Thursday, April 26, 2012

40K Release Schedule - Only ONE New Codex!




TastyTaste from Blood of Kittens posted this rumor blockbuster:


40k players will only get one codex this year and that is Chaos Space Marines– along with 6th edition of course.
So the time-table has changed and looks like this:

June-July 6th Edition

Sept-Oct Chaos Space Marines

Sprinkle in some flyers, buildings, and that is all you will see from the 40k front for the year.


The whole post is here:



So that means no Dark Angels and no Tau.  StickMonkey, another well known and reliable rumor poster, agrees with this assessment.  So that is not good news for 40K players.  Especially those of us who love the Angels of Caliban.

What is surprising is that if the Dark Angels are indeed in the new boxed set, that there is no corresponding codex release.  That really makes no sense.  We shall see.

Loken
 

11 comments:

Dave "Arizonasithlord" said...

Oh the joys of speculation...
Yes they are... no there not... etc etc.
As much as I love seeing the rumors about "insert army name here" and such. The ping pong effect drives me further down my insainity road.
And I know a lot of stuff from our beloved hobby is spread upon the wind by dedicated and knowlegable "insiders". But sometimes its just wishful thinking or worse GW rooting out its leaks...
But that's my opinion... I could be wrong

Son of Dorn said...

It's almost like trying to predict the weather. Who knows; we could see Codex: Orks, for all we know or can prove.

Anonymous said...

No surprise on the Tau Codex being delayed....

Millest said...

codex roll out is fine but where are out missing IG tanks????

SandWyrm said...

Wow. Just wow. It's like watching a slow-motion corporate suicide.

Adam said...

This is bullshit! The game is broken already and needs fixing. 1 Codex is not going to do it unless GW go FAQ crazy.

Loken said...

I still don't necessarily believe this. GW is crazy to not put out the Dark Angels with the 6th edition.

Son of Dorn said...

It's stil just a rumor at this point. And besides, the last 'reliable' rumor mongers were both debunked and bowed out. Seems like GW could almost be running a misinformation campaign now.

Mitchos said...

Im pretty close with GW and I can say without a doubt that the new rumour is they are holding back 6th ed until 2014. All codexes will be re-released between now and then and will be again re-released after 7th Ed which will come out 1 month after 6th. So honestly I believe nothing until its in my hot little hands.

Anonymous said...

For the last 5 years the only faction I own and play is Dark Angels and I've taken a hiatus from 40K because of how outclassed they have become (Cannon fodder for other factions) and seemingly no love from Games Workshop. While I have been upgrading a few elements of my faction I have also been waiting on the new codex to come out so I can become competitive again. If were not getting a new codex till next year, it may be time to give up and get out.

Anonymous said...

@ Mitchos i see so what do do you have to say for yourself with it being screamed from the roof tops and every blog and havent you guys seen the side of the white dwarfs totaly a da

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