What is Warhammer? FAQ for Beginners

May 25, 2022

WARHAMMER: An intro for newbies

So you want to know more about Warhammer - but you're not sure where to start. Well, I'm here to help, because up until I started selling these products last year I had absolutely no idea how to tell Age of Sigmar apart from the Horus Heresy. And how is the Black Library related to all this stuff anyway? 

What is Warhammer?

Warhammer Warhammer is a tabletop war game designed for two or more players (it's not a computer game; you play at a table with your friends). It's also a grimdark book series. It's also a line of miniature sci-fi models, which you can paint to your own taste (or leave undecorated). The entire thing is set in a fictional postapocalypic universe 40,000 years in our future. Within this universe there are various lines, such as Age of Sigmar (fantasy themed) or Underworlds (horror themed). Since you dont need computers or internet to play, Warhammer can be a really fun activity for "unplugged" nights with family and friends.  

The hobby revolves around tabletop gaming, but you can participate without ever playing! This is a universe truly suited to all types of fans (whether you prefer to build scenery or read a book). The game developers like to say there are "Four Pillars of Warhammer" (Collect, Build, Paint, Play) and personally, I like to include the fifth one: Read!

The cool thing about this universe is that you can do as much or as little in each of these "pillars" as you like. Some people just read the books and have never owned a single piece of the game; others focus entirely on building and painting the miniatures, while some fans put all their energy into planning games with their friends. It really is a customizable fandom

Read

Warhammer BooksSince I am, after all, a bookseller, I'll start here. The Black Library contains numerous novels set in the Warhammer universe (The Horus Heresy is probably the series I've been asked for most often over the years). These are not your grandfather's game tie-in novels; beautifully bound (some even have sprayed page edges) with rich, detailed cover art, these titles explore the far reaches of some impressive world-building. The detailed stories and compelling characters ensure that readers can enjoy Warhammer just as much as gamers do. 

You'll see two types of Warhammer books: the novels, and the RPG tabletop game manuals (which contain rules for gameplay - similar to how Dungeons & Dragons manuals work). Although you can read Warhammer stories without ever owning a model, you cannot play Warhammer without ever owning a book - you'll need the appropriate manual (depending on your genre, special characters, and army choices). 

Collect

For most players, the primary goal of collecting Warhammer models is to create a personalized "army" which are used during gameplay. Remember being a kid and fighting over who gets to use which Monopoly figure, even though the figures have absolutely no impact on your likelihood of winning? Well, in Warhammer, the models in your army very much DO have an impact on your strategy and gameplay. 

Build

WarhammerMany Warhammer models require glue and clippers to assemble, but there are some which are "click" assembly. These "EZ to Build" models are always labeled clearly so you can tell before you purchase if you need glue for a particular model, or not. Warhammer models have a lot of small pieces, so they're not for children; but if you have a young adult who is learning to build models (under adult supervision), the "EZ to Build" ones are a great place to start. After you build your models, you will use them to assemble your "army." It is complex, but the basic concept is still the same as board games you played as a child: the models mark your place in the game as you move around and interact with your fellow players. Just like the monopoly top hat. Only... cooler. A lot cooler. 

Paint

Now, you don't actually have to paint your models to play the game. But there is a long-standing tradition of gently teasing players who show up with "naked" (unpainted) armies. Plus, this part is fun! Games Workshop manufactures all the specialty paints, brushes and tools you need to create artistic and beautiful war machines... um... well, you know what I mean. 

Play

WarhammerMy first thought when I learned about individualized armies in Warhammer was: how do they make this game fair? Wouldn't "the player who spent the most" just win because they have the biggest army? It turns out the solution for that is that when you set up your game, the players agree to certain terms with respect to the size of the armies. Each model is "worth" a certain number of points and you simply add up your army components until you have a fair match. For instance, you may prefer to have dozens of foot soldiers to flood the battlefield - or you may prefer to use all your "army points" on bringing a large war machine to the table. As long as the players have an evenly matched army size / distribution, the rest is up to the individual.

