With the reveal of the Warhammer 40,000 10th edition box set details, Games Workshop also revealed the initial timeline of releases for Warhammer 40,000. With each codex release, it was mentioned that each would also see new miniature releases as well.
June sees the release of the main box set followed by the core book, Crusade: Tyrannic War, Chapter Approved Mission Deck, and Index Cards in Summer 2023.
With the box set release will also be updated rules for every faction for free to download but codexes will follow.
First up in Autumn 2023 are Codex: Tyranids and Codex: Space Marines.
In Winter 2023 we’ll see Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus and Codex: Necrons.
Spring 2024 will be the release of Codex: Dark Angels, Codex: Orks, Codex: Adeptus Custodes, Codex: T’au Empire, and Codex: Chaos Space Marines. This is the first indication we’ll be getting codex releases for Space Marine subfactions.
It’s a Warhammer 40K focused pre-order next week from Games Workshop. Arks of Omen continues with a new book and lots of releases to help start your forces or expand your existing ones.
Vashtorr the Arkifane’s quest for the Key-fragments is nearing its end, and the action turns to the dead world of Arthas Moloch in Arks of Omen: Farsight.
The book expands Boarding Actions. Dark Depths missions allow you to mix up your battlefields and introduces multiplayer games for three or four players. There are also expanded Boarding Actions rules for T’au Empire, Asuryani and Ynnari, Drukhari, Harlequins, and Adepta Sororitas Boarding Patrols, which add further Stratagems and Enhancements for your crew.
You can get the book in a regular and a Special Edition which features a silver foil-embossed cover, printed page edges, and a black ribbon page marker.
The Boarding Patrol: T’au Empire is your first chance to get the new Commander Farsight. It also includes 3 Crisis battlesuits and 10 Fire Warriors, accompanied by a small shoal of Drones.
Show your commitment to the cause with the Arks of Omen: Farsight Enclaves Dice Set. It features 15 dice in a deep red plastic and the Farisght Enclave symbol for the six.
If you get the new T’au Empire releases from Games Workshop, Arks of Omen: Farsight, Boarding Patrol: T’au Empire, and the Farsight Enclaves Dice Set in a bundle you also get an exclusive art print of Farsight himself signed by the artist while supplies last.
Boarding Patrol: Orks is your first chance to get the new Boss Snikrot model. In addition to Snikrot, you get 5 Flash Gitz, 10 Beast Snagga Boyz, and 10 Kommandos – who also drag along a Kommando Grot and Bomb Squig for the ride.
Boarding Patrol: Aeldari features Jain Zar leading 5 Howling Banshees, as well as 20 Corsair Voidscarred who can be assembled as any one of two different units.
Boarding Patrol: Drukhari has a Succubus leading 20 Wyches and 5 sinister Incubi.
Boarding Patrol: Grey Knights has Castellan Crowe joined by 5 Brotherhood Terminators and 10 Strike Squad Grey Knights.
Boarding Patrol: Necrons has 10 Lychguard, 10 Necron Warriors, 3 Canoptek Scarab Swarms, and 3 Ophydian Destroyers.
Armageddon Steel Legion are Made to Order! The classic figures are available for a limited time. The Steel Legion Platoon is ready for battle. It features a gas-masked Officer leading 3 lascannon-toting Heavy Weapons Teams and 20 Steel Legion Guardsmen.
Lady Haera, 13th Daughter of Lord Helmawr enters the world of Necromunda. She loves nothing more than getting her hands dirty with a masterwork power spear and a phase sword.
From Black Library comes some new releases.
Shadowsun: The Patient Hunter is by Phil Kelly. With ancient warriors and corpulent daemons confounding her understanding of reality, O’Shaserra will need to test her understanding of Kauyon and stretch her abilities to the limit to prevent an all-out schism between her forces and her allies.
Gaunt’s Ghosts: The Victory Part Two by Dan Abnett gets a French edition. The forge world Urdesh is under attack, and Colonel-Commissar Gaunt is at the forefront of its defense with his trusty Ghosts. This French-language compilation of two novels – Warmaster and Anarch.
It’s a big week for skirmish games from Games Workshop with the upcoming pre-orders. Kill Team and Warcry each get a lot of releases to expand their games.
Kill Team: Soulshackle sees the Imperial law in the form of Adeptus Arbites taking on Drukhari Kabalites. There’s new terrain, new rules for breaching walls, and control consoles. Plus, the two new Kill Teams.
The Adeptus Arbites are a brand-new kit updating the classic figures. They’ll take on the Hands of Archon, a Drukhari Kill team that features the Kabalite kit with a new upgrade sprue.
