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Games Workshop is Back for Pre-Orders Next Week with Necromunda, Blood Bowl, Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm, and More

After a few weeks of no new pre-orders, Games Workshop is back with a pretty packed week of new releases. You’ll be able to pre-order all of the below starting next Saturday!

Necromunda gets a new boxed set with Necromunda: Hive War. The new set has everything you need to play and a perfect way for new players to get into the game. The set comes with two gangs, Escher and Delaque with 10 plastic miniatures for each gang and a variety of weapons to arm them.

Also included is a 10-page softback rulebook which includes everything you need to play from how to generate gangs, to the rules, scenarios, and more.

There’s also modular scenary with which you can use to do battle as well as a double-sided gaming mat, dice, tokens, cards, and templates.

Also coming is a Necromunda Underhive Propaganda Transfer Sheet that features 499 decals that you can use to help make your scenery unique and add finishing touches to your own Underhive.

Necromunda Underhive Propaganda Transfer Sheet

You’ll need to upgrade your gangs which means the need for new weapons. The Weapons & Upgrades Sets has you covered with over 60 alternative components to make your gang even more unique. Two will be released, one for Escher and one for the Goliaths. They include different heads, weapons, and more.

Blood Bowl is getting some love with new releases as well for the Chaos Chosen.

You can get a set of pitch and dugouts for the Chaos Chosen so you can play Blood Bowl honoring the Dark Gods.

Blood Bowl Chaos Chosen Pitch and Dugouts

You’ll be able to better keep track of your team with the Chaos Chosen Card Pack which is a handy reference. It also includes 20 blank cards to keep track of your team as it develops as well as Special Play cards exclusive to Chaos Chosen teams.

Chaos Chosen Card Pack

Finally, show your allegiance to the Chaos Gods with the Chaos Chosen Team Dice Pack.

Chaos Chosen Team Dice Pack

Warhammer Underworlds gets two releases to expand your games with.

Hedkrakka’s Madmob is a new warband of four feral Orruks led by a mask-wearing Shaman. They’re an aggressive warband sure to mix games up and deliver new elements to the Underworlds.

Hedkrakka’s Madmob

Warhammer Underworlds: Silent Menace Universal Deck is an expansion perfect for every warband. It offers new card options and a greater variety of deckbuilding combos. The release features 32 cards – 12 objectives, 10 gambits, and 10 upgrades. They’re all themed around the treasures and tactics of Beastgrave’s Silent People. The set doesn’t include any spells meaning you don’t need a wizard to get everything out of it.

Warhammer Underworlds: Silent Menace Universal Deck

Black Library has a bunch of releases coming too.

Warriors and Warlords is available in paperback and is a collection of short stories set in the world of Warhammer 40,000. It includes stories by Rachel Harrison, Graham McNeill, and Chris Wraight.

Warriors and Warlords

The Sisters of Battle Collection brings together works by James Swallow. It includes his full collection of novels and short stories focused on the Sisters of Battle in a limited edition release that features two hardbacks. It includes five tales – Faith & Fire, Hammer & Anvil, Red & Black, and Heart & Soul, as well as a brand new story, Iron & Bone.

Sisters of Battle Collection

Sisters of Battle: The Book of Martyrs has more adventures focused on the Adepta Sororitas. It has three action-packed stories by Danie Ware, Alec Worley, and Phil Kelly.

Sisters of Battle: The Book of Martyrs

Dive into the world of Necromunda with Fire Made Flesh by Denny Flowers. Danger is afoot as Tempes Sol of the Guild of Light seeks the dark secrets that lurk in the Fallen Dome of Periculus.

Fire Made Flesh

Sons of Sanguinius: A Blood Angels Omnibus features 20 short stories and novellas from Dan Abnett, James Swallow, and Gav Thorpe. It’s the ultimate book for fans of the Blood Angels and their successor Chapters!

Sons of Sanguinius: A Blood Angels Omnibus

Ultramarines: Dead Sky, Black Sun is out as an MP3 audiobook. Graham McNeill tells the tale of Uriel Ventris’ daring attack on the Iron Warriors home world, deep in the Eye of Terror itself.

Ultramarines: Dead Sky, Black Sun

Warhammer Fest Kicks Off This Monday With Reveals Every Day

Games Workshop kicks off Warhammer Fest 2021 on Monday, May 3rd for six days of reveals. Each day focuses on somethign specific with a mystery on Saturday, May 8th.

So far, we know Orks and Adepta Sororitas will get coverage for Warhammer 40K, and for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar we expect to see the latest take on Vampire Counts.

You can tune in to Warhammer Community from Monday 3rd May to see all of the reveals as they happen from 6pm (BST) onwards, or catch them live on Twitch.

Check out what’s going on each day below!

Warhammer Fest 2021

Humble Bundle and Black Library Launch a Warhammer 40,000 Stories 2021 Bundle

HUMBLE EBOOK BUNDLE WARHAMMER 40,000 STORIES 2021 BY BLACK LIBRARY

Push back the forces of Chaos with Black Library ebooks like Dawn of Fire Avenging Son, Lords of Silence, and Double Eagle. Humble Bundle and Black Library have a new Humble Bundle featuring $295 worth of Black Library books for pay what you want.