Once the armies are set up (which can take a really long time, I'll be honest) gameplay proceeds according to the standards set by the rulebooks. Special models might have special powers, which means you need their specific rulebook (Be'Lakor is one of these). But for the most part, you'll be in good shape if you have your core manuals handy. 

Where do I start?

Buying for someone else? We offer hand-lettered, wax-sealed gift certificates (in any denomination) that can be used on Warhammer (or any other products in the bookshop of course!). If you'd like to gift a Warhammer fan, let me know when you order the gift certificate, because I can make it Warhammer themed! 

Everyone: check out the intro magazines: Getting Started with Warhammer 40,000 (which is more of a sci-fi style) or Getting Started with Age of Sigmar (which is the fantasy themed version). They're $15 each, which makes them a great way to get a feel for the universe without spending a huge amount of money. 

Readers: start with Nightbringer (first in the Ultramarines series) by Graham McNeill or Horus Rising (first in the Horus Heresy series). If you're looking for something more fantasyish, try Thunderstrike and other Stories

Warhammer

Gamers: If you plan on "building an army," get started for under $100 with either of these packages (which will give you everything you need for 2 people to play): 

Another option is to pick up one of the self-contained box sets like Underworlds or Kill Team. Each of those is a two-player game which takes around 30 minutes to play. (Well. That's what the box says. In my experience, these things take longer when you're having fun with your friends.) Other stand alone box games include Direchasm (now out of print, but we still have some in stock), Underworlds: Harrowdeep, Warcry (AoS), Necromunda, Blood Bowl, Aeronautica Imperialis.  

WarhammerCollectors, builders and painters: both Warhammer 40,000 and Age of Sigmar have starter sets that contain Paints + Tools to get you painting immediately without worrying too much about lore or gameplay rules. To get started, you will need: 

  • Model Kit (some kits include paints, brush and cutters - some do not) 
    • Paints, if not included in the kit (your kit should have color suggestions on the box) 
    • Cutters, if not included in the kit
    • Brushes (we carry three sizes: Small Base, Small Layer, & Medium Layer but you can order others from us)
  • Chaos Black Spray Paint (to use as a primer) 
  • Plastic Glue (if your kit is not labeled "Easy To Build")

If you'd like to start building as simply as possible, look for models labeled "Easy To Build" as these generally click together (meaning they don't require glue).  

Trying to decide between Warhammer 40,000 (which is more sci fi) vs Age of Sigmar (the fantasy line)? My strong suggestion here is to check in with your Warhammer buddies. It's a lot easier to play together if your armies are from the same line, so you may want to go ahead and invest in the same one that your friends are playing. 

Community

Speaking of Warhammer buddies, the most frequent question people ask me at the store is "How can I meet other warhammer fans?" Of course my first response is - why are you asking a reclusive bookseller with no social life for advice on meeting people?!! But in all seriousness, this is a great question. I know that a lot of game clans meet online (through things like facebook), but we're also working on setting up a series of events at Sandman where nerds of like minds can mingle and hang out. Once we have some firm plans, I'll be sure to post it on our calendar (as well as our facebook page). We do have the space to host a game in the shop, and I'm open to doing that - but we don't have the staff for it right now. (If that's something you're interested in helping with, let me know.) In the meantime, check out our Warhammer stock and see what you think! 

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Nightbringer (Black Library Masterworks) Cover Image
$16.15
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ISBN: 9781789999389
Published: Games Workshop - April 13th, 2021

Black Library presents the Masterworks – a curated collection of novels celebrating the very best science fiction and fantasy set in the worlds of Warhammer.

Newly promoted to the captaincy of the Ultramarines Fourth Company, Uriel Ventris leads his warriors to the world of Pavonis, where vicious alien raiders are bringing death and destruction.