Also coming is the Kill Team: Kasrkin, now on their own. They’re perfect not only for Kill Team but also for use in Warhammer 40,000.
Kill Team: Farstalker Kinband are Kroot mercenaries who are on the hunt for deadly prey. They can also join T’au Empire armies in Warhammer 40,000 where they can be used as Kroot Warriors with Kroot rifles.
Kill Team: Imperial Navy Breachers specialize in ship-to-ship boarding actions. The C.A.T. unit scouts ahead as they prepare for close-quarter combat. There’s also free rules to use them in Warhammer 40,000.
The Kill Team: Hierotek Circle is a band of Necrons that features new miniatures and an upgrade sprue for the existing Deathmarks kit.
Killzone: Gallowdark allows you to build your own board with 54 pieces of terrain.
Killzone Upgrade: Shadowvaults features security panels, weapons lockers, a robot crawler, and heavy bolter sentry turret to add to your Kill Team board.
Kill Team: Into the Dark is a 120-page book that contains lore and rules for Navy Breachers and the Farstalker Kinband. There’s also nine Shadow Operations themed around early expeditions, a campaign that adds extra narrative, and nine Critical OPerations designed for balance play.
Kill Team: Shadowvaults is a 120-page book that has the rules to field Kasrkin and Hierotek Circle kill teams. There’s also nine narrative missions, nine Critical Operations, and new rules for sentry turrets and infiltrations.
There are also four sets of Kill Team Dice Sets. Add some theme to your dice rolling.
For Warhammer 40,000 there’s Boarding Actions: Void War Bases. It features 60 bases sculpted to look like grated metal from voidships and 54 decorative elements to add grilles, gantries, and bits of hardware.
Warcry: Bloodhunt is the latest box set for that game. It features the Askurgan Trueblades vs. the Claws of Karanak. It’s Soulblight vampires vs. Khorne cultists! The box also has new terrain including a fortified platform and fortifications with existing rope bridges and obstacles. It also contains the 64-page Predator and Prey Warband Tome which features rules for both warbands, quests, and two Campaign Arcs.
The Hunters of Huanchi is full of Chameleon Skinks awaiting to harass foes with dartpipes and bolas. They can be used in Warcry and Warhammer: Age of Sigmar.
The Jade Obelisk are cursed as their skin turns to stone. They’re here for your games of Warcry or to join your Slaves to Darkness force in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar.
The Sky-hunter Squadron gets a new release for Warhammer: The Horus Heresy. They’re perfect for deep strikes and hit-and-runs.
Forge World has two upgrade sprues for two legions, Salamanders and Word Bearers! Get your Salamanders MKVI Upgrades or Word Bearers MKVI Upgrades.
White Dwarf 485 is also coming with a spotlight on Boarding Actions, a battle report featuring World Eaters, Gloomspite Gitz content for Warcry, and more.
Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game Made to Order features a lot of classic models for a limited time. They’ll go straight to sale on February 11th.
The next box release for Kill Team has been revealed, Kill Team: Shadowvaults. The set expands the close-quarters battles that began with Kill Team: Into the Dark. It adds new elements like sentry turrets, equipment stashes, and ancient robots. It features nine new missions and two new Kill Teams. The set combined with Into the Dark also delivers a perfect amount of scenery for the upcoming focus on space hulk combat in Warhammer 40,000.
Kasrkin are elite Cadian soldiers, some of the best human troops. The new kit features new gear like armor-busting hotshot lasguns and special weapons to take down the strongest foes.
They’ll face the Necron Hierotek Circles. They’re commanded by a Cryptek and feature a mix of Deathmarks and Immortals as well as Apprenteks, Plasmacytes, and an upgraded Immortal Despotek.
Kill Team: Shadowvaults also features new terrain pieces that provide a new tactical dimension to the game. There’s a heavy bolter turret, bomb, robot crawler with buzzsaw arm, and piles of equipment. All have a role in the game.
Warhammer 40,000 Imperium is finally available in the United States and Canada! We open up and show off the first package and what you get!
The first issue is an introduction to the game and hobby with enough to get you started and an idea of what to expect.
Even better, you can get the Primaris Lieutenant and Necron Royal Warden that have only been available on the Indomitus limited set or the Recruit Edition starter set. It’s a solid savings as character models got for much more than this issue’s cover price.
Below is what you get as well as a rough estimate in value and savings.
