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Head to Harrowdeep and War Zone Octarius in Next Week’s Games Workshop Pre-Orders

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Games Workshop has revealed next week’s pre-orders and it’s a mix of fantasy and future!

Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep is here with a whole new box set featuring two new warbands. The shadow realm of Ulgu is a murky place at the best of times, and it takes brave souls indeed to journey into the dark fastness beneath the Shadow Sea in search of spoils and glory. Enter the terrifying labyrinth known as Harrowdeep.

The box set features new universal cards, new Grand Alliance cards, cards for Order, Chaos, Death, and Destruction warbands, and more. There are also new mechanics like Gloom tokens which hide objectives from view.

There are also two new warbands, the Thunderstrike-armoured Stormcast Eternals, Xandire’s Truthseekers, and Kruleboyz, Da Kunnin’ Krew.

If you order the set through the Games Workshop website, you’ll also get a set of acrylic objective tokens while supplies last.

Head to the Octarius sector with War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide. Inquisitor Kryptmann’s meddling has brought Hive Fleet Leviathan into the heart of a colossal Ork empire. Tyranids will feature new synaptic abilities, while Cadia’s remaining regiments are marshaled.

War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide

Octarius Mission Pack: Containment sees the return of deadly Planetstrike missions to Warhammer 40,000. It features 21 narrative play scenarios for Crusade campaigns.

Octarius Mission Pack: Containment

And what’s a game without dice!? Get these new dice featuring the sigil of Ordo Xenos!

Ordo Xenos Dice

Forge World has some releases as well!

Sons of Horus Legion Praetors lead the disciplined armies of the Warmaster into combat. They’re exceptional commanders who have no problem leading from the front.

Sons of Horus Legion Praetors

Legion Mk IV Destroyer Squad shoulder the burden of having to wield grotesque weapons. Rad weapons, phosphex bombs, and even worse are among their arsenal.

Legion Mk IV Destroyer Squad

Two classic Horus Heresy books are going to be released in softback. Book Three: Extermination follows the aftermath of the Istvaan V Dropsite Massacre, as the Heresy sweeps outwards across Imperial space and the Emperor’s loyal Legions race to respond. The Burning of Prospero reaches its apocalyptic climax in Book Seven: Inferno as the Space Wolves unleash their fury upon the Thousand Sons.

A new modeling release is out as well. Citadel Colour Tufts allows you to add some greenery to your bases with Verdia Veldt and Mordian Corpsegrass.

Citadel Colour Tufts

Finally, the second issue of Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle will be released with an exclusive variant cover.

Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle #2

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

Forge World Delivers New Destruction with Aeronautica Imperialis and Adeptus Titanicus Pre-Orders

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Forge World has six new releases for you to expand your games of Aeronautica Imperialis and Adeptus Titanicus.

You can get Aeronautica Imperialis Marauder Colossus Bombers. They’re armed with huge colossus bombs. For $55 you get enough to make two.

Aeronautica Imperialis Marauder Colossus Bombers

The Aeronautica Imperialis Marauder Pathfinders are equipped with a suite of sensor equipment to act as support to Imperial Navy aircraft. The kit comes with two for $55.

Aeronautica Imperialis Marauder Pathfinders

The Aeronautica Imperialis Remora Drones features two models for $25. Armed with burs cannon and seeker missiles, they’re a great addition to the T’au Air Caste.

Aeronautica Imperialis Remora Drones

Blast Void Shields down with the Adeptus Titanicus Reaver Titan Volkite Eradicator. It can also be used to tear apart Knights and damaged Titans. Compatible with the plastic Reaver Titan, it’s available for $18.

Adeptus Titanicus Reaver Titan Volkite Eradicator

The Adeptus Titanicus Warlord Titan Volkite Destructor is an arm-mounted weapon and versatile weapons choice, effective against Void Shields and capable of reducing Knights or damaged Titans to scrap. The Adeptus Titanicus Warlord Titan Volkite Destructor is compatible with the plastic Warlord Titan and retails for $24.

Adeptus Titanicus Warlord Titan Volkite Destructor

The Adeptus Titanicus Warhound Titan Volkite Eradicator is also good against Void Shields and tearing apart Knights and damaged Titans. Compatible with the plastic Warhoud Titan, it retails for $18.

Adeptus Titanicus Warhound Titan Volkite Eradicator

Forge World Delivers New Additions for Your Necromunda Games

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Forge World has two new releases for Necromunda available for pre-order.

