40K: Next Weeks Products, Prices & a Tease – CONFIRMED

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It’s all psykers and Dornish rewards this week for GW.  Grab your wallet and come see:

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First we have the week’s new products, the new Marine Terminator Librarian in plastic with a load of black library accompaniment.

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€24 for the latest in this year’s Psychic fashion for your chapter…

Next up we have next week’s all hobby sounding tease…

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“Hall of Heroes”

“Bitz and Glue”

“Forgeworld”

Finally we get this week’s out of the blue surprise, a set of Warlord Traits for the Crimson Fists and Black Templars!  Way to go GW – it’s nice to see some 2nd Founding chapters getting their due. Rogal Dorn would be pleased.

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Dark Angel Roundup

 

~Have at it folks!

 

 

  • dinodoc

    I’m a little angry that such a thing is a White Dwarf exclusive according to the pic provided.

    • craig mayer

      Just save a picture of the warlord traits to your phone. If someone asks tell them its your digital edition that you downloaded. It is a little irritating that we have to buy the SM codex and we dont get our chapter tactics. We have to buy a WD on top of it.

    • Samuel Sanchez

      Why it costs 4$ A magazine and is never out of stock since you can always download it digitally now. You basically print it out and throw it in your codex if you want a paper copy or just memorize it and roll a d6 like I do with the strategic warlord table. In the era of crappy model exclusives and $800 bundle exclusives. Formations and unique warlord trait tables are exactly what should be in white dwarf exclusives.

      • dinodoc

        “Why…”
        Because it should have been in the SM Codex release.

        • Samuel Sanchez

          Not really most codexs have one set of warlord traits.
          Most armies have to buy a supplement for each subfactions warlord traits.

          • Razer Free

            Most armies didn’t get a new codex a week ago…

            There’s a lot of things I’d like to see in a white dwarf. But rules aren’t one of them. Especially if those rules are “exclusive”. If GW released rules pdfs on their downloads page AND THEN explained them in an article on white dwarf, I’d be happy to see it. But using that exclusive content to sell a magazine that is nothing more than a catalog is BS, and I don’t mean Ballistic Skill. Even Lego not only has free catalogs but also a magazine similar to white dwarf that is FREE.

          • generalchaos34

            agreed, if a rule is in a WD if should also be available later (like even a month or 2 later) as a PDF for everyone to use. Hell, if anything it will help with issues with unfamiliar units at tournaments.

          • TweetleBeetle

            Everyone does have it available to them.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            What does that have to do with anything supplements are released within a month of their parent and contain subfaction specific warlord traits, relic lists and unique detachments and formations. My point is most codexs (as in I can’t remember any) don’t have multiple warlord trait tables.

            There is nothing to explain about warlord trait tables in white dwarf and for the longest time the white dwarf was exactly as you stated a paint guide, a battle report, and explaining new models and rules and people complained it was useless and they wanted it to go back to the way it use to be with new units and army lists.
            As I said before the white dwarf should add more relic lists, scenarios, formations, special characters and dataslates, tactical objectives etc. to add more character and customization to exsisting sub factions. And gw does make it available as a pdf anyone can download it for $4.

          • Razer Free

            Name 1 supplement book which was released within a month of it’s parent.

            The only reason people will have access to rules released in white dwarf magazines from 1 year ago is because someone went through the trouble of scanning them (like it was done in this article). GW doesn’t endorse this, because obviously they want people to buy white dwarf.

            Btw if I remember correctly the original idea of having white dwarf was to show interesting articles, painted models and battle reports. GW is turning them into a pseudo-mini dataslate.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            Illyden was released the next week.
            Leviathan 1 was released the same month.
            Every single white dwarf from the last two years is doenloadable as a PDF from blakclibrary. I just bought the white dwarf containing the looted wagon for orks.
            You are wrong the original white dwarfs had entire army lists and tons of special characters. The white dwarfs that had only paint guides, battlereprts, blantchtsu articles, and model showcases only started when they remodeled white dwarf in the middle of 5th edition. Remember sisters of battle was an exclusive army list uodate for 5th edition in the white dwarf.
            So basically everything you stated was completely wrong.

