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Anyone know any details? Is this a new campaign? Like realmgate wars?

Any groups going to be playing this from a narrative standpoint?

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Sinewy Scourge




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Can I have a link to the information?

   
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gummyofallbears wrote:
Can I have a link to the information?

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Don't know anything but certainly excited for it.

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Would a heap of new death models be too mutch to hope for?

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Somewhere... over the rainbow

 FrozenDwarf wrote:
Would a heap of new death models be too mutch to hope for?

I am afraid so.


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With how lacking the faction is and the potential of the spread out sub-factions I'm pretty confident Death is getting models to fill the gaps. AoS army releases at least have 3 a year so even factoring in Nurgle and Shadowkin there's still a spot for Death.

As for what the event's about. I think the biggest take away is the hint that everyone will be paying the price at the end, even chaos.

So I'm betting on a big event similar to the Summer Campaign.
   
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So they spoke about this at WHW. They have said the Sigmar has had his time and the time of hope is drawing to a end.

The age of Death is coming to Sigmar (hense the new logo) and have said each grand alliance will get a new herald model (I'm assuming death will be getting more, the word on the grapevine is deathrattle).

Expect to see the fluff to develop to show Sigmars grip on the mortal realms weaken.

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I suspect his grip won't so much weaken, as his advance stall.

But that's just a gut thing.

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Damn so not really a campaign or anything. Story advancing is cool though.

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Quite possibly both?

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Whatever it is, I'm honestly just glad to see the focus shift away from Order for a bit. I'm as excited as the next guy at the prospect of Aelves, Nurgle, and Slaanesh in the future, but it's time for someone other than Order or Chaos to get the spotlight for a bit.

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 EnTyme wrote:
Whatever it is, I'm honestly just glad to see the focus shift away from Order for a bit. I'm as excited as the next guy at the prospect of Aelves, Nurgle, and Slaanesh in the future, but it's time for someone other than Order or Chaos to get the spotlight for a bit.


the fokus on order aint the issue, it is the mono fokus on the sigmarines and total ingnorance of everything else from fantasy that is.
elves should have had a battletome 2 years ago.........

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There's definitely a big part of me that is hoping for some fun new skellingtons.

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I'd be amazed if after their awesome new skellies for ShadeSpire they didn't make anymore for a Death focused year.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to the setting shift as the realms become embroiled in conflict once more. Cities to rise and fall and new warriors to arise to combat the hordes.

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 FrozenDwarf wrote:
 EnTyme wrote:
Whatever it is, I'm honestly just glad to see the focus shift away from Order for a bit. I'm as excited as the next guy at the prospect of Aelves, Nurgle, and Slaanesh in the future, but it's time for someone other than Order or Chaos to get the spotlight for a bit.


the fokus on order aint the issue, it is the mono fokus on the sigmarines and total ingnorance of everything else from fantasy that is.
elves should have had a battletome 2 years ago.........


The problem is the ridiculous amount of focus CHAOS has been getting, especially considering how damaging Chaos's overall powerlevel has been to variety in the competitive scene.


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 auticus wrote:
Damn so not really a campaign or anything. Story advancing is cool though.


Why does the story advancing make it not a campaign?

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ERJAK wrote:
 FrozenDwarf wrote:
 EnTyme wrote:
Whatever it is, I'm honestly just glad to see the focus shift away from Order for a bit. I'm as excited as the next guy at the prospect of Aelves, Nurgle, and Slaanesh in the future, but it's time for someone other than Order or Chaos to get the spotlight for a bit.


the fokus on order aint the issue, it is the mono fokus on the sigmarines and total ingnorance of everything else from fantasy that is.
elves should have had a battletome 2 years ago.........


The problem is the ridiculous amount of focus CHAOS has been getting, especially considering how damaging Chaos's overall powerlevel has been to variety in the competitive scene.


