Friday, December 27, 2013

7th Edition 40K in 2014?



Is Seventh Edition coming out in 2014?  Rumors say so!

From The 40K Radio Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/40K-Radio/147396461962884

The big 40k rumor is: This summer GW will release 7th edition 40k and 9th edition Fantasy has been shelved, for now.

And then they added:
 

All right before all of you blow us up step back and take a deep breath. This is from the source that have us pictures of the Space Marines and the Codex a month early. Also gave us pics of the Dark Elves which we described accurately a month early. Also gave us the info on the Sentinels of Terra. He also let us know that Nids were in January NOT December like so many other rumors sites predicted. So yeah he has been very accurate with the info he has given us. They way it was explained to us is that 7th Edition will be made to include the new Escalation and Stronghold rules. I would also not be surprised to see the Dataslates added to the main rule book.
Yes this is a rumor at this stage so take it with a grain of salt. But then again everything out source has said has come true. Only time will tell. Have a Merry Christmas with your families and don't let this put a knot in your undies.

Now, what is interesting is what Larry over at BoLS noted:

Some noted that several weeks back 40K Radio announced that they had received a C&D from Games Workshop Legal regarding the release of all those Space Marine rumors and that this may in fact be a GW orchestrated "Canary Trap" to ferret out the leak.

 
Now add to this from an anonymous source on Faeit 212:

The next edition of 40k will be called 7th, not 6.5 when it drops, but as far as rules go it will be less of a jump than 5th to 6th. 

The key areas being updated:
Interceptor, sky fire, fortifications, lords of war, allies and data slates. 

As for its release it'll probably be September not "the summer."

It's not finished yet, still being tested so anything can happen. 

The thought behind this edition is to make the game less alpha strike explosive and more "competitive" at all points values (even when including Lords of War), but D weapons outside of apocalypse may see alternate rules. 

ps
Pistols in close combat in 7th



The game is afoot!

Nykona 

 

3 comments:

Karitas said...

Too soon.

all i'm sayin'

Paul Harris said...

My reaction and comment was it's a little early for April Fools, but that "cannery trap" idea might be something that would be there.

Rob Baer said...

Not happening. Don't believe the hype. I called BS on the Tyranids in December and BS on this as well. Seems like a blog post is in order here soon... :)

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