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Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Minka Lesk and Black Library books plus a new ultimate Necromunda rulebook

It’s a focus on Warhammer 40,000‘s Astra Militarum and Necromunda in next week’s Games Workshop pre-orders. Check out what you’ll be able to order below!

Minka Lesk was created by Justin D. Hill and now gets her own figure. She earned her stripes in the fall of Cadia and now the Captain of the Cadian 101st Regiment. You can get your own very own Minka Lesk miniature by pre-ordering her next week. She will be available for a short period of time – Saturday July 22 until 8am BST on Monday the 7th of August.

Minka Lesk

The Shadow of The Eighth is by Justin D. Hill and gets a special edition. Lt. Lesk returns as she and the Cadian 101st have discovered a relic of the missing Cadian 8th and follow the trail to a world at the core of the Chaos warlord Drakul-zar’s collapsing regime.

The special edition is limited to 1,500 copies and features a cloth cover with unique art, an introduction by the author, bronze gilt page edges, bronze ribbon page marker, and a brand new short story, Ghosts of Kasr Myrak and signed by the author and individually numbered.

  • Shadow of The Eighth
  • Shadow of The Eighth

You can also get the book in hardback, eBook, audiobook and also being released are French and German editions in paperback or eBook formats.

Minka Lesk: The Last Whiteshield by Justin D. Hill is out in paperback and eBook and collects the novels Cadia Stands, Cadian Honour and Traitor Rock with The Place of Pain and Healing and The Battle for Markgraaf Hive, each featuring Minka fighting for the honor of Cadia.

Minka Lesk: The Last Whiteshield

The Necromunda: Core Rulebook is 336 pages and compiles every major aspect of the rules in one gigantic tome making it a one-stop shop for games of Necromunda. You’ll find the core rules for fighters and vehicles, plus skills, weapons, and traits, a combined trading post, the Dominion Campaign, and 11 scenarios in total. It also folds in all the FAQs and Errata from previous books.

Get it as a hardback release or ePub.

  • Necromunda: Core Rulebook
  • Necromunda: Core Rulebook

Necromunda: Core Gang Tactics Cards features 26 cards that feature key core gang tactics that can be used by any gang in the game.

Necromunda: Core Gang Tactics Cards

Necromunda: Open Hive War Card Pack features 50 cards that generate deployments and objectives alongside loot and perils which creates unique missions for gangs to fight over.

Necromunda: Open Hive War Card Pack

Necromunda Card Sleeves help keep your cards safe and each pack features 50 sleeves.

Necromunda Card Sleeves

Celebrate Colonel Ibram Gaunt and the Tanith First and Only with the Tanith Regimental Banner. It’s digitally printed and has a jute rope and plastic rod making it ready for mounting on your wall.

Tanith Regimental Banner

Renegades: Harrowmaster by Mike Brooks focuses on Solomon Akurra, one of the many feuding heads of the Alpha Legion, as he battles against the Imperium to prove himself anew.

Renegades: Harrowmaster

Manslayer by Nathan Long is an adventure of Gotrek and Felix and comes to audiobook.


Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Angron and the World Eaters attack with a new Codex and Arks of Omen plus new Blood Bowl, and more!

After a week focused on Warhammer: Age of Sigmar, things have swung back to Warhammer 40,000 with a focus on Angron and the World Eaters.

The second book in the Arks of Omen storyline arrives, Arks of Omen: Angron. The Grey Knights attempt to rally to banish Angron once again in the second chapter.

The book features new lore advancing the story and contains further rules for Boarding Actions including unique upgrades for Space Marines, Chaos Space Marines, World Eaters, Grey Knights, Astra Militarum, and Orks Boarding Patrols.

It’ll be available in a regular edition as well as Collector’s Edition with an embossed cover with silver foil, printed page edges, and a black ribbon.

Arks of Omen: Angron

And that means Angron, Daemon Primarch of Khorne is here too! This massive figure is arriving to spill buckets of blood on the battlefield.

Angron, Daemon Primarch of Khorne

If you get the book and the model, you can also get an exclusive art print bundle featuring the art from the cover of Arks of Omen: Angron.

Arks of Omen: Angron

With Angron’s arrival is also Codex: World Eaters! It’s the first time the World Eaters have been their own standalone faction and they feature Blood Tithe rules, new datasheets, and lots of lore. There’ll be a regular and a Collector’s Edition which features gold foil lettering, gilt page edges, and a red ribbon page marker.

