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Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Warhammer 40K Battleforces, the final Cursed City expansion, Necromunda, and more arrive!

If you’re looking to start or expand your Warhammer 40K forces, next week is a great opportunity with the release of this year’s Battleforce boxes.

Adepta Sororitas – Sanctorum Guard

The Sisters of Battle are bringing their praises of the Emperor with this boxed set. It features Morvenn Vahl, six Paragon Warsuits, five Celestian Sacresants, and Battle Sisters Squad (which can be built as Celestians or Dominions).

Retail value: $320

Adepta Sororitas – Sanctorum Guard

Adeptus Custodes – Watchers of The Gate

The Emperor’s warriors, the Adeptus Custodes are represented with the Watchers of The Gate. Captain-General Trajann Valoris leads three Vertus Praetors on Dawneagle jetbikes (which can also build a Shield Captain), three Allarus Custodians (which can build a Shield-Captain and a Vexilus Praetor), and it mostly features 15 Custodian Guard which can be built as Shield Captains and Vexilus Praetors.

Retail value: $282

Adeptus Custodes – Watchers of The Gate

Adeptus Mechanicus – Elimination Maniple

Belisarius Cawl commands the Adeptus Mechanicus in this set which contains a pair of Kastelan Robots with Cybernetic Datasmith handler, six Kataphron Destroys (or Breachers), and a unit of Skitarii Vanguard which can be built as Rangers.

Retail value: $310

Adeptus Mechanicus – Elimination Maniple

Imperial Knights – Chainbreaker Lance

The Imperial Knights feature an intriguing box. Knight Preceptor Canis Rex leads two ranged Helverins and two close-range Warglaives.

Retail value: $340

Imperial Knights – Chainbreaker Lance

Death Guard – Council of The Death Lord

Mortarion, Daemon Primarch of Nurgle is front and center for this box. It also features five Brightlord Terminators and 14 Plague Marines.

Retail value: $330

Death Guard – Council of The Death Lord

Thousand Sons – Court of The Crimson King

Magnus the Red leads this Battleforce with three Exalted Sorcerors and 20 Rubric Marines. Not a Tazangor in sight!

Retail value: $340

Thousand Sons – Court of The Crimson King

Imperial Fists – Bastion Strike Force

Tor Garadon commands this force that features three Primaris Aggressors, 15 Heavy Intercessors, as well as Imperial Fists Primaris Upgrades and transfers.

Retail value: $319

Imperial Fists – Bastion Strike Force

Raven Guard – Ravenstrike Battleforce

The Raven Guard strike in this box led by Chapter Master Kayvaan Shrike. Also features is a Librarian in Phobos Armor, 10 Primaris Reivers, two Invictor Tactical Warsuits, and three Eliminators. There are also Raven Guard transfer sheets.

Retail value: $349

Raven Guard – Ravenstrike Battleforce

In a surprise, the Adeptus Mechanicus – Technoarcheologist is finally getting a release on its own. Originally released in the Escalation expansion for Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress, this is your chance to get this HQ choice that’s been hard to find up to this point!

 Adeptus Mechanicus – Technoarcheologist

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City – Nemesis is the final expansion to Warhammer Quest: Cursed City and is a web exclusive. Nemesis features new quests, new enemies, and more! You’ll need the previous expansion and required miniatures to play.

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City – Nemesis

Necromunda gets a load of releases to help you dominate the Underhive and Ash Wastes.

Escher Cutters will have you speeding across the ash wastes in skimmers. The kit includes four machines that Leaders, Champions, and Prospects can ride. Options include heads, hair, and a choice of twin-linked heavy stubbers, grenade launchers, or plasma guns.

Escher Cutters

Go all in with Escher and also get Escher Tactics Cards and Ash Wastes Dice. There’s one for vehicles and another for battles in the underhive. Each contain 18 Escher specific cards and eight blank cards. The Tactics Cards contain new cards to use in the ash wastes, while the Escher Gang Tactics set is a reprint of a previous set, and the eight Escher-themed dice are coloured in stylish purple with luxurious golden ink. You get three regular D6s, three Necromunda injury dice, an ammo die, and a scatter die.

Escher Tactics Cards and Ash Wastes Dice

Forge World will release Athera, Blade of the Matriarch. Escher gangs can petition her for help with her master-crafted chainaxe. Athera is accompanied into battle by her grumpy Caryatid, Stix, who has the prescience to help them both avoid harm.

Athera, Blade of the Matriarch

There’s also the Escher Shivver and Apprentice Clan Chymist. They’re a pair of specific Hangers-on. One can see into the future and the other reduces the choice of Chem-Alchemy Elixirs. Or maybe even turn deceased Matriarchs and Gang Queens into Death Maidens!

Escher Shivver and Apprentice Clan Chymist

You can make your gang unique with the Escher Ash Wastes Upgrades. It features 10 new heads, 10 backpacks, and 10 flasks.

