Friday, August 23, 2013

40K Mini-Rulebook Released


The previously announced 40K mini-rule book is finally here and up on the Games Workshop New Releases page.

Here's what Games Workshop has to say about it:

"The Warhammer 40,000: The Rules has been specifically designed to be the gamers ideal companion. Don't let its size fool you - measuring a convenient 205mm x 150mm, this handy book contains the complete rules for Warhammer 40,000.

Created with gamers in mind, the three ribbon bookmarks - in silver, black and grey - are perfect for those rules you always refer to.

This premium full colour volume with its tactile, soft-touch hard cover and black page edges, is not only useful, but looks great too.

In addition to the Warhammer 40,000 rules, this book's 168 pages contain:

- Sections on choosing your army and fighting battles.
- 6 Eternal War missions.
- A reference section that includes profiles for all army units, weapons and psychic disciplines.
- A game summary and complete index."


I have to admit, the 3 ribbons would be really handy...

At a price of almost $50, I'm not sure this will be a huge improvement over the starter set rules for many players. However, having the 3 bookmarks, and undoubtedly the FAQ updates included would be extremely handy for regular play. You can place an order for them here, if you're interested.

Son of Dorn

6 comments:

Messanger of Death said...

Or get the iPad Edition which updates itself with all of the latest FAQs... as well as having a glossary of terms and a search feature (plus quick links).

Son of Dorn said...

I has not this iPad you speak of. But yeah, the ebook ones are pretty handy as well. :)

Darri Tomasson said...

And for those who don't have or want an iPad, buy the rulebook. :)

Jason Rogers said...

The Rulebook is available for Android in the Black Library Digital Downloads section.

James Lew said...

Is it google books? What app does it work on?

SandWyrm said...

$50? Really? Should be $30 tops, as the DV books go for $15 or so when resold.

Don't even get me started on the iPad version. :)

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