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August 17, 2013

Warhammer Tanks, Videogames & Boardgames - OH MY!

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There's a bunch of items that popped up yesterday to look at. From Forgeworld, to new 40k Apps, to boardgames.



First up, Forgeworld released the Sicaran Battle Tank



One of the most advanced armoured units in the arsenal of the Great Crusade, the Sicaran Battle Tank was the exclusive province of the Space Marine Legions. The Sicaran utilises component technologies from various STC patterns to create a high-speed ‘destroyer’ tank to complement the more commonplace Predator and Land Raider designs.

The primary armament of the main Sicaran variant is the sophisticated Herakles pattern accelerator autocannon, a superior rapid-firing and highly accurate weapon. It fires shells at far higher velocities than a standard autocannon, enabling it to successfully track and engage swift moving targets and pinpoint vulnerabilities in enemy armour with lethal precision.

The Sicaran Battle Tank, designed by Phil Stutcinskas, is a complete resin kit. This model is available to pre-order now and will be despatched from Friday 30th August.The rules for this model can be found in a forthcoming Horus Heresy Book.



Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf - a turn-based collectible card game

Next up we have word of yet another licensed 40K product:



“HeroCraft have presented us with a unique and exciting vision for a game based on this most evocative and barbaric chapter of Space Marines – the Space Wolves.” says Games Workshop’s head of licencing Jon Gillard. “Given that, their clear passion for the IP, and their experience in the market, we are only too happy to be working with them on this project.”





Finally Fantasy Flight Games unveiled Warhammer: Diskwars at GENCON using their disk flipping game mechanic.


Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Warhammer: Diskwars, a game of heroes, regiments, and ferocious battles!

What Is Warhammer: Diskwars?

Based on the original Diskwars game design by Christian T. Petersen and Tom Jolly, Warhammer: Diskwars is a fast-paced, tactical battle game for two to four players that can be played in an hour or less. It has been updated to its new setting within the Warhammer world and features flexible rules for hero-centric army-building. Additionally, whereas the original Diskwars was a collectible game, Warhammer: Diskwars has moved away from the blind buy model, and the Core Set includes everything you need to play the game.

At the core of Warhammer: Diskwars are its disks. Each disk represents a hero or unit from the Old World and comes complete with its own combat statistics, traits, and special abilities.


More GENCON coverage as it come in.


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