Sunday, January 29, 2012

Are Dark Angels the next 40K release? 6th edition rumors.


 
So the thing everyone is talking about today is the Dark Angels possibly being the next codex, maybe even the army in the 6th edition boxed set fighting Chaos!  Why? 


Turns out the last two White Dwarfs have spines that make up the beginning of an image, which people say looks very Dark Angel-like.  Is this foreshadowing of things to come?

Well, as always, the rumors are all broken at Blood of Kittens .  Here is what TastyTaste there has for us:


As I am sure most everyone has discovered by now: GW has done something actually very cool. They have made a little Cypher (hint…hint) on the bindings of each White Dwarf so far this year. With two issues so far a figure is starting to take shape.

So I think with this little rumor gift from GW I want to reiterate something I have been reporting for the last year or so. Along with knowing now that the 6th box set is done and in production I want to clearly state what has not changed since the release of the Grey Knights.

The release schedule for 40k 2012 is… 

April-May: Dark Angels/Fallen
June-Aug: 6th Ed
Oct-Nov: Chaos Space Marines

There is no Tau, no Black Templars, no Eldar. I want this on the record so strike me down if I am wrong! I am only re-reporting this schedule because I think people have been lead astray by all the false talk of other codices.

I also want to go on the record saying that the Chaos Space Marine codex will not be two books. That was an old rumor from about 5 years ago that got resurrected last year for some infernal reason.

As well another reminder that 6th ed leak pdf is a not the real deal!



Of course, apply the usual dosage of salt to this rumor!

Alec

3 comments:

Kynth said...

I just hope the DA's aren't ret-conned into a technologically anachronistic chapter or lose the (heretical?) Legion cohesiveness that the Grand Master maintains by combining the chapters spread galaxy-wide.

They've always been highly advanced historically, retaining the ability to build and maintain and innovate on items such as plasma guns, jetbike(s), and giant warp capable chunks of planets...

Tempest said...

I'm praying to the God-Emperor for this to be true, as my Dark Angels are in serious need of a bump in order to stand tall with the current army builds going around. Hoping dearly for Deathwing to get some unique powerups, Veterans to get some Van/Stern type shift and some real plasma love (master-crafted options?). Oh, and bring back Asmodai!!

IG Fanatic said...

I'd like to see Ravenwing get some cool stuff; I'd sooo drop $400 on four ravenwing boxed sets.

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