game, Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress. The game takes their popular tabletop RPG miniatures game and brings it the the 40K universe.
Not only have they released a new video with loads of new miniatures, but they’ve released numerous new close-ups too.
Games Workshop has been releasing the original gangs for Necromunda one at a time and the final House Gang, House Delaque has been revealed!
These figures have been re-designed from their original look at their new plastic kit will allow you to build your own gang with all manner of equipment.
Games Workshop is also making is easier to get into Necromunda.
The company is releasing a standalone Necromunda Rulebook that combines the rules from the Necromunda: Underhive boxed set with content from Gang War. It also features updated rules from Errata and FAQs.
There will also be a new book Gangs of the Underhive which will have rules for all six of the House Gangs plus Hangers-on, Brutes, the trading post and more.
These two books will allow new players to start with any gangs they want and provide an updated rules and two handy releases combining the various releases.
Some of what we can expect in Chapter Approved 2018 for Warhammer 40K has been teased but Games Workshop has released more details and a teaser trailer.
The index will include rules for Loot Wagons for Ork armies but it’s also been revealed that rules for Commander Farsight’s elite bodyguard will also be included. There’ll be new datasheets for them to be used in games including matched play.
Adepta Sororitas, aka Sisters of Battles, will be getting a beta codex in the book. Yes, it’s a full codex and include rules for various Orders, Stratagems, and more.
Forge World has three new items out this week, two for Blood Bowl and one for Necromunda.
It may not be cute – but when you can tear a ganger’s arm off in a single bite, you don’t need to be. Add the Goliath Sumpkroc, a scaly companion to your Goliath Gang today. The figure comes with 6 components and a base and you can find the rules for it in Gang War 3. It retails for $24.
The Swift Twins have it all, the looks, charisma, awesome outfits, and skill. The Star Players can be used on High Elf, Dark Elf, and Elven Union Blood Bowl teams but you have to hire them as a pair. The kit is 12 components and supplied with bases. The rules for the Swift Twins can be found in the Inaugural Blood Bowl Almanac. They retail for $38.
The Elfheim Eagles have some moves and so do their cheerleaders. The 4 figure cheerleading squad can be yours for $35 and rules can be found in the Inaugural Blood Bowl Almanac.
Games Workshop has teased it and later this year we’ll dive into the mystery that is Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress their newest board game and first edition of Warhammer Quest to be set in the Warhammer 40K universe.
Around the Blackstone Fortress lies a midden of shattered fleets – the graveyards of those foolish enough to try to take this ancient citadel by force. From the ruins of these failed ventures came a space station – a waypoint for those looking to venture into the fortress themselves.
Teasing the new game, Games Workshop has released a video bringing us the first details as to the story behind the game.
Who’s that talking in the video? That’d be Rogue Trader Janus Draik – an intrepid explorer drawn to the Blackstone Fortress in search of glory. He’s the first of what will be many new miniatures promised in the game, which will be out before the year is up.