Friday, October 26, 2012

Forge World New Releases - Horus Heresy



Forge World has released two more of its Horus Heresy kits.  First the big and bad-ass Typhon Heavy Siege Tank.  This beast is awesome in that its gun is a 7" blast Strength 10 AP 1 ordnance with NO COVER SAVES.  The range is 24" if you move and 48" if not.   HOLY BOMBARDMENT BATMAN!

From Forge World:

Typhon Heavy Siege Tank

Named for the ‘Great Beast’ of Ancient Terran myth, the immense Typhon Heavy Siege Tank was developed by the Mechanicum alongside the Spartan, with which it shares a basic chassis design.
The Typhon’s primary armament is the massive Dreadhammer cannon, and was created in response to a request from the Primarch Peturabo, master of the Iron Warriors. He demanded a Legiones Astartes war engine that could rival the great batteries of the Imperial Crusade Army in firepower, but manoeuvre and deploy at the speed of a Space Marine force.
Complete resin kit, model designed by Daren Parrwood. This model is available to pre-order now and will be despatched the week commencing the 2nd of November.



Scimitar Pattern Space Marine Jet Bike

Squadrons of ‘Sky Hunters’ are fielded by almost all of the Legiones Astartes. These feared strike units are heavily armed and mounted upon sophisticated and powerful craft more akin to small flyers than ground bikes. Their size allows for a potent heavy weapon armament, and it is not uncommon for these squadrons to range far ahead of the main strength of a Space Marine force, striking targets of opportunity at will.

The Scimitar Jetbike is a complete resin kit. Model designed by Daren Parrwood. The set four weapon options: Heavy Bolter, Plasma Cannon, Multi-Melta or Volkite Culvarin. This model is available to pre-order now and will be despatched the week commencing the 2nd of November.

I have some money left in the bank, so will be ordering 3 Typhons.  I will get one squadron of 3 jet bikes just because I buy everything, but not happy with the design.

Loken

3 comments:

Son of Dorn said...

The Typhon sounds like a beast! And you could always have the bikes as a novelty :P

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Fred McGarry said...

Every time I look at these jetbikes from forgeworld, I can't help but imagine them with Tau pilots.
I wish they looked more like a space marine vehicle

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