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Warhammer Preview Online: The Looncourt’s Gitz go questing!

Grinkrak’s Looncourt has been revealed as the next warband for Warhammer Underworlds: Gnarlwood.

It’s gobbos meet questing knights with a touch of Bad Moon! Hopped up on a combination of dizzying rhetoric and psychoactive fungi – both supplied by their leader Grinkrak – they believe themselves to be mighty Loonknights, sallying into the Gnarlwood on a heroic quest.

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: The Gorechosen of Dromm are here for glory and skulls

Kicking off the NOVA Open 2022, Games Workshop had numerous reveals full of exciting things to come. Warhammer Underworlds has a new warband to fear. One miniature was already revealed but the full Gorechosen of Dromm are here!

Dromm, Wounder of Worlds is a priest who wants the blood to flow. He uses his unique action – Enrage – to make that happen. He can send your own fighters storming into battles, drawing enemies out of position.

Gorehulk is a former slaughterpriest who has been blessed. The character screams close combat battle crushing and choking his enemies.

The warband comes with its own Rivals deck which allows you to play the trio out of the box. All praise Khorne!

Hexbane’s Hunters enter the Nethermaze of Warhammer Underworlds

The Nethermaze calls out to warbands from across the Mortal Realms. Hexbane’s Hunters is a band of Witch Hunters led by Haskel Hexbane. They’ve been commanded by the clandestine Order of Azyr to bring the cleansing fires of justice to the abyssal heart of the Nethermaze.

The warband purges the heretics with guns, axes, crossbows, and their faithful hounds. Fast, deadly, and determined, they’re also fragile, so keep your distance!

The set comes with a complete Rivals deck that can be used out of the box or combined with other cards to construct your own deck.

Games Workshop Pre-Order Preview: Dive into the Nethermaze with Warhammer Underworlds

This feels like a really quick announcement to release but Warhammer Underworlds is going from Harrowdeep into the Nethermaze with a new starter set. The boxed set features the Shadeborn consisting of four Khainite Shadowstalkers taking on Skuttershank’s Clawpack, Skaven from Clans Eshin.

The new core set contains everything you need to get going with Warhammer Underworlds, including a rulebook, 11 dice, 114 tokens, two double-sided boards, and a mammoth number of cards. These include fighter cards and a complete 32-card Rivals deck for each of the new warbands, as well as a set of 48 entirely new universal cards, and 36 Grand Alliance cards split evenly between Order, Chaos, Death, and Destruction.

Also coming are the Exiled Dead. Necromancy and forbidden technology raise the dead and harness the power of electricity… as well as dark magic. The set features 32 Exiled Dead cards, the set also comes with 20 universal objective, upgrade, and gambit cards, as well as three more cards for each Grand Alliance.

The Exiled Dead

That’s not all for Warhammer Underworlds! Harrowdeep‘s two forces will be released on their own. You can get Xandire’s Truthseekers and Da Kunnin’ Krew, along with their complete Rivals decks.

Black Library is packed with releases.

Throne of Light is the fourth installment of the Dawn of Fire series by Guy Haley. Throne of Light brings an ancient enemy to the fore – one that Roboute Guilliman himself has reason to dread. The Word Bearers, led by Kor Phaeron, have their sights set on the Segmentum Solar.

There’s a special edition that’s signed and numbered with leather-effect binding, ribbed spine, gilt lettering and page edges, plus a gold ribbon bookmark. It also features an additional short story and map.

Gotrek Gurnisson: Soulslayer by Darius Hinks features Gotrek and his companions march to war in Chamon – only for their plans to be ruined when a band of aquatic aelven raiders decide his soul, burning brightly as it does, is too good a prize to pass up.

Gotrek Gurnisson: Soulslayer

Soul Drinker by Ben Counter gets a 20th Anniversary Edition.

Soul Drinker

There are new French and German editions as well. Flesh and Steel arrives in French while Skavenslayer and Sons of the Emperor: An Anthology gets a German release. All are available in paperback and eBook editions.

There’ll also be something new to collect as Panini and Games Workshop team up for Warhammer 40,000 Stickers and Cards. The release features over 200 collectible stickers and cards. There’s a Starter Pack that includes a sticker album, an exclusive limited-edition Vindicare Assassin card, a collector’s cardholder, and four packs of stickers and hero cards. Also available are an Album Stickers and Cards Multi Pack, containing six packs, or a Album Stickers and Cards Box, loaded with a whopping 36 full packs.

Warhammer stores will also have free sticker albums to give away while stocks last, and individual card packs for sale.

Warhammer 40,000 Stickers and Cards

Descend into the Nethermaze with Warhammer Underworlds

Warhammer Underworlds heads to a new location with Warhammer Underworlds: Nethermaze. The new boxed set features two new warbands, the Shadeborn, and Skittershank’s Clawpack.