Horus Rising (The Horus Heresy #1) Cover Image
$8.49
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ISBN: 9781849707435
Published: Games Workshop - August 28th, 2018

Re-release of the mass market edition of the first novel in the best selling Horus Heresy series

Under the benevolent leadership of the Immortal Emperor the Imperium of Man has stretched out across the galaxy. On the eve of victory, the Emperor leaves the front lines, entrusting the great crusade to his favorite son, Horus.



Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

Inside, you’ll find information on the bleak, war-torn setting of the Warhammer 40,000 – it's known as the grim darkness of the far future for a good reason! You'll then be able to read about every aspect of the Warhammer 40,000 hobby, from collecting armies of stunning Citadel miniatures, painting them in the colours of your choice, and leading them into battle in a thrilling tabletop wargame.

This magazine also includes the following multipart plastic miniatures:

- 1x Space Marines Assault Intercessor (supplied with a 32mm round scenic base)
- 1x Necron Warrior with gauss flayer (supplied with a 32mm round scenic base)

Both models are designed to be pushed off their frames, and also fit together without the need for glue, so can be assembled within minutes.

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop!  For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Get started in the fantastic Worlds of Warhammer with this great value book. 

Enjoy a collection of tales from the Mortal Realms, covering a host of races and factions and providing a taste of the flavour of the Age of Sigmar.

 

The city of Excelsis is in mourning.


The Hammer and the Eagle: The Icons of the Warhammer Worlds (Warhammer 40,000) Cover Image
$13.60
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ISBN: 9781789992601
Published: Games Workshop - October 27th, 2020

New to Black Library fiction?


A 368-page hardback, this is the essential book for any fan of Warhammer 40,000 – everything you need to know to collect, build, paint and play with Citadel miniatures. It starts with an overview of the Warhammer 40,000 hobby, covering the four areas of Collect, Built, Paint and Play, including descriptions of open, matched, and narrative play.


The Space Marines are numbered amongst the most elite warriors in the Imperium. Created by the Emperor himself from the genetic material of the demigod Primarchs, they are the ultimate soldiers for a cruel and terrible age. Inside this 208-page hardback codex, you'll find everything you need to unleash the Space Marines in battle, plus thrilling lore and art to inspire your own collection.

Inside this book, you'll find:

- The history of the Space Marines, with a look at how these genetically engineered warriors annihilate the enemies of the Emperor with terrible force
- A Space Marines bestiary with background details for every unit and Character featured
- A showcase of stunningly painted Citadel miniatures
- Rules for Space Marines units that are available to every every First Founding Chapter, their Successors – including more diverse Chapters such as the Space Wolves, Blood Angels, Dark Angels – and the Deathwatch
- Rules for creating your own Successor Chapter Tactics
- Rules for upgrading your Characters to members of the Chapter Command – Chapter Ancient, Chapter Champion, Chief Apothecary, Master of Sanctity, Master of the Forge, Chief Librarian, and Chapter Master
- Stratagems, Warlord Traits, Litanies of Battle, Psychic Disciplines, Chapter Relics, and optional Secondary Objectives that define the ways that the Space Marines wage war
- Bespoke Crusade rules providing new Agendas, Requisitions, Battle Traits, Honorifics, and Crusade Relics that are unique to the Space Marines
- And more!

You will need a copy of the Warhammer 40,000 Core Book to use the rules included in this codex.


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

The Mirrored City of Shadespire is a nightmare plane of illusions and madness, an ever-changing labyrinth of endless stairs, cramped streets, and soaring archways. Dare you enter and claim the glory that awaits?

This starter set is the ideal way to get into Warhammer Underworlds. With two complete warbands, the full rules, and all of the dice, tokens, and boards that you need to play the game, there is no better choice to begin your adventures in the ultimate competitive miniatures game.

