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Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« on: March 10, 2020, 08:34:54 AM »
Revealed at GAMMA
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/03/10/revealed-at-gamagw-homepage-post-3fw-homepage-post-4/

New House of Blades book


Death-maidens – Eschers:


Wyld Runners


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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2020, 12:25:39 PM »
Quite the set of figures there.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2020, 02:45:14 PM »
I've only picked up the Van Saar set so far but I have to say I find most of the new Necromunda stuff (both GW & Forgeworld) really quite cool.

I've already got my sights set on a few more of the kits for some Imperial Guard conversions and hoping for plenty more good stuff to come. The new Delaque guys are really pretty creepy - old Delaque used to look like burly bald guys in trenchcoats, these new guys look more like Hellraiser! Really quite unsettling if you stare at them a little too long... Van Saar and Orlock are cool, Escher are very Harley-Quinn (but then again they always were), I've seen a lot of conversions with the Cawdor gang into Empire and Bretonnians, Goliaths don't interest me, Enforcers are pseudo space marines but do offer a lot of potential for expansion of my Guard.

The only downside I find with them and some of the other new GW sets I've had recently is the fixed poses. I like that they are quite dynamic and interesting but when you get a set of 10 figures you really only get 2x 5 poses and it's only the changes in head and equipment that sets the figures apart once built. Necromunda isn't too bad for this given that you have lots of options for weapons but the other set I had was the new Sisters of Battle and again, they basically came as a set of 10 fixed poses with maybe 2-3 options for different gear for each - they were even designed to the point where arm sockets would only fit into certain bodies so not a lot of scope for customization unless you get a bit creative.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2020, 08:56:28 PM »
I like the scenery!  :icon_biggrin:

And not sure who the new warband is (are they called "warband" in Necromunda?), yet I kind of like it.  :icon_cool: :::cheers:::
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2020, 09:23:51 PM »
Usually called Gangs but warband generally works fine anyway.

I'm also a big fan of the scenery.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2020, 03:27:16 PM »
New Van Saar models shown in the preview today.



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These units represent the two ends of the experience scale in the Van Saar gang. Archeoteks have mastered the most potent of the clan’s technology over many years. Meanwhile, Neoteks are young hotheads, flying around on their grav-cutters, trying to avoid the low-hanging dangers of the underhive. Obviously, members of other gangs just shake their fists and mutter about the “juves these days”.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2021, 05:53:58 PM »
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Along with the book, the Delaque are also getting some new fighters for their gangs that really embody their mysterious and unusual manners.

The Nacht-Ghul are new Delaque Champions – assassins and saboteurs without peer. If you need someone ‘disappeared’ or want an enemy factory to stop producing inexplicably, this is who you should call.






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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2021, 06:05:50 PM »
Those look cool.  Perhaps my favorite release shown on Day 4 of Warhammer Fest 2021. :::cheers::: :eusa_clap:
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2021, 08:47:53 PM »
New Necromunda starter set was released on Saturday for "pre-order" ... Escher vs. Delaque with new, yet relatively limited, hive scenery, and at $150USD.

With Escher being in the $290 starter set (still being sold currently), perhaps that is a popular gang.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2021, 07:16:01 AM »
What is GW's obsession with unnecessary doodads?!
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2021, 08:01:09 AM »
What is GW's obsession with unnecessary doodads?!
For someone to give a viewpoint on this, we'll need more than this because as is it gives us little to no idea what such is in reference.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2021, 03:24:52 PM »
I assume all the bits and bobs that can clutter up new models. I think part of it is trying to make the model look super cool and hip! But also to drastically cut down on recasters and piraters. Those things are hard to recreate and print in a way that looks well. Takes advanced rigs and printers.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2021, 03:59:30 PM »
Couple of new releases on the way for Necromunda;

House Greim Krieg Mester...



...and his Jagerkin (bodyguard)



I can already see the various 40K uses and conversions for this bloke, I know I'm certainly planning one!

IG Commander, Commissar, Advisor, Inquisitor etc. etc. the list goes on.

Not announced yet whether these are going to be plastics or Forgeworld releases but my first impression says plastic.


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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2021, 06:32:10 PM »
I'm a HUGE fan of both. Easily going to get picked either for my rogue trader crew, to be a new rogue trader, or for Inq. I believe they'll be plastc, because they seem to be in the vein of the other hanger ons and hires they've been doing recently. I believe all those are plastic.

I will say I chuckled at Krieg Master, who might just end up in charge of my future Krieg Kill Team at some point. And yet the Kriegs arent related, except for the bit where they are.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2021, 08:45:36 PM »
Interesting left foot on one, while the other seems to have been painted with left blind eye.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2022, 04:50:53 PM »
No one was talking about the big Necromunda reveal so I figured I'd drop some stuff.

New coming starter set is Orloks facing off against the new Ash Waste Nomads.










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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2022, 01:36:48 AM »
Well I'd resisted Necromunda for quite some time.  Picked up a box of figures one time on sale somewhere, but never to use for Necromunda.  However,  that set is particularly interesting looking, and those Orlocks might actually go with the set I have, although will  need to dig the box out to check.

Regardless, that set of scenery looks like it could be worth buying the set!  Plus I like the Waste Nomads too. :icon_cool:

Thanks for posting! :::cheers:::
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2022, 12:08:11 AM »
Squats squad of engineers is coming to Necromunda ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp1jm-QgZgY

And not to be confused with the League of Votann!  They are saying the two groupings are different in the fluff.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Necromunda
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2022, 01:04:39 PM »
At Huzzah! 2022 ... there were two tables of Necromunda happening in the Bolt Action room.  I saw games running on these on Friday and Saturday.  It was cool to see folks playing this game. :::cheers:::
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"... my old suggestion is forget it, take two aspirins and go paint" steveb

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