Escher Ash Wastes Upgrades

It’s not all Escher. Gorshiv Hammerfist is a massive slab of meat armed with power hammers named Wrack and Ruin. Add some muscle to your Goliath Gang!

Gorshiv Hammerfist

If you’ve got the credits, the Underhive Traders are here to do business. They’re versed in the art of the deal and you get three figures in the pack.

Underhive Traders

Head out to the Ash Wastes with the Chronos Pattern Ironcrawler. This tracked beast features some hefty armor and blends plastic and resin.

Chronos Pattern Ironcrawler

From Black Library

The Gotrek Gurnisson Collection rounds up all of Darius Hinks’ stories of Gotrek in the Mortal Realms in one lavish release, presented in a very fancy slipcase. There’s even a bonus, the never-before-seen story included – The Crown of Karak-Khazar – making it a must for every Gotrek superfan.

The Gotrek Gurnisson Collection

12 Tales of Christmas eShorts Subscription features stories by Danie Ware, Mike Brooks, Richard Strachan, David Annandale, and more will be released every other day from the 2nd of December until the 24th. You can get these 12 eShorts for the price of 10 if you sign up for the full subscription too.

12 Tales of Christmas eShorts Subscription

Hammers of Sigmar: First Forged by Richard Strachan has Lord-Celestant Vandus Hammerhand leading a group of warriors across the Great Parch to tackle an old foe that will test even the First Forged to their limits.

Hammers of Sigmar: First Forged

Heirs of The Emperor is an anthology that collects 27 short stories from 17 authors, including five that have never been in print.

Heirs of The Emperor

You’ll be able to get audiobooks for Gods of Mars, Orcslayer, and Rynn’s World.

Gods of Mars, Orcslayer, and Rynn’s World

And finally, Mortarion: Der Fahle König is a new German Black Library release.

Mortarion: Der Fahle König

Games Workshop Pre-Order Previews: Age of Sigmar Battleforces, Warcry, and new Dungeon Bowl!?

Games Workshop is gearing up for the holiday season with its first wave of Battleforces along with new Warcry and a surprise Blood Bowl release. See what’s coming to pre-orders next week.

Daughters of Khaine: Khainite Slaughter-Coven

Spill blood with this box! It features a Slaughter Queen on Cauldron of Blood (which can be built as a Bloodwrack Shrine or a Hag Queen on Cauldron of Blood), five Melusai Blood Sisters (who can be built as Blood Stalkers), five Khinerai Heartrenders (who can be built as Lifetakers), five Doomfire Warlocks, and 10 Witch Aelves (who can be built as Sisters of Slaughter).

Retail value: $302

Daughters of Khaine: Khainite Slaughter-Coven

Orruk Warclans: Kruleboyz Swamp-Lurkers

Step out the swamp with Swampboss Skumdrekk and Gobsprakk, the Mouth of Mork (who can also be built as a Snatchaboss on Sludgeraker Beast and Killaboss on Corpse-rippa Vulcha, respectively). They lead three Man-Skewer Boltboyz and 10 Gutrippaz.

Retail value: $165

Orruk Warclans: Kruleboyz Swamp-Lurkers

Gloomspite Gitz: Stampeding Squigalanche

The Squiqalanche consists of a Loonboss on Giant Cave Squig, two Mangler Squigs (who can be ridden by Loonbosses), 10 Squig Hoppers (who can be assembled as Boingrot Bounders), and a 12-strong Squig Herd.

Retail value: $228

Gloomspite Gitz: Stampeding Squigalanche

Skaven: The Verminous Host

It features Grey Seer on Screaming Bell (which can also be built as a Plague Priest on Plague Furnace), a Warlock Bombardier, three Stormfiends, a whopping 40 Clanrats, and 40 Plague Monks.

Retail value: $338

Skaven: The Verminous Host

Nighthaunt: Legion Of Grief

You’ll haunt the table with Lady Olynder, Mortarch of Grief, a Black Coach, 10 Bladeghast Revenants, 10 Dreadscythe Harridans, and 10 Grimghast Reapers.

Retail value: $330

Nighthaunt: Legion Of Grief

Sylvaneth: Revenant Wargrove

Featuring Drycha Hamadreth leads two Treelords (which can alternatively be built as a Spirit of Durthu or a Treelord Ancient), 10 Spite-Revenants (which can be built as Tree-Revenants), and 16 Sylvaneth Dryads.

Retail value: $210

Sylvaneth: Revenant Wargrove

Stormcast Eternals: Thunderstrike Spearhead

You’ll get a Knight-Relictor, three heavily armed Annihilators, 10 Vanquishers, and 10 Vigilors armed with stormcaller bows. Finally, there’s a pair of swift and deadly Stormdrake Guards (one of which can alternately be built as a Knight-Draconis).

Retail value: $325

Stormcast Eternals: Thunderstrike Spearhead

Originally available in the Arcane Cataclysm boxed set, you can how get the Curseling, Eye of Tzeentch.

Curseling, Eye of Tzeentch

Scinari Enlightener joins the ranks of the Lumineth Realm-lords. Bring some immense magical power to the tabletop.