Codex: World Eaters

Lead your World Eaters into battle with Lord Invocatus! Mounted on his personal Juggernaut mount Khal’guruth, Invocatus wields a chain-axe to take plenty of skulls. You can also use the kit to create a regular Khorne Lord on Juggernaut.

Lord Invocatus

New to the army is the Exalted Eightbound. The box set features three miniatures and can build either a regular Eightbound unit equipped with eviscerators or a band of supercharged Exalted Eightbound with chainfists.

Exalted Eightbound

What is the World Eaters without Khorne Berzerkers? The box set features 10 miniatures, a perfect core for your army.

Khorne Berzerkers

Jakhals are human cultists pumped with combat stims that allow them to charge into melee without regard for their own lives.


Show off your loyalty and keep track of your forces with World Eaters Datacards and Dice Set.

World Eaters Datacards and Dice Set

Learn about the World Eaters and Angron with Angron: The Red Angel Special Edition by David Guymer. The Special Edition features different cover art, a cloth spine and backing with gold foil blocking, a golden yellow ribbon page marker, and the short story It Bleeds – also by David Guymer. It’s limited to 1,500 copies each numbered and signed by the author.

Angron: The Red Angel Special Edition

Angron: The Red Angel will also be available as a hardback, MP3 audiobook, and digital eBook in both English and French.

Angron: The Red Angel

But the World Eaters aren’t the only force of Chaos to get a release. You can get the Balefleet Battleforce which features 10 Possessed, five Chaos Terminators, a Heldrake, and the new Daemon Prince.

Balefleet Battleforce

And finally, you can get the Boarding Patrol: Space Marines box which features a Captain in Gravis Armour, 10 Assault Intercessors, and five Heavy Intercessors.

Boarding Patrol: Space Marines

For Blood Bowl comes Bryce ‘The Slice’ Cambuel! A flaming, chainsaw-wielding skeleton? Yes please!

Bryce ‘The Slice’ Cambuel

For Warhammer: The Horus Heresy, there is the Alpha Legion Upgrades which are made to order. Upgrade your Cataphractii Terminators with detailed shoulder pads, then add some flair to your line troops with MkIII Shoulder Pads and MkIV Torsos.

Alpha Legion Upgrades

Also made to order are Raven Guard Upgrades. There are resin shoulder pads for MkII, MkIII, and MkIV armor types.

Raven Guard Upgrades

From Black Library comes Renegades of the Long War featuring stories by Anthony Reynolds, Ian St. Martin, and Rob Sanders. It’ll be available in paperback and digital eBook editions.

Renegades of the Long War

Unholy: Tales of Horror and Woe from the Imperium collects The Oubliette by J C Stearns, Sepulturum by Nick Kyme, The Deacon of Wounds by David Annandale, and The Bookkeeper’s Skull by Justin D Hill.

Unholy: Tales of Horror and Woe from the Imperium

Blackhearts: The Omnibus features three novels and two short stories by Nathan Long.

Blackhearts: The Omnibus

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: A big week for the Battle for Middle-Earth, Horus Heresy, Necromunda, and more!

It’s a somewhat focused week in the upcoming pre-order from Games Workshop. You can join the Battle for Middle-Earth with a bunch of releases as well as expand your games of Horus Heresy and Necromunda. See what you’ll be able to pre-order below!

The Lord of The Rings Battle of Osgiliath is a brand new boxed set pitting the forces of Gondor against the forces of Mordor. It contains 54 miniatures, including stunning new sculpts for Faramir, Madril, Damrod, Gothmog, and Gothmog on Warg. Also included are 2 Warriors of Minas Tirith, 12 Rangers of Gondor, 24 Morannon Orcs, and a Mordor Troll. You’ll do battle among Gondor Ruins to create your own Osgiliath battlefield. The box also features updated rules, a booklet for the profiles of the miniatures, scenarios, dice, and range rulers. It’s everything you need to play.

The pre-order is also extended running from September 10th to September 26th with delivery before Christmas.

Build out your forces quickly with Battlehosts!

The Rohan Battlehost includes Éomer mounted and on foot, 24 Warriors of Rohan, and six Riders of Rohan.

Rohan Battlehost

The Mordor Battlehost features the Witch-king of Angmar mounted and on foot, 24 Mordor Orcs, and six Warg Riders.

