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Leagues of Votann Army Set unboxing

The Leagues of Votann have arrived… just don’t call them Squats. We open up and show off the new army set and you can see what’s inside.

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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 NOVA Open Reveal 2022: Leagues of Votann

Kicking off the NOVA Open 2022, Games Workshop had numerous reveals full of exciting things to come. Kicking things off was Warhammer 40,000 which of course showed off the anticipated Kinhosts.

In a video, the revamped Squats were shown off delivering a look at the figure line to come and there are some amazing reveals getting us even more excited for the new army.

The Leagues of Votann Army set kicks things off by featuring the first chance to get new models and the first chance to get the new codex (with a special cover). It’s coming in September. The set features Ulthar the Destined, Eunhyr Champion, two squads of warriors, and a squad of 3 grav bikes. It comes to around 500 points.

  • Leagues of Votann Army

The box comes with the Eunhyr Champion, a close combat focused character model. The figure has some options allowing you to choose from, a hammer or axe, emphasizing the close combat focus. They’re the two best close combat weapons in the army. There are also two head options, both bare.

Eunhyr Champion

Ûthar the Destined is a special character, the only named character in the codex. There’s a prophecy about the character and what he’ll lead the League too. The character features a plasma blade. He’s a force multiplier giving re-rolls and extra abilities. You can also build the miniature as a generic hero as well. The model comes with numerous options, creating a flexible kit.

Uthar the Destined

Also revealed was the Cthonian Beserk Mole Grenade Launcher. This upgrade option for the Cthonian Beserk unit, a mining based weapon that fires a grenade into the ground and pops up. It’s a bit of a throwback to the classic Squat Mole Mortar.

Cthonian Beserk Mole Grenade Launcher

Brôkhyr Iron-Master features a graviton rifle and graviton hammer. He comes with a unit of robots, a Tech-Marine type of character. The robots, while a new design, feel like they fit well and a nod to the past.

Broukhyr Iron-Master

The Grimnyr looks amazing. The character does a few different things. It’s like a psyker, a designed one though. They’re also the closest thing to priests as well. There’s a cool Nordic look to the character mixed with a little fantasy. The character also features two flying robots featuring bolter-like weapons (think wizards with their ravens).

Grimnyr

The Hekaton Land Fortress looks massive, the largest miniature in the line. It’s the main battle tank and features a ton of weapons. There are a lot of options and the vehicle itself can take hits. As a transport, it can carry 12 warriors allowing for a lot of use and different roles in the game.

  • Hekaton Land Fortress

Overall, the army looks amazing with a nice mix of future tech with a bit of Nordic and Viking details added in. It’s definitely a great update for the classic Squats and should be exciting to see on the tabletop.

Leagues of Votann

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Chaos invades! Plus Blood Bowl and Black Library

It’s a week for Warhammer 40K fans after a few light weeks previously with a heavy focus on the Chaos invasion! It’s a big week as Chaos Space Marines get some of the missing units they’ve been waiting for while Codex: Chaos Daemons debuts!

Codex: Chaos Daemons is here! It has everything you need to bring the immaterium to the game table. Each of the four Ruinous Powers has its own collection of datasheets, Relics, Stratagems, Warlord Traits, and psychic powers (except Khorne with that one). Be’lakor’s Army of Renown is also included! Get it in the regular or limited edition version.

Codex: Chaos Daemons

If you want to build your Daemon force quickly, look no further than the new Combat Patrol: Chaos Daemons. Focused on Khorne, it includes 34 miniatures that get you 33 power level. It’s led by a fearsome Bloodmaster, supported by three Bloodcrushers mounted on Juggernauts, 10 slavering Flesh Hounds, and 20 Bloodletters.

Combat Patrol: Chaos Daemons

Bless your rolls by Chaos with the Chaos Daemons Dice. The package comes with 20 six-sided dice in black and white and the Chaos star instead of a 6.

Chaos Daemons Dice

Classic Chaos Daemons returns! These Made to Order figures will be on sale from Saturday the 27th of August until 8am BST on Monday the 5th of September.

You can get Horrors of Tzeentch, Flamers of Tzeentch, Beast of Nurgle, Karanak, the Hound of Vengeance, and The Masque of Slaanesh.

Chaos Space Marines Accursed Cultists feel the power of Chaos. They’re a mix of mortal and daemon and a Troop choice for Chaos Space Marines. Add them to your horrifying horde!

Chaos Space Marines Accursed Cultists

Joining them are the Chaos Space Marines Possessed! They boast increased speed and durability making for pretty tough troops.

Chaos Space Marines Possessed

Blood Bowl gets some releases for the Snotlings! The Snotling Pitch and Dugouts is double-sided and features special rules. There’s also the much improved Snotling Team Dice Set. Finally, keep track of things with the Snotling Team Card Pack.

