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Games Workshop Rumor Engine: Pull The Tab

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Feb 6 2024
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The new Rumor Engine from Games Workshop is out and it’s got us wanting to tear off one of these tabs and take it home.

Welcome to Tuesday and a new Rumor Engine from Games Workshop! It’s the first Rumor Engine of February, too. This Rumor Engine looks a little odd. But I’m betting you can figure out what you’re looking at pretty quick. So have at it!

via Warhammer Community

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“We’ve solved loads of outstanding Rumour Engine conundrums from our most recent preview, but there are still plenty of clues yet unfathomed. We’re adding another one to the list today – get a load of this.”

Rumor Engine – Pull The Tab

So what are we looking at? Well this is some sort of cape or cloak. Or Perhaps a really fancy leather coat. It’s got some sort of camo pattern painted on it and those strange tabs on them. Which, I think, actually gives us a hint at what this actually is. This isn’t quite a ghillie suit, but think this is supposed to be in the same ballpark. That leads me to believe it could be something Imperium related.

I could easily see a Space Marine Scout Sergeant wearing something like this. But I’m also curious about the weapons on the back that are strapped in:

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Is that some sort of explosive charge? A Melta-bomb or something new? Perhaps it’s just extra ammo or munitions. Whatever it is, that opens up the possibilities for other things for sure.

Also, I don’t want to write off non-Space Marine options. This could also be something the Leagues of Votann could use. They love to carry a lot of gear with their packs, too. So don’t count them out.

Alternatively, what if this is some new unit for the Astra Militarum? Perhaps they are getting a recon unit that’s wearing a bit more camo. Anyone seen any Ratling Snipers lately?

What do you think? If you’ve got a guess drop us a line in the comments with your theory. That’s the fun of the Rumor Engines afterall!

 

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Author: Adam Harrison
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