Scinari Enlightener

Warcry gets some big releases starting with Warcry: Sundered Fate. The Jade Obelisk or on a mission and the Hunters of Huanchi aren’t happy with the desecration. The boxed set features 23 miniatures, terrain, a gaming board, warband tome, fighter and ability cards, battleplan cards, and rules to play!

If you want some scenery, there’s also the Ravaged Lands: Gnarlwood Watchcamp. It collects a grisly glade of Ghurish terrain first released in Warcry: Heart of Ghur.

Ravaged Lands: Gnarlwood Watchcamp

The Horns of Hashut are coming! The 10 miniatures, including Ruinators, Demolishers – one of whom is armed with the deadly Flamehurler – and Shatterers. They’re also usable in Slaves to Darkness armies for Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

Horns of Hashut

Maybe the Rotmire Creed are more your thing? This warband contains a Witherlord, a Bloated One, two Carrion Catchers, and six Mirefolk Outcasts. The Rotmire Creed can also serve as a sneaky vanguard unit for the Maggotkin of Nurgle in Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

Rotmire Creed

Warband Tome: Rot and Ruin is a 64-page book containing the background information for the Horns of Hashut and the Rotmire Creed. There are also quests for both warbands and two campaign arcs.

Warband Tome: Rot and Ruin

The original Warcry warbands are returning. You can pick up all of the original eight warbands from the eight Mortal Realms, plus the spidery Tarantulos Brood, the brutish Darkoath Savagers, and Khainite Shadowstalkers. These updated boxes don’t include fighter or ability cards, all those rules are free to download. And you can use them in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar!

There’s also returning Warcry Monsters! Use them in games of Warcry or as part of your Slaves to Darkness armies.

Warcry Monsters

There’s also four dice packs coming. One for each of the Horns of Hashut, the Rotmire Creed, the Hunters of Huanchi, and the Jade Obelisk warbands.

In a bit of a surprise, Dungeon Bowl: Death Match is coming! This first expansion for Dungeon Bowl pits the College of Death against the College of Life in an almighty clash between two teams of mixed players, new Dungeon Tiles, tokens, and more.

Dungeon Bowl: Death Match

Blood Bowl Spike! Presents: 2022 Almanac! will be available as a hardback or ePub collecting the Norse and Amazon issues of Spike!. There’s also rules for eight new star players.

Blood Bowl Spike! Presents: 2022 Almanac!

Warhammer: The Horus Heresy gets upgrade packs.

The Night Lords MKVI Legion Upgrades features helmets, heads, and shoulder pads.

Flesh is weak, so upgrade your force with the Iron Hands MKVI Legion Upgrades.

Sanguinius: The Great Angel (Special Edition) is written by Chris Wraight and features gold page edges, leather-effect covers, and more. You can also get it in the standard hardback, eBook, or audio editions.

The Soul Drinkers Omnibus II by Ben Counter continues the saga collecting books four, five, and six, along with a novella.

The Soul Drinkers Omnibus II

Hallowed Ground by Richard Strachan is a family affair for the ven Densts, as Gloria sets off on her father’s trail in the aftermath of the great siege led by Kragnos, in order to discover a dark secret that spells doom for the city of Excelsis.

Hallowed Ground

Get the 12 Tales of Christmas eShorts Subscription, 12 eShorts from a range of Black Library writers.

12 Tales of Christmas eShorts Subscription

Mortarion: Le Roi Blême is the French edition of Mortarion: The Pale King.

Mortarion: Le Roi Blême

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Cadia Stands while Goffs Rock

With the teases increasing recently, it’s not surprising that Cadia and the Astra Militarum are the center of this coming week’s pre-orders from Games Workshop.

The Cadia Stands: Astra Militarum Army Set launches the update to the Astra Militarum. It features 28 new miniatures. That includes 20 Cadian Shock Troops, a five-man Cadian Command Squad, a Sentinel with Armoured and Sentinel configurations, and two Field Ordnance teams.

The box also features an exclusive copy of Codex: Astra Militarum and 63 datacards.

The box will have a 13-day pre-order window coming to shelves on Black Friday.

Cadia Stands: Astra Militarum Army Set

Are you ready to rock? Then the Ork Goff Rocker is for you. This year’s Christmas miniature is the Goff Rocker updating the classic trio of models. Of course, he’ll be getting some mini-games so you can bring him to the tabletop.

Ork Goff Rocker

Coming from Forge World is the Doom Scythe Squadron. The Doom Scythe and Night Scythe kits are getting repacked into a single set that can make both of these deadly Necron flying machines. Rules for fielding Doom Scythes and Night Scythes can be found in the Aeronautica Imperialis Companion.

 Doom Scythe Squadron

White Dwarf Issue 482 features a Warcry battle report, a guide to painting Leagues of Votann, and an Army of Renown for the Necrons. There’s also a lot more!

