First up Lord of Gaming (from Facebook) put out some release order information then promptly removed them. I'm guessing GW Legal rocked up with their suitcase of painful implements.
Lords of War Gaming have posted more info today in addition to the Raven Guard vs Tau set rumor from a few days ago. Those rumors are quite extensive - Eldar, Marines, Tau
It was posted on their FB page
Upcoming 40k products (in order of release)
- Skitarii Codex
- Adeptus Mechanicus Codex
- Craftworld Eldar Codex (following AdMech)
- Space Marines Codex (in Summer)
- Raven Guard vs Tau set (before the Tau book)
- Tau Codex
A few more tidbits about the aforementioned releases
"After Admech it will be codex Craftworld: Eldar. Plastic jetbikes and Artach."
"Don't know about a Raven Guard supplement but Adeptus Astartes: Space Marines will release this summer. "
LoW have been very reliable in the past so this has a good chance to turn out correct
via WhispererofTruth on Dakka
Hehe rumour time. Eldar are coming, but that release list? Err no. 40k release list for the next year and abit ahoy!
Week1: Plastic Jetbikes/Shining Spears
Week 2: Clampack Autarch and Codex
Week 1: Tac Squad and Codex
Week 2: Summer Campaign Book Volume 1: Eldar Admech and DA vs Khorne
Week 1: New Daemon Unit
Week 2: Lord of Change
Week 3: Rubric Marines + Campaign Book Volume 2 (DA, Admech, Eldar, Harlequins + Khorne and Tzeentch)(Including a Tzeentch Daemonkin type supplement + rules for the new units.)
Week 4: Campaign Box: Clampack Sorceror and Chaplain
Assassin Boxed Game
Week1: Campaign Box: Tau vs RG (Plastic Commander and Captain)
Week2: Clampack Ethereal and Codex
Week 1: Plastic Marines
Week 2: Plastic Termies
Week 3: Plastic Vehicle, Codex
Week 4: Clampack Watch Captain
Week2: Limo, Codex
Week3: Clampack Patriarch, Magus and Broodlord re-release
Genestealers included in dex.
Week 1: Boxed game.
Week 1: Plastic Nid Dominatrix
Week 2: Plastic Dias of Destruction. (Including Vect and plastic Court.)
Week 3: Apocalypse Book.
Week1: Codex. Dominatrix added, Genestealers removed.
For the 2nd half of the list other than what I listed I'm a little hazy on the details. Dates, order etc. Common sense would dictate the new C.SM dex dropping with the box set, but I haven't anything other than: "New Assault Squad." I'm a little reluctant to say this is coming at X time if I'm not even 70% sure. It could also just be down to GW's love of tacking Space Marines onto everything.
For what's worth I heard the story of the campaign was along the lines of this:
Imperium losing, badly. Forces are RG, IG, Knights, Admech and Assassins vs Tau. Assassins try to kill Ethereal. RG go after Commander. Deathwatch deployed to turn the tide.
Another forum poster waded in with this bombshell. Big things happening in May
Good morning everyone.Last but not least the Amber + Red thing cropped up again. I'll confirm this with a source (when he replies) to see what the score/legitimacy with this is.
I'm new to the forum and I am NO rumourmonger with any inside knowledge of gw, so take that as what it probably is... nothing definitely sure, just a speculation about something I heard...
Well a friend of mine spoke to his local gw manager asking him about the 9 ed release date (he doesn't follow the rumour scene, so he wasn't aware they get no info from the HQ).
BUT! The gw manager said something pretty interesting (or at least I believe it is)... He asked for some holidays in may, and the answer from his boss (don't know who or where, I supposed Nottingham but maybe it's not how it works) was that was HIGHLY recommended not to take any holiday in may... Now he explained to my friend that this normally happens when there is a big launch on the horizon... So I made 2+2 and thought to share it with you guys.
Don't harm the messanger, please!
In the continental europe part of GW, there are red and amber dates. I don't know about UK or US.
Amber dates are reserved for Codex books or other, bigger than usual weekly releases. Something that peeks many peoples interest. The last one was 2 weeks back, when they releases the Archaon book. These dates are the release date, not the preorder date. The next is two weeks from tomorrow, and probably marks the AdMech Codex for 40k.
Currently, there are 4 red dates, that signify something BIG for the stores. One early July, one mid June, and both the 2nd and the 9th of may. Two consecutive red dates were not done since the relase of the 6th Edition 40k rulebook. So, whatever it is, GW believes it will be a very high-traffic release for their stores. Bigger then the AdMech Codex or the End Times books.
Also, not rumors but Games Workshop have been showing off their new shiny shit.