From Black Library is a limited edition, hardback, ebook, and MP3 version of Echoes of Eternity. The seventh volume of the Siege of Terra series is by Aaron Dembski-Bowden.

Things aren’t looking good as the walls have fallen and the defender’s unity is broken. The Warmaster’s hordes advance forcing the loyalists back. Angron has also achieved immortality as he leads a tide as the warp begins to corrupt Terra. Sanguinius awaits hoping to rally the defenders for one last stand.

The limited edition version is limited to 2,500 copies.

Finally, Warhammer 40,000: Imperium Magazine debuts in French on August 25th. You can get it from select newsagents and specialist stockists or subscribe directly with Hachette.

Unboxing: Warpfire Minis’ WarpCrate and a plan for the next year!

Warpfire MinisWarpCrate is a mystery box for Warhammer 40K or Age of Sigmar! For $25 a box, you get random figures delivered to your doorstep. It’s promised the value to be at least $40.

We also lay out a plan for this for the next year. Find out what you can expect!

How’d we do this month?

Serberys Sulpherhounds x2 (3 for $60, so $20 each) – $40

Total – ~$40.00

Get yours.

Warhammer+ Year Two Miniatures Revealed!

The first year of Warhammer+ is wrapping up and the second year begins soon! Not only does that mean new shows, battle reports, and more, it also means new rewards for subscribing, the exclusive Warhammer+ miniatures!

Games Workshop is focused on Chaos with two additions for the dark forces, one for Warhammer 40K and the other for Age of Sigmar.

Mibyllorr Darkfang might be for Age of Sigmar but would look great in Chaos forces for Warhammer 40K too. Azrakh the Annihilator is a classic picture brought to life taking inspiration from old Warhammer 40K art.

Getting the miniatures is easy. Just sign up or renew an annual subscription for Warhammer+ and you receive the miniature of your choice one month after subscribing and you can purchase the other one. Monthly subscribers will need to wait the full 12 months to claim theirs.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Chaos descends for Warhammer 40K!

After a few weeks of not a whole lot since the release of the Chaos codex for Warhammer 40K, it looks like the army is finally getting its expected releases. Next week’s pre-orders feature some new figures as well as repackaged figures.

One of the big changes in the Chaos codex was a focus on Chaos Cultists. You’ll be able to build a horde of them with this new release and they can be the needed cannon fodder for the Dark gods.

Chaos Cultists

The Dark Commune is an example of the focus on cannon fodder. A new unit, they’re the most dedicated servants. They lead their devotees into battle bringing all sorts of benefits.

Dark Commune

Bring the skills of the Chosen Chaos Space Marines to the fight. They bring their experience and this customizable unit features alternate heads, accessories, and weapons for you to kit them out with.

Chosen Chaos Space Marines

The Warpsmith debuted a while ago but gets a release to patch up your war machines and taming daemon engines.

Warpsmith

Warpforged features a Venomcrawler and two Obliterators that will help add heavy firepower to your army. This is the surprise that the three are packaged together as opposed to on their own.

Warpforged

Coming for Warhammer: The Horus Heresy is the Leviathan Siege Dreadnought with Drill & Claw Weapons. The behemoth comes with chest-mounted guns and two melee fists which can be built as a siege drill or siege claw.

You can also get the Leviathan Siege Dreadnought Close Combat Weapons Frame if you plan on picking up the Leviathan with ranged weapons. This features two melee fists which can be built as siege drills or siege claws.

Leviathan Siege Dreadnought Close Combat Weapons Frame

From Black Library comes Space Marine Conquests: The Devastation of Baal (Special Edition) by Guy Haley. It returns in a new special edition bound in a luxury black faux-leather cover, inlaid with crimson foil and intricate Blood Angels iconography. The story features 30,000 Space Marines assembled to defend Ball from the Tyranid Hive Fleet Leviathan!

There are more figures coming from McFarlane Toys!

Chaos Space Marines get some focus with the new Black Legion Space Marine or you can make your own with a Chaos Space Marine Artist’s Proof.

If you like to paint up your own, you can also get the Dark Angels Intercessor (Artist’s Proof).

Dark Angels Intercessor (Artist’s Proof)

Explore Imperial space in Owlcat’s latest Warhammer 40K: Rogue Trader Developer Video

Players will take on the role of a Rogue Trader, a scion of an ancient dynasty of daring privateers, that reign over their own merchant empire and explore the fringes of Imperial space with the blessing of the Emperor Himself. Thanks to their Warrant of Trade – the Rogue Trader is endowed with privileges and power beyond imagination as well as the task of expanding the borders of the Imperium. At their disposal is a gargantuan voidship of immense strength and innumerable personnel ready to follow any undertakings of the leader. Show your subjects mercy or disdain, stay faithful to the Emperor or consort with enemies of Mankind – every decision and every act of the Rogue Trader sends ripples throughout entire star systems, changing the in-game world and those who inhabit it.

