So recently Games Workshop pulled a move right out of left field and announced the imminent arrival of Warhammer 40,000 Indomitus, a whole new box that will introduce players to the 9th edition of the very popular dark science-fiction game.
Needless to say, the Internet went crazy over the amazing promotional video and subsequent weeks have been spent analysing the smallest of details.
The game went on preorder on Saturday and sold out on Games Workshops website and was sold out within eight minutes and not much later than that most independent stockists had sold out too.
Thankfully our good friends at 6s2Hit got in touch over the weekend and asked if I would like to take a look at the new Indomitus boxed set and naturally I said yes!
So the first you notice about Indomitus is the sheer weight of the box itself, a very weighty product that makes an audible slam when you place it on the table.
The game comes with the following for your delectation:
24 Primaris Space Marines (made up from a Primaris Captain, a Primaris Lieutenant, a Primaris Chaplain, a Primaris Judicar, a Bladeguard Ancient, 3 Bladeguard Veterans, 3 Eradicators, a 10 man Primaris Intercessor Assault Squad, and a 3 bike squad of Outriders)
37 Necron Miniatures (made up from a Necron Overlord, a Royal Warden, a Plasmancer, 2 Cryptothralls, a Skorpekh Lord, 3 Skorpekh Destroyers, a Plasmacyte, a Canoptek Reanimator, 6 bases of Canoptek Scarab Swarms, and finally 20 Necron Warriors!)
1 Edge Of Silence booklet which contains the datasheets for each of the units and models in the set for both factions and contains lore and background information too.
1 Rulebook, full colour and hardbound and coming in at well over 370 pages and covering everything you need to know to play 9th Edition Warhammer 40,000.
1 Instructions booklet for the miniatures
1 Space Marine decal set for the Marines.
All told the entire box weighs in at well over 3 kilograms and is packed to the gunnels with 40K goodness.
The new miniatures look amazing and I will go into more depth when I review the product, but its the rule book that is going to really set the bar high for production values and a totally beautiful layout that is perhaps one of the best that Games Workshop has done in a very long time.
As you can see from the video, this is a very excellent looking product, and hopefully you managed to order one.
My many thanks to the guys at 6s2Hit for all their help and to my good pal Kay for helping out with the unboxing (and yes she is female and a gamer!).
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