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How do?

So the New Year’s Open Day followed through (FNARR) on providing the second volume of the highly esteemed Realms of Chaos book.

See, in 2018, Slaves to Darkness was reprinted to celebrate its 20th Anniverary, and before that (I forget when exactly, maybe 2017?) Rogue Trader was reprinted. Both are hefty and utterly anarchic tomes from the very beginning of 40k, and when GW really started to crystallise the setting of WHFB.

And the reprints are pretty damned excellent. Well bound, decent quality paper. And at £36 a chuck, not massively expensive ( spesh compared to eBay prices for the original Real, of Chaos books).

But that triumvate are not the only ones. Oh no, gentle reader.

Additional Rogue Trader rules aside, Orkses got no less than three dedicated volumes for 40k. One for Mork, one for Gork, and one to scrap over. These were ‘Ere We Gol, Waaaagh Da Orks and Freebooterz. I’ve read them, and they’re wonderful. Sadly, I’ve never owned them (bought into 40k proper just as 2nd Ed hit. Yes I am old. Yes that means you should listen to me).

And those three? Those three I would kill for, and fork over loadsa teef. And that’s where you, my fellow interwebular Dakkanauts come in.

See, supply and demand of the normally Warhammer World and Warhammer Cafe exclusives can be somewhat skirted round by the Facebook Loot Group that I founded threeish years ago. Won’t necessarily be quick, but we do try. And there’s zero markup. You only pay what it takes for the member to grab it and ship it (including PP. fees, as we sensibly don’t allow F&F)

And in return of me or the members doing you that favour in future, I ask that those of a similar mind start hitting GW up with requests for more old books to be brought back into print. Or digital, if that’s your bag (nowt against it, but I like my history physical!). I mean, as a prospect it’s fairly low cost for GW to prep it. Digitally scan original, do required computery jiggery pokery clevers, then get it printed. That’s a finite cost enterprise, no?

In theory, this could be expanded to cover all the books they’ve ever released in a purely digital format, with choice ones reprinted in hardback.

And I’ll sign off with this thought. GW very much appear to be listening these days. So let’s give them something to listen to, eh?

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Da Orkz wud like da Big Bookz of Uz back please Boss GW

or youz is lookin for a Krumping as soon as da new Ghaz is out (coz we wants that too)

 
   
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Additional Rogue Trader rules aside, Orkses got no less than three dedicated volumes for 40k. One for Mork, one for Gork, and one to scrap over. These were ‘Ere We Gol, Waaaagh Da Orks and Freebooterz. I’ve read them, and they’re wonderful. Sadly, I’ve never owned them (bought into 40k proper just as 2nd Ed hit. Yes I am old. Yes that means you should listen to me).

They aren't for Mork and Gork and scrapping over. Mork and Gork aren't dealt with separately in any way. Primarily they're army lists, except for Waaaagh.
I'm older, and they sit on my shelves.

Waaaagh the Orks! is a pure fluff book about orks, with general information about Castes, banners and Clans, and associated miscellaneous subjects. And is only a book in a very loose sense (104 loose pages wrapped in a cardboard cover, no text block attaching the pages to the cover).

'Ere We Go and Freebooterz are the RT army lists for the ork clans. The former covers Goffs, Snakebites, Blood Axes and (ironically) a brief bit on Freebooters, as well as rules for vehicles, bioniks, wargear and various castes (painboyz, runtherds, etc), clocking in at 208 pages, plus event and malfunction cards.

Freebooterz has the real army list for Freebooterz, plus Bad Moons, Evil Sunz and Deathskullz, plus a few more weapons- traktor kannon, bubble chukka, Pulsa rokkit and Hand of Gork, plus some terrain assembly and rules for super cyboars and kombi weapons. Its built on the back of the former book and hits 144 pages.

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I'd love GW to reprint more of these kind of books. My only complaint is when they do so but have a print run that sells out in a week or two because often as not the book you want appears then at a price you can't afford or easily afford.


There are a good few I'd like to see them reprint again - the Eldar Artbooks they did a year or two back; Filthy Ratment and their Allies (basically Old World Skaven Lorebook). The whole run of the GW Comicbook series (esp as GW has a good few comic series that are out of print and most were from that series).


And yeah I really like that GW makes the reprints top quality. The Libre Chaotica and the continuing Inferno original copies I've been getting have been great buys (heck I'm eagerly awaiting another reprint run of Inferno)

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My shelf has a hole that could easily be filled by a copy of Rogue Trader, were it to become available again-again (I don’t think the loot group was active when they reprinted first time around?). Also direct US availability would make these a lot more appealing to potentially a larger office.

A compilation of older White Dwarves (like the highly sought after Dragon Magazine CD collection) would be nice.

A few years ago, WotC did reprints of various D&D rulesets and compilations of adventure series, and I believe they did well. I think in this era of 80’s/90’s revival they would get a fair number of nostalgia-based purchases.

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Voss wrote:
Additional Rogue Trader rules aside, Orkses got no less than three dedicated volumes for 40k. One for Mork, one for Gork, and one to scrap over. These were ‘Ere We Gol, Waaaagh Da Orks and Freebooterz. I’ve read them, and they’re wonderful. Sadly, I’ve never owned them (bought into 40k proper just as 2nd Ed hit. Yes I am old. Yes that means you should listen to me).

They aren't for Mork and Gork and scrapping over. Mork and Gork aren't dealt with separately in any way. Primarily they're army lists, except for Waaaagh.
I'm older, and they sit on my shelves.


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