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Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Age of Sigmar, Black Library, Warcry, Aeronautica Imperialis, and Necromunda!

It’s a little bit of everything this coming week for Games Workshop‘s pre-orders. Black Library and Age of Sigmar get the highlights with the biggest releases of the week.

Drekki Flynt stars in his first full-length novel from Guy Haley The Arkanaut’s Oath! It’ll be available in hardback, ebook, and audiobook and there’s also a new miniature of Drekki Flynt too!

Cado Ezechiar and The Hollow King by John French is the other release. That too is accompanied by a miniature of the character. It’ll be available as a hardbook, ebook, and audiobook.

Arcane Cataclysm will be released for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. It features the Lumineth Realm-lords taking on the Disciples of Tzeentch. The box set features two brand new miniatures – the Scinari Enlightener can share her pain with her enemies while the updated Curseling is a potent fusion (literally) of warrior and mage. Arcane Cataclysm includes five Vanari Bladelords, five Vanari Dawnriders, 10 Vanari Auralan Sentinels, three Tzaangor Enlightened on Discs of Tzeentch, 10 Tzaangors, and 20 Kairic Acolytes. There’s also a campaign booklet, 56-page core rulebook, token sheet, and warscroll cards.

The Skaven Deathmaster is an expert assassin and can now be purchased to attack with its weeping blade!

The Sylvaneth gets The Lady of Vines which can cut down foes with its spear.

Get scenery like the Krondspine Incarnate of Ghur, Cleansing Aqualith, and Megadroth Remains.

For Warcry, the Centaurion Marshal is an ally that any Chaos Warband can field. Or how about adding it to your Age of Sigmar Slaves to Darkness army?

Speaking of Chaos, there are also Chaos Legionnaires for Warcry. Age of Agimsar rules will be coming for them.

Then there’s the Warcry Compendium pulls together the fighter profiles and faction abilities for warbands from Grand Alliance Order, Grand Alliance Destruction, Grand Alliance Death, and Grand Alliance Chaos in a single grand tome. It features over 800 profiles.

Warhammer: The Horus Heresy – Aeronautica Imperialis Rulebook is being released taking your battles to the Age of Darkness. This book provides the complete Aeronautica Imperialis rules and eight classic scenarios to play through, along with complete rules for the Legiones Astartes air fleets, the human pilots of the Divisio Aeronautica, and the Legio Custodes’ deadly Ares Gunship – allowing you to bring dogfights to life in the skies of the Horus Heresy.

You can recreate battles above Vanaheim with the Vanaheim Area of Engagement game board.

How about taking to the skies with the Ares Gunship and a Legio Custodes fleet?

Finally, there are Legiones Astartes Aircraft Cards and Divisio Aeronautica Aircraft Cards to help you keep track of things.

For Necromunda, get the Delaque Spyker which is part spy, part psyker, and all brain! It comes with a fighter card and is just an amazing model.

You can upgrade your Corpse Grinder Cult gang with the Corpse Grinder Weapons Set. There’s a selection of ranged weapons for your Initiates, including a savage harpoon launcher, and vicious close combat weapons for the rest of your gang, such as the rotary flensing saw and chain glaives. There’s also a grisly Cult icon to inspire your gang in battle.

From Black Library there’s Rogal Dorn: The Emperor’s Crusader which gets a limited edition release of 2,500 copies signed by author Gav Thorpe and more!

Blackstone Fortress: Ascension will be released in audiobook for the first time.

More books are being released in French and German including Ghazghkull: Prophet of the Waaagh!, Throne of Light, Luther: First of the Fallen, and Soulslayer.

Skaven and Sylvaneth collide in Echoes of Doom

Games Workshop has revealed a new battlebox featuring Skaven and Sylvaneth…. Echoes of Doom! The new box set features many of the new miniatures revealed this past weekend during Warhammer Fest.

The box set is everything you need to battle it out with these two armies including miniatures, tokens, core rules, warscroll cards, and transfers. There’s also a supplement to get your narrative play on.

