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The Black Library Celebration 2021 is Here!

Games Workshop has kicked off this year’s Black Library Celebration. Today sees the release of numerous books to celebrate the day as well as a limited edition miniature. Check out everything you can get below.

This year’s celebration has an Ultramarine theme centered around Graham McNeill‘s new novel, The Swords of Calth. The book is the latest in the chronicles of Uriel Ventris who is now a Primaris Space Marine. Reborn, he’s more powerful than ever which he’ll need to be to take on Necrons!

The novel is coming in hardback, ebook, and MP3, as well as a special edition limited to 2,000 copies that features McNeill’s autograph and a bonus story.

The special edition is $60 and regular edition is $19.

You’ll be able to bring Uriel Ventris to the tabletop with a new miniature featuring rules for Warhammer 40,000. The figure retails for $35.

Uriel Ventris

Dan Abnett has a new novel with Penitent. The latest entry in the Eisenhorn and Ravenor saga follows 2012’s Pariah. Alizebeth Bequin sets out to discover more about the mysterious King in Yellow. The book will be in hardback, ebook, MP3, and a special edition with a bonus short story. It’ll be limited to 2,000 copies. The special edition is $65 and the regular edition is $27.

Pariah gets a new hardback edition with a brand new cover. It’ll also be available as an MP3 for the first time. The book retails for $27.

Pariah

Darius HinksLiber Xenologis is an in-depth guide to the alien races that plague the Imperium. The book retails for $65.

Liber Xenologis

Hammers of Ulric is a collection of tales from the long-lost city of Middenheim. Written by Dan Abnett, Nik Vincent, and James Wallis, the book gets a 20th-anniversary hardback. The book retails for $30.

Hammers of Ulric

Dan Abnett and Mike Lee’s The Daemon’s Curse gets a new edition. The book explores the origins of Malus Darkblade. Dead Men Walking by Steve Lyons dives into the dark world of the Death Korps of Krieg. Both were chosen by fans to return to paperback. Dead Men Walking is $9.99 and The Daemon’s Curse is also $9.99.

The Daemon’s Curse and Dead Men Walking

Bloodquest Vol. 2 will be available as print on demand for two weeks only. The hardback is in full color for the first time and concludes Captain Leonatos’ story. The book retails for $27.

Bloodquest Vol. 2

But there’s more than books!

Keep track of where you are in your reading with a stylish bookmark. You can get it for $18.50.

Ultramarines bookmark

A set of five pin badges themed around Drukhari, Orks, the T’au Empire, Tyranids, and Necrons will be available. The set is $40.

Every order will get a free Black Library Celebration anthology featuring five stories and will be available while stocks last.

Black Library Celebration anthology 2021

The Black Library Celebration is Coming

In their Sunday Preview, Games Workshop has revealed what we can expect during Black Library Celebration 2021.

This year’s celebration has an Ultramarine theme centered around Graham McNeill‘s new novel, The Swords of Calth. The book is the latest in the chronicles of Uriel Ventris who is now a Primaris Space Marine. Reborn, he’s more powerful than ever which he’ll need to be to take on Necrons!

The novel is coming in hardback, ebook, and MP3, as well as a special edition limited to 2,000 copies that features McNeill’s autograph and a bonus story.

You’ll be able to bring Uriel Ventris to the tabletop with a new miniature featuring rules for Warhammer 40,000.

Uriel Ventris

Dan Abnett has a new novel with Penitent. The latest entry in the Eisenhorn and Ravenor saga follows 2012’s Pariah. Alizebeth Bequin sets out to discover more about the mysterious King in Yellow. The book will be in hardback, ebook, MP3, and a special edition with a bonus short story. It’ll be limited to 2,000 copies.

Pariah gets a new hardback edition with a brand new cover. It’ll also be available as an MP3 for the first time.

Pariah

Darius HinksLiber Xenologis is an in-depth guide to the alien races that plague the Imperium.

Liber Xenologis

Hammers of Ulric is a collection of tales from the long-lost city of Middenheim. Written by Dan Abnett, Nik Vincent, and James Wallis, the book gets a 20th-anniversary hardback.

Hammers of Ulric

Dan Abnett and Mike Lee’s The Daemon’s Curse gets a new edition. The book explores the origins of Malus Darkblade. Dead Men Walking by Steve Lyons dives into the dark world of the Death Korps of Krieg. Both were chosen by fans to return to paperback.