          • Razer Free

            Iyanden is now tecnically invalid due to the new renamed codex, my regards to the people who lost money on that.

            Leviathan 1,2 and 3 brought formations that should have been in a main codex that was probably the most underwhelming release since Tyranids 5th Ed.

            I bought that exact same white dwarf with the looted wagon rules and 5 minutes later I realized GW just fooled me into spending $4 for 2 small pages of rules. No building ideas for a wagon, nothing.

            That’s exactly what I’m saying. The white dwarfs AFTER mid 5th edition are good. You can’t even use the older ones anymore since the new editions long since invalidated any rules they might contain. I know I can find them online (legally or illegally), but should I really have to? Isn’t a main rules book and a codex already enough of a chore to use in a game?

            Basically you’re saying it’s a good idea to pay DOUBLE of what we used to pay for white dwaf for HALF the content, with rules inside that become useless faster than 6th edition was in effect, in a game where the amount of available rules is already insane. And I’m wrong for being against this.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            No I see people’s opinion about paying for extra content on an expensive game. And I sympathize with thier dilemma however the stuff that should be in white dwarfs should be extra content that you choose to buy. I have only bought 3 white dwarfs the last year that were relevant to me I play guard and orks. This is better then having to buy an old chapter approved books and hunting for old used white dwarfs on eBay.
            The stuff that should be in white dwarfs are things that don’t necessarily belong in the codex. Warlord tactics, relic lists, special characters with a cool short story, exclusive scenarios and battlereports, tactical objectives for subfactions, formations and detachments for subfactions, dataslates for units without models with kit bashing guides.
            The above stuff adds variety, options and colorful character to an army. Things like ork speed freak lists should be released again in white dwarfs, feral ork detachments with kit bashed cyboar boys. One of the first white dwarfs I bought had the old last chancers list back when the novel was written, some designers had fun and created a white dwarf exclusive list of all special characters and no models for them yet. These were fun and awesome. They eventually put a water down version in the codex and both lists were legal for a while.
            To tell the truth I never liked the old supplements like the illyden supp because it was just a warlord table, relic list, and unique detachment for $30. This was stuff they use to be in white dwarfs for$4 10 years ago. I much prefer the forgeworld style and new gw style of a campaign book with unique relics, warlord trats, detachments, special characters, tons of formations and a campaign scenarios spread out in two books.
            Anyway the point is chapter specific warlord traits in a white dwarf is not wrong to me since its adding character and colorful subfaction specific details to an army providing something that would have never been put into the codex otherwise and I hope they continue doing this I white dwarfs again because that was one part of the hobby I always enjoyed. Constantly searching eBay for over priced used rules was not one of them. So I’m glad I can find white dwarfs online now.

          • TweetleBeetle

            You mean like they did with the entire 2nd wave of Tyranids? Yeah, GW has done that before.

            Also, these are simply Warlord Traits.

            You were among the same twits who were hating supplements because you wanted rules in White Dwarf. Here you are. A whopping $4 for an otherwise interesting magazine anyway, plus you get some rules.

            Not like White Dwarf is hard to get.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            This is what makes no sense about the people crying here. This type of stuff was always originally In the white dwarfs. Heck it was actually much worse before then it is now. You had specific special characters such as the original last chancers. You had entire army lists put into white dwarfs (sisters of battle). That we’re not only limited but impossible to find. These magazines would sell for like $20 on eBay used. It was so popular gw would make a yearly white dwarf compilation called chapter approved. There was no white dwarf pdf or download. Then people complained about it so much gw removed all those rules from the white dwarf and after they did that people complained the white dwarf was useless and wasn’t worth buying anymore and they wished it had unqiue rules and unit entries again. Then they give us that back and make the white dwarf always available as a pdf and people still complain. Wtf?

