GW Retro Corner: Rogue Trader Battle Manual
The BoLS Way-Back Machine is active – Lets head back to 1992 and check out the Warhammer 40,000 Battle Manual!
It’s Retro Corner Time! AdamHarry back from the past to bring you another relic from our time vault: The Warhammer 40,000 Battle Manual from the Rogue Trader Era of 40k!
This book was released back in 1992. It was the bridge between the first edition of Warhammer 40k (Rogue Trader was released in 1987) and the second edition (released in 1993). This book contained updated rules for shooting, close-combat, new weapon profiles, new templates & counters and general tweaks to the game. This was a test bed for the game moving forward into second edition. It’s packed full of that terribly amazing late 80’s early 90’s artwork. And yes, it does share the same cover art as the Wargear Book from second edition.