White Dwarf Issue 482

Coming from Black Library is Cadian Blood (Special Edition). Written by Aaron Demski-Bowden this special edition is limited to 2,000 copies and comes with a red cloth cover, blue ribbon bookmark, and signed by the author. An audiobook version will be available too.

Dan Abnett‘s Gaunt’s Ghosts: The Victory Part 2 (Paperback & eBook) includes the novels The Warmaster and Anarch, and the short stories This is What Victory Feels Like (Forever the Same) and From There to Here.

Gaunt’s Ghosts: The Victory Part 2

Krieg by Steve Lyons comes to paperback for the first time. It pits the Death Korps of Krieg against Tyranids and Orks.

Krieg

Witchbringer by Steven B. Fischer is out in paperback and ebook. On the eve of becoming a Primaris Psyker, a former Cadian Captain has a powerful premonition about her former regiment.

Witchbringer

Coming in hardbook and ebook is Da Gobbo’s Demise by Denny Flowers. Redsnot is proud of his position as least-worst grot, so when Runtherd Killaskun dies, he thinks it’s his chance to really show his mettle. Unfortunately for Redsnot, Da Red Gobbo has swooped in to usurp him!

Da Gobbo’s Demise

Battle of the Fang is coming to audiobook.

Battle of the Fang

Warhammer Age of Sigmar Characters eShorts celebrates a week of daily eshorts with five stories taking on characters new and old.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar Characters eShorts

France and Germany are getting in on the Astra Militarum fun too. Cadian Blood is coming out in French paperback and eBook, while Steel Tread is coming out in French and German paperback and eBook. Can the dysfunctional crew of a Leman Russ Demolisher survive a death-or-glory charge under the light of the Great Rift?

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Slaves to Darkness and more arrive for Age of Sigmar plus Horus Heresy, Necromunda, and more!

It’s a pretty big pre-order week for Age of Sigmar and Horus Heresy next week as Games Workshop has revealed what’s coming.

The Slaves to Darkness Army Set is the big item delivering a new battletome and lots of new figures. It features 14 new miniatures including a Daemon Prince, 10 Chaos Chosen, and three Ogroid Theridons. It also includes a special edition of the Slaves to Darkness battletome featuring rules you need to field your army. There are also Warscroll Cards, 28 Enhancement Cards, and 34 tokens to keep track of special rules.

That’s not the only force to be reconned with. Battletome: Ogor Mawtribes will also be available to order. It features the rules you need to field this force and you can choose between the regular edition or the limited edition that’ll only have 500 copies worldwide.

Battletome: Ogor Mawtribes

The Vanguard: Ogor Mawtribes is an easy want to start or expand your force. It features a Tyrant, six Ogor Gluttons, two Mournfangs, four Leadbelchers, and an Ironblaster which can be built as a Gnoblar Scraplauncher.

Vanguard: Ogor Mawtribes

The Bloodpelt Hunter hunts large creatures in the Mortal Realms. They sneak into position hunting with their skullshatter crossbow, impaling spear, or hacker-axe and meatblade.

Bloodpelt Hunter

Maneaters will actually eat anybody. The mercenaries can be added to Battle with the Ex-mercenary Command Trait.

Maneaters

Keep track of your rules with the Ogor Mawtribes Warscroll Cards that feature 28 cards and 34 tokens.

Ogor Mawtribes Warscroll Cards

Ogor Mawtribes Dice features 20 six-sided dice themed around the army.

Ogor Mawtribes Dice

And if neither of those armies is your thing, Vanguard: Sylvaneth will help you grow your force. It includes a Branchwych, three deadly Kurnoth Hunters, and five Tree-Revenants that can be assembled as Spite-Revenants. Finally, there’s a Treelord that can be a Treelord Ancient or a Spirit of Durthu.

Vanguard: Sylvaneth

Finally, there’s the Sons of Behemat Warscroll Cards which contains 12 reference cards as well as tokens to help keep track of your game.

Sons of Behemat Warscroll Cards

Warhammer: The Horus Heresy has a lot of releases as well.

Liber Imperium – Forces of the Emperor Army Book covers the Imperial army including Solar Auxilia, as well as the Sisters of Silence, Legio Custodes, and the seven deadly Clades of the Officio Assassinorum.

Liber Imperium – Forces of the Emperor Army Book

The Officio Assassinorum has three new agents for the battlefield. The Clade Venenum Assassin tailors its venom for maximum lethality. The Clade Vanus Infocyte Assassin misdirects enemies. Finally, the Clade Adamus Assassin updates the classic Assassin butchering opponents with its blades in combat.

The Solar Auxilia Tank Crew adds extra firepower and features two pintle-mounted multi-lasers and a pintle-mounted heavy flamer.

Solar Auxilia Tank Crew

Solar Auxilia Surgeon-Primus Aevos Jovan and Medicae Orderlies bring their surgical skills to the battlefield. The set features Jovan, his staff of two medical orderlies, and an unfortunate wounded soldier strapped to an auto-gurney.

