White Dwarf November 2020 - #458
Brand : Games Workshop
White Dwarf is Games Workshop's premium Warhammer magazine, packed with amazing content each month such as new rules and background, short stories, regular columns, special guests, and more.
Here’s what you can look forward to in November’s issue:
Letters, painting advice, and beautifully painted miniatures. Also, solo play stories and a well travelled army.
The history of the Mortal Realms (part I), as told by master chronologist Phil Kelly.
We talk about the models we’ve painted and the games we’ve played while working from home over the summer.
Warhammer 40,000 overlord Stu Black joins us to talk about abstraction and realism in games design.
A compilation of short (but brutal) stories set on the Necron-dominated world of Hishrea.
White Dwarf’s home-grown Chapter gets its very own Index Astartes article, complete with exclusive matched play rules.
You’ve read their background and seen their rules. Now find out how to paint the Tome Keepers with this handy guide.
Lyle shows off the Tome Keepers he’s been painting, and we take a closer look at some Character conversions.
The Imperium conducts a full-scale assault on Hishrea in an attempt to close the Necron dolmen gates.
The Argovon campaign continues on the Blackstone-rich world of Foronika.
The war on Foronika is balanced on a knife edge, as Major General Valdu is only too aware in this short story.
A host of new campaign rules, including xenotech Stratagems and two new Crusade missions.
The skaven take on the Kharadron Overlords for possession of a comet. But where it will land is anyone’s guess…
When the world descends into Chaos, sometimes you just have to make war alone. Here we present rules for solo games of Warhammer Age of Sigmar.
Jervis joins us to talk about rules semantics. Just don’t get wholly within 2".
Jakkob Bugmansson – latest in a long line of Bugmans – enters the Eightpoints in search of a long-lost brewing recipe.
You’ve seen the exclusive Warcry card for Jakkob Bugmansson that comes with this issue. Well here’s a challenge battle to use him in!
In the penultimate part of the story, Verity and Miriya find themselves imprisoned as their quarries finally come face to face.
John Bracken investigates the important topic of being hunted. He recommends man traps, and some tasty-looking bait.
It’s Gandalf versus Saruman in this iconic duel, which uses the free battle mat that comes with this issue (see below).
Four seriously dubious allies for your Necromunda Gangs. If you’re hiring these guys, expect a call from the Enforcers any time round about… now.
Physical copies of this issue are sleeved, and contain the following five card inserts as well as a double-sided poster:
- 1x Adeptus Titanicus Stratagem Card
- 1x Blood Bowl Star Player Card
- 1x Necromunda Tactics Card
- 1x Aeronautica Imperialis Ace Pilot Card
- 1x Jakkob Bugmansson Warcry Character Card
- 1x Double-sided poster – one side showing artwork of the Tome Keepers, the other a gaming mat for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game Wizard's Duel, contained in this issue.
A whole heap of tactics for using Azog the Defiler in your Middle-earth Strategy Battle games.