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Assassinorum: Execution Force

Imperial Assassins are amongst the deadliest agents of the Imperium. Selected for their ruthlessness and implacability, they are tasked with the elimination of the Imperium’s most fearsome enemies, accomplishing in days (sometimes even minutes) what an army may take years to achieve. To authorise the use of one Assassin is a rare event. To sanction the deployment of four – an Execution Force – is a desperate measure indeed.

This Execution Force has been deployed to hunt down and kill the Chaos Space Marine Sorcerer, Lord Drask. A member of the Crimson Slaughter renegades, he plans to open a Warp portal in the Segmentum Solar perilously close to Terra. Unable to summon a military strike force to halt his ritual, the Officio Assassinorum have sent in a team of Assassins to do the job. This is the Execution Force, their mission: Operation Deathblow.

Assassinorum: Execution Force is a new boxed game available in-store on Saturday 2nd, or by pre-order using the link to the right. Inside you’ll find everything you need to play this excellent, nail-biting game, including board tiles, action cards and counters, a rules manual and, of course, a host of Citadel miniatures including four new Assassin models.

The four Assassins: Vindicare, Eversor, Callidus and Culexus (seen here) must infiltrate the Astropathic Sanctum on Achyllan prime, which is represented by the game boards featured in the box. The four Assassins: Vindicare, Eversor, Callidus and Culexus (seen here) must infiltrate the Astropathic Sanctum on Achyllan prime, which is represented by the game boards featured in the box.
Having found the teleporter hidden within the Sanctum, they must make their way to the Temple of Shades, where Lord Drask awaits them. Having found the teleporter hidden within the Sanctum, they must make their way to the Temple of Shades, where Lord Drask awaits them.
The game’s clever design means you don’t require someone to play as the Chaos forces, as the Cultists follow pre-planned patrols around the Sanctum. No two games are alike, though, unusual events and random patrols ensuring you never know quite what’s going to happen or, indeed, when. The game’s clever design means you don’t require someone to play as the Chaos forces, as the Cultists follow pre-planned patrols around the Sanctum. No two games are alike, though, unusual events and random patrols ensuring you never know quite what’s going to happen or, indeed, when.
Each unit has their own profile card and a list of special actions they can use throughout the game. The Vindicare, for example, is the only Assassin capable of killing a Chaos Space Marine with a single shot. Each unit has their own profile card and a list of special actions they can use throughout the game. The Vindicare, for example, is the only Assassin capable of killing a Chaos Space Marine with a single shot.

Come back tomorrow to see more of the Assassins in this great new game.