The action will unfold in the Koronus Expanse, a dangerous and unexplored region on the far frontiers of the Imperium of Man. Many explorers have fallen victim to this dangerous place and never returned.

Remarkable and sophisticated companions are one of the pillars of cRPGs and Rogue Trader is no exception. A mighty Space Marine, a mercurial Aeldari Ranger, or even a courageous Sister of Battle armed with bolter and ardent prayers are just a few of the many characters that will join the Rogue Trader during your adventures.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Ka’bandha for Horus Heresy, Necromunda, Knights, Kill Team, and more!

Games Workshop has revealed what’s coming next week for pre-order. Kicking things off is Ka’bandha, Daemon General of Signus for Warhammer: The Horus Heresy. The Daemon General is a force of nature who leaves battlefields drenched in blood in the name of Khorne. The miniature is resin and part of the Horus Heresy Character Series. It can be displayed with and without its horned helm. Rules are coming for The Horus Heresy.

For Necromunda, the Ironhead Squat Prospectors get the Vartijan Exo-Driller. With thick armor, it can survive a volley of enemy fire and give it back in return.

Vartijan Exo-Driller

The Knight Questoris gets a release for Warhammer 40,000. They fill a wide variety of roles. The reboxed release can be built into one of the six Imperial Knight variants as well as Canis Rex. Or, how about a Chaos Knight Despoiler?

Knight Questoris

For Kill Team, the Corsair Voidscarred and Chaos Space Marine Legionaries get individual releases. They can also be used for Warhammer 40,000 delivering a dual release.

If you don’t have a copy, you can get the Kill Team: Nachmund rulebook. The softcover book features lore, missions, and cinematic killzone rules.

Kill Team: Nachmund rulebook

How about Warhammer World: Dioramas (Third Edition) – Exhibition Ticket Bundle? Get to see the stunning dioramas on display at Warhammer World in this 88-page book. You also get an all-day, all-access ticket for Warhammer World in Nottingham.

Warhammer World: Dioramas (Third Edition)

Black Library has a lot of releases this week as well.

Vaults of Terra: The Dark City by Chris Wraight is the next volume of the Vaults of Terra series. Interrogator Spinoza finds herself alone and separated from her master – Inquisitor Erasmus Cowl. Available in hardback, eBook, and MP3.

Vaults of Terra: The Dark City

The Vulture Lord – A Zothar Athrabis Novel by Richard Strachan follows a king who has made an eternal pact with Nagash. When tradition is broken, a rebellion begins to take hold. Will the cruel Vulture Lord be able to bring his domain back under his control? Available as hardback, eBook, and MP3.

The Vulture Lord – A Zothar Athrabis Novel

The Rose at War by Dani Ware features eight stories featuring Sister Superior Augusta Santorus of the Order of the Bloody Rose. Available in hardback and eBook.

The Rose at War

Dominion by Darius Hinks comes to paperback for the first time. Amidst the chaotic times of the Era of Beasts, sellsword Niksar Astaboras must decide whether he values his own survival above all else – or if he will rise to defend the threatened domains of Order.

Dominion

The Twice-dead King: Ruin by Nate Crowley comes to paperback and begins the saga of the disgraced Necron Lord Oltyx.

Twice-dead King: Ruin

Thunderstrike & Other Stories is available in MP3. It features works by David Guymer, Gav Thorpe, Darius Hinks, David Annandale, and more.

Thunderstrike & Other Stories

Lupercal’s War: A Horus Heresy Anthology features 21 stories from across the galactic conflict. It comes to MP3.

Lupercal’s War: A Horus Heresy Anthology

German editions of Volpone Glory and Day of Ascension are being released.

French editions of The Twice-dead King: Reign and The Vincula Insurgency: Ghost Dossier 1 are coming as well.

Angron, Daemon Primarch of Khorne revealed!

After a grainy photo was leaked earlier in the day, Games Workshop has revealed Angron, Daemon Primarch of Khorne! The latest Daemon Primarch has arrived rejoining the battle to lead the upcoming World Eaters army with their revamped codex.

Angron is pure hate forced to fight for survival and used as a weapon for entertainment.

The model looks like a juiced-up Bloodthirster after having overdosed on the warp. Small details show the character’s past life including a shoulder pad with the World Eaters’ iconic symbol. There’s also the Butcher’s Nails fused into his body.

Angron is sure to be a close combat beast on the field.

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