Latest Notices

LATEST NOTICES

Warhamer Underworlds: Shadespire is due for release on 21st October 2017, follow this link to find the guidance for running instore gaming activity for the brand new game  https://trade-cdn.games-workshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Shadespire-Managers-Guide-ENG.pdf

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Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire release announced!

Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire is due for release, with the base set hitting stores on 21st October 2017, and the first of a series of expansions (Deathrattle and Orruks) due 4th November.

In readiness for the launch we have posted a guide on running tournament game instore here https://trade.games-workshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Warhammmer_Underworlds_Winter2017_OP_Support.pdf

Warhammer Age of Sigmar promotional offer available, contact your Rep today for details.

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 17th July 2017.  The latest Order Form (Order Form July 2017, Product code: **449999569) is up to date except for the changes noted below:

Best Seller Foundation Range

The following product has been added:
Codex: Space Marines

Best Seller Extra Box 45

No changes

Best Seller Extra Box 200

Daemons of Tzeentch Flamers code: 99129915031 (replaces Flamers of Tzeentch code 99129915010)

Daemons of Tzeentch Screamers code 99129915033 (replaces Screamers of Tzeentch code 99129915009)

The following products have been added:
Stormcast Eternals Prosecutors (6 fig) code: 99120218015
Codex: Death Guard
Codex: Adeptus Mecanicus
Codex: Astra Mililtarum

 

The following products have been removed:
Stormcast Eternals Prosecutors code: 99120218006
Codex: Astra Militarum
Codex: Blood Angels
Codex: Chaos Space Marines
Codex: Craftworlds
Codex: Dark Angels
Codex: Imperial Knights
Codex: Necrons
Codex: Orks
Codex: Space Wolves
Codex: Tyranids

The following products have  been added:
Codex: Chaos Space Marines
Codex Grey Knights

Best Seller Advanced

The following products have been removed:
Imperial Primer code: 9918995600106

 P300

The following products have been added:
Averland Sunset Spray code: 9920999905206
Stormvermin Fur spray code: 9920999905506
The Fang Spray code: 9920999905606
Base Thousand sons Blue (12ml) code: 9918995007106
Layer Ahriman Blue (12ml) code: 9918995108406
Deathguard Base Paint code: 9918995007906
Deathguard Green Spray code: 9920999905706
Citadel Saw code: 99239999093
Citadel Tweezers code: 99239999094

The following products have been removed:
Imperial Primer code: 9918995600106

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, plus you can also expect more product releases Q4 of 2017.  Design and production for an ongoing schedule of releases is underway including miniatures and accessories (and an Elf Team)!

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, and is due to be launched October 2017, check out more here:… https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/03/23/shadespire-unveiled/

 Also announced are the first two expansions, the Deathrattle Sepulchral Guard and Orruk Ironskullz Boyz, due November 2017.

Necromunda

This much loved game returns in November 2017.   Demo’d at Nova, you can check out more information here:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/08/31/a-closer-look-at-necromundagw-homepage-post-2/

Talisman

The fan favourite Talisman will return in its popular latest incarnation (revised 4th Edition) in November 2017, 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.

Talisman Returns for Christmas

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.

If calling by phone from France, Germany, Italy or Spain, please note that individual phone numbers are charged at an international call rate, whilst the general numbers provided are charged at your national rate.

Trading Terms Information

The Stockist Programme was updated on 30th May 2016.

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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