Value estimated – $14 to $20 (using ebay since models aren’t available on their own) Magazine Prince $6.95 (+$3 for the upgrade) Savings: $7.05 to $13.05
Snowprint Studios awakens the tombs for Necron players in their latest update of Warhammer 40,000: Tacticus. This month the team at Snowprint Studios released a video highlighting Necrons for new players.
Tacticus aims to deliver factions that are faithful representations of the tabletop experience, and the Necrons are no exception. This first-look video showcases the immediate threat players are faced with as they join the battle. Should players manage to defeat the Necron forces, they will earn the right to command them – as this video also teases playable Necron units. Snowprint knows that playing with your favorite faction is core to the Warhammer 40,000 ethos. More factions will be revealed and explored in the future.
Necron Warriors are ranged fighters with deadly Gauss Flayer Guns. They can be resurrected using Reanimation Protocols.
Necron Flayed Ones are deadly hand-to-hand troops with claws that can tear metal and flesh. Keeping them at a distance is vital.
Deathmarks snipe from long ranges and can focus on single targets. Combined with other troops they can finish any job.
Forge World has two new releases for Aeronautica Imperialis up for order. You can start a Necron force for the game and bring their dominance to the table.
With the Aeronautica Imperialis: Necrons Night Shroud Squadron you get two Necron Shroud bombers. They’re equipped with twin tesla destructor and death spheres.
The plastic and resin kit features 20 pieces that allow you to build two. Rules for them are included. They retail for $47.
The Aeronautica Imperialis: Necrons Doom Scythe Squadron are armed with twin tesla destructor or heavy death rays. They can also be built as Necron Night Scythes!
The kit features 16 pieces of plastic and resin allowing you to build two Necron Doom Scythes. Rules for fielding the Doom Scythe in games of Aeronautica Imperialis are included. Rules for fielding Night Scythes in games of Aeronautica Imperialis can be found in the Aeronautica Imperialis – Companion book. They retail for $47.
This coming weekend’s pre-orders from Games Workshop have been revealed and there’s a little something for everyone!
The big release is Fury of the Deep for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar which sees Fyreslayers taking on Idoneth Deepkin!
The box features two forces ready for you to put together and clash on the table including brand new miniatures! The Auric Flamekeeper draws strength from his fallen comrades to bolster nearby allies, while the Akhelian Thrallmaster corrals his soulless Namarti troops and spurs them onwards to greater heights of violence.
Fury of the Deep includes a 40-page booklet full of history, 43 miniatures, a token sheet, and nine warscroll cards, as well as a 56-page Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Core Rules book. It sounds like a nice way to start in the game.
Warhammer Underworlds gets a release to start the year, Gorlok Blackpowder and his motley crew! The crew features two gnoblar minions, trusty parrot Shreek, and a monkey with a knife! Blackpowder is massive picking off foes from afar with his grunderbuss.
Also coming is the Illusory Might deck which features 32 brand new cards to shake up strategies. The deck can be used with whatever Warband you want! As part of the new Rivals format, it’s a ready-to-play selection of cards to quickly get into the action and play. They can also be used in existing decks and warbands taking advantage of Harrowdeep’s new Illusion and Grievous mechanics.
Bless be Nurgle as Blood Bowl gets a pitch, dice, and cards to show off one’s devotion in the game. The Nurgle pitch features two sides with one side featuring a simmering infestation below the surface, while the other blooms into a full-blown plague garden complete with toothy growths erupting from the sod.
Nurgle-themed dice are also coming as well as Team Cards which create a handy reference in the game including Star Players and Special Plays.
Aeronautica Imperialis expands with the Aeronautica Imperialis – Companion. The book features new rules, aircraft, and factions as well as content already released in White Dwarf, allowing you to field squadrons from the Necrons, Asuryani, and Adeptus Astartes. Also included is a deeper dogfighting experience with expanded damage rules, new Ace abilities, and the challenges of limited ammunition.
But, that’s not all for the game as Forge World gets some releases for the Necrons! Each set contains two planes buildable as either Night Shroud bombers or Doom Scythe fighters! One is focused on speed and maneuverability and the other takes on rival interceptors!
White Dwarf #472 is on the horizon too. It features the finale of A Tale of Four Warlords, rules for Genestealer Cults Kill Teams, and a new Flashpoint set in the Nachmund Gauntlet. There’s also a focus on Ossiarch Bonereapers with new and updated rules!
From Black Library comes some new releases.
Harrowdeep is a collection of three novellas by Gary Kloster, Noah Van Nguyen, and David Annandale.
In The End of Enlightenment by Richard Strachan, a powerful Alarith Stonemage must go on a quest from Teclis himself and battle Nagash’s Ossiarch generals.