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Warhammer 40K: Unboxing Chaos & Vanguard Space Marine Start Collecting! Boxes

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Nov 22 2019

Looking to start a new conquest with your Chaos Marines? How about a new spearhead for your Space Marines? GW has two Start Collecting! options for you!

If you missed out on Shadowspear now is your chance to get a hold of the same sprues from that boxed set in a new format – it’s the Vanguard and Chaos Space Marine Start Collecting! boxed sets:

Shadowspear Reforged

For Chaos, this boxed set is a really great option. You get two of the characters from Shadowspear, the Master of Possession and the Greater Possessed, as well as 10 Chaos Space Marines, the Venomcrawler AND the two Obliterators! Currently, this box is the only way to get ahold of those kits as well. Why is that? We’re not sure! However, it’s IS interesting to note that these sprues are the exact same sprues from Shadowspear:


Plus the Master of Possession sprue, too. While the Chaos Space Marines aren’t posable, they still look fantastic and you can easily mix-and-match them among existing CSM models and you can’t really tell.

As far as the Vanguard Space Marine Start Collecting! Box, it’s in a similar boat. It’s pretty much the Space Marine 1/2 of Shadowspear minus the Librarian and Captain miniatures.


You get two copies of one sprue and a single copy of the other so that you can create the full squads of Vanguard Marines. You also get the Primaris Vanguard Lieutenant model included on the sprue. Both of these boxes are great ways to expand your existing forces or if you want to start a new army these are solid cores to build out from.

Also in the video, we checked out the new CSM Sorcerer model that arrived with this release. This model is fantastic as a additional/replacement Sorcerer in your CSM army. We really like the chaos/pskyer symbol that is sculpted on this model – plus, it has a lot of other details going on that make it impressive.

All of these offerings will be available from Games Workshop this weekend!

Start Collecting! Vanguard Space Marines $95

Start Collecting! Chaos Space Marines $95

Chaos Space Marines Sorcerer $30



Author: Adam Harrison
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