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Warhammer’s Sunday Preview: From Noble Knights to Vampires, Plus Classic 40K Terrain

Warhammer’s Sunday Preview: From Noble Knights to Vampires, Plus Classic 40K Terrain

The Games Workshop has dropped a wealth of tantalizing details in its latest Sunday preview, promising a bevy of fresh releases that cover everything from knights and vampires to iconic Warhammer 40,000 terrains.

Knights for Horus Heresy and Warhammer 40,000

Two brand-new knight variants have been introduced for use in Horus Heresy and Warhammer 40,000 games: the Cerastus Knight Acheron and Cerastus Knight Castigator.

The Acheron is a close-combat monster, loaded with a flamestorm cannon and reaper chainfist, designed to incinerate infantry with superheated promethium or cleave through them with its chainblade. Meanwhile, the Castigator prefers mid-range combat, boasting a castigator boltcannon and a tempest warblade that utilizes volkite technology.

Made-to-Order Terrain Kits

To compliment the new edition of Warhammer 40,000, a range of classic terrain kits is set to be re-released. These will be available for order from September 23rd until October 2nd. The offerings include six classic kits such as the Aegis Defence Line, Imperial Bastion, and the Skyshield Landing Pad, among others. Hero bases and the Sector Imperialis Large Base Detail Kit will also be featured.

Vampires Return to Blood Bowl

After a long hiatus, the Vampires are making a grand reentry into Blood Bowl with a new plastic team comprising 14 players, including Vampire Blitzers, Runners, Throwers, and eight Thralls. The Vargheist—a rampaging Brute—is also being introduced, alongside several star players like Count Luthor von Drakenborg and Ivan ‘the Animal’ Deathshroud.

Other Notable Releases

  • The Lord of the Rings: Battle in Balin’s Tomb: A board game that pits the Fellowship of the Ring against the Goblins of Moria in a race to secure the One Ring.
  • Ciaphas Cain: For the Emperor: A limited edition, complete with fancy bindings and ribbons, featuring the classic novel “For the Emperor” and a new short story, “Rotten to the Core.”
  • The Chapter’s Due (MP3): The classic Warhammer tale from Graham McNeill is now available in audiobook format for the first time.