This set contains:
– A 36-page Learn to Play Rulebook
– The complete Storm of Celestus warband – a company of Stormcast Eternals. Build your warband with four push-fit, plastic models, cast in coloured plastic to ensure they stand out even when unpainted, plus fighter cards and a number of warband-specific cards that let you unleash their noble strategies in battle.
– The complete Drepur's Wraithcreepers warband – a group of Nighthaunt tormenting Shadespire. Build your warband with four push-fit, plastic models, cast in coloured plastic, and create your decks with fighter cards and a number of warband-specific cards that let you harness their power in battle.
– 2 double-sided, fold-out game boards that can be used to assemble your battlefields
– Warhammer Underworlds tokens, including objectives, wound markers, glory points, and many more
– 8 Dice – 5 Attack dice and 3 Defence dice, enough for the most devastating blows and desperate 

 


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

This set contains:

  • The complete rules for Warhammer Underworlds, clearer, sharper and tighter than ever before, featuring thrilling new game mechanics like Primacy, as well as containing lore and art that further explores Beastgrave itself.
  • The complete Myari's Purifiers warband – a company of Lumineth aelves seeking to quell the monstrous heart of Beastgrave. Build your warband with the four push fit plastic models, cast in coloured plastic to ensure they stand out even when unpainted, plus fighter cards and a number of warband-specific cards that let you unleash their noble strategies in battle.
  • The complete Dread Pageant warband – a group of depraved Hedonites of Slaanesh tormenting the living mountain. Build your warband with the four push fit plastic models, cast in coloured plastic, and build your decks with fighter cards and a number of warband-specific cards that let you harness their power of excess in battle.
  • 2 double-sided game boards
  • Warhammer Underworlds tokens, including objectives, wound markers, glory points and many, many more.
  • 32 universal cards
  • 11 Dice (5 Attack dice, 3 Defence dice and 3 Magic dice)

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Direchasm​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

This set contains:

  • 27 push fit plastic miniatures, only requiring clippers to assemble (we recommend Citadel Starter Set Clippers or Citadel Fine Detail Cutters – not included) – no glue, no mess – including:
    • 1x Overlord: An imperious commander of the Necron phalanxes, the Overlord’s authority is absolute. The model comes supplied with a Citadel 40mm Round Base.
    • 10x Necron Warriors: The mainstay of the Necron phalanxes, these bipedal warriors obliterate their prey with relentless volleys of atomising gauss weaponry. Each model comes supplied with a Citadel 32mm Round Base and has a choice of heads and weapons.
    • 3x Canoptek Scarab Swarms: Flying hordes of these insectile machines chew through armour, flesh and bone with impunity. Each swarm comes supplied with a Citadel 40mm Round Base.
    • 3x Skorpekh Destroyers: Swift and deadly hunters, Skorpekh Destroyers chase down their prey to carve them apart with their fearsome reaping blades. Each model comes supplied with a Citadel 50mm Round Base.
    • 1x Canoptek Plasmacyte: A cruel and calculating manipulator of tainted energy, the Plasmacyte is capable of sending its Destroyer kin into a killing frenzy. The model comes supplied with a Citadel 28mm Round Base.
    • 1x Primaris Captain: A superlative commander and highly skilled warrior, a Primaris Captain is the commander of an entire company of his battle-brothers. The model comes supplied with a Citadel 40mm Round Base.
    • 5x Assault Intercessors: This squad of aggressive combatants tear their enemies apart in melee with reaping swings of their grinding chainswords. Each model comes supplied with a Citadel 32mm Round Base.
    • 3x Outriders: Take the fight to the enemy flanks from the back of armoured bikes with these far-ranging reconnaissance riders. Each model comes supplied with a Citadel 90mm Oval Base.
  • The Warhammer 40,000: Elite Manual – your guide to battle in the 41st Millennium. It contains an overview of the Warhammer hobby, in-depth background for your new models, and a step-by-step guide to building and battling with your forces, including all the rules you need for your first games.
  • A heavyweight paper gaming mat, plus a gloss-finished cardboard tray that can be used to provide scenery for your first battles – transform any kitchen table into an appropriately grim, dark warscape! The gaming board also displays several lettered markers designed to work alongside the missions in the Command Manual.
  • Range rulers and dice – These essential accessories cover you for movement, shooting, close combat and more.
  • Datasheets provide you with rules for all the models in the set, plus a set of expansion options for when you want to branch out with new kits.
  • A Space Marines Transfer Sheet with over 600 transfers, designed to make adding Chapter-specific details, squad insignia, kill markings, and more simple – perfect for when you want to finish off your painted models!