Expand your Orlock gang with the Orlock Champion and Gangers. The pack of three figures is $33. The three figures feature a chainsaw and stub gun, heavy bolter and knife, and autogun, and can be used as champions and gangers.

Orlock Champion and Gangers

Rattus Tatterskin, House Cawdor Hive Scum claims to have spoken with the spirit of the Emperor, who he says inhabits the body of a gigantic rat deep in the depths of the underhive. The character is armed with a heavy stubber and flak armor, retailing for $30. Rules for the character are included in the pack.

Rattus Tatterskin, House Cawdor Hive Scum

The Blood Bowl Pitch Gets Two Star Players with Skrull Halfheight and Gretchen Wächter

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Forge World has two new releases today for Blood Bowl. You can add new star players to your teams or just get some awesome figures to enjoy!

Star Player Skrull Halfheight has achieved Blood Bowl immortality in more ways than one – not only is he Undead, but he’s a thrower the likes of which has never been seen among the Dwarfs. Add this Hall of Famer to your Sylvanian Spotlight or Worlds Edge Superleague team to add some deft passing moves to your playbook.

The Undead Dwarf Thrower, Skrull Halfheight can play for both Undead and Dwarf teams. The figure retails for $30 and is a 7 piece resin model.

Skrull Halfheight Blood Bowl

She may be a Star Player, but Gretchen Wächter famously hates the game. Yet her fury makes this vengeful spectre formidable indeed – she terrifies opponents with her mournful, unnatural wailing and slips through tightest cages to sack the ball carrier thanks to her incorporeal form. She makes for a (no) handy asset to any Sylvanian Spotlight team.

Gretchen Wächter can be induced to play for any Sylvanian Spotlight team. The figure retails for $30 and the resin model comes in 7 pieces.

Gretchen Wächter Blood Bowl

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

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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.


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

Games Workshop Reveals the T’au Remora for Aeronautica Imperialis

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The T’au are getting some new additions to their fleet for Aeronautica Imperialis, the Remora Drones! These AI-controlled aircraft are coming soon from Forge World.

The Remora are light fighters as opposed to defensive drones. They’re mainly used to fly in environents too hostile for traditional aircraft but have evolved to be so much more. They are now used as a support role adding extra firepower.

With good speed and agility, they can get their weapons into good firing position, made to take on clunkier bombers. They also have the ability to hover in place to create bottlenecks.

Armed with burst cannons and a pair of seeker missiles they can take out far more expensive aircraft their pitted against.

They also benefit from the “Stealth” rule due to their size giving them some protection against enemy ground assets.

They also are able to ignore g-force making it easier to execute tight turns making them very nimble. The “Jink” rule allows them to slip into advantageous firing positions or dodge out of a deadly fire arc.

Contekar Terminators and Phyrr Cats are up for Pre-Order on Forge World Now

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Forge World has two new pre-orders up now on the site. You can add to your Horus Heresy Night Lord forces as well as expand your Escher gangs. See what you can get now!

Elite shock troops adept at sowing panic and dismay with their arrival, the Contekar Elites’ talents for steadfast prosecution of war was much vaunted amongst the Legions during the Great Crusade. Contekar Terminators are butchers and murderers of a high order, to be called upon when the VIII Legion wished to bring more than terror but utter and abject despair and destruction upon a foe, to bur their armies, infrastructure and agriculture, and to topple the foundations of their civilization.

You can order them now for $98.

Contekar Terminators

Escher gangers are attracted to the big cats of Phyrr in particular for their exotic looks and killer instincts. Such beasts are rare in the extreme, and smuggling them planetside to Hive Primus is no mean feat, so they are an incredibly rare sight as pets even amongst the hierarchy of House Escher. Yet seen they are, and when the opportunity to acquire such a beast, or even better, a mating pair, arises, Escher gang queens will go to any lengths to secure them.

You can get two Phyrr cats for $33.

Phyrr cats

Gretchen Wächter Comes to the Blood Bowl Pitch!

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Games Workshop has revealed a brand new star player figure coming soon to Blood Bowl, Gretchen Wächter from Forge World!

The star player has an interesting ability, “Incorporeal”, which allows her to modify the dice roll by adding her Strength characteristic to it after making an Agility test to dodge. She can use the ability once per game.

She’s not cheap, coming in at 260,000 GPs.

Available for Shambling Undead or Necromantic Horror teams, Gretchen Wächter will be available for pre-order on Friday the 29th of January.

Gretchen Wächter

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

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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.


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.


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
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