Since AoS released, Chaos has gotten Khorne Bloodbound/Blades of Khorne (which is considered fairly mediocre) and Disciples of Tzeentch (which is what I assume you're referring to when talking about Chaos' power level). Order has gotten Stormcast Eternals, Seraphon, Stormcast Eternals, Sylvaneth, Stormcast Eternals, Kharadron Overlords, and Stormcast Eternals. These two Grand Alliances have definitely gotten the most attention, but I don't see how you can say Chaos is the main problem.

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 EnTyme wrote:
ERJAK wrote:
 FrozenDwarf wrote:
 EnTyme wrote:
Whatever it is, I'm honestly just glad to see the focus shift away from Order for a bit. I'm as excited as the next guy at the prospect of Aelves, Nurgle, and Slaanesh in the future, but it's time for someone other than Order or Chaos to get the spotlight for a bit.


the fokus on order aint the issue, it is the mono fokus on the sigmarines and total ingnorance of everything else from fantasy that is.
elves should have had a battletome 2 years ago.........


The problem is the ridiculous amount of focus CHAOS has been getting, especially considering how damaging Chaos's overall powerlevel has been to variety in the competitive scene.


Since AoS released, Chaos has gotten Khorne Bloodbound/Blades of Khorne (which is considered fairly mediocre) and Disciples of Tzeentch (which is what I assume you're referring to when talking about Chaos' power level). Order has gotten Stormcast Eternals, Seraphon, Stormcast Eternals, Sylvaneth, Stormcast Eternals, Kharadron Overlords, and Stormcast Eternals. These two Grand Alliances have definitely gotten the most attention, but I don't see how you can say Chaos is the main problem.

Stormcast Eternals and Khorne Bloodbound came out at the same time.
Stormcast Eternals did get the "Extremis Chamber" book, which was just the Dracothian stuff, in the intervening time before the first General's Handbook but once we saw the introduction of some stuff like points and relics?

Khorne Bloodbound and Stormcast Eternals both got issued a new book; with Stormcast having all their stuff rolled into one book.

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As far as books, yes, but how many new kits have Stormcast received since launch versus every other faction combined? I never said they're the only faction to receive support, but ERJAK seems to be saying that somehow Chaos has gotten all the focus. The only other release I can think of other than the ones I mentioned was the Blightwars set, but that was also a Stormcast release. I guess Nurgle is supposed to be getting a release soon, too. My initial statement, though, was that I was happy to see something other than Order and Chaos getting some love. I really don't see, though, how anyone can see Chaos as being the real issue here.

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 EnTyme wrote:
As far as books, yes, but how many new kits have Stormcast received since launch versus every other faction combined? I never said they're the only faction to receive support, but ERJAK seems to be saying that somehow Chaos has gotten all the focus. The only other release I can think of other than the ones I mentioned was the Blightwars set, but that was also a Stormcast release. I guess Nurgle is supposed to be getting a release soon, too. My initial statement, though, was that I was happy to see something other than Order and Chaos getting some love. I really don't see, though, how anyone can see Chaos as being the real issue here.

So you're just ignoring that Chaos had existing stuff that got beefed up versus a brand new range?
   
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What are you referring to? The fact that the Bloodbound were made somewhat viable with Blades of Khorne? I'd hardly call that a "Chaos focus". And in any case, my original point is still "I'm glad something other than Chaos or Order is getting a little attention".

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What about Silver Tower and Tzeentch?

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Certainly looking like Nagash taking over.

(Also pleasant flashbacks of Medievil's intro when Zarrok turned Sleeping Village's people into undead minions.)
   
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Baron Klatz wrote:
What about Silver Tower and Tzeentch?

Wayniac wrote:
Portent #5 is up. "The Village"


Certainly looking like Nagash taking over.

(Also pleasant flashbacks of Medievil's intro when Zarrok turned Sleeping Village's people into undead minions.)


