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White Dwarf 453

White Dwarf

White Dwarf 453

White Dwarf is Games Workshop's premium Warhammer magazine, packed with amazing content each month such as new rules and background, short stories, regular columns, special guests and more.

Here’s what you can look forward to in April’s issue:

Four pages of letters and photographs sent in by you, our readers. Plus, two pages of Kill Teams by Lars Sammet.

Worlds of Warhammer
Phil Kelly presents forty fascinating facts about the 41st Millennium.

Inside the Studio
What we've been building, painting and playing in the studio this month.


The Tome Celestial
New rules and background for the Tithe Legion of Vokmortian, Master of the Bone-tithe and voice of Nagash, including three brand-new warscroll battalions.

Paint Splatter
Four pages of stage-by-stage painting guides for the Mortis Praetorians. Classic and Contrast Methods, as well as Battle Ready and Parade Ready for your convenience.

Rules of Engagement
Jervis joins us this month to chat about the iterative games design process. We assume it involves rolling a D6.

The War for Hallost
The campaign in the Realm of Death continues this month in the Booming Scar, and it includes a new map!

Golden Aspirations
Golden Demon winner Neil Hollis joins us to show off his latest project that he intends on submitting to an upcoming Golden Demon competition.


Realms of Chaos: Khorne
Blood, so much blood! And some skulls, too, in this modelling and painting article for the goriest of all the realms.

Paint Splatter
Four pages of painting advice for Khorne. If you don't like blood, look away now.


Echoes from the Warp
Robin Cruddace and his rules-writing colleagues recount recent team tournament adventures.

The Great Rift dominates all in these two short stories by Aaron Dembski-Bowden.

Apocrypha Indomitus
The Indomitus Crusade – the greatest and most noble of undertakings, yet fraught with dark deeds and terrible secrets …

Deathwatch Inbound!
New rules for Deathwatch! Includes new Stratagems, Combat Doctrines and abilities for the alien-hunting elite of the Adeptus Astartes.

Creating a Monster
Miniatures designer Maxime Pastourel and ’Eavy Metal painter Max Faleij talk about creating Ghazghkull Thraka, including specific detail on painting this monstrous miniature.

Birth of a Chapter
The White Dwarf team talk about creating their own Space Marine Chapter. Ooooh!

Faith & Fire – Part III
Sisters Miriya and Verity continue their hunt for Torris Vaun in the serialisation of James Swallow's novel.


Back from the Dead
Don't you just hate it when your leader dies? Well, perhaps they don't have to… Includes brand-new rules for bringing your favorite fighters back from the dead.


Rohan Shall Burn!
This month’s Battle Report pitches the Uruk-hai of Isengard against a fortress of Rohan. Battering rams are involved.


Warbands of Carngrad – A Tale of Four Warbands
Four members of the White Dwarf team, four warbands, four glorious campaigns into the wastelands of the Bloodwind Spoil.


Xenos Hunter
Brand-new rules for using the Deathwatch Watch Master as an Army of One in games of Blackstone Fortress. Alien scum beware!


Glory Points
Dave Sanders reminisces about the evolution of Warhammer Underworlds.

The Great Cycle
The Wurmspat join the war in Beastgrave in this short story by Phil Kelly.

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