New miniatures include Grey Seer Skrittat, Lady of Vines, and Gossamid Archers!

Warhammer Fest 2022: The Skaven are Coming with a New Deathmaster

Warhammer Fest 2022 day 2 is focused on Age of Sigmar and Skaven have kicked thing off.

The live chat revealed a new Skaven Deathmaster to join your Skaven forces. The killer is armed with weapons coated with lethal toxins created by Clans Eshin. This is the first Skaven assassin in plastic!

That means Skaven are coming soon and the battletome will be the next battletome released for Grand Alliance Chaos! The children of the Horned Rat will be emerging soon!

Battletome Skaven

New Blood Bowl and Necromunda are available from Forge World

Blood Bowl and Necromunda get some love today from Forge World as one new release for each are available to order.

Skaven get a new Rat Ogre, updating a new model from the previous edition which was generally not liked. Unleash the big guy’s strength adding a little punch to the nimble team.

The Rat Ogre is available to order for $33.

Blood Bowl Skaven Rat Ogre

Slopper and Scabber are available for Necromunda. You can support any gang with these hangers-on. Feed them some food with Slopper or get some illicit supplies with Scabber.

The duo is available for $35.

Necromunda Slopper and Scabber

40K Chapter Approved, Kommando Orks and Krieg Kill Team, Necromunda, and Blood Bowl! It’s a packed upcoming week

It’s a packed week for 40K players as Games Workshop has revealed next week’s pre-orders that might be for a few games but 40K fans will all appreciate.

The Chapter Approved: War Zone Nachmund Grand Tournament Pack and Munitorum Field Manual 2022 are here kicking off a new season of competitive and matched play.

Chapter Approved comes with 18 missions, nine each for Incursion and Strike Force sized games. There are also updated secondary objectives as well. Within the Munitorum Field Manual 2022, you’ll find up-to-date points!

Chapter Approved: War Zone Nachmund Grand Tournament Pack and Munitorum Field Manual 2022

Kill Team is getting some new releases, with the individual items from Octarious getting releases and being repackaged.

The Kill Team: Starter Set is an easy way to get into the game featuring two teams, rules, scenery, all you need to play. The box set features the Veteran Guardsmen of the Death Korps of Krieg taking on Ork Kommandos. The box art looks like what was teased way back at Gen Con 2021. The box set also features a gameplay mat, scatter terrain, a streamlined 96-page Core Rules book, and a 56-page Recruit Edition book with background info and tutorial missions.

Kill Team: Starter Set

The individual teams are getting a release too!

The Kill Team: Veteran Guardsmen will allow you to build up your Guardsmen Kill Team or use them to build up that Death Korps of Krieg Warhammer 40,000 force! The box contains 10 troopers to add to the grind.

Kill Team: Veteran Guardsmen

Orks get some love with the Kill Team: Kommandos. Featuring 10 Kommandos it also has a trusty Kommando Grot and volatile Bomb Squig! Use them for Kill Team or add them to your Waargh in games of 40K.

Kill Team: Kommandos

You can also get the Kill Team: Octarius Book. It features the Kill Team rules for the Ork Kommandos and Veteran Guardsman including equipment, tactical ploys, and battlefield roles. There are also nine Shadow Operations missions that allow you to play out a campaign.

Kill Team: Octarius Book

You can also build out your battlefield with Kill Team: Kill Zone Octarius. This scenery set will now be available on its own allowing you to build an Ork shanty town! It’s great for Kill Team and Warhammer 40,000 and features a double-sided battlefield board.

Kill Team: Kill Zone Octarius

Necromunda gets new releases making games more deadly!

Add Hive Scum to your game with these four expendable gangers. They can be a gang on their own or join other House Gangs.

Hive Scum

House Delaque gets some options with the Delaque Weapons and Upgrades set. The set features heavy flamers, plasma guns, and meltaguns, as well as new heads!

Delaque Weapons and Upgrades

The Underdog Card pack allows you to pull out shenanigans to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. The pack also contains 12 universal Gang Tactics that all can use.