          • pskontz

            grass is always greener on the other side of the fence…and it still has to be mowed.

            that beign said I agree with all youve said. I gave up on white dwarf after they stoped putting rules in them

          • Razer Free

            I never was a “twit” nor did I wish for rules in white dwarf. I own several of the older white dwarf issues and a reduction in original content and an increase in advertisement for the new releases is clearly there.

          • hamilton geyser

            yeah but they shouldn’t.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            I strongly disagree. I actually wish there was more content like this granting more variety and more customization via white dwarfs.
            Small history lesson. This is what makes no sense about the people crying here. This type of stuff was always originally In the white dwarfs. Heck it was actually much worse before then it is now. You had specific special characters such as the original last chancers. You had entire army lists put into white dwarfs (sisters of battle). That we’re not only limited but impossible to find. These magazines would sell for like $20 on eBay used. It was so popular gw would make a yearly white dwarf compilation called chapter approved. There was no white dwarf pdf or download. Then people complained about it so much gw removed all those rules from the white dwarf and after they did that people complained the white dwarf was useless and wasn’t worth buying anymore and they wished it had unqiue rules and unit entries again. Then they give us that back and make the white dwarf always available as a pdf and people still complain. Wtf?

          • Razer Free

            The fact you mention sisters of battle right there just showed for a fact why rules don’t belong in a limited edition booklet. You just undermined your own argument.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            It’s obvious reading isn’t your strong point.
            The fact you completely missed how I stated directly white dwarfs are no longer limited and these rules are ALWAYS available as a PDF has completely gone over your head hasn’t it. I didn’t undermine my argument since that was the entire point of my post. You just don’t know what your talking about. Things like chapter approved which were reprints of old white dwarf Unit entries are no longer necessary because there is no need to make a compilation of past publications because it’s ALWAYS available. In other words UNLIMITED.

          • Tannarak

            As long as there’s an electronic version of the booklet available, I’m ok with rules being in a white dwarf. Having little to no chance getting Limited Edition items is frustrating.

          • pskontz

            well tac objective cards is annoying since I like having decks of cards

          • Samuel Sanchez

            I do too and I don’t like d36 tables. Which is why I ordered the hard copies of the planet strike tac obj however technically you could still print the digital copies on card stock and cut them out but that’s more work then I would like to do.

      • Erik Setzer

        Yeah, it costs $4 for a weekly pamphlet that can’t really be called a magazine, with barely any content, requiring stuff like this to get people to buy it, and it’s so cheap to produce that they literally throw unsold copies in the dumpster the week after its release because that’s cheaper than keeping them on shelves to sell.

        When something is so cheap you can throw away masses of unsold copies without concern, that’s something you shouldn’t be charging $4 a piece for.

        • TweetleBeetle

          Well, they do. So unless they find a reason not to, they won’t stop.

          If $4 is getting to you, you REALLY need to get out of anything and everything that has to do with hobbies. Maybe find a soup kitchen.

          • RexScarlet

            Get out, exactly what players and FLGS are doing in mass. $4 here, $5 there, $500 invalidated units the other, where do customers draw the line?
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            Note; L u i s F as only follower on disqus, try posting the name without spaces.

          • Samuel Sanchez

            White dwarfs with rules are fine. In fact most of the old supplements (does gw make these anymore) should of been white dwarf content it was just a warlord trait table, relic list, and a detachment.
            My personal gripes with gw are rules that are limited and exclusive. I don’t like exclusive units either. By this I mean limited quantity bundles you pay $800 for exclusive rules. The only reason I find this palatable is because these rules come in PDFs that are available online for free. But it is not a far step for gw to make these exclusive rules no transferable and unusable in their stores without proof of purchase. I also don’t like the exclusive models and rules such as the command tanks from warhammer world. However every miniature company does this crap with exclusive models either from events or conventions but it still doesn’t make it right. You can always buy forgeworld command sprues and make your own models and get the rules once again online but it’s still the same crap that’s running a fine line on pay to win rules. Other then that I’m fine with codecs and mini codecs such as ad mech, harlequin, Knights, etc since they actually add a decent amount to the game.

