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.
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.
Games Workshop has multiple pre-order releases today for Adeptus Titanicus. Swear your allegiance to the Emperor or the Warmaster with this new expansion!
Adeptus Titanicus: The Defence of Ryza
This new expansion takes us to the forge world of Ryza as the forces of the traitor Fabricator-General, Kelbor-Hal, attack, Ryza’s defenders prepare to sell their lives dearly for their world.
This new expansion includes an overview of the defence of Ryza, background and rules fo six Titan Legions and six Knight Houses, three allegiances for Titan Legions and four for Knight Houses, rules for creating your own Titan Legions, and so much more.
Adeptus Titanicus: Cerastus Knights Acheron & Castigator
Cerastus Knights are employed as weapons of extermination, designed to inspire fear in their foes.
This plastic kit allows you to assemble four Cerastus Knights. Two of these war machines are Cerastus Knights Acheron, armed with Acheron chainfists and Acheron pattern flame cannons. The other two are Cerastus Knights Castigator, which each wield a Castigator warblade and Castigator pattern bolt cannon.
Adeptus Titanicus: The Defence of Ryza Stratagem Cards
The Adeptus Titanicus: The Defence of Ryza Stratagem Cards contain 26 Statagems from the Adeptus Titanicus expansion The Defence of Ryza.
Contents include 15 Crusade Legio-specific Stratagem cards for use in creating your own Titan Legion (in conjunction with the rules in The Defence of Ryza), 5 Experimental Warfare Stratagem cards, and 6 Tricks and Tactics Stratagem cards.
Aconyte Books is the book publishing imprint of Asmodee Entertainment, a game company that is leveraging its IP for a range of new prose novels.
The publisher had previously announced a partnership with Marvel for a series of prose novels and it has now revealed the initial lineup which launches in Fall 2020.
Legends of Asgard: Set in the legendary realm of Asgard and rich in Norse-inspired mythology, these fantastical stories celebrate heroism, adventure, fate, honor, and myth. Raise a flagon of ale and enjoy tales of the extraordinary exploits of heroes and heroines from the Ten Realms.
Marvel Heroines:These captivating stories feature some of Marvel’s best-loved female characters, some just coming to understand their powers for the first time and others firmly established among the ranks of legendary Super Heroes.
Xavier’s Institute:These novels follow the young members of the New Charles Xavier School for Mutants. Expect stories of adventure, defiance, and growth as these characters explore their abilities and their place in the world.
Marvel Untold:These tales round up the best villains, magic-wielding heroes, and more from the furthest corners of the Marvel Universe. Whether it’s seeing a famous confrontation from a different perspective or exploring a piece of a character’s backstory that we’ve never seen before, these novels will bring these stories out into the light of day.
FALL 2020 PUBLICATION SCHEDULE
Legends of Asgard
The Head of Mimir
Richard Lee Byers
Liberty & Justice for All
The Harrowing of Doom
Legends of Asgard
The Sword of Surtur
C L Werner
DOMINO: STRAYS by Tristan Palmgren
[Marvel Heroines] Sharp-witted, luck-wrangling mercenary Domino takes on both a dangerous cult and her own dark past, in this explosive introduction to the new series of Marvel prose novels.
The job: infiltrate a Chicago conman’s cult to liberate some brainwashed twins. For former X-Force operative Domino, that’s a “hell no”. Fanatics are bad news. She still has nightmares about Project Armageddon, the super-soldier program that wrecked her life and destroyed her family. If only she’d had someone to help her back then, someone… like her. It’s a total pain in the ass, but maybe it is time to finally face those demons. With her probability manipulating superpowers she can turn even the worst of situations to her advantage.
Pub Date: Oct 6th, 2020 Trade paperback • ISBN 978-1-83908-050-0 • US$16.95 • CAN$22.95 • UK£8.99 Ebook • ISBN 978-1-83908-051-7 • US$9.95 • CAN$13.95 • UK£7.99
THE HEAD OF MIMIR by Richard Lee Byers
[Legends of Asgard] The young Heimdall must undertake a mighty quest to save Odin – and all of Asgard – in the first heroic fantasy novel set in Marvel’s incredible Legends of Asgard.
