Saturday, June 15, 2013

Iyanden Supplement Released



Games Workshop has released the Iyanden Codex Supplement and Limited Edition.
Both are available on the Games Workshop site.

From Games Workshop:

This book is also available digitally for your Apple iPad. Download your copy from the iBookstore today.

For thousands upon thousands of years, the Eldar of Iyanden have sailed through the sea of stars, defending the galaxy's eastern rim from the threat of Chaos. They have won great victories against the most horrific of foes, but have known terrible tragedy also. Yet Iyanden endures, with the souls of the departed fighting alongside the few who have survived. Together, the living and the dead must fight for their race's survival in a galaxy riven by war.

Iyanden is a 72-page full-colour hardback supplement to Codex: Eldar, complete with a dust jacket. It contains 32 pages of new, rich and expanded background detailing craftworld Iyanden, along with original art, box-outs, a timeline, and iconography of Ghost Warrior houses. It features a showcase of glorious Citadel miniatures presenting the colour schemes and iconography of the Iyanden craftworld.

In addition to this it comes with warlord traits, wargear and psychic powers to help transform your Eldar collection into a mighty Iyanden warhost. You can even take a Wraith Lord or Wraithknight as your Warlord. It also includes battle scenarios - some of which you can use to relive epic battles from the Iyanden's history - plus there are stratagems for use in your games of Cities of Death and Planetstrike.


The Limited Edition Codex is limited to 500 copies. 


Go buy your codexes but remember, your limited edition codex is nearly worthless after the next Eldar Codex is released in a couple years (just look at the value of past limited editions when a new edition is released).

Loken

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dude... what happened, all of a sudden your posts about GW went from "look at this cool stuff they did" to "Yeah w/e here's something new, buy it if you want but it's worthless" and "I'm happy they're going to get screwed now"

Something happened between You and GW, you hinted at that back in the sale post.

Loken said...

Yes it did and I will tell you shortly. But I have said before that buying a Limited Edition Codex is a bad investment. They simply do not keep their value.

More coming...

Alec

Mitchos said...

How many pages of actual rules for the Iyanden Codex are there? it costs the same amount as a regular codex, but is it worth it?

Unforgiven said...

Iirc its 35/75 pages are rules

Gonewild said...

I can only imagine the supplemental "posibilities" for the up and coming Space Marines dex... and if each supplement costs a Grant- yuck.

captain birdbum said...

sometimes its difficult to like gw. I have been a gw fan for nearly 20 years but lately they are beginning to annoy me. I wont bore every1 with my reasons but £30 for a supplement codex? I remember when a codex was less than £10. I seriously doubt whether I will ever buy a codex again. I don't do tournaments and only game with my friends. so they wont mind but if I was a eldar player and had an iyanden army I would not be impressed by needing to pay £60 just for the rules. that's almost another wraithknight.

Anonymous said...

Ok honestly limited edition or not any codex becomes useless once a new one is released. They are only useful for background at that point.

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