Underdog Card pack

There’s some entrepreneurs in the underhive like Slopper and Scabber. While they can help in a skirmish, it’s all about the cooking and trading with them.

Slopper and Scabber

Blood Bowl gets a release with a brand new Rat Ogre! These brutes bring some much needed strength to the Skaven roster and update a rather unliked previous release.

Rat Ogre

Warhammer 40,000: Imperium rolls out to more locations! The magazine series allows individuals to slowly build two forces and learn to play Warhammer 40,000. The first issue features a Primaris Lieutenant with storm shield and volkite pistol and a Necron Royal Warden with a relic gauss blaster.

The fifth issue features an exclusive Space Marine Primaris Captain! You can roll the dice and pick issues up at your local store or get a subscription and never miss an issue.

Black Library has some new releases coming!

Krieg allows you to dive further into the Death Korps of Krieg. Written by Steve Lyon, how far will they go to secure victory?


Adrian Tchaikovsky brings us Day of Ascension. The Forge World of Morod prepares for the alien “angels” who will bring mercy to the masses.

Day of Ascension

The Triumph of Saint Katherine is by Danie Ware and focuses on the Sisters of Battle. This limited edition hardback is limited to 2,000 copies. This limited edition version features red faux-leather cover overlaid with a gold, black, and white foil design, full-art tip-in, gold-glit page edges, a black ribbon bookmark, and an author introduction and signature.

Triumph of Saint Katherine

The Book of Martyrs features three stories focused on a different Sister in the Era Indomitus. Alec Worley, Phil Kelly, and Danie Ware bring tales of Sister Ishani who must deal with an inhuman hunter, Sister Anarchia resisting her T’au captors, and Sister Superior Laurelyn defending against a foe spilling out of the Great Rift.

The Book of Martyrs

Masters of the Hunt: The White Scars Omnibus collects stories by Andy Hoare, Robbie MacNiven, Phil Kelly, Josh Reynolds, Anthony Reynolds, and Graeme Lyon.

Masters of the Hunt: The White Scars Omnibus

Return to the Sabbat Worlds with the Iron Snakes in Urdesh: The Serpent and the Saint by Matthew Farrer which will be available in audiobook.

Urdesh: The Serpent and the Saint

Das Helwinter-Tor is the German translation of Chris Wraight‘s The Helwinter Gate. A Járnhamar Pack is n the run from their fellow Space Wolves as they race to uncover the truth behind an ancient betrayal.

Das Helwinter-Tor

Blood Bowl’s Kreek “the Verminator” Rustgouger and Wilhelm Chaney are Available Now

Two new bruisers are available for pre-order and ready for the Blood Bowl pitch.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger has been revealed and might be the greatest Skaven creation to ever walk the pitch. The monster of a player swings a nugget of warpstone and as per “I’ll Be Back!” will not be sent-off the pitch as per the secret weapon trait for the first time and may continue as part of the game. But, with a fee of 170,000 GP, you’ll need to save up to field him.

Order the figure now for $44.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger

Wilhelm Chaney adds a fast, versatile catcher to your team. But, you’ll need to play Sylvanian Spotlight to take advantage.

You can get Chaney now for $30.

Wilhelm Chaney

The Verminator and Bloodspawn are Coming to Blood Bowl

Two new bruisers are coming to the Blood Bowl pitch.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger has been revealed and might be the greatest Skaven creation to ever walk the pitch. The monster of a player swings a nugget of warpstone and as per “I’ll Be Back!” will not be sent-off the pitch as per the secret weapon trait for the first time and may continue as part of the game. But, with a fee of 170,000 GP, you’ll need to save up to field him.

Kreek ‘The Verminator’ Rustgouger

Khorne is going to clear the pitch easier with the mutated murder monster Bloodspawn. For 160,000 GP you get a strength 5 player with Claws and Mighty Blow as well as Frenzy. This is a beast of a player who will challenge other big guys.