Solar Auxilia Surgeon-Primus Aevos Jovan and Medicae Orderlies

Solar Auxilia Rapier Batteries provide fire support to Solar Auxilia armies. Rapier Batteries can have gravis multi lasers or quad launchers. The kit features two crew.

Solar Auxilia Rapier Batteries

Upgrade kits continue and now it’s Iron Hands Upgrades! Grab shoulder pads for your Mark II, Mark IV, and Cataphractii Terminators, and some Mark III torsos for your X Legion warriors.

There’s also the Night Lords Upgrades. Upgrade your Mark II and Mark III Space Marines with shoulder pads, and your Mark IV troops with torsos.

Necromunda gets some releases as well!

Goliath Vehicle Gang Tactics features 26 cards including 8 blank cards.

Goliath Vehicle Gang Tactics

Add some scenery with the Promethium Tanks Refuelling Station. They’re solid objectives for the games and can be assembled in multiple ways. You can also use them to refuel your scare weapons in the game!

Promethium Tanks Refuelling Station

If you want yours portable, then get the Promethium Tanks on Cargo-8 Ridgehauler Trailer. It’s compatible with the Cargo-8 Ridgehauler and great for scenarios.

Promethium Tanks on Cargo-8 Ridgehauler Trailer

Goliath Ash Wastes Upgrades will help your gang survive the wasteland. It features alternate heads and optional equipment. The backpacks are designed to be used with the Goliath Gang kit.

Goliath Ash Wastes Upgrades

Black Library has a few releases.

Shadowsun: The Patient Hunter is a new novel by Phil Kelly. When Death Guard attack the Starside Nexus, Shadowsun must find a way to defeat them. This limited edition hardback is limited to 2,000 copies.

Shadowsun: The Patient Hunter

Only War: Stories from the 41st Millennium features 24 short stories from 21 different authors.

Only War: Stories from the 41st Millennium

Conquest Unbound: Stories from the Mortal Realms features 21 stories from 15 authors set in the world of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar.

Conquest Unbound: Stories from the Mortal Realms

Kragnos: Avatar of Destruction gets a paperback edition and pits the End of Empires against the forces of Order.

Kragnos: Avatar of Destruction

Inferno! Presents: The Emperor’s Finest features 12 short stories and is available in paperback and eBook.

Inferno! Presents: The Emperor’s Finest

The Curse of Khaine gets an audiobook version.

The Curse of Khaine

German editions of Dark Imperium: The Omnibus, Dark Imperium, and Dark Imperium: Plague War are being released.

Finally, if you missed the single issues, you can get the collection of Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle from Marvel Comics!

Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: The Leagues of Votann fully arrive!

It’s been a bit since the army box was released but the Leagues of Votann players won’t have much longer to wait before they can really build out their force. Games Workshop has revealed next week’s pre-orders and the new army dominates.

First up is the Codex: Leagues of Votann. It features 104 pages of lore, rules, everything you need to build your army. You can get the regular or Collector’s Edition which features silver foil.

Codex: Leagues of Votann

A quick way to build your force, you can get the Combat Patrol: Leagues of Votann. You get one Kâhl – buildable as special character Ûthar the Destined as well as 10 Hearthkyn Warriors, three Hernkyn Pioneers, and five Cthonian Beserks.

Combat Patrol: Leagues of Votann

Ûthar the Destined is one of the named characters in the codex and you can get this miniature to lead your force or build a standard Kâhl.

Ûthar the Destined

Grimnyr are the psykers of the force.

Grimnyr

Einhyr Champions are great if you want a bit more of a blunt hammer. The exo-armor delivers a boost to smash the enemies.

Einhyr Champion

And if that’s your playstyle, get the Einhyr Hearthguard who are the League’s finest troops. Also featuring exo-armor they feature powerful weapons.

Einhyr Hearthguard

Brôkhyr Iron-masters tend Kinhost forges. They handle the repair and recovery efforts.

Brôkhyr Iron-master

Brôkhyr Thunderkyn brings heavy firepower to the battlefield with their bolt cannons and graviton blast cannons as well as conversion beamers.

Brôkhyr Thunderkyn

Hearthkyn Warriors are the rank and file warriors bringing bolt and ion weaponry to battle. They’re an essential part of battle in their groups of 20 warriors.

Hearthkyn Warriors

The Hernkyn Pioneers provide maneuverability delivering speed and the option for powerful weapons to deliver hit and run attacks.

Hernkyn Pioneers

Cthonian Beserks are close combat fighters who charge into combat with their mining tools turned weapons.

Cthonian Beserks

The Sagitaur helps transport warriors around. It’ll take two to carry a 10 man Hearthkyn squad to battle where they’re needed.

Sagitaur

The Hekaton Land Fortress is a massive vehicle that delivers damage and soaks it up as well.

Hekaton Land Fortress

May your rolls be blessed with the Leagues of Votann Dice Set. You get 16 dice.

Leagues of Votann Dice Set

Keep track of your force and rules with the Datacards: Leagues of Votann. The 40 cards have Stratagem and psychic powers at your disposal.