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

This set contains what you need to start playing today:

  • 20 push fit plastic miniatures, only requiring clippers* to assemble (no mess, no glue!), including:
    • 1x Royal Warden. The model comes supplied with a Citadel 32mm Round Base.
    • 10x Necron Warriors. Each model comes supplied with a Citadel 32mm Round Base, and has a choice of heads and weapons.
    • 3x Canoptek Scarab Swarms. Each swarm comes supplied with a Citadel 40mm Round Base.
    • 1x Primaris Lieutenant. The model comes supplied with a Citadel 40mm Round Base.
    • 5x Assault Intercessors. Each model comes supplied with a Citadel 32mm Round Base.
  • The Warhammer 40,000 Recruit Manual
  • A heavyweight paper gaming mat (with a gloss-finished cardboard tray).
  • Range rulers and dice
  • Datasheets
  • A Space Marines Transfer Sheet with over 100 transfers

*Such as Citadel Starter Set Clippers or Citadel Fine Detail Cutters - not included.

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Recruit Edition​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

Building and painting models is a fun and exciting way to engage with the hobby, and it gets more rewarding with time. You’ll need a few tools and a set of paints to get started, and this box includes the basics that will form the core of your hobby toolkit.

This set contains a pair of comfortable clippers to remove your models from the frame, a mouldline scraper to help prepare them for paint, and a starter brush that’s just the right size to get the basics painted.

Inside you’ll find 13 paints in 12ml pots, including the essential colours needed to paint your Stormcast Eternals from the Hammers of Sigmar Stormhost, and Kruleboyz of the Orruk Warclans, plus a Technical paint for your bases.

1x Corax White
1x Abaddon Black
1x Averland Sunset
1x Leadbelcher
1x Kantor Blue
1x Mephiston Red
1x Rhinox Hide
1x Retributor Armour
1x Orruk Flesh
1x Bugman's Glow
1x Steel Legion Drab
1x Stirland Mud
1x Agrax Earthshade


This box also includes the following tools:

- 1x Citadel Starter Brush
- 1x Citadel Starter Set Clippers
- 1x Mouldline Scraper

Age 12+. WARNING. Not suitable for children under 36 months. Small parts. Essential pointed components.

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Age of Sigmar Paints + Tools Set​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Building and painting models is a fun and exciting way to engage with the hobby, and it only gets more rewarding with time. You’ll need a few tools and a set of paints to get started, and this box includes the basics that will form the core of your hobby kit.

Get started with a pair of comfortable clippers to remove your models from the frame, a mould line scraper to help prepare them for paint, and a starter brush that’s just the right size to get the basics painted.

You’ll find no fewer than 13 paints in 12ml pots, including the essential colours needed to paint your Space Marines from the Ultramarines Chapter, and Necrons from the Szarekhan Dynasty, plus Technical paints for your bases and the glowing green effect on Necrons.

- Runelord Brass
- Retributor Armour
- Runefang Steel
- Leadbelcher
- Abaddon Black
- Corax White
- Macragge Blue
- Averland Sunset
- Mephiston Red
- Bugman’s Glow
- Agrax Earthshade
- Astrogranite
- Tesseract Glow


This box includes the following tools:

- Citadel Starter Brush
- Citadel Starter Set Clippers
- Mouldline Scraper

Age 12+. WARNING. Not suitable for children under 36 months. Small parts. Essential pointed components.

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Paint + Tools Set​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! Use them to enhance tabletop gameplay, showcase them as artwork, or just add them to your dragonish hoard... 