It is a dark time for Asgard. The Allfather is trapped in a bewitched Odinsleep, inspiring an all-out assault from the Frost Giants. They evade the gods’ defenses with uncommon ease as if guided by augury. Heimdall, a quick-witted young warrior still finding his place amongst Asgard’s defenders, believes it no coincidence that Odin lies enchanted and that the Giants are so well-informed. Sneaking into Odin’s inner chambers, he discovers that the severed head of Mimir, a great source of wisdom, is missing. Accompanied by his sister, Lady Sif, Heimdall must quest across the Ten Realms to retrieve it, lest mighty Asgard fall.
Pub Date: Oct 6th, 2020 Trade paperback • ISBN 978-1-83908-054-8 • US$16.95 • CAN$22.95 • UK£8.99 Ebook • ISBN 978-1-83908-055-5 • US$9.95 • CAN$13.95 • UK£7.99
LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL by Carrie Harris
[Xavier’s Institute] Two exceptional students face their ultimate test when they answer a call for help, in the first thrilling Xavier’s Institute novel, focused on the daring exploits of Marvel’s mutant heroes.
As part of their training at the New Charles Xavier Institute, Triage and Tempus are allowed to attempt their first solo flying mission. Some way into their mission, they pick up an urgent SOS message – Sentinels are attacking a superpowered mutant, who is struggling to protect an injured politician. When they abandon their lesson and answer the call, however, the identity of both will cause the two young X-Men far more problems than they bargained for.
Pub Date: Nov 3rd, 2020 Trade paperback • ISBN 978-1-83908-058-6 • US$16.95 • CAN$22.95 • UK£8.99 Ebook • ISBN 978-1-83908-059-3 • US$9.95 • CAN$13.95 • UK£7.99
THE HARROWING OF DOOM by David Annandale
[Marvel Untold] Our thrilling new line bringing new tales of Marvel’s Super Heroes and villains begins with the infamous Doctor Doom risking all to steal his heart’s desire from the very depths of Hell.
Notorious villain Doctor Victor von Doom has finally found a solution for his oldest obsession: rescuing his mother’s soul from the clutches of Hell. An alliance with the reclusive sage, Maria von Helm, has provided the key to Doom’s latest invention. Fusing their super-science and sorcery, Doom has created the Harrower, a device that will open a rift and wrench his mother’s soul from the netherworld. Back in the human world, however, rebel forces threaten to overrun Latveria and topple its dark leader – and revolution couldn’t come at a more dangerous time than when the gates of Hell itself have been unlocked.
Pub Date: Dec 1st, 2020 Trade paperback • ISBN 978-1-83908-052-4 • US$16.95 • CAN$22.95 • UK£8.99 Ebook • ISBN 978-1-83908-053-1 • US$9.95 • CAN$13.95 • UK£7.99
THE SWORD OF SURTUR by C L Werner
[Legends of Asgard] The God of War must explore a terrifying realm of eternal fire to reclaim his glory, in this epic fantasy novel of one of Odin’s greatest heroes.
Tyr, God of War and elder brother of Thor, embarks on a quest to seal his place at Odin’s side. Spurred on by loyal young Bjorn Wolfbane and the bewitching Lorelai, the trio set out to steal a sliver of Twilight, the sword of the fire giant Surtur, who will one day bring about Ragnarok and destroy Asgard. But the fiery realm of Muspelheim is fraught with volcanic trolls, lava Kraken, and Surtur’s brood of murderous warriors. Tyr must overcome both his own feelings and the motives of his allies, or risk triggering the apocalypse and cursing his name forever.
Pub Date: Dec 1st, 2020 Trade paperback • ISBN 978-1-83908-037-1 • US$16.95 • CAN$22.95 • UK£8.99 Ebook • ISBN 978-1-83908-038-8 • US$9.95 • CAN$13.95 • UK£7.99