Monday, June 11, 2012

Horus Heresy Books Coming from Forgeworld!



That is right!  The rumor mills are buzzing after the latest discussions over on Warseer.  Looks like Forgeworld will be picking up the mantle of battles in the year 30,000, which is exactly as it should be, since they would naturally be making all the models for these books.  GW proper is too busy with the main line to add another 40K game (which is actually a 30K game).

From Dean:

A little birdy in the FW production line has said that they had a meeting and that there would be 2-3 waves of (big exciting things) that would happen towards the end of the year in spite of the Hobbit release. Of course they didnt tell the workers what they were...

From Harry:

There are three Heresy books coming .... the first one later this year.
...and yes you are quite right there are some big and exciting things coming with them.

There is another AI book coming before this lot however.


This is all backed up by another rumor on BoLS by SunTzu:

Horus Heresy book, first in a series, based around Isstvan III. To be announced at Games Day (...though not sure whether that's UK or USA).


I for one am already working on my Thousand Sons army and listening to the CD of "A Thousand Sons" while I drive!   This should be epic!  (OK, wrong word!).

Loken
 

10 comments:

Admael said...

Oh, man, that's awesome. Hope we'll get some rules for the Primarchs.

Great Escape said...

Mmm. I have been sitting on a whole company of marines that are un-modded and unpainting, contemplating which Heresy-era chapter to paint up. This will finally have to get me to choose or "get off the pot" in the vernacular.

Cheers.

Maximillian said...

I have only bought a couple of things in the past from FW. If this is true though... I will be one who will buy many of the things that I have read from the HH books. Not many but enough to add the ancient and more flavour to my space marine chapter.

BlackSwords said...

This is great, i'm finally starting my t-sons 1st company.

Dante said...

There are going to be a lot of Thousand Suns armies out there.

stompa said...

It sounds great, but I remain cautiously optimistic that they will be ultimately affordable. Currency exchanges, shipping, trial rules that may or may not be supported or approved or even allowable if your opponent has anything to say about it. Not to mention, size...primarchs were supposed to be giants among men...let's wait and see...

Sir Tainly said...

very good news, seems my planned Imperial Fist Heresy era army will now have more use than just regular 40k

Mitchos said...

So, just to confirm...FW are making a new game which is set in 30K? If so I hope 6th doesn't bomb for GW......

Mordian7th said...

Very cool news. Looking forward to seeing your KSons come together!

Anonymous said...

If this is based around Isstvan, I doubt all the chapters would get a showing. Alot of the chapters where not there including Ksons

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