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New Necron Codex Available from Games Workshop

Mar 30, 2018

For sixty million years the Necrons have slumbered, their tomb worlds filled with dormant armies and inactive war machines. Now they are awakening as if from half-remembered nightmares, and the galaxy shudders at their return. From vast crypt-fortresses, burnished legions emerge into the dying light of the 41st Millennium, a steel sea rippling beneath the crackling energy discharge of esoteric battle engines. Swarming metal Scarabs, talon-limbed horrors and spectral assassins accompany them, their alien minds focused on a single purpose – to reclaim the stars.

Codex: Necrons contains a wealth of background and rules – the definitive book for Necrons collectors. Within this 120-page hardback, you’ll find:

– In the Beginning: the origin of the Necrons, from the Necrontyr race of flesh and blood that existed billions of years ago, their bitter civil war, the pact with the C’tan which doomed them to immortality and the order which set them to their Great Sleep;
– The Great Awakening: the manner in which the tomb worlds are awakening into the 41st Millennium – some early, some late, others not at all – and the Necrons’ first, violent actions upon rousing;
– The Necron Dynasties: descriptions of the complex, rigid hierarchies of the Necrons, with details and icons of the following 8 dynasties: Sautekh, Charnovokh, Nephrekh, Thokt, Mephrit, Novoth, Ogdobekh, and Nihilakh;
– A galactic map featuring both active and (currently) dormant tomb worlds, crown worlds and dynastic territories;
– Domains of the Phaerons: organisation of the tomb worlds, and the manner in which the Necrons wage war;
– Dynastic Markings: illustrated examples of how Necrons use markings on their soldiers, including hieroglyphs used on war machines. Includes colour schemes and background for the following 9 dynasties: Sautekh, Mephrit, Nephrekh, Nihilakh, Novokh, Thokt, Charnovokh, Nekthyst, and Ogbobekh;
– A New Epoch Begins: a timeline of significant events and battles in Necron history during the 41st Millennium;
– Background on each unit available to a Necrons army;
– A showcase of beautifully painted Citadel miniatures, with example armies featuring everything from individual images of models to battle scenes on terrain.

Rules

Everything you need to get a Necrons army primed for games of Warhammer 40,000 is in here:

– 36 datasheets providing rules for using every Necrons unit in your games of Warhammer 40,000;
– Army abilities that reflect Necrons’ methods of war on the tabletop.
– Armoury of the Ancients: profiles for all weapons and wargear of the Necrons, ranged and close-combat
– Points values for all miniatures, weapons and wargear for use in Matched Play games;
– Code of War: Rules for Battle-forged armies, including:
– 5 Dynastic Codes: special rules for each of the following dynasties: Sautekh, Mephrit, Novokh, Nihilakh, and Nephrekh;
– 27 unique Stratagems, including 5 specific to the following dynasties: Sautekh, Mephrit, Novokh, Nihilakh, and Nephrekh;
– Powers of the C’tan: a choice of 6 powers that can be used for each C’tan Shard unit in your army, generated before battle;
– Artefacts of the Aeons: 13 weapons and artefacts available only to Necrons;
– 6 unique Warlord Traits for the Necrons, with 5 additional Warlord Traits, one specific to each of the following dynasties: Sautekh, Mephrit, Novokh, Nihilakh, and Nephrekh;
– 6 Tactical Objectives unique to the Necrons.

Codex Craftworlds preorders are open and the Skitarri have arrived!

April 21st, 2015

War Elevated To Artform.

Though they once ruled the stars, the Eldar brought about a terrible curse that shattered their empire forever. Crossing the galaxy on their vast world-ships, lead by the most powerful psykers in the universe, they rage hard against the dying of the light. Under the leadership of Farseers, psychics capable of planning thousands of years into the future with patience and confidence unmatched by any race, the Eldar wish to see their empire burn brightly once more, illuminated by the glory of total war, before fate consigns them to dark oblivion.

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

New-Release-Web-BundleThis 160-page, full-colour hardback book contains:

– detailed backgrounds and stories of the fall of the Eldar, with full descriptions of those who survived the cataclysmic manifesting of Slaanesh;
– materials, colour schemes and heraldry for various different craftworlds and Aspect Warrior shrines, with stunning photography showcasing quality Citadel miniatures;
– datasheets, Formations, Warlord Traits and Relics, plus two psychic disciplines and a unique Detachment – the Craftworld Warhost;
– backgrounds and rules for the full range of Eldar miniatures* including the Autarch, Windriders, Warlock Skyrunner and Farseer Skyrunner.

In addition, the Legions of Mars have arrived.  Assemble your Skitarri army now!

Controlled and monitored from orbit by Adeptus Mechanicus Tech-Priests, the Skitarii War Cohort has been the last thing seen by entire civilisations. A crushing display of force comprising three entire Battle Maniples, the War Cohort is a fearsome foe to be underestimated at peril.

This huge, awesome bundle contains everything needed to make the War Cohort, found in Codex: Skitarii. It contains a staggering ninety-nine models – thirty Skitarii Vanguard, thirty Skitarii Rangers, fifteen Sicarian Ruststalkers, fifteen Sicarian Infiltrators, three Sydonian Dragoons, three Ironstrider Balistarii and three Onager Dunecrawlers. Each of these miniatures features various posing options and weapons.

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