This is a new starter set, so it has everything you need to play Warhammer Underworlds, board, dice, tokens, and rulebook.

The Nethermaze – constructed by mysterious and ancient architects – is a powerful wellspring of dark energy and the perfect lure for the Clans Eshin. It has also drawn in aelven seditionists, whose transgressions did not go unnoticed by Morathi – she’s sent a crew of shadowy assassins to snuff out this nascent rebellion. Enter Skittershank’s Clawpack and The Shadeborn.

Warhammer Underworlds: Nethermaze features new rules. There are two new keywords, Map and Domain. Both will be featured on cards included in the set. One lets you gamble for glory and the other allows you to change the surroundings to your advantage.

Adepticon 2022: Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep The Exiled Dead Revealed

It’s Adepticon 2022 week and Games Workshop kicked it off with a preview of things to come. A new warband for Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep was revealed during the evening, The Exiled Dead!

This new undead warband has been teased already and features a Necromantic Vampire who has been exiled for his experiments.

It’s a new take on zombies and walkers mixing in mad-scientist experiments with the classic zombie trope.

This warband is sure to be picked up not only because it looks and sounds awesome to play but for the kitbashing opportunities.

It’s Fyreslayers vs. Idoneth Deepkin, Warhammer Underworlds, Blood Bowl, and Aeronautica Imperialis in Next Week’s Pre-Orders

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.

Gorlok Blackpowder

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.

Illusory Might deck

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.

Blood Bowl Nurgle Pitch

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.

Blood Bowl Nurge dice and cards

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.

Aeronautica Imperialis – Companion

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!

White Dwarf #472

From Black Library comes some new releases.

Harrowdeep is a collection of three novellas by Gary Kloster, Noah Van Nguyen, and David Annandale.

Harrowdeep

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.

The End of Enlightenment

Warhammer Day 2021: Shiver me timbers. Blackpowder’s Buccaneers arrive for Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep

Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep has opened up a whole new world for the miniature board game with all new tactics and themes. Having to do with water, it’s only natural we’d get some pirates to do battle with. Blackpowder’s Buccaneers is the first warband expansion after the boxed set release.

Blackpowder’s Buccaneers feature an ogre pirate, his gnobblar crew, and of course his pet parrot and a monkey… a monkey with a knife!

Out in 2022, this new warband features its own complete deck allowing players to jump right into the new Rivals format.

Head to Harrowdeep and War Zone Octarius in Next Week’s Games Workshop Pre-Orders

Games Workshop has revealed next week’s pre-orders and it’s a mix of fantasy and future!

Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep is here with a whole new box set featuring two new warbands. The shadow realm of Ulgu is a murky place at the best of times, and it takes brave souls indeed to journey into the dark fastness beneath the Shadow Sea in search of spoils and glory. Enter the terrifying labyrinth known as Harrowdeep.

The box set features new universal cards, new Grand Alliance cards, cards for Order, Chaos, Death, and Destruction warbands, and more. There are also new mechanics like Gloom tokens which hide objectives from view.

There are also two new warbands, the Thunderstrike-armoured Stormcast Eternals, Xandire’s Truthseekers, and Kruleboyz, Da Kunnin’ Krew.

If you order the set through the Games Workshop website, you’ll also get a set of acrylic objective tokens while supplies last.

Head to the Octarius sector with War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide. Inquisitor Kryptmann’s meddling has brought Hive Fleet Leviathan into the heart of a colossal Ork empire. Tyranids will feature new synaptic abilities, while Cadia’s remaining regiments are marshaled.

War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide

Octarius Mission Pack: Containment sees the return of deadly Planetstrike missions to Warhammer 40,000. It features 21 narrative play scenarios for Crusade campaigns.

Octarius Mission Pack: Containment

And what’s a game without dice!? Get these new dice featuring the sigil of Ordo Xenos!

Ordo Xenos Dice

Forge World has some releases as well!

Sons of Horus Legion Praetors lead the disciplined armies of the Warmaster into combat. They’re exceptional commanders who have no problem leading from the front.

Sons of Horus Legion Praetors

Legion Mk IV Destroyer Squad shoulder the burden of having to wield grotesque weapons. Rad weapons, phosphex bombs, and even worse are among their arsenal.

Legion Mk IV Destroyer Squad

Two classic Horus Heresy books are going to be released in softback. Book Three: Extermination follows the aftermath of the Istvaan V Dropsite Massacre, as the Heresy sweeps outwards across Imperial space and the Emperor’s loyal Legions race to respond. The Burning of Prospero reaches its apocalyptic climax in Book Seven: Inferno as the Space Wolves unleash their fury upon the Thousand Sons.

A new modeling release is out as well. Citadel Colour Tufts allows you to add some greenery to your bases with Verdia Veldt and Mordian Corpsegrass.

Citadel Colour Tufts

Finally, the second issue of Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle will be released with an exclusive variant cover.

Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle #2
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