Datacards: Leagues of Votann

Warhammer: The Horus Heresy gets new additions to its growing line.

The Deimos Pattern Predator Support Tank is a versatile vehicle and brings the plasma destroyer, magna-melta cannon, flamestorm cannon, heavy conversion beam cannon, and neutron blaster to the battlefield.

Deimos Pattern Predator Support Tank

Available from Forge World for the game are…

Corswain, Paladin of the Ninth Order is a legendary Dark Angels hero.

Corswain, Paladin of the Ninth Order

Death Guard Legion Praetors command their forces with brutal efficiency. They feature a power scythe and power weapon.

Death Guard Legion Praetors

Death Guard MkVI Upgrades make it easier to equip your MkVI Space Marines with the iconography of the Death Guard.

If Blood Angels are more your thing, the Blood Angels MkVI Upgrades will make that force proud and stand out.

Black Library features a few new releases as well.

Eisenhorn: The Omnibus spans nearly 1000 pages and contains Xenos, Malleus, Hereticus, and The Magos, as well as Regia Occulta, Missing in Action, Backcloth for a Crown Additional, and The Keeler Image, all written by Dan Abnett.

Eisenhorn: The Omnibus

The Successors: A Space Marine Anthology follows 12 lesser-known Chapters of Space Marines and will now get a paperback edition.

The Successors: A Space Marine Anthology

The Greater Good comes to audiobook as the Imperium takes on the T’au and Tyranids.

The Greater Good

The Horus Heresy Collection VIII, Dark Imperium, Dark Imperium: Plague War, and Dark Imperium: The Omnibus all get French editions.

There’s also the Black Library Horror Week Subscription. Chilling tales of Warhammer Horror are perfect for Halloween and the bundle has six digital short stories starting October 24th.

Black Library Horror Week Subscription

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Chaos invades! Plus Blood Bowl and Black Library

It’s a week for Warhammer 40K fans after a few light weeks previously with a heavy focus on the Chaos invasion! It’s a big week as Chaos Space Marines get some of the missing units they’ve been waiting for while Codex: Chaos Daemons debuts!

Codex: Chaos Daemons is here! It has everything you need to bring the immaterium to the game table. Each of the four Ruinous Powers has its own collection of datasheets, Relics, Stratagems, Warlord Traits, and psychic powers (except Khorne with that one). Be’lakor’s Army of Renown is also included! Get it in the regular or limited edition version.

Codex: Chaos Daemons

If you want to build your Daemon force quickly, look no further than the new Combat Patrol: Chaos Daemons. Focused on Khorne, it includes 34 miniatures that get you 33 power level. It’s led by a fearsome Bloodmaster, supported by three Bloodcrushers mounted on Juggernauts, 10 slavering Flesh Hounds, and 20 Bloodletters.

Combat Patrol: Chaos Daemons

Bless your rolls by Chaos with the Chaos Daemons Dice. The package comes with 20 six-sided dice in black and white and the Chaos star instead of a 6.

Chaos Daemons Dice

Classic Chaos Daemons returns! These Made to Order figures will be on sale from Saturday the 27th of August until 8am BST on Monday the 5th of September.

You can get Horrors of Tzeentch, Flamers of Tzeentch, Beast of Nurgle, Karanak, the Hound of Vengeance, and The Masque of Slaanesh.

Chaos Space Marines Accursed Cultists feel the power of Chaos. They’re a mix of mortal and daemon and a Troop choice for Chaos Space Marines. Add them to your horrifying horde!

Chaos Space Marines Accursed Cultists

Joining them are the Chaos Space Marines Possessed! They boast increased speed and durability making for pretty tough troops.

Chaos Space Marines Possessed

Blood Bowl gets some releases for the Snotlings! The Snotling Pitch and Dugouts is double-sided and features special rules. There’s also the much improved Snotling Team Dice Set. Finally, keep track of things with the Snotling Team Card Pack.

From Black Library is a limited edition, hardback, ebook, and MP3 version of Echoes of Eternity. The seventh volume of the Siege of Terra series is by Aaron Dembski-Bowden.

Things aren’t looking good as the walls have fallen and the defender’s unity is broken. The Warmaster’s hordes advance forcing the loyalists back. Angron has also achieved immortality as he leads a tide as the warp begins to corrupt Terra. Sanguinius awaits hoping to rally the defenders for one last stand.

The limited edition version is limited to 2,500 copies.

Finally, Warhammer 40,000: Imperium Magazine debuts in French on August 25th. You can get it from select newsagents and specialist stockists or subscribe directly with Hachette.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Age of Sigmar, Black Library, Warcry, Aeronautica Imperialis, and Necromunda!

It’s a little bit of everything this coming week for Games Workshop‘s pre-orders. Black Library and Age of Sigmar get the highlights with the biggest releases of the week.

Drekki Flynt stars in his first full-length novel from Guy Haley The Arkanaut’s Oath! It’ll be available in hardback, ebook, and audiobook and there’s also a new miniature of Drekki Flynt too!

