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Blood Bowl’s Kreek “the Verminator” Rustgouger and Wilhelm Chaney are Available Now

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Two new bruisers are available for pre-order and ready for the Blood Bowl pitch.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger has been revealed and might be the greatest Skaven creation to ever walk the pitch. The monster of a player swings a nugget of warpstone and as per “I’ll Be Back!” will not be sent-off the pitch as per the secret weapon trait for the first time and may continue as part of the game. But, with a fee of 170,000 GP, you’ll need to save up to field him.

Order the figure now for $44.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger

Wilhelm Chaney adds a fast, versatile catcher to your team. But, you’ll need to play Sylvanian Spotlight to take advantage.

You can get Chaney now for $30.

Wilhelm Chaney

The Verminator and Bloodspawn are Coming to Blood Bowl

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Two new bruisers are coming to the Blood Bowl pitch.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger has been revealed and might be the greatest Skaven creation to ever walk the pitch. The monster of a player swings a nugget of warpstone and as per “I’ll Be Back!” will not be sent-off the pitch as per the secret weapon trait for the first time and may continue as part of the game. But, with a fee of 170,000 GP, you’ll need to save up to field him.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger

Khorne is going to clear the pitch easier with the mutated murder monster Bloodspawn. For 160,000 GP you get a strength 5 player with Claws and Mighty Blow as well as Frenzy. This is a beast of a player who will challenge other big guys.

Bloodspawn

Black Templars and Amazon and Khemri Blood Bowl are Up for Order from Games Workshop

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Games Workshop’s pre-orders for this week are here and the Black Templars are front and center. The Black Templars Army Set is available for order starting to bring updated rules for the army to the latest edition. The box set also has a “guarantee” in that all who want one can get one.

The Army set features 13 miniatures, 12 of which are available for the first time in the set. You get the brand-new Emperor’s Champion and Marshal figures to lead and inspire your force. Also included is a Primaris Crusader squad which features four Neophytes, five Initiates, and a Sword Brother. The one not-new figure is a Redemptor Dreadnought.

Also included is a transfer sheet with contains 226 decals to help make your Space Marines look proper before the Emperor. There’s also an early copy of Codex Supplement: Black Templars with an exclusive cover featuring John Blanche artwork. Also included are Black Templar datacards to help better manage your force in battle.

The box office also features a Pre-order Weekend Promise that no Black Templar fans will miss out on. Everyone who wants one can get a hand on a copy.

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Blood Bowl features two Made to Order teams! You’ll have from Saturday, October 9th to Sunday, October 17th to order the teams or miss out on the latest offer.

The Amazons return from Lustria to lay damage on the pitch and score some touchdowns. This set features 12 metal miniatures containing six Tribal Linewomen, one Eagle Warrior Thrower, two Piranha Warrior Catchers, and three Koka Kalim Blitzers.

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Blood Bowl Amazons

Khemri Tomb Kings shuffle their way onto the pitch with up to four Strength-5 Tomb Guardians to smash other teams. This is good because this isn’t a team known for its ball-handling skills. The 12-piece set of metal miniatures includes six Skeleton Linemen, two Anointed Throwers, two Anointed Blitzers, and two Tomb Guardians.

Purchase: Games Workshop

Khemri Tomb Kings

White Dwarf #469 is also be available to pre-order. The issue features Seraphon with a battletome update including rules for matched play and Path to Flory.

Thousand Sons also come to Kill Team with a comprehensive rule set for a Warpcover Kill Team.

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White Dwarf #469

Black Library also features a new release with Siege of Terra: Mortis by John French. The god-machines of the traitorous Legio Mortis and the stalwart Legio Ignatum clash at the Mercury Wall.

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Siege of Terra: Mortis

Black Templars and Two Blood Bowl Made to Order Teams for Next Week from Games Workshop

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Games Workshop has revealed next week’s pre-orders and the Black Templars are up for Warhammer 40,000. The Black Templars Army Set will be available for order starting to bring updated rules for the army to the latest edition.

