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Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire release announced!

Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire release was a great success, both the Core Set and the following expansions.

Organised Play for Shadespire is ready for launch in January 2018, make sure to sign up for our OP programme with your Rep so you don’t miss out.  A standing order for our OP programme includes monthly packs, a substantial Store Championship pack every quarter and inclusion in our ‘participating store’ listing on the Warhammer Underworlds website.

We have posted a guide on running tournament games instore here https://trade.games-workshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Warhammmer_Underworlds_Winter2017_OP_Support.pdf

Paint App now live!
The Paint App is now live on iOS and Android.   This free App is a great boon to hobbyists, helping them to pain their miniatures.  It includes several handy features which can help instore as wel, including colour finders and wishlists.

Stockist Range
The Stockist ranges have been updated.

Guidance: products for new beginners

There are now many great ways for new customers to get started in the hobby including…

A range of gaming entry products at multiple price points including:

Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium, Know no Fear and First Strike – each offering an increasing level of value at each price point.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Age of Sigmar, Thunder and Blood, Storm of Sigmar – each offering an increasing level of value at each price point.

A range of painting entry products at multiple price points including:

Stormcast Eternals + Paint Set plus the Intercessors + Paint Set: which include miniatures and paints for anyone to have their first go at painting.

40K Essentials Paint Set plus the Age of Sigmar Essentials Paint Set: which are the ideal purchase to go with the gaming entry products listed above.

Low price point miniature tasters:

The Easy to Build Sets including: Primaris Intercessors, Primaris Reivers, Deathguard Plague Marines, Deathguard Pox Walkers, Stormcast Liberators, Stormcast Retributors, Blood Warriors and Blood Reavers.

And the booklets: Getting Started with Warhammer 40,000 and Getting Started with Age of Sigmar which at an incredibly low price point show the hobby, the backgrounds and have a miniature on the front!

Other great starting products are:

The ‘Start Collecting’ army boxes for Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

And for those board gamers out there: Blood Bowl, Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower, and Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth

Make sure you contact your Account Manager as soon as possible to find out how to make the most of this opportunity in your store.

 

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Range Updates

Our ranges are updated all the time as we bring in exciting new products and retire older slower selling ones.

The Ranges were last updated on 1st November.  The latest Order Form (Order Form July 2018, Product code: **449999561) is up to date except for any changes noted below:

Best Seller Foundation Range
No changes

Best Seller Extra Box 45
No changes

Best Seller Extra Box 200
No changes

Best Seller Advanced
No changes

P300
No changes

New Release products

Advance Order/Pre-order time

Each new product we release has a global release date. Pre-orders for products is allowed from the following times on the Saturday (7 days prior to the release date):

  • New Zealand: 10am New Zealand time Saturday (currently GMT +13)
  • Australia & Japan: 10am (Perth – Australia) time Saturday (currently GMT +8)
  • UK & Europe: 10am (London – UK) time Saturday (currently GMT +0)
  • USA & Canada: 10am (Los Angeles – USA) time Saturday (currently GMT -8)
  • All other countries:10am (London – UK) time Saturday (currently GMT +0)

Launch time

Launch (the time at which you may hand-out pre-orders and sell in-stock new product) times are midnight (00:01) Saturday local time.

Images

The Trade Resource section of the website (follow the Retailers link at the bottom of every games-workshop.com web page) holds images provided for use for promotional purposes.

SPECIAL PRODUCT NOTICES

The following products are notable:

Boxed Games & Other products

In addition to our Warhammer 40,000, Warhammer Age of Sigmar and Citadel ranges, we also produce other great products including stand alone boxed games.   To help you sell these in your store, we have placed on the ‘Activity Support’ section of the website numerous additional materials originally published in White Dwarf and elsewhere for some of these titles, which you can use to promote these products.

Blood Bowl

Following the July Blood Bowl releases, we have made available the online Blitzmania League engine for you to use in your stores

Boxed Games

As well as Blood Bowl there are a number of other games currently available, including the two Horus Heresy games, the two Warhammer Quest games and a variety of smaller games including Gorechosen and Gangs of Commorragh.

Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire
This brand new game was demo’d at Gencon 50, you can find out more here:
https://warhammerunderworlds.com/
https://www.facebook.com/warhammerunderworlds/
And reviews here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBcTk4Azndo&t=2s
https://www.youtube.cpm/watch?v=TGTP72K3hdA

Necromunda

This much loved game returns on 24th November 2017.  Demo’d at Spiel, you can check out more information here from your Rep.

Talisman

The fan favourite Talisman (4th edition) has returned. The English language edition will be available in the USA, Canada, UK, Eire, Australia, New Zealand and the Nordic countries via Distributors.

Interested stores should contact the following Distributors (note: this is a distributor supplied product only):
USA: ACD and Alliance
Canada: Lion Rampart
UK/Eire: Coiled Spring
Australia/New Zealand: Lets Play
Nordic: Spilbraet
Information on language variants other than English will be announced later in the year.
https://www.games-workshop.com/talisman

The Lord of the Rings

Currently available via the Stockist ‘Direct through Trade’ service, our ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ ranges are our licensed products featuring many of the characters from the best selling books and Oscar winning films.

Battle for Vedros

This is a speciality Warhammer 40,000 mini-range (8 lines) focused on gaming for new beginners and designed to be suitable for non-speciality stores. Available from selected distributors in the US and Canada. More details can be found:
https://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/Vedros-Retail

Build+Paint

This is a speciality Warhammer 40,000 mini-range (6 lines) focused on model building for new beginners and designed to be suitable for non-speciality stores. Available from selected distributors in the US and Canada, and Revell in Europe. More details can be found:

https://www.games-workshop.com/de-DE/build_paint?_requestid=10305247

GENERAL UPDATES

Office Contacts

Please note the following office closed dates:

– European, & Export Trade Office is closed on December 25th and 26th   2017 & January 1st 2018

– North American Trade Office is closed on Nov 23rd, Nov 24th, Dec 25th, 26th   2017  

– Australian/New Zealand Trade Office is closed on 25th & 26th December 2017 & 1st January 2018

– Japanese Trade Office is closed on 3rd & 23rd November, 23rd December

Full contacts details are on the contacts page, please note that many have changed recently, and so it’s best to double check the ones you are used to using are still valid.

Trade Policies Information

The Stockist Programme was updated on 30th May 2016.

Games Workshops North American Retailer Policy was updated on the 14th March 2017. The new Policy is applicable to all Trade Accounts in North America from the 3rd May 2017.

Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy

Games Workshop is implementing a Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy that takes effect from the 3rd May 2017. Any questions concerning this policy should be directed to GWMAPP@gwplc.com

Delivery Methods

Please note that 3 main delivery methods are in operation:

Trade orders are supplied through our standard service.

Direct through Trade and White Dwarf are supplied via alternative methods and thus don’t follow the same service levels.

Direct through Trade

Stockists can use the Direct through Trade service as one of the benefits of the Stockist Programme. This service can allow you to offer more services, enhancing your customer offer.

Please remember that Direct through Trade orders are treated in all aspects as orders to end user customers (unlike your normal trade orders). This covers all aspects, including delivery arrangements (and timing) and various benefits like free shipping.

Your Account Manager has full details.

 

 

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