Warhammer 40K: Pariah Nexus – The Unboxing
We got our copy of Pariah Nexus and took a closer look at the models inside. It’s Kill Team time!
Games Workshop has a new Boxed Set for Kill Team – Pariah Nexus is in stores this weekend. It’s moving fast – so what’s so fancy about this boxed set? Let’s take a look:
Enter The Pariah Nexus
…If you can get your hands on it. Apparently, this boxed set is already sold out online. I sure hope you put in a pre-order for this one. Why is this so popular? To put it simply: The Models.
Let’s not beat around the bush on this one – this one is moving fast because the models inside are very desirable. Doing some quick math based on the models alone (not counting the terrain, boards, books, or dice) you’re easily getting $160 worth of miniatures (a quick check on eBay also confirms they are selling for even more). Once you add all the *other* stuff back in then the box is well worth the price point.
This box is also the first chance players are getting to get their hands on ANY of these new sculpts for units, too. That’s a big incentive for players out there. What Space Marine player DOESN’T want a unit of Heavy Intercessors? I’m asking cause I’ll take yours if you don’t want them. And the Captain is a neat miniature, too!
As for the Necrons, well, I’m a fan of the Chronomancer for sure. But I just don’t get the Necron Flayed Ones as a unit concept. The models are probably the best sculpts they’ve ever had – I’m just not a fan of them as “thing” in the game. It’s a personal preference. But I’m sure there are Necron players out there who swear by them. And if that’s you, well then I’m sure you’re going to be able to get your hands on these miniatures. I’ll bet you’ll have loads of takers who will trade you the Space Marine half for more Necrons.
I don’t want to discount the other stuff in the box. In fact, we noticed something interesting with the Necron Terrain – they would make excellent buildings for Adeptus Titanicus! They are just the right scale, too. Plus, you could stack them or set them up in a way to make a dense city block. Plus, there are little power generators that would be perfect objectives or targets in Adeptus Titanicus – Just tossing that out there. If you got a set but don’t have any intention of playing with these bits of terrain, you could make a really cool city scape for AT!
Perfect scale for AT!
One last thing – the book has a TON of new datasheets in it for all the models included in this set PLUS all the stuff from the Indomitus Crusade box. If you’re looking to play with those newer models in your games of Kill Team, you’re going to need that book. The Necrons in particular got a ton of great stuff including a bunch of characters and dynastic codes and such. It’s a really great book for Kill Team players.
I sure hope you pre-ordered this one if you wanted a copy. If not, call your FLGS ASAP and place an order. Good luck in the Pariah Nexus.
This boxed set contains everything you need to take your Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team games into the depths of a Necrons tomb world:
– Plastic Space Marines kill team consisting of a Captain with master-crafted heavy bolt rifle and five Heavy Intercessors
– Plastic Necrons kill team consisting of a Chronomancer and five Flayed Ones
– Double-sided game board measuring 22″” x 30″” representing two areas of a Necrons tomb complex
– 48 pieces of Necrons-themed terrain, including 8 doors, 4 induction diodes, 8 single quantum nodes, 12 double quantum nodes, and 16 thermionic annuluses.
– 112-page Kill Team: Pariah Nexus softback book, containing extensive background, rules for playing games of Kill Team in the ultra-close confines of indoor environments, and updated rules for using Space Marines and Necrons in Kill Team, including datasheets, tactics, and more
– Two decks of 17 objective cards
– Space Marines transfer sheet
Bring on the Kill Team Action!