          • Razer Free

            I used to pay more than double for older magazines and they were a lot more worthwhile than what the current white dwarf is offering for $4. It’s like paying $4 to take a look at GWs online store…

        • Samuel Sanchez

          There is plenty in the magazine that’s good content, paint guides are great, battle reports are helpful in learning rules, blantchzu is always hailed as great. And adding subfaction specific stuff that normally comes in a supplement for 10x the amount is a ton of content. The fact you don’t care about the rest of the stuff other then the free formations, tactical objective cards, dataslates, warlord traits, special characters, scenarios, relic lists is your own opinion. And these types of entries should be in a white dwarf since it was the number one thing people complained about when gw removed those entries. The white dwarf was always full of unqiue unit entries. It was so popular gw would make a compilation book called chapter approved that compiled all those unit entries from white dwarf. People wanted those character and unqiue entires back and now whiny gw hating players like yourself are complaining they gave us back what we originally wanted from the old white dwarfs.

      • am1t

        For $4 … I would love it if they included more contemporaneous rule/codex errata/faqs… Bring back Chapter Approved I say…

        • Samuel Sanchez

          Do you know what chapter approved was? It was a compilation of what dwarf exclusive entries. When you could only buy a hard copy of the magazine. And to get the rules for that entry say for instance the old sisters of battle list. You had to pay $20+ on eBay for a used copy. There is no need for a chapter approved book anymore since every white dwarf is available to purchase as a PDF.

          • Joyous_Oblivion

            Chapter Approved was also the name of the column in White Dwarf…which I’m sure is what he was referring to.

          • am1t

            You miss my point; I am well aware of ‘exclusive entries’ within Chapter Approved, but look what GW are doing now… with exclusive formations with ridiculou$ web exclu$ive bundle$ … same idea just different delivery

            Chapter Approved also had FAQ/rules errata; and while GW does release FAQs … I would daresay it is not frequently enough, as for rules updates???

            What I was aiming at is that I would happily pay 4$ for a magazine of my hobby that improved and updated my fav miniature game.

            Look on any forum, dozens of arguments about rules conflicts/RAWvsRAI. WD would be a fantastic tool for GW to clean up this situation for the betterment of the game and experience as a whole.

            Mind you, I would be happy to pay 20$ on eBay for ‘exclusive rules’ than 500+$ on an ‘exclusive bundle’ for an exclusive formation ruleset.

            Thank goodness for sites and forums that support the hobby … releasing these exclusives to the rest of us mere mortals

          • Samuel Sanchez

            Woah back off the exclusive bundles with rules. That is no where near the same thing as rules in white dwarfs.
            First those are expensive rules tied to model bundles in a limited release.
            White dwarfs are $4 and always available to everyone via PDF.
            The only thing salavagable by the exclusive rules bundle is that they are PDFs that are transferable and easily found on the Internet without requiring prof of purchase. But it’s not a far step for gw to make those PDFs non transferable in the future.
            Secondly rules in the white dwarf have so far been based on different subfactions then those included inside a codex. A chapter specific warlord trait table for only two specific chapters is not the same thing as the generic space marine warlord trait table given to the codex. Every codex only has one warlord trait table. The warlord trait table for waagh ghazskull is based on a specific army list compared to the ork codex army list. These are additions to the codex not part of that codex and add more variety. If anything I thought the old supplements were worse then these white dwarfs. The old illyden supplement was literally a relic list, warlord trait table and a detachment and sold for $30+. It had a little new fluff and picutures and stuff but the amount of rules information it had was stuff that use to and should be in a white dwarf.
            I’m also not a fan of gw not releasing any faqs and the only real errata they release are misspellings and I agree faqs should be put into white dwarfs and/or included in battle reports to show people how models and rules should work. This however is a different argument then the white dwarf having exclusive rules content.