Each purchase helps support EveryLibrary! Check out the bundle tiers below.

Pay $1 to unlock:

  • Cadian Honour
  • Gunheads
  • Choose Your Enemies
  • Double Eagle
  • Fifteen Hours
  • Cadian Blood

Pay $10 or more to unlock:

  • Black Legion
  • Fabius Bile: Clonelord
  • The Lords of Silence
  • Shroud of Night
  • Lords and Tyrants
  • Blood Reaver
  • Dark Apostle
  • Lucius: The Faultless Blade

Pay $18 or more to unlock:

  • Nexus & other Stories
  • Blood of Iax
  • Ashes of Prospero
  • War of Secrets
  • Knights of Macragge
  • Dawn of Fire: Avenging Son
  • The Great Devourer
  • Rise of the Ynnari: Wild Rider
  • The Beast Arises Volume 1
  • Battle of the Fang
  • Brothers of the Snake
  • Path of the Dark Eldar

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City has Arrived

Pre-orders for Warhammer Quest: Cursed City has opened. The latest stand-alone game from Games Workshop retails for $199 and is packed.

The game features 60 miniatures including 8 heroes, 42 hostile models, and 10 obhects. There’s of course a rulebooks, game tiles, cards, tokens, and so much more. Even better, the miniatures can be used in your games of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar.

In Warhammer Quest: Cursed City, you and your friends take on the role of a group of disparate heroes seeking fame, treasure, and glory on the streets of Ulfenkarn. Only by working together and balancing your strengths and skills can you hope to survive.

The co-operative board game can be played solo or with up to 3 friends.

Those who order directly from Games Workshop also will get the “Key to Ulfenkarn” while supplies last.

For those that want to learn more about the Cursed City, you can also get the book Cursed City in hardcover or special edition. The special edition runs $65 while the hardcover is $27. Each comes with rules for a 9th hero that can be used in the game. The special edition is limited to 1,250 copies and is signed by the author C L Werner.

Cursed City

Lady of Sorrows is also out in paperback for $16. In Shyish, twin towns face horror – the spectral hordes of Lady Olynder will soon rise and devour their souls. One hero must stand against them – but can he face the Lady of Sorrows? The book is written by C L Werner.

Lady of Sorrows

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

Dark Angels, Space Marines, Khagra’s Ravagers, Blood Bowl, and More Come to Games Workshop’s Pre-Orders Next Week

Next Sunday, the sons of the Lion make their Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition debut. With the new Dark Angels companion to Codex: Space Marines, they’ll once again be able to take up their search for the Fallen once more.

The new Codex Supplement: Dark Angels will be available for pre-order next weekend. It features datasheets, Warlord Traits, Relics, psychic discipline, as well as Crusade campaign rules.

You can get it as a regular and collector’s edition.

You can keep better track of your forces with Datacards: Dark Angels.

Datacards: Dark Angels

But what about expanding your force? The Combat Patrol: Dark Angels has you covered. It features a Primaris Chaplain, Redemptor Dreadnought, Inceptors, and Intercessors. The force has a Power Level of around 25 and a solid way to get a start.

Combat Patrol: Dark Angels

There’s also new reinforcements for Space Marine forces in general!

The Storm Speeder is coming and can be assembled into three variants. You can build the anti-infantry Hailstrike, the armour-melting Hammerstrike, and the warhead-launching Thunderstrike.

A multipart kit of Bladeguard Veterans delivers three elite Space Marines, each with master-crafted power swords, storm shields, and heavy bolt pistols.

Bladeguard Veterans

If you need some tank-busting power, the Primaris Eradicators are coming as well. Featuring reinforced Mark X Gravis armor, they can be equipped with a deadly melta rifle or heavy melta rifle as standard. There’s also a single multi-melta as an optional upgrade.

Primaris Eradicators

The Necrons also get some reinforcement with the Psychomancer. They use their knowledge to overload their opponent with a mental onslaught.

Psychomancer

A new warband comes to Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm. Khagra’s Ravagers have the ability to desecrate objectives forcing opponents to face the warband in combat to win.

Black Library has a bunch of new releases.

Dawn of Fire: The Gate of Bones is the second book in the Dawn of Fire series. It’s written by Andy Clark and is available in a special edition, paperback, ebook, and MP3 audiobook.

Siege of Terra: Saturnine returns but this time in paperback.

Siege of Terra: Saturnine

The second season of Warhammer Horror stories continues with The Deacon of Wounds by David Annandale. What happens when faith is misplaced and light becomes darkness?

The Deacon of Wounds

Blood Bowl gets two new additions from Forge World.

Skrull Halfheight is an Undead Dwarf which is rare but one that specializes in passing!? Skrull Halfheight can play for Sylvanian Spotlight and World’s Edge Superleague teams.

