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Game and Army book Releases

by Avian

When stuff was released is a question that often crops on various internet forums and thus I thought to have this little page collecting as much info as I could find. Let me know if you have knowledge of any old releases not mentioned here.

 

Game releases

? 1987 ? Chaos Marauders
? 1987 ? Blood Bowl 1st Edition
Spring 1988 101 Blood Bowl 2nd Edition
Spring 1988 102 Dark Future
Winter 1988 108 Adeptus Titanicus (Epic 1st Edition pt 1)
Spring 1989 113 Space Hulk 1st Edition
Summer 1989 115 HeroQuest
Summer 1989 117? Space Marine (Epic 1st Edition pt 2)
Autumn 1989 118 Advanced HeroQuest
Autumn 1989 119 Space Fleet
Autumn 1990 130 Confrontation
Winter 1991 144 Epic Space Marine (Epic 2nd Edition pt 1)
Summer 1992 151 Battle for Armageddon
Autumn 1992 154 Warhammer Fantasy Battles 4th edition
Winter 1993 158 Tyranid Attack
Spring 1993 160 Man O' War
Autumn 1993 165 Doom of the Eldar
Autumn 1993 166 Warhammer 40K 2nd Edition
Spring 1994 172 Blood Bowl 3rd Edition
Autumn 1994 176 Talisman
Autumn 1994 178 Epic Titan Legions (Epic 2nd Edition pt 2)
Spring 1995 184 Warhammer Quest
Autumn 1995 190 Necromunda
Spring 1996 196 Space Hulk 2nd Edition
Autumn 1996 202 Warhammer Fantasy Battles 5th Edition
Spring 1997 208 Epic 40.000 (Epic 3rd Edition)
Autumn 1997 214 Gorkamorka
Spring 1998 220 Blood Bowl 3rd edition re-release
Autumn 1998 226 Warhammer 40K 3rd edition
Spring 1999 232 Battle Fleet Gothic
Autumn 1999 238 Mordheim
Spring 2000 243 Warmaster
Autumn 2000 250 Warhammer Fantasy Battles 6th edition
Spring 2001 257 Inquisitor
Autumn 2001 263 Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
Spring 2002 267 Blood Bowl 3rd edition re-release (again)
Autumn 2002 275 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Spring 2003 281 Necromunda: Underhive
Autumn 2003 287 Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Spring 2004 290 Epic Armageddon (Epic 4th Edition)
Autumn 2004 297 Warhammer 40K 4th edition
Spring 2005 303 Battle of Five Armies (from 'The Hobbit')
Autumn 2005 309 Lord of the Rings rulebook
Autumn 2006 321 Warhammer Fantasy Battles 7th edition
Summer 2008 343 Warhammer 40K 5th edition
Autumn 2009 357 Space Hulk 3rd edition
Summer 2010 367 Warhammer Fantasy Battles 8th edition

Note that there have been exactly 48 months between the last three editions of Warhammer FB. There was 60 months (5 years) between 2nd and 3rd edition 40K, and 71 months (~6 years) betweeen 3rd and 4th. There were 6 years between 6th and 7th edition FB.

As you can see there is typically one release every six months.

 

Army books released after sixth edition Fantasy Battles

This deals only with actual army books, not with WD lists and similar.

6th edition
Empire 250 October 2000
Orcs & Goblins 251 November 2000
Dwarfs 253 January 2001
Vampire Counts 256 April 2001
Dark Elves 258 June 2001
High Elves 265 January 2002
Skaven 267 March 2002
Hordes of Chaos 270 June 2002
Tomb Kings 277 January 2003
Lizardmen 281 May 2003
Beasts of Chaos 284 August 2003
Bretonnia 290 February 2004
Storm of Chaos 294 June 2004
Ogre Kingdoms 301 January 2005
Lustria 305 May 2005
Wood Elves 308 August 2005
Dwarfs (redo) 313 March 2006
7th edition
Orcs & Goblins 322 October 2006
Empire 325 January 2007
Mighty Empires 331 July 2007
High Elves 335 November 2007
Vampire Counts 339 March 2008
Chaos Daemons 341 May 2008
Dark Elves 344 August 2008
Chaos Mortals 347 November 2008
Lizardmen 350 Febuary 2009
Skaven 359 November 2009
Beastmen 362 February 2010
8th edition
Orcs & Goblins 374? February? 2011
Tomb Kings 377? May? 2011
Ogre Kingdoms ??? Autumn? 2011?

There seems to be a pattern of three army books or supplements per year most years.

 

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