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I’ve previously talked about the poor reception that Age of Sigmar’s launch received back in May 2015. I’ve also noted how the game warmed up after the release of the General’s Compendium.
It seems that Games Workshop have learned from this experience in regards to the forthcoming new edition of Warhammer 40,000. They have already released an FAQ to let us know some of the broader details of the new game. Read it here.
For starters they will launch with the same “three ways to play” that Age of Sigmar has. The first way is open play, where you take whatever models you like. The second is narrative play, where the point is to create your own scenarios or refight battles from the lore. The last is matched play, where you use points to determine who can take what.
To be honest I find this approach quite refreshing, even if Age of Sigmar is not for me.
Codexes will be going the way of the dodo, but some kind of books will be coming out no doubt in the similar vein to Age of Sigmar’s battletomes.
It’s nice to see Games Workshop communicating with its fanbase ahead of time like this.