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Games Workshop Announces Warhammer 40,000 Shadowspear, Teases New Sister of Battle, and Abaddon is Coming

At the Las Vegas Open, Games Workshop revealed some of what we’ll be getting our hands on in the coming months.

One of those reveals is Shadowspear, a brand new battlebox that pits Chaos against Vanguard Space Marines. But, making this box more amazing is that every single model in the box is a brand-new sculpt.

The Vanguard Space Marines are brand new warriors focused on covert operations such as assassination, sabotage, and infiltration.

Some of the box has been revealed including:

Vanguard Space Marine Librarian

Vanguard Space Marine Librarian

Eliminators

Eliminators

Master of Possessions

Master of Possessions

Chaos Space Marines

Chaos Space Marines

Obliterators

Obliterators

Venomcrawler – a new class of Daemon Engine!

Venomcrawler

That’s not all, there’s even more in the box!

Also revealed was a new Sisters of Battle model!

Sisters of Battle

And… the Warmaster is coming! Abaddon is getting a new sculpt so get ready!

USAopoly and Games Workshop Sign a Deal for Licensed Editions of Talisman

Talisman

In the lead up to ToyFair, USAopoly and Games Workshop have announced plans to develop licensed versions of the critically-acclaimed adventure board game, Talisman.

USAopoly will release two new licensed versions of Talisman in North America and other select regions later this year. This will be the first time a licensed version of the game will be available. The new partnership grants USAopoly international rights to distribute co-branded renditions of the “Magical Quest Game” via distributors, online marketplaces and beyond.

First released in 1983, Talisman has sold millions of copies worldwide. The game’s fourth edition, which was released in 2009, was granted the Ludoteca Ideale Official Selection award.

USAopoly has said that more details will be announced later this year.

This is the latest partnership announced by Games Workshop which has shifted gears in recent years shifting it’s focus and break out from just being a “miniature game” manufacturer. They’ve also announced deals with WizKids and Funko expanding their footprint.

Rule the Stronghold in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: The Rise and Fall of Anvalor—Coming Soon!

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: The Rise and Fall of Anvalor

This April, WizKids releases The Rise and Fall of Anvalor, the co-opetition game taking place in the iconic Warhammer: Age of Sigmar setting, is coming soon!

Long-warring factions have put their quarrels aside, endeavoring to build a stronghold, called Anvalor, on The Great Parch. But each faction also has ulterior motives—they seek to take the stronghold under their control in order to strengthen their influence in all the Mortal Realms.

One to four players will select of one of six factions, including Order Serpentis, The Dispossessed, and Anvils of Heldenhammer, as well as one of their factions’ unique Aspects, abilities that can provide unique advantages during gameplay. Players build the stronghold by purchasing City Buildings, which will grant the player Influence; however, as soon as a City Building has been purchased, enemies will start to gather. When a turn ends with 3 enemies on the same side, they will assault, interrupting gameplay until the attack is completed. Players defeat enemies by rolling dice to either perform a Ranged or Melee attack, depending on the ability of the attacking unit. Upon defeating an enemy, the victorious player will gain Influence.

The game ends when the last enemy tile has been placed on the board. After a Final Assault, players will count the influence they’ve collected throughout the game. The player with the most influence wins!

The Rise and Fall of Anvalor, designed by Rustan Hakansson, offers many different combinations of play: each faction has four Aspects to choose from and the three different enemies have four different difficulties. Add to this the ability to play solo, and The Rise and Fall of Anvalor will offer many hours of varied and challenging gameplay.

Games Workshop has Announced Easier Ways to Build Your Kill Team and Underworlds Warband

Announced at Blood & Glory, Games Workshop is making it easier to manage two games.

They are releasing “Command Roster” for Kill Team which will be a free online tool to build matched play-ready kill teams.

Warhammer Underworlds gets “Deck Builder.” Games Workshop is working with Udeck to make it easier to build your decks for the game. It’ll also make sure your deck is tournament legal.

Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress is Revealed. Pre-Orders November 10

During the week, Games Workshop has been teasing their new miniature board game, Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress. The game takes their popular tabletop RPG miniatures game and brings it the the 40K universe.

Not only have they released a new video with loads of new miniatures, but they’ve released numerous new close-ups too.

Amallyn Shadowguide, an Aeldari Ranger

Ministorum Priest, Taddeus the Purifier

Chaos Space Marines

Negavolt Cultist

Spindle Drone

Kroot

House Delaque for Necromunda Has Been Revealed Plus New Rulebooks Make it Easier to Start

Games Workshop has been releasing the original gangs for Necromunda one at a time and the final House Gang, House Delaque has been revealed!

These figures have been re-designed from their original look at their new plastic kit will allow you to build your own gang with all manner of equipment.

Games Workshop is also making is easier to get into Necromunda.

The company is releasing a standalone Necromunda Rulebook that combines the rules from the Necromunda: Underhive boxed set with content from Gang War. It also features updated rules from Errata and FAQs.

There will also be a new book Gangs of the Underhive which will have rules for all six of the House Gangs plus Hangers-on, Brutes, the trading post and more.

These two books will allow new players to start with any gangs they want and provide an updated rules and two handy releases combining the various releases.

Games Workshop Reveals More Details About Chapter Approved 2018

Some of what we can expect in Chapter Approved 2018 for Warhammer 40K has been teased but Games Workshop has released more details and a teaser trailer.

The index will include rules for Loot Wagons for Ork armies but it’s also been revealed that rules for Commander Farsight’s elite bodyguard will also be included. There’ll be new datasheets for them to be used in games including matched play.

Adepta Sororitas, aka Sisters of Battles, will be getting a beta codex in the book. Yes, it’s a full codex and include rules for various Orders, Stratagems, and more.

Realm of Chaos: Wrath and Rapture Pits Khorne against Slaanesh

At Blood & Glory, Games Workshop revealed a brand new boxed set “Realm of Chaos: Wrath and Rapture” that pits the Daemons of Khorne against their Chaos rivals, the Daemons of Slaanesh.

The set will include lots of new miniatures and GW has revealed new Flesh Hounds and Fiends of Slaanesh. There’s lots more to come!

This sounds like a box set that’s a must for Chaos players for both Age of Sigmar and 40K.

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