GW Weekender: Alpharius and Friends

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There’s still more coming out of the HH and Necromunda Weekender, including Alpharius!

More pictures filtering out of the Horus Heresy and Necromunda Weekender. There’s a ton of new miniatures to check out, so let’s dive right in.

First up, the big one. Alpharius’ model has an action packed preview. And that’s definitely probably possibly him in that ornate armor that is obviously what a primarch would wear. The primarch of the XX chapter would never be caught dead in normal terminator armor like this:

So don’t worry about it. More Heresy Models include a new land speeder, land raider, and (land) assault drill, as well as new Knight options and Dark Magos, Scoria.

Just to help you get a sense of Scoria’s scale:

On the Necromunda side of things, the new Bounty Hunters leap from concept art:

To miniature form:

Lots of miniatures on display from ex-Escher and Goliath hunters, to new Orlock…pets?

Exciting times ahead for the Heresy as the story comes to a close. And Necromunda heats up.  Stay tuned for more from the GW Weekender!

Squats rule, Mechanicus’ Drool

  • euansmith

    He-he! The old Speeder! That takes me back. That Tau bounty hunter (or whatever it is) is rather cool. And a nice cyber-mastiff too.

    • Mr.Fister

      when you look at his boots you clearly see he/she is not tau

      • euansmith

        Just a Tau hat then. A brave style choice.

        • LankTank

          Maybe he outgunned a tau offworld and keeps its shiekd generatorvas a trophy? Digging those little crocs!

        • ZeeLobby

          I actually think it’s a sentient drone.

        • Reven

          Maybe he trades with the T’au, I remember seeing rumors that the Spyers gear was due to T’au influence.

      • 6Cobra

        ..my clippers, glue and green stuff are all ready to remedy that.

    • Chet Atkinson

      I recognise that ol looking speeder too – it’s a shape the engines will wan to suck the marines into it :/

    • NikosanPrime

      I think I still have 2-4 of these in my basement. Know I have at least 2. Too bad they don’t fit with the look of my army.

  • Boondox

    No Omegon? Or do you just buy two of Alpharius? Or are they like Clark Kent and Superman, never in the same place at the same time? The land speeder is a great throwback but the controls look awkward and didn’t it have a heavy bolter under the front? BoLS, that’s not a land raider. It’s an Argoran armored transport.

    • JPMcMillen

      Are you really sure it isn’t Omegon?

    • Kefka

      Omegon was a secret to everyone and ran around with his infiltrator squad. just take a Primaris and kit him out a bit more fancy, done.

      • Boondox

        I’ll probably just take a pair of standard Alpha Legionaires and use them as the two Primarchs. Fits better with the fluff IMO.

        • Dan Worsley

          As much as I want an Alpharius mini, I do like that idea more 😉

  • Chris

    Is that a Hrud bounty hunter?

    He looks to be heavily inspired by one of the bounty hunters from the Stars Wars Clone Wars series: http://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/009b698c59c24422e2ce33fff34e3e37da405b467ebe77c5e6e91d80c97abd94.png

    • D. B.

      I know, right? I, too, keep seeing Embo.

      And not a Hrud – too tall, not hunched enough.

    • BenTheMan

      I thought excactly the same!

  • Talos2

    I need to see scoria in real life, really not sure about him. His ridiculously powerful staff is a little……. standard looking

  • LankTank

    So it seems that the weapon sprue for goliath/escher will be forgeworld? Or are they a different colour to draw attention. If they are not a gw product that coukd be a gane ender

    • Severius_Tolluck

      Should be resin upgrade. All characters are resin too as far as I know. Specialist games is FW. GW just help get the core boxes out in plastic. So far that is how it has worked for BB. So upgrades or named characters have all been resin. I would love them to be plastic too. However I don’t mind resin. The cost isn’t too big a deal but its the shipping and hassle to order across the sea that stinks for me.

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  • Dennis J. Pechavar

    Alpharius! How I’ve waited for you! Happy days.

  • Nyyppä

    So, the one model that should have never seen the light of day just saw the light of day.

    • Pablo Lopez Ibañez

      I see what u did there

  • Elijah Herstal

    The old speeder, as ugly as it was. Well, I’m sure one of the guys that likes to lurk around and remind everyone he quit during third edition will probably buy these things.

    • frank

      They cant all be winners but the lineup from this page is pretty close. Like every other miniature looks amazing and from a concept perspective that speeder is fine. Not my taste either but its a solid update on the original speeder design.

      • Elijah Herstal

        It’s not much of an ‘update’, more a ‘re-envisioning’. Not to my taste, I prefer the Javelin over all the others.

        All the other models look great.

        • frank

          Yea the Javelin is a much nicer design for sure.

  • UnLachy

    Love the alpharius model, looks like it is based on the praetorian of dorn cover as well as his head shot in the horus Heresy rule book. Have been waiting for some time for this.

    • Dennis J. Pechavar

      Now we just need a fix to the rules for headhunters…

  • Brian Griffith

    The fella with the tank on his back is an ex waterworks guild member turned bounty hunter. He’s gotten a bit freaky and turned to harvesting the water from his bounties in a strange sort of vampirism.

  • el_tigre

    It’s times like these that really make me regret not having all the money.

  • Vanders

    Forge World proving again how well they make tasteful Primarch models. You can imagine that particular model being lost in a crowd of other Terminators or just being confused as simply a particularly tall Termi like in the lore.

    I’m hoping for twins though. I know that mean they should look exactly the same, but I kind of want Omegon to have a subtle difference.