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Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Beasts of Chaos, Gloomspite Gitz, and Necromunda, oh my!

Next week’s Games Workshop pre-orders head back to Age of Sigmar with two army releases for the games. Beasts of Chaos and Gloomspite Gitz get some updates and new Battletomes for you to field your armies.

The Battletome: Beasts of Chaos helps deliver anarchy to the battlefield with updated warscrolls, pitched battle profiles, and new Path to Glory rules. You can get a regular edition or a special Limite EDition which features gilt page edges, gold foil blocking, red ribbon page marker, and soft-touch covers. It’s limited to 250 numbered copies, so you’ll need to be quick to get it!

Battletome: Beasts of Chaos

The Beastlord is a new miniature to lead your force. A close combat machine, they have a special hatred of enemy heroes that helps allies whenever going against a rival champion.

 Beastlord

Battletome: Gloomspite Gitz is an updated battletome with full details of the tribe and origins. It has rules for subfactions, relics, and magic, as well as warscrolls, battleplans, and more! Get the regular edition or Limited Edition with fancy features and also limited to just 250 numbered copies!

Battletome: Gloomspite Gitz

The Squigboss with Gnasha-squig is a new Squigboss who can help enhance your squig herds with special fungi making them even more dangerous.

Squigboss with Gnasha-squig

Snarlfang Riders deliver speed updating a classic unit ready to attack with their spears and bows adding a quick punch.

Snarlfang Riders

Vanguard: Beasts of Chaos is a quick and easy way to start your brayherd. It features 10 Gors, 10 Ungors, and 10 Bestigors, backed up by three mighty Dragon Ogors and a Great Bray-Shaman.

Vanguard: Beasts of Chaos

Or kick off your gobbo fun with the Vanguard: Gloomspite Gitz. A cackling Loonboss leads 20 Moonclan Stabbas (who can also be built as Shootas), 10 Squig Hoppers (or Boingrot Bounderz), and three Rockgut Troggoths.

Vanguard: Gloomspite Gitz

Keep track of your force with the Warscroll Cards: Gloomspite Gitz which features 43 reference cards for your Gloomspite Gitz force. There are also two punch-out token sheets to keep track of special abilities and battle tactics.

Warscroll Cards: Gloomspite Gitz

Ash Waste Nomads Herder with Arthromite Duneskuttler features a duo to add your Ash Waste Nomad gangs. This resin set comes with a Herder and one Arthromite Duneskuttler.

Ash Waste Nomads Herder with Arthromite Duneskuttler

From Black Library, Archmage & Other Stories is part of local Warhammer stores’ anniversary celebrations. Ask the manager for more information. It features five stories features works from Evan Dicken, Nate Crowley, Chris Forrester, Sandy Mitchell, and Richard Strachan.

C L Werner‘s Profit’s Ruin comes to audiobook so you can listen on the go!

Profit’s Ruin

Sigismund: The Eternal Crusader (French Edition) brings John French‘s tale to… well.. French!

Sigismund: The Eternal Crusader (French Edition)

Games Workshop reveals its 2023 Store Anniversary Releases

Every year, Games Workshop celebrates the anniversary of each local store. That includes cool swag available only that year. The company has revealed this year’s two miniatures and more that you’ll be able to get!

The Leagues of Votann represent with Kâhl Yôht Grendok. Yôht Grendok is a young up-and-comer of a Kâhl, the war-leaders of the Leagues. He’s armed with a unique, belt-fed Autoch pattern combi-bolter and a forgewrought plasma sword. The character will also receive Warhammer Legends rules allowing for this particular loadout in open, narrative, or matched play!

 Kâhl Yôht Grendok

Torrk Lennsen, Admiral of The First Fleet commands an airship in the Mortal Realms, a storied and hard-bitten veteran in the Age of Sigmar. Torrk is equipped with a mighty skalfhammer and a holstered volley pistol, and comes with a choice of two build options. The helmetless option shows off the Admiral’s battle scars while carrying his helmet, while the other build keeps the helmet in place.