Includes 3 plastic necron warriors, 1 citadel starter brush, and six paints supplied in 12ml pots:
- Runelord Brass
- Abaddon Black
- Runefang Steel
- Agrax Earthshade
- Astrogranite
- Tesseract Glow

Age 12+. WARNING. Not suitable for children under 36 months. Small parts. Essential pointed components.

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Necrons Warriors + Paint Set​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


The Myrmourn banshees have a diabolical hunger, for they feast solely upon magic. No enemy spell is safe from the ravenous spirits, and they haunt the Mortal Realms in search of arcane energies to consume. Myrmourn Banshees are drawn to magic as carrion are drawn to the dead, and such is their bitterness toward life that any mortal creature in their way is likely to receive a swift jab from their cursed chill daggers.

Designed to be as easy as possible to assemble for new hobbyists while being detailed enough for the hardiest veteran to appreciate, this kit assembles 4 Easy To Build Nighthaunt Myrmourn Banshees. Push-fit, with no glue required, this kit is incredibly straightforward to put together and comes on a pre-coloured turquoise plastic sprue.

Sinister and shrieking, the Myrmourn banshees are a set of 4 Nighthaunt miniatures with a sense of despair about them – little more than empty bodices surrounded by ethereal vapour, shrouds covering skulls trapped in a screaming rictus, they drift and swoop weightlessly clutching their chill daggers. Each is hollow – this can be clearly seen, with the inside of each miniature visible.

This kit comes as 16 components, and is supplied with 4 32mm sculpted round bases – these depict a sepulchral scene, with bones, broken statues and roses littering the graveyard the Banshees drift above.Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Myrmourn Banshees​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe!

SHIPPING INFO: We ship all over the world - which means that even if you're not local, we can still be your bookshop! To ship this item (Sequitors​​​​) by itself, to an address within the continental United States, select "Puzzle & Game Shipping (Medium)" at checkout. For combined shipping quotes, or if you have any other questions, please feel free to call or email us. We're always happy to help!


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! This and other Games Workshop products now available at Sandman Books in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Designed specifically for assembling plastic Citadel miniatures, Citadel Plastic Glue comes in a bottle with a handy applicator nozzle, making it as easy as possible to put your models together. 

Please note: This product cannot be shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Military APO and FPO addresses, and any overseas addresses.


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! This and other Games Workshop products now available at Sandman Books in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Ground Shipping Only (It's pressurized so it cannot ship on an airplane due to USPS regulations)!

 

  • APPLICATION: Chaos Black Spray, by Games Workshop, is designed for basecoating plastic, resin and metal Citadel miniatures
  • MAXIMUM RESULTS: Reformulated for maximum results, with a fantastic black color, it's a fast way to get a uniform base of color onto models
  • MINIMAL FUSS: This is an ideal spray for basecoating any miniature in black, quickly and with minimal fuss


Build and paint your own collectible models from the Warhammer universe! 

From the very first clip, building a brand new Citadel miniature is a fantastically rewarding experience, and using the right tools for the job ensures you can prepare and assemble your models with ease.

Our Fine Detail Cutters have been specifically designed to clip plastic component parts from the frame. This precision tool is made from stainless steel and has bypass blades which can access even the most awkward parts of the plastic frame, making the clipping process quick and easy.

Age 12+. WARNING. Not suitable for children under 36 months. Small parts. Essential pointed components.


This set contains: 

  • The complete Xandire's Truthseekers warband – a band of Thunderstrike armour-clad Stormcast Eternals and their aetherwing companion, venturing into the dark of Ulgu on a quest from Sigmar himself. Build your warband with the four push-fit plastic models, cast in blue plastic to ensure they stand out even when unpainted, plus fighter cards and a 32-card Rivals-format deck so you can start playing right away
  • The complete Da Kunnin' Krew warband – a gang of sneaky, cutthroat greenskins from the swamps of Ghur aiming to claim the dark, dank corners of Harrowdeep for themselves. Build your warband with the five push-fit plastic models, cast in dark green plastic, and build your decks with fighter cards and a 32-card Rivals-format deck to get stuck in as soon as possible

This box contains push-fit miniatures which are supplied unpainted and require assembly – we recommend using Citadel paints.


