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Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium Boxed Set

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"8th Edition Warhammer 40K"
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

Games Workshop have completely overhauled their game and designed something much closer to what the fan base have been asking for for years. Newly released editions were often cross compatible with previous edition books, how ever this is a complete new slate and makes all non 8th edition books redundant. Every miniature has a new rules and the rules for the miniatures have been consolidated into 5 books called Index: Volumes, you will need at least 1 of the Index books if you want to further develop one of the Army in the box into a larger force. If you were ever thinking of jumping into 40k now would be the time as the whole system will be quite new to veterans and new players alike. The box contains a lot of value as the models sold separately plus the cost of the hard back book would exceed the box set.

4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
"A Good (Flexible) Starter Set for 8th Edition"
5 stars"
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Having been absent since 4th edition, this 8th edition set is a good starter kit for the new player or returning player alike. Rules have been streamlined so even a previous non-player can play after a 10min~ tutorial and general model quality is excellent – no jagged edges and so forth.

Particularly noteworthy is the (understated) fact that the Primarus Marines can be repainted into existing chapter colours (not just Ultramarines) and added to your existing space marines army under the new ruleset – very good if you don't want to play as Smurfs all the time!

Modelwise the Marines are harder to glue (3–4 join points) vs Chaos (2 or so join points for most non chaos-marine models), although paintwise Marines are the easier of the two to paint.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
"Great new set"
5 stars"
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Definitely a welcome new direction from GW. Big thanks to M.A. For getting on the short supply so quickly that I still had the boxed set within the first week even though they had sold out. Nice work.

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
"Awesome box"
5 stars"
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Very happy with box, went halves with a friend and we both walked away with a good size starter army. Recommend for those getting back into warhammer!

"Comprehensive set that will keep you busy" Purchased on Mighty Ape

Great value as you get 53 miniatures and the books and data sheets.

Description

Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium

Warhammer 40,000 8th edition kicks off with a bang with this fantastic value boxed set! Inside you'll find two armies of brand new miniatures, the Primaris Space Marines & Death Guard, the full hardback Warhammer 40,000 rulebook, dice, range rules and a complete set of datasheets for fielding both armies.

Primaris Space Marines

Fresh from the forges of Mars, and ready to bleed in defence of the Imperium, the Primaris Space Marines have come tooled for war.

Dark Imperium includes:

  • Captain in Gravis Armour
  • Primaris Lieutenant with power sword
  • Primaris Lieutenant with auto bolt rifle
  • Primaris Ancient
  • 2× 5 man Intercessor Squads
  • 1× 5 man Hellblaster Squad
  • 1× 3 man Inceptor Squad

Death Guard

The pox-ridden forces of the Death Guard includes:

  • Lord of Contagion
  • Noxious Blightbringer
  • Malignant Plaguecaster
  • Foetid Bloat-drone
  • 20 Poxwalkers
  • 7 Plague Marines

Warhammer 40,000 Rulebook

This impressive 280 page hard back tome is the most comprehensive guide to Warhammer 40,00 released to date, including swathes of background and exploration of the Warhammer 40,000 setting and some major advances in the storyline.

It's also packed full of rules, including the core rules for 8th edition, full guidelines for the 3 ways to play (open, narrative and matched) and advanced rules for unique gameplay styles such as Cities of Death, Planetstrike, Stronghold Assault and Death from the Skies.

This box set Contains:

  • 53 brand-new multi-part plastic Citadel Miniatures
  • 1 × 280-page hardback 40k Book
  • 1 × 24-page Death Guard Book
  • 1 × 24-page Primaris Book
  • 1 × 8 page Core Rules Booklet
  • 1 Colour assembly guide for all the miniatures
  • 12 red D6 dice
  • 1 × 12" range ruler
  • 1 x Decal sheet for the Primaris Space Marines – including iconography for Ultramarines,

Blood Angels, Dark Angels & Space Wolves.

Miniatures require assembly and are supplied unpainted. Paints, tools & supplies sold separately.

Release date Australia
June 17th, 2017
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Box Dimensions (mm)
442x300x80
UPC
5011921073559
All-time sales rank
Top 2000
Product ID
26826676

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