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By Polar_Bear
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Jul 31st, 2015
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Everyone likes to personalize their army, but not everyone wants to have to green stuff their own special torsos, helmets, or shoulder pads. That’s where Forge World steps in with their upgrade kits. In this case, if you’ve got a White Scars force and you want to add a little flair to you...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 24th, 2015
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Forge World continues their Horus Heresy character line with a trio of new figures this week. They are happy to bring you Zardu Layak and the Anakatis Kul Blade-slaves (that’s quite a mouthful). Zardu was once an ardent believer in the Imperium and how it was the greatest thing since sliced bre...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 17th, 2015
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Continuing their Horus Heresy Character Series, Forge World has started taking orders for Cor’bax Utterblight, Demon Prince of the Runestorm. This isn’t your standard “guy in power armor” sort of model. No. This is a new Nurgle miniature in all its pustule-ridden glory. With t...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 10th, 2015
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Forge World once more expands their Primarchs line with Perturabo, the Primarch of the Iron Warriors. This one certainly has the feel of a Primarch to it, with some rather specialized armor and weaponry on the figure. Sure, it still looks like Terminator armor, but, at least to me, it looks like it&#...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 6th, 2015
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While much of the focus over the weekend was on the fantasy size of Games Workshop, Forge World was working away at a new figure that you can add for your 40k armies. They’re now taking orders for their new Kytan Daemon Engines over in their webshop....
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 3rd, 2015
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Customizing Space Marines… It’s a pretty popular thing to do. After all, there are so many different chapters out there, all with different rules of some form, that distinguishing one from another can be tough. A squad of Tac. Marines could be used just about anywhere as they are, but if ...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 2nd, 2015
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Every year, the NOVA Open holds their Charity Raffle. This year is certainly no different. You can now purchase tickets for your chance to one of these Warhammer 40k armies. This year’s prizes are a Sons of Orar Space Marines force and an Alaitoc Eldar force. Over 20 miniature artists from arou...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 26th, 2015
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Since ancient times, Mars has been the Bringer of War. And for those of you music aficionados out there, one of Holst’s best works (love me some 5/4 time goodness!). Well, Forge World is really bringing the war with this new release. They’ve started taking orders for the Mars Pattern Warl...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 24th, 2015
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You can now get the Warhammer App for your Android devices (for those of you that don’t have Apple products). The App is free to download and has some pretty neat features if you’re wanting to be kept up-to-date on all things GW....
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 20th, 2015
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I like green. It’s my favorite color. A nice dark green of an ivy leaf after a morning storm… *wistful sigh* Wait, what happened? I floated away there for a moment. Anyway, back when I played 40k, my two factions were Orks and Dark Angels (so I didn’t have to keep track of as many [...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 19th, 2015
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Primarchs. They are a triumph of genetic engineering. They are paragons amongst an already-impressive group (the Space Marines). They are unmatched in combat, with only other Primarchs able to stand against them (unless you’ve got an army or fleet or two to throw at them). For the Ultramarines ...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 15th, 2015
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Don’t you know the Dewey Decimal System!?! One thing about 40k that sometimes isn’t focused on as much, is that it really does bring in some fairly diverse concepts to the game. Amongst the starships and laser guns and space elves and whatnot, you’ve also got powerful psychics that ...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 12th, 2015
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Sometimes an Imperial Fist is just an Imperial Fist. But that’s not the case with Sigismund. As the First Captain of the Imperial Fists, his ability in battle matches all but the original Primarchs. His Black Sword has bested an innumerable list of adversaries. He plans on adding all of the Tra...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 10th, 2015
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I’m an Ork player. I absolutely love them. Back when I played 40k, they were my faction. Sure, I had a few Marine chapters here and there, and my original faction was Tyranids, but my real army of choice was Orks. I still have them, actually, though they’ve not seen any table-time in a fe...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 8th, 2015
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Sometimes a bolt pistol won’t cut it. Neither will a bolt gun. Sure, it essentially fires out little rockets, but they’re little rockets. Sometimes you just need a weapon that can put a hole the size of manhole cover in even the thickest armor and then cause whatever you just shot at to e...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 1st, 2015
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Space Marines are the elite troopers of the Empire of Man in the grimdark future of 40k. These heavily-genetically-modified warriors (who can spit acid, and have a couple different hearts, just for starters), stand ready to protect the Empire from the forces of any aliens that may be around, as well ...
By Polar_Bear
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May 25th, 2015
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Games Workshop has started taking pre-orders for some new Cult of Mechanicus units over in their webshop, as well as bundling some of the products together. And, since having the rules for the units is generally a good idea, they’ve got the new codex up for pre-order as well. As per usual, they...
By Polar_Bear
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May 21st, 2015
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Forbidden Stars is a new board game that Fantasy Flight Games is working on that’s set in the grimdark future of the Warhammer 40k universe. Players are in control of massive galaxy-spanning armies of their chosen race and duel it out for control of the cosmos. But those armies don’t star...