Mordor Battlehost

The Isengard Battlehost features Saruman mounted and on foot, Gríma, a Palantir on plinth, 24 Uruk-hai Scouts, and 20 Uruk-hai Warriors.

Isengard Battlehost

The Minas Tirith Battlehost has Gandalf the White and Peregrin Took mounted and on foot, 24 Warriors of Minas Tirith, and six Knights of Minas Tirith.

Minas Tirith Battlehost

You can also lead the Elven forces with Elrond, the Master of Rivendell. You get a mounted version as well as one on foot. He’s accompanied into battle by a High Elf Warrior bearing the banner of Gil-galad, who inspires nearby fighters to even greater glories.

Elrond, the Master of Rivendell

If you need to expand your battlefield, you can get the Ruins of Middle-earth.

Ruins of Middle-earth

You can show off who you support with the Rivendell Dice Set and Garrison of Dale Dice Set.

Finally, the Final Fate of the Witch-king is on Made to Order and captures the pivotal moment when Witch-king of Angmar discovers the literal truth about the prophecy that no man can kill him. It includes three bases so you can use the Witch-king, Éowyn, and Merry in your games.

Final Fate of the Witch-king

For Warhammer: The Horus Heresy, you’ll be able to get the Deimos Pattern Predator Battle Tank. The tank is versatile allowing you to choose from a predator cannon, graviton cannon, Gravis lascannon, or volkite macro-saker as your turret-mounted weapon and heavy bolters, heavy flamers, volkite culverins, or lascannons on your sponsons. Don’t forget the optional pintle-mounted weaponry on top as well.

Deimos Pattern Predator Battle Tank

Upgrade your weaponry with the Heavy Weapons Upgrade Set – Heavy Flamers, Multi-meltas, and Plasma Cannons.

Heavy Weapons Upgrade Set – Heavy Flamers, Multi-meltas, and Plasma Cannons

You can also choose to upgrade your firepower with the Heavy Weapons Upgrade Set – Volkite Culverins, Lascannons, and Autocannons.

Heavy Weapons Upgrade Set – Volkite Culverins, Lascannons, and Autocannons

Keep track of Reactions, Pyschic Powers, Pyschic Weapons, and Core Warlord Traits with the Warhammer: The Horus Heresy – Age of Darkness Reference Cards.

Warhammer: The Horus Heresy – Age of Darkness Reference Cards.

Speaking of cards, get the Datacards: Chaos Daemons for Warhammer 40,000.

Datacards: Chaos Daemons

The Gorechosen of Dromm arrives for Warhammer Underworlds. A new warband enters the Nethermaze looking to spill blood in the name of Khorne!

Gorechosen of Dromm

You can also get a new Rivals deck, Deadly Depths Rivals Deck. It can be used by any warband in the game.

Deadly Depths Rivals Deck

White Dwarf 480 features Warcry and Kill Team as well as a free Warhammer 40,000 map campaign based around Necron tomb complexes. And, the massive Warhammer: The Horus Heresy battle report arrives!

White Dwarf 480

From Forgeworld, there’s more Horus Heresy and Necromunda!

Lead your Emperor’s Children into battle with Captain Lucius – The Faultless Blade.

Captain Lucius – The Faultless Blade

And by his side can by the Emperor’s Children – Legion Praetor. Armed with a Phoenix power spear, they can cut their way through anyone foolish enough to get too close. It features a bare head or a helmet.

Emperor’s Children – Legion Praetor

How about the Emperor’s Children – Legion Tartaros Praetor for heavier armor? It features a combi-weapon and power weapon.

Emperor’s Children – Legion Tartaros Praetor

You can also personalize your Emperor’s Children’s forces with the Emperor’s Children MKVI Heads and Emperor’s Children MKVI Shoulder Pads.

If White Scars are more your thing, you can get White Scars MKVI Shoulder Pads and White Scars MKVI Heads.

For Necromunda, you can get the legendary siblings Gaen & Vunder Gorvos. They’re both featured in The Book of Judgement.

Gaen & Vunder Gorvos

Durgan Kill-Fist, Outlaw Bounty Hunter can be hired as a Bounty Hunter for Outlaw gangs. Durgan comes with a profile card with rules.

Durgan Kill-Fist, Outlaw Bounty Hunter

Axon Hammer, Outlaw Goliath House Agent features a combi-weapon and Fists of Steel. Outlaw House Goliath gangs can petition Axon for help. A profile card is included.

