Wait, haven’t the Tyranids already had a swathe of new models this year? Yes they have, and now they’ve got even more. Introducing the Toxicrene and the Maleceptor, available to pre-order now.
These new monsters are just the latest in a long line of biological adaptations by the Tyranids in their attempt to devour the galaxy. The Toxicrene is a larger, more powerful adaptation of the Venomthrope genus, while the Maleceptor, if you hadn’t already guessed from its synaptic nodes, is part of the Zoanthrope familial group. And yes, its size does make it even more powerful. Considerably so, in fact. I’ll be taking a closer look at both these kits next week, but you can find out more about them (including their full rules) in White Dwarf, out now.
And what better way to enjoy your new Tyranids than with a new Tyranid dice set and a small-format version of Warhammer 40,000: The Rules. As is always the case with dice sets, they’re bound to sell out fast, so make sure you order them right now if you haven’t already. There’s a certain editor here in the office who’s already ordered himself quite a few packs. Warhammer 40,000: The Rules is also a brilliant aid for keen gamers. The contents are identical to those presented in the rulebook that comes with Dark Vengeance, but presented in a hardback format with three page ribbons to mark your favourite rules.
Wait, there’s more! There are two Black Library books available to pre-order today: Straken and Pandorax. Straken follows the actions of Colonel ‘Iron Hand’ Straken as he deals with an Ork incursion, while Pandorax pits the massed forces of the Imperium against the Black Legion.