The Daemon’s Curse and Dead Men Walking

Bloodquest Vol. 2 will be available as print on demand for two weeks only. The hardback is in full color for the first time and concludes Captain Leonatos’ story.

Bloodquest Vol. 2

But there’s more than books!

Keep track of where you are in your reading with a stylish bookmark.

Ultramarines bookmark

A set of five pin badges themed around Drukhari, Orks, the T’au Empire, Tyranids, and Necrons will be available.

Every order will get a free Black Library Celebration anthology featuring five stories and will be available while stocks last.

Black Library Celebration anthology 2021

Slaanesh invades in this Week’s New Games Workshop Pre-Orders

This week’s new pre-orders from Games Workshop is packed with Hedonites of Slaanesh for Age of Sigmar mixed with some releases for the Daughters of Khaine. Check out below for the full list of releases!

What’s an army without a Battletome? Battletome: Hedonites of Slaanesh has everything you need to battle and is your ultimate guide to the servants of Slaanesh. You can get a limited edition for $80 and a regular edition for $40.

Battletome: Hedonites of Slaanesh

The Daughters of Khaine are not to be outdone and they get Battletome: Daughters of Khaine also in a limited edition for $80 and regular edition for $40.

Battletome: Daughters of Khaine limited edition

Warscroll Cards: Hedonites of Slaanesh features 33 warscroll cards for easy reference during your games. They retail for $25.

Warscroll Cards: Hedonites of Slaanesh

Show off your allegiance to Slaanesh or Khaine with a set of dice. Each retails for $35.

Sigvald, Prince of Slaanesh allows you to command the favored son of Slaanesh and put one of the finest swordsmen of the Mortal Realms on the battlefield. The figure retails for $55.

Sigvald, Prince of Slaanesh

Glutos Orscollion, Lord of Gluttony is a centerpiece for any force. A powerful hero that mixes wizardry with melee and strong aura abilities. The kit retails for $115.

Glutos Orscollion, Lord of Gluttony

Blissbarb Archers deliver a ranged option for the Hedonites of Slaanesh. Unleash volleys of arrows with this unit that retails for $50.

Blissbarb Archers

Slickblade Seekers are deadly Slaaneshi cavalry atop daemonic steeds ready for melee battle. Blissbarb Seekers give you a maneuverable unit to unleash arrows upon the enemy. You can get one kit for $65 which will allow you to make 5 of either.

Slickblade Seekers

What’s an army without a leader? The Lord of Pain is the hero you’re looking for and allows you to reflect wounds back onto your attackers. The miniature retails for $30.

Lord of Pain

The Shardspeaker of Slaanesh destroys the souls of your foes helping support your force making the enemy vulnerable to your trips. The kit retails for $30.

Shardspeaker of Slaanesh

Slaangor Fiendbloods are a fast and deadly melee unit. The kit creates 3 and retails for $50.

Slaangor Fiendbloods

Symbaresh Twinsouls is a unit of merciless fighters ready to unleash the ego-driven excess of the Symbaresh Twinsouls. The same kit can also be used to create Myrmidesh Painbringers, a graceful and deadly infantry unit. The kit makes 5 of either and retails for $60.

Myrmidesh Painbringers

Harness the magic of blood and shadow and unleash Endless Spells: Daughters of Khaine. The kit features three miniatures to represent the spells and retail for $35.

Endless Spells: Daughters of Khaine

White Dwarf #461 features Maelstrom of War for Warhammer 40,000, part two of David Guymer’s duardin tale and more! It’s available for $9.

White Dwarf #461

Black Library has four releases available as well!

The Harrowed Paths is out in paperback and features six stories from Graham McNeill, Jake Ozga, Lora Gray, and more. The book retails for $16.

The Harrowed Paths

Fortress of Ghosts: Book 5 is written by Tom Huddleston and features an escape from a haunted castle! The paperback book retails for $8.99.

Fortress of Ghosts: Book 5

Plague of the Nurglings: Book 5 is written by Cavan Scott and has the young heroes facing Chaos on a forge world. The book retails for $8.99.

Plague of the Nurglings: Book 5

Stormvault is out in hardback. Written by Andy Clark it delves into the darkness of the Stormvaults! The book retails for $27.

