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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-04-18, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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I'm going to go out on a limb here, and say that this looks to be the finest 40k box that GW have ever produced. I will definitely be preordering it, if only to use the various minis for Necromunda.



Timeless. Nigh indestructible. Immune to all natural law. The Blackstone Fortresses are one of the 41st Millennium’s most enduring mysteries – rumoured to be the Old Ones’ last and deadliest gift to the galaxy they once ruled, none can say they know the truth of their origin.

In this age of Daemon Primarchs, returning demigods and ancient terrors from beyond the stars, the Blackstone Fortresses remain some of the most terrifying weapons known to man, xenos or heretic. It was, after all, a Blackstone Fortress that brought the mighty fortress-world of Cadia to a final, grisly end.

Now, another has appeared – and it falls to YOU to unlock its secrets.




Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress is an adventure game that puts you in the heart of an unfolding mystery in the 41st Millennium. Working with your friends, you’ll use your wits to battle right to the heart of an ancient citadel, pursuing hidden agendas and attempting to discover its secrets. Using an innovative system of procedural generation, no two adventures will be the same, with new layouts, enemies and more in every play through.

Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress is one of the best Warhammer boxed games we’ve ever made. Take the RPG elements of previous Warhammer Quest games, throw in the tense corridor crawling of classics like Space Hulk and add the backdrop of the 41st Millennium, and you’ve only begun to scratch the surface of what this game offers you.

In Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress, you’ll pick an explorer and embark on adventures – either solo or with your friends – accommodating 1-5 players per game. Your character will grow, develop and pick up new gear between runs, with each journey offering greater rewards – and greater dangers.



The game has been designed to be fast-paced, tactical and fun. Encounters are as much about wit and cunning as they are sheer force, with each hero offering unique abilities and challenges. Will you snipe your foes at range? Charge in as a living bulwark? Or support the rest of your party? The system is easy to pick up but offers huge depth for those looking to master it.

Blackstone Fortress has allowed our writers and miniatures team to explore never-seen-before avenues of the world of Warhammer 40,000, bringing to life figures who will be iconic to fans of the lore but might not have been seen on a battlefield. Each of the heroes in Blackstone Fortress is a unique and distinct character. Maybe you’ll choose to plumb the depths of the labyrinth as Imperial Navigator Espern Locarno, or spread the Imperial Cult at the mouth of a flamer with Missionary Zealot Pious Vorne. Each of these characters bears secrets, and there are more than a few surprises in store for even the most versed loremasters to uncover…



Your explorers won’t be going unopposed, however. In the set, you’ll find a host of miniatures that break new ground, allowing you to own models once only dreamed of.




Take the forces of Chaos – as well as a set of stunning new Chaos Space Marines, you’ll find stranger foes not glimpsed in decades: Traitor Guardsmen, mechanised Cultists, and even Beastmen.




There’s also the hostile xenos – in the set, you’ll find plastic Ur-Ghuls as well as a set of Spindle Drones – mysterious mechanical custodians of the fortress itself:



Mysteries not seen in millennia. Technologies beyond the comprehension of the human mind. Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress allows you to take part in a thrilling narrative and explore the 41st Millennium as never before. Will the Blackstone Fortress be seized by the forces of the Archenemy and used by Chaos? Will the Imperium succeed in suborning it to their will? This set kicks off an exciting new thread in the unfolding plot of the Dark Imperium and puts you right at the heart of it.

There are hours of fun to be had in Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress. Why, if you wanted to, you could play every day and have a different experience each time. And we’re just getting started.

Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress is the basis for a brand-new series that’ll expand your game and allow you to continue your adventures. Future expansions will contain new battles to fight, enemies to conquer and champions to choose from. You can buy Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress in the confidence that the game will be supported for a long, long time to come.

With such incredible models in the set, we want to give you every excuse possible to use them in your games. If you like a particular explorer and want to bring your favourite hostiles from the set to your battles, you’ll be able to do so with the included datasheets and matched play points in the set.

Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress will be out soon – you’ll be able to pre-order your copy on the 10th of November. Demand is expected to be incredibly high for this game, and so, to make sure everyone can get their copy, we’re extending our pre-order period by an extra week. You’ll be able to find Blackstone Fortress on shelves from Black(stone) Friday, on the 23rd of November.

If you’ve missed them, make sure to check out our previews for a sneak peek at the lore of Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress, and stay tuned for more previews soon – we’ll be exploring every bit of the set in detail over the coming weeks.

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Unboxing released by GW. I could be wrong, but I think this is a first.

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Some beautiful minis in that set

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I am loving those chaos marines, there is nothing about them that does not feel right.

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Had a long hiatus from heresy online. But i spotted this on B&C and had to share it. This is an incredible revelation with massive lore ramifications.






So it got the very first version of the ol' reliable assault cannon. Which now is clearly a DAoT weapon.
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