  • D. B.

    What is this “Sons of Ultramar” book? Is that a painting guide?

    • dinodoc

      They are letting Matt Ward write a BL book about the Ultramarines. 😉

      • am1t

        I have an excerpt … exclusive!

        “There was these good warrior people blue armour and they were like fighting these bad people who were not blue, because they were bad and the other were good, they fought each other until they won”

  • The Angry Templar

    See, if us Templars got this much love from the initial roll, I guarantee we wouldn’t have been half as sour about losing our independent Codex. Those are some pretty boss Warlord Traits!

    1) Warlord gets +1 Weapon Skill and +1 Attack

    2) When your warlord and his unit fails a morale test in the Psychic phase or Shooting phase, it doesn’t fall back. instead it moves 2D6″ towards the attacker. Cannot move closer than 1 inch to enemy models as normal.

    3) Hatred (Psyker) and Preferred Enemy (Psyker)

    4) Warlord and unit can reroll failed Assault rolls (I think?)

    5) Warlord has Fearless and can reroll hits in challenges

    6) Units 12″ around the Warlord can reroll failed Morale, Pinning, and Fear tests

    • craig mayer

      The chapter tactics are pretty good too. I am excited to play a game with my Templars now. Something I havent said in a few years.

      • D. B.

        Old tactics were… OK, but I’m glad they gave us more flavour.

      • am1t

        Well said!

    • Matthew

      Yep they took our shoes and socks, but hey, they gave us back our socks!

      • JamesD

        That’s a great analogy. I still want my burning shoes of hatred and chains. Sword Brethren could be pumped up to Sanguinary Guard level of rules and equipment.

        • Matthew

          Oh, don’t get me wrong, I’m livid as hell at what they did to BT. This is a step to correcting it, but it’s just that, a step. (I’m not jumping for joy at getting my socks back.)

          Until they get their own codex back, I’ll stick with 30k. (At least with that I don’t have to worry about my army losing its own rules/units/flavor)

  • Mathew G. Smith

    “Dornish rewards”, huh? So if we tell GW it’s pretty it’ll give us the antidote?

    • Orodruin

      Only if GW flashes you first.

    • Ben

      Bronn is so awesome… I was getting nervous there for a second we’d lose him….

  • TweetleBeetle

    You babies are hilarious. When GW was doing codex and supplements, people were crying the following phrase, word-for-word:

    “I remember when GW used to put rules like these in White Dwarf. So much simpler, and then there was a reason to buy the magazine!”

    Now here we are. GW stopped doing supplements and instead does faction/sub-faction, with bigger and more thorough codices. If there are any “extras”, they get released where? White Dwarf. Which is now $4 instead of $9 like it was when you people wanted rules in them. THE SAME PEOPLE are now saying, “I don’t want rules in a White Dwarf.”

    Anything to disagree with whatever GW does.

    By the way, every codex has 1 set of Warlord Traits. That’s how it will stay.

    • hamilton geyser

      yeah that never happened.

      • Samuel Sanchez

        You are wrong. This actually happened and you can google it yourself.
        This is what makes no sense about the people crying here. This type of stuff was always originally In the white dwarfs. Heck it was actually much worse before then it is now. You had specific special characters such as the original last chancers. You had entire army lists put into white dwarfs (sisters of battle). That we’re not only limited but impossible to find. These magazines would sell for like $20 on eBay used. It was so popular gw would make a yearly white dwarf compilation called chapter approved. There was no white dwarf pdf or download. Then people complained about it so much gw removed all those rules from the white dwarf and after they did that people complained the white dwarf was useless and wasn’t worth buying anymore and they wished it had unqiue rules and unit entries again. Then they give us that back and make the white dwarf always available as a pdf and people still complain. Wtf?