Skrull Halfheight

Gretchen Wächter is coming as well and she’ll deliver the hits easily slipping through the smallest gaps to sack the ball carrier.

Gretchen Wächter

The Death Guard Arrives for Pre-Order Next Week Plus Necromunda, Night Lords, Lord of the Rings, and more!

After being delayed, Nurgle‘s chosen, the Death Guard, arrive for Warhammer 40,000 in next week’s pre-order.

Codex: Death Guard has arrived and it’s full of lore, art, and the rules you need to spread death and disease across the battlefield of the 40K universe. You can choose between two editions with the collector’s edition featuring a soft-touch cover and foil blocking.

Also available will be Datacards for the Death Guard to help you focus and keep track of your force.

Death Guard Datacards

There’ll also be easier ways to build your forces. A new Combat Patrol will be available. It features Typhus, Herald of Nurgle, Plague Marines, Poxwalkers, and a Biologus Putrifier.

Death Guard Combat Patrol

With the old also comes something new with the Lord of Virulence. This leader is protected by Terminator armor and will spread disease with a plague spewer.

Lord of Virulence

You’ll also be able to add to the battlefield with the Miasmic Malignifier. It doesn’t just look on the table, it’ll also help the Contagions of Nurgle spread even further.

Miasmic Malignifier

Some other models get repackaged as well.

The Chosen of Mortarion are three models that were featured in the previous edition of Warhammer 40K’s starter box.

Chosen of Mortarion

You can also show off your allegiance to Nurgle with the Contamination Corps Collection that includes everything above in one package and some signed artwork as well.

Contamination Corps Collection

But, if you need to spread disease even further, you can expand your force with a box of Poxwalkers.

Poxwalkers

You can travel from the future to the fantasy world of Middle Earth as well with some releases for the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game. Returning releases include Frodo, Sam, and Gollum, Haldir, Gildor Inglorion and Glorfindel, Black Riders, Dead Marsh Spectres, and Barrow-wights.

Necromunda gets a release in Phyrr Cats for House Escher.

Phyrr Cats

Forge World has releases with the Contekar Terminators for the Night Lords.

Contekar Terminators

Black Library also has some releases to flesh out the various worlds.

The second novella in the Siege of Terra series, Fury of Magnus arrives as a hardback book, ebook, and MP3 audiobook.

Fury of Magnus

Dan Abnett‘s short story collection Lord of the Dark Millennium arrives in paperback.

Lord of the Dark Millennium

Book 5 in the Siege of Terra series gets a limited edition hardback with Mortis.

Mortis

Alpharius: Head of the Hydra is the next in The Horus Heresy: Primarchs series. It gets a numbered limited edition hardback.

Alpharius: Head of the Hydra

Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm and Warcry Invade Games Workshop’s Pre-Orders Next Week

Descend into Direchasm as the latest season of Warhammer Underworlds goes up for pre-order on December 5. Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm features everything you need to play including two warbands and two read-to-play decks, boards, dice, and tokens. You’ll be able to do battle with Myari’s Purifiers, a band of Lumineth Realm-lords who are trying to calm the mountain to prevent it from fully awakening. The Hedonites of the Dread Pageant are searching for Slaanesh but have found enjoyment from feeding on the mountain’s primal emotions.

There’s also more to customize your games including Order and Chaos themed dice packs, a set of tokens, and a deck box to protect your objective and power cards.

You can also dive further into the world of Direchasm with a short anthology from Black Library. The book features 11 tales of nightmare clashes in the depths of the the mountain. The hardback edition of the anthology also features three power cards to use featuring alternative-art of cards from the Core set.

There are more fantasy clashes ahead for the weekend pre-orders. Warcry gets new books, dice, and sets to do battle with.

You’ll be able to order four brand-new books that dive into the Grand Alliances and their warriors. Each includes lists of the leaders, fighters, and monsters available to the factions. They also feature thematic background tables for each warband, and campaigns to help test your skills in battle. You can choose from:

  • Agents of Chaos
  • Bringers of Death
  • Harbingers of Destruction
  • Sentinels of Order

There’ll also be new themed dice for each book in colors for each Grand Alliance.

If you’re looking for Warbands, Games Workshop has you covered with four new releases. The Khainite Shadowstalkers and Scions of the Flame were recently in the Warcry: Catacombs boxed set and are available on their own now.

The Legions of Nagash and Sylvaneth boxes each package Warhammer: Age of Sigmar models for use in Warcry as new warbands.

The Tome of Champions 2020 is a 112-page book with new rules for open, narrative, and match play, including multiplayer pit fights, new fated quests, and challenge battles. There’s also a narrative campaign set in the city of Soroth Kor. The book will be a little delayed in North America and will go on pre-order on December 12th for the US and Canada.

Tome of Champions 2020

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, Black Library has you covered. Ephrael Stern: The Heretic Saint, and the classic Space Wolves graphic novel Lone Wolves gets a new lease of life in a full-color hardback!

And, if you’re looking for something a bit different, Black Library has a new Space Marine Legions pin badge set and Character Cloth Patches. They make great stocking stuffers.

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