I had previously mentioned Tzeentch, and I don't count Silver Tower sense it was a stand-alone board game. The AoS rules created for those units were either placeholders until the main Tzeentch release (Tzaangors and Acolytes) or just token rules so people could use them (Grots). But once again, I don't know why you guys are so damned focused on this. I never said "Chaos doesn't have enough. Give me more Chaos!" Someone else implied that Chaos was the alliance that had an unhealthy focus, and I said it wasn't.

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 EnTyme wrote:
What are you referring to? The fact that the Bloodbound were made somewhat viable with Blades of Khorne? I'd hardly call that a "Chaos focus". And in any case, my original point is still "I'm glad something other than Chaos or Order is getting a little attention".

I was referring to the fact that everything for the Stormcast's releases was new. You made a comment about how the Stormcast got a lot of releases. Well duh--they were a new army from the ground up.

Stormcast got a lot of stuff...but it also looks like it was intended to be 3 separate books that then got rolled into themselves for whatever reason.
When one compares the releases in that vein, the stuff they received(which was staggered I might add--each one could have effectively been a "book" on their own) is on par with the other AoS releases that weren't just repacks.
   
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Well, Khorne Bloodbound, Tzeentch Arcanites, Ironjaws and Kharadron Overlords are also new, and Sylvaneth is mostly new, but none of them have received anywhere NEAR the releases Stormcasts had. Khorne had the most, but just about everything that had a Khorne model in it also and a Stormcast model. It just seems weird to me that anyone would try to defend how obviously the last two years had been weighted toward Stormcasts.

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Meh, the defense just comes from the otherside overblowing it like 90% of the releases are Stormcast and other such salt.

They do get a lot of focus of course. Anyway sorry for focusing on it, certainly doesn't concern me as I'm a fan of theirs.

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 EnTyme wrote:
Well, Khorne Bloodbound, Tzeentch Arcanites, Ironjaws and Kharadron Overlords are also new, and Sylvaneth is mostly new, but none of them have received anywhere NEAR the releases Stormcasts had. Khorne had the most, but just about everything that had a Khorne model in it also and a Stormcast model. It just seems weird to me that anyone would try to defend how obviously the last two years had been weighted toward Stormcasts.

Like I said, it was also obvious that Stormcast were meant to be separated into three different "armies". For whatever reason, that got changed. We saw book I(Stormcast Eternals) and book II(Extremis Chamber)...but then they reversed ideas and built them into one massive book.

Look at them in that context, as I said, and suddenly things make more sense as to why I'm defending the concept.

Warrior Chamber:
Liberators
Judicators
Paladins(three different units get built from this)
Prosecutors
The majority of characters(don't know why they got so many aside from to tie them up with Khorne. The Heraldors got a second sculpt for whatever reason and the Veritant and Castellant could have been a single kit if necessary)
Celestant-Prime
Gryph-Hounds

Extremis Chamber:
Stardrake kit(builts two different hero options)
Dracothian Guard kit(three different units plus builts a generic Lord-Celestant on Dracoth with any of the weapon options that the Dracothian Guard variants have)

Vanguard Chamber:
Hunters
Raptors
Palladors
Lord-Aquilor
Naeve(not yet available solo)

To put it in perspective, Sylvaneth(a combination rebox/rebranding and new army) saw:
Alarielle(new)
Drycha with Mechatree Action(new)
Branchwych(new)
Branchwraith(repackaged/rebranded Drycha from the Wood Elf range)
Tree-Revenants/Spite-Revenants(dual kit box)
Kurnoth Hunters(new)
Tree-Man(triple build box--Tree Lord, Tree Lord Ancient, or Spirit of Durthu)
Dryads(repackage/rebranded from the Wood Elf range)

That's about on par with the Vanguard...which looks like it would have been a relatively "elite" army;something fast moving and hard-hitting.

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So instead of focusing entirely on one army they were supposed to focus entirely on it's three subfactions? That's not really better.

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