Axon Hammer, Outlaw Goliath House Agent

The Goliath Champion with Renderizer can be added to a Goliath gang and rules can be found in House of Chains with further rules coming up in an article.

Goliath Champion with Renderizer

Propagandist & Agitator can help improve your gang’s reputation and help with recruitment. Rules can for the Propagandist can be found in The Book of Judgement and rules for the Agitator can be found in The Book of Ruin.

Propagandist & Agitator

Coming from Black Library is Awakenings by George Mann. Astor Sabbathiel is back! Believed dead for 100 years, the Inquisitor must convince her peers that she is who she says she is and not a vassal for the Dark Gods.

The book features a special edition limited to 1,250 copies and is also available in hardback and ebook.

Mortarion: The Pale King is the 15th installment in the Horus Heresy Primarchs series. The book by David Annandale is out in hardback, ebook, and audiobook.

Mortarion: The Pale King

Storm of Iron and Hamilcar: Champion of the Gods are out in audiobook.

Gotrek & Felix: The Third Omnibus by William King and Nathan Long is now out in French in paperback and ebook.

Gotrek & Felix: The Third Omnibus

The Horus Heresy Print on Demand features Slaves to Darkness, Titandeath, The Buried Dagger, and the short story anthology Heralds of the Siege.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Tyranids, Head to Thondia, Made to Order, and more!

After weeks of teasing, the Tyranids are coming! The release of the army is the highlight for Games Workshop’s pre-orders next week.

You’ll need to get the new Codex: Tyranids which features all of the updated rules you’ll need to build your swarm. The book features 128-pages and is available in a regular and Collector’s Edition.

Codex: Tyranids

With a new codex comes a new miniature in the Parasite of Mortex. The bat-winged horror attacks the enemy with its razor-sharp claws but it’s the ovipositor tail you need to watch out for.

Parasite of Mortex

If you need a quick way to build your force, there’s the Combat Patrol: Tyranids. The box features 36 Termagants, a Hive Tyrant, three Tyranid Warriors, and three Ripper Swarms for about 25 Power Level’s worth of miniatures.

Combat Patrol: Tyranids

You can show off your dedication to the swarm with Tyranids Datacards and Dice Sets.

Tyranids Datacards and Dice Sets

Space Marines get some reinforcements with some classic models that’ll be available Made to Order. You can get these Space Marine Captains to add to your force.

For Warhammer: Age of Sigmar, head to Thondia!

Season of War: Thondia contains rules for playing in the savage lands in open, narrative, and matched play. There’s also the terrifying incarnation of Ghur itself – the Krondspine Incarnate! The book is available in a regular and a limited edition version.

Season of War: Thondia

Realmscape: Thondian Strongpoint arrives delivering more scenery and terrain for the tabletop.

You might need a board to play on and Realmscape: Thondian Expanse has you covered. The fold-out double-sided board takes you to the wind-swept heartlands. Get multiple boards for bigger games! One side features cracked, red earth littered with bones while the other is a dark and gloomy marsh.

Realmscape: Thondian Expanse

Head to Middle-Earth with more classic miniatures celebrating 20 years!

One of the earliest releases for the game, The Fellowship of the Ring gathers once again! This set of nine models is a classic.

The Fellowship of the Ring

Another classic is The Battle at Khazad-dûm allowing you to re-enact the iconic scene. You get the Balrog and Gandalf in this set.

The Battle at Khazad-dûm

Escape from Orthanc features Gandalf, the great eagle Gwaihir, the sought-after Palantir, and Saruman.

Escape from Orthanc

Attack at Weathertop has the Ringwraiths attacking the hobbits in this set of ten miniatures that includes Aragorn, the Witch-King of Angmar, and a tiny fireplace.

Attack at Weathertop

Wrapping things up is the Ambush at Amon Hen recreating this key moment. Here’s your opportunity to get Boromir with arrows sticking out!

 Ambush at Amon Hen

White Dwarf 475 is coming with updated rules for Kharadron Overlords, info on Thondia, and so much more!

White Dwarf 475

Black Library won’t be outdone. You can get Classic Inferno! 46 via print on demand. It features Dan Abnett, CS Goto, Nathan Long, and CL Werner.

Classic Inferno! 46

Titanicus by Dan Abnett arrives in MP3 audiobook.


Graham McNeill‘s Lord of Mars also arrives in MP3.

Lord of Mars