        • RexScarlet

          I agree with you 99% on almost all your comments.
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          but you forget, back in the way way back, if you did not have GW only miniatures, wysiwyg, painted, and a COPY of said rules, you were not allowed to play in a GW store, so players needed said WD rules. (additionally WD supported the game, as did GT with FaQ, Errata, Hiouse Rules, and etc.)
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          Now, there is so much bad blood, wild west proxy, lack of opponents, lack of FLGS to play, and etc. players do not want to have to buy more and more and more rules for an unsupported game just in order to play.
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          something like that?

          • Samuel Sanchez

            You look at it as being forced to spend $4 for more rules.
            I look at it for what it does for the game. Back when white dwarf had this colorful and charscterful stuff it was awesome.
            You didn’t need for gw to make a codex based on an entire theme.
            You had rules designers making stories and adding fun stuff.
            The original last chancers was one of the first white dwarfs I bought before they were in the codex.
            Each squad member was a special character with their own unique rules. They were awesome and fun. When gw eventually put it into the third Ed codex it was a watered down version but both lists were still legal.
            This type of stuff adds variety and character to the game.
            Things like subfaction specific warlord traits, subfaction specific relic lists, special characters, dataslates without models, unique formations, unique detachments, scenarios etc that don’t deserve its own codex should be in white dwarfs again.
            I want to see ork speed freak detachments in white dwarfs. I want to see a unique iron hands character with a short back story in a white dwarf. I want to see a formation that combines three codecs into one massive army (ad mech/skitarri/Knights). I want to see unique tactical objectives cards given away in white dwarfs for planet strike. These are the things white dwarf should have. It adds colorful fun options to the game without us having to deal with the issues this caused in the past with these rules never being available once it was out of print. Because with current technology we can always download the rules via PDF.

    • RexScarlet

      ahh yes, but you forgot WD had FaQ, Errata, and Bat-Reps that answered gaming questions, IF WD had that support factor still, or if a WD subscription offered an E-subscription to a supported game (that offered the WD only codices, etc.), then we might be back to heralding and praising WD.
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      quotes out of context; ” The Greatest Movie Ever…” (rest of quote left out; “…since Istar.”)

    • Joyous_Oblivion

      This is BOLS. All people do here is whine incessantly over a hobby they supposedly enjoy. Just ignore it. It’s liberating when you stop feeding the trolls 🙂

  • RexScarlet

    Not very nice of a “miniatures company” not to include SM rules in a $48 SM Codex? Why? To try and save/boost sales of a poorly performing magazine.
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    Instead of creating bad blood with customers, why not be friendly and support their own games with FaQs, Errata, and maybe even a living E-Rules-Set IF players HAVE a WD subscription?
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    That is generating revenue and being friendly at the same time, problem solved, crazy idea…

    • Razer Free

      It would be great indeed, but with GW changing their magazines design and content this often so quickly in such a small time span, it clearly shows they have exactly 0 clue of what to do. Hell, between 2012 and today they changed it 3 times now, 5 if you count in warhammer visions and ITS change in format.

  • Jared McWilliams

    WD is a great place to put new rules. 1 its cheap, if you cannot afford WD not sure how you can afford gas to drive somewhere to play, or busfare to get there, or 1 pot of glue to put your models together. You don’t need a subscription, you can just download 1 issue that has the rules in it. Probably using the same internet connection you are using to complain here. Much better than buying say an ork codex, ork supplement, then 2 different campaign books to get your armies rules.

    also its not that you need those warlord traits to play crimson fists, or BT, you can use the normal trait tables, or the one int he SM codex.

    WD is a much better magazine now then it was for a long time, it includes mini games, has excerpts for painting guides so you don’t necessarily have to drop more $ on painting guides, and often has added rules that are good, but not necessary to own.

  • Alvin Adorno

    they are re-releasing heros quest