Cado Ezechiar and The Hollow King by John French is the other release. That too is accompanied by a miniature of the character. It’ll be available as a hardbook, ebook, and audiobook.

Arcane Cataclysm will be released for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. It features the Lumineth Realm-lords taking on the Disciples of Tzeentch. The box set features two brand new miniatures – the Scinari Enlightener can share her pain with her enemies while the updated Curseling is a potent fusion (literally) of warrior and mage. Arcane Cataclysm includes five Vanari Bladelords, five Vanari Dawnriders, 10 Vanari Auralan Sentinels, three Tzaangor Enlightened on Discs of Tzeentch, 10 Tzaangors, and 20 Kairic Acolytes. There’s also a campaign booklet, 56-page core rulebook, token sheet, and warscroll cards.

The Skaven Deathmaster is an expert assassin and can now be purchased to attack with its weeping blade!

The Sylvaneth gets The Lady of Vines which can cut down foes with its spear.

Get scenery like the Krondspine Incarnate of Ghur, Cleansing Aqualith, and Megadroth Remains.

For Warcry, the Centaurion Marshal is an ally that any Chaos Warband can field. Or how about adding it to your Age of Sigmar Slaves to Darkness army?

Speaking of Chaos, there are also Chaos Legionnaires for Warcry. Age of Agimsar rules will be coming for them.

Then there’s the Warcry Compendium pulls together the fighter profiles and faction abilities for warbands from Grand Alliance Order, Grand Alliance Destruction, Grand Alliance Death, and Grand Alliance Chaos in a single grand tome. It features over 800 profiles.

Warhammer: The Horus Heresy – Aeronautica Imperialis Rulebook is being released taking your battles to the Age of Darkness. This book provides the complete Aeronautica Imperialis rules and eight classic scenarios to play through, along with complete rules for the Legiones Astartes air fleets, the human pilots of the Divisio Aeronautica, and the Legio Custodes’ deadly Ares Gunship – allowing you to bring dogfights to life in the skies of the Horus Heresy.

You can recreate battles above Vanaheim with the Vanaheim Area of Engagement game board.

How about taking to the skies with the Ares Gunship and a Legio Custodes fleet?

Finally, there are Legiones Astartes Aircraft Cards and Divisio Aeronautica Aircraft Cards to help you keep track of things.

For Necromunda, get the Delaque Spyker which is part spy, part psyker, and all brain! It comes with a fighter card and is just an amazing model.

You can upgrade your Corpse Grinder Cult gang with the Corpse Grinder Weapons Set. There’s a selection of ranged weapons for your Initiates, including a savage harpoon launcher, and vicious close combat weapons for the rest of your gang, such as the rotary flensing saw and chain glaives. There’s also a grisly Cult icon to inspire your gang in battle.

From Black Library there’s Rogal Dorn: The Emperor’s Crusader which gets a limited edition release of 2,500 copies signed by author Gav Thorpe and more!

Blackstone Fortress: Ascension will be released in audiobook for the first time.

More books are being released in French and German including Ghazghkull: Prophet of the Waaagh!, Throne of Light, Luther: First of the Fallen, and Soulslayer.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Chaos descends for Warhammer 40K!

After a few weeks of not a whole lot since the release of the Chaos codex for Warhammer 40K, it looks like the army is finally getting its expected releases. Next week’s pre-orders feature some new figures as well as repackaged figures.

One of the big changes in the Chaos codex was a focus on Chaos Cultists. You’ll be able to build a horde of them with this new release and they can be the needed cannon fodder for the Dark gods.

Chaos Cultists

The Dark Commune is an example of the focus on cannon fodder. A new unit, they’re the most dedicated servants. They lead their devotees into battle bringing all sorts of benefits.

Dark Commune

Bring the skills of the Chosen Chaos Space Marines to the fight. They bring their experience and this customizable unit features alternate heads, accessories, and weapons for you to kit them out with.

Chosen Chaos Space Marines

The Warpsmith debuted a while ago but gets a release to patch up your war machines and taming daemon engines.

Warpsmith

Warpforged features a Venomcrawler and two Obliterators that will help add heavy firepower to your army. This is the surprise that the three are packaged together as opposed to on their own.

Warpforged

Coming for Warhammer: The Horus Heresy is the Leviathan Siege Dreadnought with Drill & Claw Weapons. The behemoth comes with chest-mounted guns and two melee fists which can be built as a siege drill or siege claw.

You can also get the Leviathan Siege Dreadnought Close Combat Weapons Frame if you plan on picking up the Leviathan with ranged weapons. This features two melee fists which can be built as siege drills or siege claws.

Leviathan Siege Dreadnought Close Combat Weapons Frame

From Black Library comes Space Marine Conquests: The Devastation of Baal (Special Edition) by Guy Haley. It returns in a new special edition bound in a luxury black faux-leather cover, inlaid with crimson foil and intricate Blood Angels iconography. The story features 30,000 Space Marines assembled to defend Ball from the Tyranid Hive Fleet Leviathan!

