Posts Tagged ‘Games Workshiop’

Phwoarhammer: Warhammer 40K: Armageddon

By Craig Pearson on May 23rd, 2013.


I’ve been all around the world. I’ve worked in the Australian desert, getting up in the middle of the night and toiling until the sun’s heat boiled the sweat off my skin. I’ve stood within a few hundred metres of the man-made hole to hell in Chernobyl, pondering the invisible fire that lay under the crumbling concrete sarcophagus. I’ve visited an island on a Scottish loch that has a colony of wild wallabies. But I’ve never actually been inside a Games Workshop. So don’t expect any puns based on Warhammer franchises in this story. That’s for Alec, who is away this week. With me you’ll get raw facts like these: Slitherine’s recent joining of the Games Workshop family picnic has resulted in Warhammer 40K: Armageddon, a turn-based, hex-based strategy game based on Games Workshop’s “Battle for Armageddon”. It’ll be released next year.
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Warhammer is 25 (and a few days)

By Kieron Gillen on May 9th, 2008.

With Warhammer moving ever more into the world of videogames, this just about inches into our remit. Or, at least, an excuse for an amusingly geeky comments thread. On Wednesday, Games Workshop’s Warhammer celebrated its 25 years of painting little guys at the weekend. The Miniature Wargames Union made a two-part documentary about the development of the game, which will make certain gamers sigh nostalgically about the Nippon and Norse Army lists in Ravening Hordes.

Second part beneath the cut.
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