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On the lava fields of the Brimstone Peninsula in the Realm of Fire, Korghos Khul, a Mighty lord of Khorne, rules supreme. His army, the bloodthirsty Goretide, have slaughtered all in their path and constructed a towering pyramid of bloodied skulls to their patron god. Khul needs just one more head to complete his offering, the head of a worthy foe. He is about to get his wish.

In the Realm of Heavens, Sigmar has been forging a new army, an army of eternal warriors who will crush the forces of the Dark Gods and bring hope to the Mortal Realms. As Khul’s Goretide goes about their bloody business, Sigmar summons a comet-headed thunderbolt from the ether and hurls it into the masses below, the detonation a thunderclap the likes of which have never been heard before. As Khul’s warriors regain their feet, they see not a crater in their midst, but an army. Any army of golden warriors wreathed in lightning.

They are the Stormcast Eternals.

The Warhammer Age of Sigmar starter set represents the very first engagement between the forces of Chaos and the Stormcast Eternals, the opening battle in the Age of Sigmar. Though surrounded by Korghos Khul’s army, Vandus’s mission is clear: to open one of the Gates of Azyr and allow Sigmar’s vast armies to march through.

Sigmar’s forces are led by a Lord-Celestant riding a mighty Dracoth into battle. At his side marches a Lord-Relictor, three Retributors, three Prosecutors and 10 Liberators, the perfect start to an army of Stormcast Eternals. Sigmar’s forces are led by a Lord-Celestant riding a mighty Dracoth into battle. At his side marches a Lord-Relictor, three Retributors, three Prosecutors and 10 Liberators, the perfect start to an army of Stormcast Eternals.
The Goretide is led by a Mighty Lord of Khorne, a raging Flesh Hound chained to his armour. At his side marches a Bloodsecrator, a mighty Khorgorath, a Bloodstoker, five howling Blood Warriors and 20 Bloodreavers, every one of them eager for battle. Again, a brilliant start to an army of Khorne. The Goretide is led by a Mighty Lord of Khorne, a raging Flesh Hound chained to his armour. At his side marches a Bloodsecrator, a mighty Khorgorath, a Bloodstoker, five howling Blood Warriors and 20 Bloodreavers, every one of them eager for battle. Again, a brilliant start to an army of Khorne.
The starter set also includes a host of battle accessories such as range rulers, dice and a card sheet with all the rules on, plus a 96-page book that launches you like a lightning bolt from the heavens into the story of the Age of Sigmar. The starter set also includes a host of battle accessories such as range rulers, dice and a card sheet with all the rules on, plus a 96-page book that launches you like a lightning bolt from the heavens into the story of the Age of Sigmar.
The book also includes six linked battleplans that enable you to re-enact the battles in the story between Vandus Hammerhand and Korghos Khul and a series of warscrolls that include all the rules you’ll need to use the Stormcast Eternals and the Goretide in battle. The book also includes six linked battleplans that enable you to re-enact the battles in the story between Vandus Hammerhand and Korghos Khul and a series of warscrolls that include all the rules you’ll need to use the Stormcast Eternals and the Goretide in battle.

You can find out more about the Warhammer Age of Sigmar starter set in White Dwarf, where we show off the miniatures in all their glory alongside four pages of painting guides and an introduction to using warscrolls in your games.

But don’t just take our word for it! Renowned games website Game Informer have written a lengthy review about Warhammer Age of Sigmar, which even includes a few pictures you might not have seen yet. Click on the link below to read what they have to say:

Game Informer enters the Age of Sigmar