Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Warhammer: Hobgoblins proper 8th ed update out now!

Well I said "a while", and it's been one and a half week, which I figured was long enough (plus I had more time than expected with Rome II being a total disappointment).

Anyway, this update contains the following:
  • New units: Spear Chukkas, Giants, Scorpion Riders (replacing the Sabretusk Riders), Deathclaws, Thunderbirds and Dread Maws (replacing the Deathworm).
  • New special character: Hobgobla Khan, the Scourge of the Steppes. Gorduz Backstabber has been removed since he serves the Chaos Dwarfs rather than the Hegemony.
  • Improved layout and formatting throughout.
  • History consistent with other army books.
  • Timeline added.
  • Full colour art (with some tinted images).
  • Lots of balance changes.
  • New army-wide special rules.
  • New spell lore.
The new version clocks in at 66 pages, so it's quite a bit longer than the old one. File size is also down to just about 6 MB. Enjoy, and as usual, let me of the bugs that have surely cropped up!
 

Google Drive Download below:




5 comments:

  1. Have you tried the Warhammer Fantasy mod for Medieval 2 Total War: Kingdoms? It's called Rage of the Dark Gods(used to be Call of Warhammer).

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    1. I tried to try it, but the damn thing wouldn't install. I might give it another go in the future. Hopefully CA won't screw up with Warhammer: Total War later too...

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    2. If you're using Gigantus' version it should all go smoothly. Here's a link:
      http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?525138-RodG-1-5-Easy-and-painfree-Installation

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  2. hi m8 few mistakes so far

    scorp riders seem very cheap must be a mistake

    dread maw has a few spelling errors and seems way overpriced
    please bring back the old big worm

    love the new lore

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    1. No way, how could MC's for 18pts each possibly be too cheap? ;)
      Will take care of it, must have completely skipped over that one.

      I will price down the Dread Maw as well, the pricing is the same as the Forge World one, but I too raised my eyebrow at the coast. I don't intend to bring back the old Deathworm though, the Dread Maw does the same thing, and is an official monster obviously based on the Deathworm to begin with.

      I will have a patch up later today.

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