This loaded boxed set contains:

  • 104-page Red Harvest book – laying out the setting of the Eightpoints and varanite delves, the rules of the game, plus enough campaigns and quests to keep you playing for ages
  • Darkoath Savagers – 10 brutal warriors that value strength above all else and revel in bloodshed. The warband includes 1x Slaughtermaster, 1x God-speaker, 1x Wrathtouched, 2x Proven, and 5x Gloryseekers with a variety of weapon options
  • Tarantulos Brood – 13 spider-like mutants who worship the Eightfold Watcher. The warband includes 1x Broodmaster, 2x Doomweavers, 7x Broodkin, and 3x Spider Swarms
  • A 28-piece set of plastic varanite delve scenery – including a centrepiece pit dredger and varanite syphon, 2x wooden structures, 2x ladders, 2x wooden gangways, 12x modular sluice segments, 6x spiked barricades, and 2x spiked gangways
  • A double-sided 22" x 30" folding gaming board
  • Tokens, dice, cards, and all the essential accessories you need to play!


Whether you’re taking your first fledgling steps into the inhospitable Eightpoints or seeking new territory for your warband to conquer, Red Harvest is a great way to play Warcry.

These miniatures are supplied unpainted and require assembly – we recommend using Citadel Plastic Glue and Citadel paints.

Limited stock: pre-order before 8:00am GMT on Monday the 8th of November 2022 to be guaranteed a copy.


The boxed set contains:

26 plastic miniatures, each supplied with the appropriate Citadel bases:

  • 12 House Orlock models, including two Outrider Quads
  • 14 Ash Waste Nomads, including four Dustback Helamites


An array of modular Ash Wastes terrain including:

  • 2x Ash Wastes Hab Building
  • 1x Large Platform
  • 2x Small Platform
  • 5x Walkways
  • Double-sided gaming mat
  • All of the dice, tokens, cards, and templates needed to play
  • Rules for the weapons and fighters included in the box

Also included is a 176-page hardcover Necromunda: Ash Wastes rulebook containing:

  • Background on the Great Equatorial Wastes, including its inhabitants and notable locations
  • The rules for playing games of Necromunda, including rules for vehicular combat
  • Rules for fighting in the Ash Wastes, including unpredictable weather
  • Multiple scenarios and a full campaign to play through
  • Rules for creating your own gang

These miniatures are supplied unpainted and require assembly – we recommend using Citadel Plastic Glue and Citadel paints.


Inside the box you'll find:

  • 12 red plastic Imperial Nobility team players: 4 Imperial Retainer Linemen, 4 Bodyguards, 2 Noble Blitzers, and 2 Imperial Throwers
  • 1 red plastic Star Player, Griff Oberwald
  • 1 red plastic Blood Bowl Ogre
  • 12 green plastic Black Orc team players: 6 Goblin Bruiser Linemen, and 6 Black Orcs
  • 1 green plastic Star Player, Varag Ghoul-Chewer
  • 1 green plastic Blood Bowl Trained Troll
  • 2 Blood Bowl Biased Referees: 1 Dwarf and 1 Elf
  • Extra balls, team coins, and counters
  • A beautiful 136-page hardback Blood Bowl rulebook explaining the rules of the game, how to run a league and develop your team, plus updated team, player, and Star Player profiles for every team released so far.
  • 1 double-sided fold-out Official Pitch, divided into squares and marked with zones. One side is themed as an Imperial Nobility stadium, and the other for Black Orcs.
  • 2 double-sided card dugouts, matching the theme of the pitch on each side.
  • 3 plastic templates
  • 2 full sets of Blood Bowl dice: one in red for the Humans, and the other in green for the Orcs
  • 2 quick-reference Cheat Sheets