In the grim darkness of the far future the first line of defence between humanity and annihilation is the army of the Imperium of Man, known formally as the Astra Militarum, or informally as the Imperial Guard. When it comes to a universe packed full of nightmare-fuel xenos races such as the Necrons and Tyranids... Continue Reading →
Who Are The Tyranids?
Not much is known about the origins of the xenos known as the Tyranids, even their name comes from Tyran, the planet they were first encountered on. Despite this they're widely recognised as one of the largest threats to the life in the galaxy. Even the constant war of the Orks and soulless technology of... Continue Reading →
Who Are The Leagues Of Votann?
The Leagues of Votann have crashed back into the eternal colosseum that is the 41st millenium. Space Dwarves, Squats (though maybe don't let them hear you say that) and now Kin - this hardy race have been known under several names throughout the years. Short, stocky and long lived they're considered by the Imperium as... Continue Reading →
Who Are The Necrons?
The Necrons are another of the numerous Xenos forces occupying the universe that continually threaten the Imperium of Man. There's a lot of mystery surrounding the Necrons, who's implacable, soulless, metallic, humanoid warriors have slumbered in stasis on their tomb worlds for more than sixty million Terran years, with the history of their empire beginning... Continue Reading →
What is Chaos: The Great Horned Rat
The most recent addition to the pantheon of Chaos in the Age of Sigmar, the Great Horned Rat is the God of ruin, strife, decay, ambition, and the patron God of the Skaven, his sole worshipers. The story of the Great Horned Rat is also very much the story of his children, and to talk... Continue Reading →
What is Chaos: Slaanesh
Slaanesh, The Dark Prince, Lord of Excess, She Who Thirsts is the Chaos God of pleasure, excess, desire, hedonism and passion, and is considered the youngest of their brethren. To indulge in your darkest fantasies at the cost of all else, to desire nothing less than the bliss of perfection, these are the ways mortals... Continue Reading →
What is Chaos: Nurgle
The Plague Lord, Plaguefather, Lord of Decay, Fly Lord and, to his followers, Papa Nurgle, is the God of disease, decay, despair, life and death. Nurgle’s power waxes and wanes with the tides of his contagions and the strength of the despair he inspires across reality, thus scholars consider Nurgle to be the third most... Continue Reading →
What is Chaos: Tzeentch
The Changer of Ways, The Lord of Sorcery, The Architect of Fate, Great Deceiver, Raven God; 999 are the names given to Tzeentch, one of the four great Gods of Chaos whose domain encompasses change, magic, deceit, hope, ambition and destiny. Tzeentch is prayed to from remote wizard towers, smoky corporate boardrooms and noble estates... Continue Reading →
What is Chaos: Khorne
Blood God, Lord of Skulls, Kharneth, Hunter of Souls; these are but some of names and titles given to the Chaos God of war, hatred, slaughter, blood but also martial prowess and honour. Across thousands of battlefields in both the Mortal Realms and the darkness of the far future, mighty warriors and blood-crazed lunatics in heavy armour... Continue Reading →
Who Are The Orks?
The Orks, often referred to as Greenskins, are quite possibly the most successful species to exist in the 41st millennium. They are found everywhere, outnumbering every intelligent species in the Milky Way galaxy (apart from maybe the vast bio-mass of the Tyranid hive fleets). If the Orks came together to form an empire they would... Continue Reading →
Who are the Aeldari?
There's a ton of hype around the new Aeldari models being previewed over on Warhammer Community. If you're new to the hobby or haven't read much about factions, you might find yourself asking who are the Aeldari? The Aeldari, or Eldar to us Mon-keigh (the not-polite term the Aeldari use in reference to the citizens... Continue Reading →