Stormvault

Games Workshop Reveals Three New Boxed Games for 2021

There’s already a lot of surprise reveals for 2021 and Games Workshop continues that with three new games coming later this year.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Bladeborn is a fast-paced game for two players. Each takes a warband pitting Khagra’s Ravagers against the Godsworn Hunt with a goal of earning a place in Arhcaon Everchosen’s armies.

Each fighter features unique skills which will need to be used along with models, dice, and cards.

The game is a clear step into the world of Warhammer Underworlds.

Space Marine Adventures: Doomsday Countdown is a fresh entry into the co-operative board game series. Three Space Marines face off against a hive city swarming with Chaos Cultists.

The game comes with 10 push-fit miniatures and easy-to-learn rules allowing new individuals to get used to the gaming and hobby aspects. Games take about 30 to 45 minutes.

Warhammer 40,000: Fireteam is an arena combat game featuring squad battles. The game pits Space Marines against Necrons making it an entry point to the Indomitus Crusade of Warhammer 40,000.

Teclis Comes to Broken Realms as the Daughters of Khaine Get a Battletome

Archmage Teclis adorns the cover of the next book in the Broken Realms saga. The Lumineth Realm-lords have taken the fight to Nagash and the Mortal Realms will never be the same.

The new book features warscroll battalions for

  • Lumineth Realm-lords
  • Cities of Sigmar
  • Maggotkin of Nurgle
  • Flesh-eater Courts
  • Ossiarch Bonereapers

There are also warscrolls for new Lumineth Realm-lords units and unique battleplans making it a must for players of that army.

Broken Realms Teclis

The Daughters of Khaine are getting new rules in a battletome. They also get three Endless Spells, Bloodwrack Viper, Bladewind, and Heart of Fury.

Daughters of Khaine Battletome
Daughters of Khaine Endless Spells

The battletome arrives at the same time to do battle with their sworn enemies, the Hedonites of Slaanesh.

Games Workshop Reveals the Hurakan Windchargers

Leaked photos made their way online recently and Games Workshop has responded with a better look at the Hurakan Windchargers for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar.

Hurakan Windchargers are Lumineth warriors who ride a kangaroo like animal, treerunners.

Also revealed is the Vanari Lord Regent, ready to lead the Lumineth cavalry.

Vanari Lord Regent

We’ll find out more in the upcoming Warhammer Preview Online: The Dead and the Divine.

Slaanesh is Coming to Age of Sigmar

In the recent upcoming reveal from Games Workshop, the company lifted the curtain on new Hedonites of Slaanesh models coming to Warhammer: Age of Sigmar.

Revealed was the cover of the Hedonites of Slaanesh battletome.

Hedonites of Slaanesh battletome

For units, shown off were the Slickblade Seekers. They ride Steeds of Slaanesh attacking with their deadly glaives.

Joining them on the battlefield are Blissbarb Seekers. They’re mounted archers able to maneuver and unleash a volley of arrows.

Coming from the Direchasm Core Set is a new Slaangor and it’s joined by a full unit of Slaangor Fiendbloods!

Also coming to the battlefield are Bliisbarb Archers on foot who are accompanied by a Blissbrew Homoculus. The Homoculus battles with toxic concoctions to unleash through a barrage of arrows.

And there’s even more to come!

Games Workshop Delivers an Update on 2021 Releases

Games Workshop

With the future still up in the air, Games Workshop is changing things up for the foreseeable future as far as releases.

Both COVID-19 and Brexit are both looming issues for the game manufacturer imapcting their retail stores, factories, and shipping. There will be delays for December and January, extending the shipping delays so many are familiar with.

First up, Brexit.

Games Workshop has announced that EY fans won’t have to pay more for products due to the England exiting the EU. While details are still being worked out, Games Workshop has pledged to pay any customs and duties fees that apply to orders.

And then there’s COVID…

With delays and shutdowns impacting the company, they have announced they’re now delaying releases and stretching them out for January and February.

Rather than weekly, releases will come every other week with the first pre-orders of 2021 being January 16th.

There will be a new codex or expansion in January, February, and March with Death Guard for Warhammer 40K as the first to be released. A new battletome, with new minis, will be released in February for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. A teaser will be released on Christmas day.

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