Where should I start with 40k?

Where should I start with 40k?

Welcome to the addiction.Gaunts Ghosts by Dan Abnett. To me, 40K has never been about the space marines. Ultramarines by Graham McNeill. Space Wolves by William King. Eisenhorn by Dan Abnett. The Beast Arises by Various. Night Lords by Aaron Dembski-Bowden. The Horus Heresy by various.

How much does it cost to start playing Warhammer 40k?

To go from having nothing in 40K to having the required books, a 2,000pt army (standard size), with some hobby supplies, is $815. It’s often joked that they call the game Warhammer 40,000 because it costs $40,000 to play the game. Well, it’s not that much, but it’s not a cheap hobby either.

Is Warhammer 40k worth getting into?

40k is a premium hobby and absolutely worth it. It will provide you decades of enjoyment. But only if you can spend thousands of dollars comfortably on your hobby. Only if manually assembling, painting, and crafting your army most evenings sounds ok.

Why is Warhammer 40k so expensive?

Because people are paying for the popularity of the game and the prices are also based on how powerful a model or unit is in the game. The wild and continued popularity of the game allows Games Workshop to charge more than models for similar games because people keep proving they are willing to pay those prices.

Is age of Sigmar cheaper than 40k?

AoS is cheaper than 40k but not because it’s a skirmish game; because AoS is not a Skirmish game at all. AoS is a full fledged War-game. Now AoS is cheaper because the rules and warscrolls that you need to play are free online and on the AoS app. So in order to play basic AoS all you need to buy are the miniatures.

Why is Warhammer 40k so popular?

Warhammer 40k is literally not popular. At all. It’s well known among nerds because it’s one of only scant few surviving and successful table top miniature wargames. It’s well known among nerds because it’s one of only scant few surviving and successful table top miniature wargames.

Are there any good guys in Warhammer 40k?

There are no Good Guys in 40k. Even those with the best intentions have to do evil to make things right.

Is Warhammer 40k pay to win?

Nope. Pay to win is a term that denotes the spending of money to gain an advantage over an opponent. Magic the Gathering is more pay to win that 40k. However, in Magic, there are a handful of cards that will make competitive deck.

Which is better Warhammer 40k or age of Sigmar?

While both games are easy to pick up for new players, AoS probably has the edge due to it’s shorter core rules and ease of army construction. One of the main differences between the two is AoS has a random turn sequence while WH40k still has the I-GO-YOU-GO turn sequence.

Can age of Sigmar play with 40k?

With GW backing all different types of games, the two big titans are 40k and Age of Sigmar as of right now. It just so happens to be that Daemons are completely playable in both of those games as well and they aren’t half bad!

Is age of Sigmar fun?

As for Age of Sigmar itself, I find the game really fun to play. As an old-school Warhammer Fantasy player myself, the game feels very familiar in how it plays out, with the biggest difference being that everything is in loose formation now–no more rank and flank.

Is age of Sigmar before 40k?

Age of Sigmar is a continuation/rebranding(?) of Warhammer Fantasy, a sort of ‘medieval stasis’ setting (with some exceptions). Warhammer 40K is grimdark futurewar. In lore terms, they’re separate continuities. They share some significant elements (i.e. Chaos), but there’s no overlap in terms of story.

Is the Emperor Sigmar?

After Sigmar had completed the unification, he was coronated as Emperor by the Ar-Ulric himself, having been a deeply devout Ulrican in mortal life. For fifty years did Sigmar reign over the Empire: a golden age that was just, fair and prosperous.

Why are there no dwarves in 40k?

They’re abhumans who lived on heavy gravity worlds long enough to evolve into a unique species. Games Workshop never came up with anything particularly interesting to do with them, so they wrote them out of the setting by saying the Tyranids ate almost all of them.

Who is the oldest Chaos God?


Does Mortarion hate nurgle?

There’s no redemption for any of the Primarchs. Nurgle is the God of helplessness, despair and self-loathing. Mortarion hated himself as a psyker and was forced into a corner to turn his entire Legion because of his helplessness. Nurgle loves to spite him so he can push him into more self-loathing and helplessness.