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Las Vegas Open 2020: The White Scars’ Qin Xa Revealed Plus New Forge World Rules

At the Las Vegas Open 2020, Games Workshop has revealed Qin Xa of the White Scars! There’s more to come about the Master of Keshig.

Qin Xa

Also announced is that Forge World’s indexes are being updated. All-new books with updated rules for units and armies are being worked on which means the current indexes are going away. Pick them up now if you want any!

Las Vegas Open 2020: Teclis and the Lumineth Aelves and Seraphon

The Las Vegas Open 2020 is underway and Games Workshop has a bunch of reveals. For Age of Sigmar, the Aelves, the Lumineth Realm-lords are the big news. The classic High Elves get an update with Teclis leading the charge.

Vanari Auralan Wardens are the classic High Elf Spearmen with lots of details.

Vanari Auralan Wardens

Vanari Dawnriders are formidable cavalry mounted on horses to charge the battlefield.

Vanari Dawnriders

The Light of Eltharion is a stunning miniature… it’s hollow! WTF!?

Light of Eltharion

And of course, Teclis gets a new model that’s a worthy return for the character to Warhammer. Teclis features Celennar, Spirit of Hysh!

Teclis

There’s even more to come!

That’s not all for Age of Sigmar

The Seraphon are getting a new battletome! You’ll now get allegiance abilities, sub-faction rules, and more.

Seraphon

There’s also an exploration of the origin of the Seraphon including an exploration of the Starborne and how the Seraphon are chaning into the Coalesced.

Seraphon

The Ogres are Coming…. to Blood Bowl!

Games Workshop has revealed the next team to be released for Blood Bowl. The Fire Mountain Gust Busters and their Gnoblars are taking to the field in a rumored December release.

Along with the team, the 2019 Blood Bowl Almanac will soon be released. It features all of the rules from Spike! Journals 4, 5, 6, and 7, as well as up-to-date Star Player profiles and a FAQ.

2019 Blood Bowl Almanac

Necromunda Faces a Dark Uprising With a New Starter Set

Games Workshop has revealed a brand new starter set for Necromunda, Necromunda: Dark Uprising.

The set includes modular Zone Moratlis terrain and two complete gangs. One is the brand new Corpse Grinder Cult who will take on the Palanite Enforcers. The set also includes a rulebook, cards, dice, and rulers.

But, that’s not all. The Book of Ruins brings cults to Necromunda creating even more of a threat to the planet. The new supplement features Genestealer Cults, Helot Chaos Cults, and the Corpse Grinder Cult. There are also rules to allow you to corrupt your existing house gang!

Necromunda The Book of Ruins

Games Workshop Returns to Comics with Marvel

Games Workshop

Games Workshop has had a spotty history with comics with runs that come and go and rotate publishers. Comics based on GW properties are returning as the company is teaming up with Marvel for a whole new era. Details as far as properties and what creative teams have not been announced.

This isn’t the first time GW properties have wound up in Marvel comics, though previously it wasn’t so legal.

GW, with popular games like Warhammer 40k, Age of Sigmar, and more, has deep and rich game fluff ripe for use in greater media. The game publisher is considered to have untapped potential which is finally getting the spotlight. On top of the comic announcement, a television show has been announced based on one of the characters from Warhammer 40k.

Comics began being published through Black Library, some of which were award-winning. BOOM! Studios picked up the license in 2006 and lost it about mid-2009. Titan Comics began publishing comics in 2016 which ended in 2018.

New comics come to shelves autumn 2020.

Gen Con 2019: Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition Debuts

Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition

Combining the beloved Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop’s time-honored tabletop mechanic, USAopoly has announced that Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition will soon be arriving at local retailers.

A vibrant board game experience inspired by the original Kingdom Hearts video game, Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition is filled with iconic characters, memorable locations and adventure. Designed for 2-6 players, the game transports players to The Destiny Islands, which have been attacked by the Heartless. Players must venture through three different rings — The Realm Between, The Realm of Light, and The End of the World– acquiring the needed Strength and Magic to seal the Door to Darkness and keep Heartless from consuming the other worlds. 

Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition Component Highlights: 

  • Imaginative, colorful gameboard featuring Never Land, Traverse Town, Atlantica, Agrabah, Wonderland, Olympus Coliseum and other familiar Kingdom Hearts locations.
  • Custom figures of 11 playable characters, including Sora, King Mickey, Goofy, Donald Duck and Aqua. 
  • More than 250 Cards & Objects featuring iconic storylines and characters from the critically acclaimed property. 
    • Spell Cards – Gives players magic boosts and abilities, including Fire, Blizzard, Thunder, Gravity, Cure, Reflect and more.
    • Purchase Cards – Provides players with additional items, weapons and armor, such as Gummi Ship, Dream Sword and Ribbon.
    • Follower Cards – Powerful allies, which are based around the Summons and Party Members and include fan-favorites like Simba, Genie, Bambi, Dumbo, Tinker Bell and Mushu, help players complete their quests are needed to stop the Heartless.
    • Event Cards – Inspired by Keyblade wielders and Disney villains, events can both positively and negatively impact a player’s journey to the Door to Darkness.
    • Keyblade Cards – Wield powerful Keyblades to defeat enemies and seal the Door to Darkness, including Oathkeeper, Oblivion and Divine Rose.
  • Features Munny-themed currency, custom marbleized six-sided dice, and more!

Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition will be available in local retailers in North America and Europe starting this Fall, 2019. 

Prior to the game’s official release, Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition will be fully playable for the first time at GenCon 2019 (Aug. 1-4). The OP and Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition can be found at booth #1037.

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