The Army set features 13 miniatures, 12 of which are available for the first time in the set. You get the brand-new Emperor’s Champion and Marshal figures to lead and inspire your force. Also included is a Primaris Crusader squad which features four Neophytes, five Initiates, and a Sword Brother. The one not-new figure is a Redemptor Dreadnought.

Also included is a transfer sheet with contains 226 decals to help make your Space Marines look proper before the Emperor. There’s also an early copy of Codex Supplement: Black Templars with an exclusive cover featuring John Blanche artwork. Also included are Black Templar datacards to help better manage your force in battle.

The box office also features a Pre-order Weekend Promise that no Black Templar fans will miss out on. Everyone who wants one can get a hand on a copy. More details on how that’ll work will be released later this week.

Blood Bowl features two Made to Order teams! You’ll have from Saturday, October 9th to Sunday, October 17th to order the teams or miss out on the latest offer.

The Amazons return from Lustria to lay damage on the pitch and score some touchdowns. This set features 12 metal miniatures containing six Tribal Linewomen, one Eagle Warrior Thrower, two Piranha Warrior Catchers, and three Koka Kalim Blitzers.

Blood Bowl Amazons

Khemri Tomb Kings shuffle their way onto the pitch with up to four Strength-5 Tomb Guardians to smash other teams. This is good because this isn’t a team known for its ball-handling skills. The 12-piece set of metal miniatures includes six Skeleton Linemen, two Anointed Throwers, two Anointed Blitzers, and two Tomb Guardians.

Khemri Tomb Kings

White Dwarf #469 will also be available to pre-order. The issue features Seraphon with a battletome update including rules for matched play and Path to Flory.

Thousand Sons also come to Kill Team with a comprehensive rule set for a Warpcover Kill Team.

White Dwarf #469

Black Library also features a new release with Siege of Terra: Mortis by John French. The god-machines of the traitorous Legio Mortis and the stalwart Legio Ignatum clash at the Mercury Wall.

Siege of Terra: Mortis

Khorne is Coming to Blood Bowl. Blood for the Blood God! Skulls for the Skull Throne!

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During Gen Con 2021, Games Workshop revealed the Skull-tribe Slaughterers, a new team for Blood Bowl, the game of fantasy football. Folks have been hoping for some solid Blood Bowl reveals and Games Workshop delivered with a new team!

Skull-tribe Slaughterers

The set features 12 players including entirely new positions! The team set features:

6x Bloodborn Marauder Linemen – the team’s core players

Skull-tribe Slaughterers Bloodborn Marauder Linemen

4x Bloodseekers – Berserk champions ready to smash their way through the line.

Skull-tribe Slaughterers Bloodseekers

2x Khorngor – Ferocious Bestigors.

Skull-tribe Slaughterers Khorngors

Frank ‘n’ Stein Enters the Blood Bowl Pitch

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Frank ‘n’ Stein shambles on to the astrogranite and can now be a part of your Blood Bowl team. He can play for Old World Classic and Sylvanian Spotlight teams. He’s a strong, sturdy, and skillful star player to add to your team.

The miniature comes in 7 pieces and is a resin model. You can find rules for Frank ‘n’ Stein in Spike! Journal Issue 11.

He can be yours now for $33.

Frank 'n' Stein Blood Bowl

Frank ‘n’ Stein Gets an Updated Blood Bowl Figure

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Surprisingly, there weren’t any Blood Bowl announcements during Games Workshop‘s week of reveals. Today, the game company dropped something new with a new take on the classic Frank ‘n’ Stein an update on the figure first released for 2nd edition.

Teams have been built around him with Regeneration and Thick Skull keeping him in the game. He also can deliver a brutal block possibly taking out members of the opposing team by adding +1 to the injury roll once per game.

What do you think of the updated look?

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

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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

It’s a Packed Pre-Order Release Week with Warhammer 40,000, Warhammer Underworlds, Blood Bowl, and Lord of the Rings

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Games Workshop has taken a few weeks off for new releases but are back with a week packed with releases that will make the wallet hurt. Check out below for everything you can get starting today.