There are more figures coming from McFarlane Toys!

Chaos Space Marines get some focus with the new Black Legion Space Marine or you can make your own with a Chaos Space Marine Artist’s Proof.

If you like to paint up your own, you can also get the Dark Angels Intercessor (Artist’s Proof).

Dark Angels Intercessor (Artist’s Proof)

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Ka’bandha for Horus Heresy, Necromunda, Knights, Kill Team, and more!

Games Workshop has revealed what’s coming next week for pre-order. Kicking things off is Ka’bandha, Daemon General of Signus for Warhammer: The Horus Heresy. The Daemon General is a force of nature who leaves battlefields drenched in blood in the name of Khorne. The miniature is resin and part of the Horus Heresy Character Series. It can be displayed with and without its horned helm. Rules are coming for The Horus Heresy.

For Necromunda, the Ironhead Squat Prospectors get the Vartijan Exo-Driller. With thick armor, it can survive a volley of enemy fire and give it back in return.

Vartijan Exo-Driller

The Knight Questoris gets a release for Warhammer 40,000. They fill a wide variety of roles. The reboxed release can be built into one of the six Imperial Knight variants as well as Canis Rex. Or, how about a Chaos Knight Despoiler?

Knight Questoris

For Kill Team, the Corsair Voidscarred and Chaos Space Marine Legionaries get individual releases. They can also be used for Warhammer 40,000 delivering a dual release.

If you don’t have a copy, you can get the Kill Team: Nachmund rulebook. The softcover book features lore, missions, and cinematic killzone rules.

Kill Team: Nachmund rulebook

How about Warhammer World: Dioramas (Third Edition) – Exhibition Ticket Bundle? Get to see the stunning dioramas on display at Warhammer World in this 88-page book. You also get an all-day, all-access ticket for Warhammer World in Nottingham.

Warhammer World: Dioramas (Third Edition)

Black Library has a lot of releases this week as well.

Vaults of Terra: The Dark City by Chris Wraight is the next volume of the Vaults of Terra series. Interrogator Spinoza finds herself alone and separated from her master – Inquisitor Erasmus Cowl. Available in hardback, eBook, and MP3.

Vaults of Terra: The Dark City

The Vulture Lord – A Zothar Athrabis Novel by Richard Strachan follows a king who has made an eternal pact with Nagash. When tradition is broken, a rebellion begins to take hold. Will the cruel Vulture Lord be able to bring his domain back under his control? Available as hardback, eBook, and MP3.

The Vulture Lord – A Zothar Athrabis Novel

The Rose at War by Dani Ware features eight stories featuring Sister Superior Augusta Santorus of the Order of the Bloody Rose. Available in hardback and eBook.

The Rose at War

Dominion by Darius Hinks comes to paperback for the first time. Amidst the chaotic times of the Era of Beasts, sellsword Niksar Astaboras must decide whether he values his own survival above all else – or if he will rise to defend the threatened domains of Order.

Dominion

The Twice-dead King: Ruin by Nate Crowley comes to paperback and begins the saga of the disgraced Necron Lord Oltyx.

Twice-dead King: Ruin

Thunderstrike & Other Stories is available in MP3. It features works by David Guymer, Gav Thorpe, Darius Hinks, David Annandale, and more.

Thunderstrike & Other Stories

Lupercal’s War: A Horus Heresy Anthology features 21 stories from across the galactic conflict. It comes to MP3.

Lupercal’s War: A Horus Heresy Anthology

German editions of Volpone Glory and Day of Ascension are being released.

French editions of The Twice-dead King: Reign and The Vincula Insurgency: Ghost Dossier 1 are coming as well.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Contrast Paints, Necromunda, Blood Bowl made-to-order, and Horus Heresy!

Games Workshop has revealed what’s coming with next week’s pre-order. For those excited about the expansion of their paint line, you’ll be pleased.

Contrast Paints receive 25 new hues to add to your hobby table. This new round features fiery reds and oranges, icy blues, and vibrant greens and purples.

Contrast Paints

Joining them are Shades. All Shades have been reformatted to flow better into recesses decreasing the amount on flat surfaces. There are also seven new Shade paints being added to the range!

Shades

Also being released is White Scar Spray. It’s a bright white undercoat to start your model. It adds another option from the already existing cool white and creamy base from other sprays.

White Scar Spray

For Necromunda, you can get a Thatos Pattern Hab Modules Transfer Sheet.

Thatos Pattern Hab Modules Transfer Sheet

White Dwarf 478 features expanded rules for terrain in Kill Team and a new series of articles for the new edition of The Horus Heresy!

White Dwarf 478

Blood Bowl gets a trio of Made to Order. Get classic models like trophies, Chaos mutants, and Skaven mutants!

Finally Warhammer: The Horus Heresy gets accessories for Dark Angels and Iron Warriors.

Black Library has one offer, the Soulslayer audiobook, Gotrek’s latest misadventures in the Mortal Realms.

 Soulslayer
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