By Polar_Bear
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May 17th, 2015
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Rolling across the battlefield on tank treads instead of legs, and essentially devoid of anything left that makes them human (except for a few scraps of flesh over some metal frames… which makes me wonder why bother with that bit anyway, but I’m not a Tech Priest), the Battle Servitors wa...
By Polar_Bear
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May 15th, 2015
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Warhammer World is having their grand opening this weekend. If you’re a Games Workshop fan and in the area, it might be worth your while to stop by. They’ve got some brand new products coming out that won’t be available anywhere else. Special note should be made for any Ultramarines...
By Polar_Bear
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May 10th, 2015
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Games Workshop has some new pre-order kits available over in their Webshop. The Adeptus Mechanus are getting a bit of a boost to their numbers with the new Kastelan Robots. As with much of the technology of the Empire of Man, the Kastelan Robots are ancient, having been built tens of thousands of yea...
By Polar_Bear
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May 8th, 2015
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Forge World is here to help you upgrade your marines with some more personality. Sure, they might be known as “Vanilla” marines in many circles, but that doesn’t mean your Ultramarines need to look generic. As such, there are two new torso/head upgrade sets, as well as a set of new ...
By Polar_Bear
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May 4th, 2015
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Games Workshop has started taking pre-orders for some new Imperial Knight models, as well as the Imperial Knight codex over on their website. The codex has several new variants of the Imperial Knight figure, with which you can bring swift, exploding death to the enemies of the Emperor. I don’t ...
By Polar_Bear
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May 1st, 2015
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Forge World is a little bi-polar in this update. On one hand, they’ve got their new Solar Auxilia Tactical Command squad. This squad is headed by the Lord Marshal, who has the ability to call in tactical air strikes and command entire legions of men and tanks to defend the Imperium from whateve...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 26th, 2015
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Games Workshop is now taking pre-orders for a brand new stand-alone board game over in their webshop. Assassinorum: Execution Forces is a fully-cooperative game where players take on one of the Empire of Man’s greatest assassins on a mission to kill off a powerful Chaos Lord before he completes...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 24th, 2015
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Forge World has a whole bunch of new releases posted on their website that you can order. They’ll be sent out next week. For those that want a bit of punch, they’ve got both their Vindicator Laser Destroyer tank as well as their Deredeo Dreadnaught Hellfire Plasma Cannonade (say that 3x f...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 23rd, 2015
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Forge World is gearing up for Salute. It’s just 2 days away. They’ve posted up their exclusives and pre-releases that they’ll have at the show. If you didn’t get in your pre-orders, don’t worry, they’ll have lots on hand at the show. And even if they do sell out of...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 17th, 2015
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Games Workshop has a new codex up on their website for pre-order. Codex: Craftworlds gives a detailed history of the Eldar craftworlds, as well as rules for a new unique detachment, the Craftworld Warhost. There’s several editions you can get, including the Limited (only 800 available) Farseer ...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 17th, 2015
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Games Workshop is also on the 40k web bundle train like Forge World is and has some new ones available over in their webshop for their new faction, the Skitarii. There’s 3 different “full army” web bundles, from just a couple units, all the way up to a pretty significant fighting fo...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 17th, 2015
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Forge World helps you get the minis you want in the easiest way possible with some new web bundles in their shop. There’s both Night Lords and Word Bearers “Pride of the Legion” sets. And if you want to upgrade some of your marines to a particular chapter, they’ve got kits for...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 15th, 2015
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Forge World posted up a new teaser video for their Horus Heresy book. Book Five, called Tempest, will be available spring 2015. Which, considering it’s April, means it could be coming out just about any time now. Check out the video below the break and stay tuned for the release of the book, wh...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 10th, 2015
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Games Workshop knows big guns are where it’s at when it comes to an army. As such, they’ve added two to the Skitarii pre-orders. There’s the mobile Onager Dunecrawler, a light walking tank that can quickly get into position to blast the enemy. Then there’s the Plasma Obliterat...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 10th, 2015
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Forge World has a big one for you this week. They have started taking orders for their new Thanatar-Calix class Siege-automata. For you Mechanicum players who want a bit more punch on the tabletop, this is the mini for you. It’s a heavy-weapons platform with an emphasis on the “heavy.R...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 8th, 2015
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Forge World will be one of the many vendors headed to Salute, the UK’s premier gaming convention. They want to make sure that if you want to buy something from them that they’ll have it on hand (because nobody likes going away disappointed and empty-handed). So to make sure they have what...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 6th, 2015
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Games Workshop adds to their Adeptus Mechanus Skitarii pre-orders with two new units and the codex. Of course, you need the Codex to play the army, that’s sort of the point of it. The two units are the Ruststalkers and the Infiltrators. I’m not sure how one stalks rust. I’m guessing...
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