Expand your Drukhari and Adepta Sororitas with the Piety and Pain box. The campaign box features both armies along with a 32-page campaign book featuring datasheets, missions, Crusade rules, and Theatre of War rules for urban areas.

The Adepta Sororitas army includes five heavy-weapon toting Retributors with a pair of Armorium Cherubs, a heavily armoured Immolator, and a Palatine – a new hero with head and weapons options.

The Drukhari force is a swift Wych Cult warband led by the legendary duellist Lelith Hesperax. The stunning new plastic model of this beloved character is joined by ten Wyches, five winged Scourges, and a Venom.

Piety and Pain

You’ll be able to take advantage of the new codex for the Drukhari which allows you to use your Kabals, Wych Cults, and Haemoculus Covens. It’s everything you need to play. It comes in a regular and collector’s edition.

Drukhari codex

Expand your forces with the Combat Patrol: Drukhari. The box set features 18 plastic models that’s themed around the Kabals. It features an Archon leading 10 Kabalite Warriors and five Incubi into battle with a Raider and Ravager.

Combat Patrol: Drukhari

Along with the new codex you can get the Drukhari datacards and dice.

Also out for Warhammer 40,000 is The Book of Rust, the first act in the War Zone Charadon series.

This campaign book tells the story of the Death Guard invasion of the Charadon sector, home to the vital forge world Metalica. Led by Typhus himself, the followers of Nurgle swarm across the sector, with the Imperium’s defenders standing against them and the piratical Drukhari taking advantage of the anarchy to plunder and pillage.

It features three codex supplements, three armies of Renown, and help to bring together games in a narrative. There’s a regular and collector’s edition.

The Book of Rust

Crusade Mission Pack: Plague Purge adds rules for Crusade games. Designed to work with the rules in The Book of Rust, this expansion includes 24 Crusade missions – six for each game size – along with rules for playing Plague Purge Crusades and a suite of Agendas, Requisitions, and Stratagems. It also includes the basic rules for Warhammer 40,000, making it a handy reference guide while you play.

Crusade Mission Pack: Plague Purge

The Seraphon debuts in Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm with the Starblood Stalkers. The warband mixes strong and agile fighters.

Starblood Stalkers

Expand your games of Blood Bowl with a new field, team card pack, and dice and with a Halfling theme.

Merry and Pippin and Treebeard enter the battle for the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game. It’s the largest kit for the game in years.

Middle-earth fans can also grab a dice set themed around the Ents of Fangorn Forest.

Black Library also has a lot of releases for those who want to spend some time reading. Dan Abnett‘s Ravenor Returned gets a limited edition release. Silent Hunters is a new tale of the vicious Carcharodons Space Marines written by Edoardo Albert. Blood of the Emperor is an anthology of six stories from some of your favorite authors. Finally, Josh ReynoldsManflayer comes to paperback.

Death Zone Returns to Blood Bowl and Brings More OPtions to the Pitch

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Blood Bowl: Death Zone

When it comes to Blood Bowl, the words “Death Zone” have a special meaning. Death Zone has been the title to numerous expansions to the game bringing new rules and ways to play. Games Workshop has revealed Blood Bowl: Death Zone, which will do exactly that for the second season edition.

Blood Bowl: Death Zone is the first major supplement for the game bringing with it a wide variety of rules and additions to the tabletop miniature game.

Within Blood Bowl: Death Zone, coaches will find a variety of Mercenary players. Not as well known as Star Players, they can bring crucial skills to teams to fill in a weak spot on the roster. Mercenary players are in five broad categories with a lot of options.

Also featured within Blood Bowl: Death Zone are new environments to play your matches. You can take your games deep underground or play in a frozen blizzard.

The popular “Sevens” comes to Blood Bowl: Death Zone as well. The game is a fun variant for Blood Bowl perfect to bring in new players, practice, or some fun. Sevens features smaller teams and a smaller pitch. With a “smaller” format, the game is faster to set up and play.

Blood Bowl: Death Zone Sevens

Blood Bowl: Death Zone also features new inducements, options for various types of stadiums, unique balls, special match events, and more!

We’ll have more updates as they’re revealed.

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