Torrk Lennsen, Admiral of The First Fleet

You can also get Archmage and Other Stories which features five short stories set in the worlds of Warhammer fiction in a nice hardback. It features stories by Evan Dicke, Chris Forrester, Sandy Mitchell, Richard Strachan, and Nate Crowley.

Archmage and Other Stories

There’s also free gifts depending on how much you spend including pin badges, dice bag, metal dice, and more gaming gear!

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Arks of Omen begins with new 40K Battleforces

Games Workshop is kicking off 2023 with a bang! Warhammer 40,000 gets the spotlight with a lot of releases that might shake up the game in the new year.

Arks of Omen begins with its first volume “Abaddon“. The book will be available in standard and collectors’ editions and kicks off a new story. The Despoiler is teaming with the daemon Vashtorr the Arkifane for his latest scheme.

It introduces new rules and missions for Boarding Actions, a new way to play the game.

Arks of Omen

But, to play a game that’s supposed to take place on a spaceship, you’ll need a board to play on. The Boarding Actions Terrain Set allows you to do that quickly. It features two double-sided game boards and 68 pieces of modular terrain.

Boarding Actions Terrain Set

If larger games are your thing, Chapter Approved: Arks of Omen: Grand Tournament Mission Pack will be available. It’s the complete guide to matched play for the first half of 2023. It features revised tournament missions, new and updated secondary objectives for every faction, and a brand-new Detachment that gives even more flexibility when building armies.

Chapter Approved: Arks of Omen: Grand Tournament Mission Pack

What about a new army?

The Scions of Macragge Battleforce box features two heroes, Intercessors, Hellblasters, and Bladeguard Veterans.

Scions of Macragge Battleforce

The White Scars Battleforce, Storm of Chogoris, delivers fast attack action with a Primaris Chaplain on a Bike, two squads of Outriders, two Invader ATVs, and Kor’sarro Khan.

White Scars Battleforce Storm of Chogoris

The March of Iron Strike Force features two Redemptor Dreadnoughts, 10 Intercessors, a Primaris Techmarine, and Iron Father Feirros.

March of Iron Strike Force

The Salamanders Warforged Strike Force features 20 Intercessors, three Eradicators, three Aggressors, and Adrax Agatone.

Salamanders Warforged Strike Force

New Space Marine Heroes is out and features six different Space Marines to collect in blind bags. It’s a random one you’ll get or buy a box and get all six with two extras! You can paint them as any Chapter and you have a choice of helmeted or bare head when you build them.

Space Marine Heroes

It’s not all Space Marines. Show your allegiance to the Black Legion with the Black Legion dice set.

Black Legion dice set

When it comes to Warhammer: The Horus Heresy the Salamanders and Word Bearers get the spotlight. Each gets a Made to Order set with the Salamanders getting five torsos for Mark III armor. The Word Bearers set is designed for Mark IV armor. Both legions get should pads, Mark II and Mark IV for Salamanders and Mark II and Mark III for the Word Bearers.

Blood Bowl gets some releases with the return of two classic characters. Nobbla Blackwart and Scrappa Sorehead are back with two brand-new miniatures to unleash their mayhem on the field. They can play for Badlands Brawl and Underworlds Challenge teams.

Nobbla Blackwart and Scrappa Sorehead

Black Library kicks off the year with some releases.

Mortis, book five in the Siege of Terra series arrives. The book by John French sees Titans and their crews step to the forefront of the story.

Mortis

Also out is a large-scale map reproduction of the one found in the book. Printed on cotton, it measures 596mm x 420mm. It’s secured with a leather cord and metal pendant featuring the sigil of the Titan Legions.

A new tale featuring the Flesh Tearers, Wrath of the Lost, also is being released. Written by Chris Forrester, a force returns to their home world of Cretacia to discover what has happened to their befallen brethren there. It’ll be available in hardback, eBook, and MP3 audiobook.

Wrath of the Lost

Robert Rath’s novel Assassinorum: Kingmaker will be released in paperback for the first time.

Assassinorum: Kingmaker

Astorath: Angel of Mercy by Guy Haley is getting a release in French and German in hardback and eBook.