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2nd Edition articles - part 1

White Dwarf and Citadel Journal articles that appeared during the second edition of Epic. Because of the amount of articles produced during the run of second edition, I've had to break this down into two parts. Below is part one and holds all articles from when Space Marine 2nd edition was launched up to just before the launch of Titan Legions.

The issues:

White Dwarf 141
Articles of interest:

  • Space Marine - 2nd edition preview

White Dwarf 142
Articles of interest:

  • Guide to painting forces in Epic. Covers basic techniques as well as painting the GW studio's Blood Angel chapter and Iron Skulls Warlord Titan.

New rules:

  • New rules for Titan weapon variants.
  • Weapons and datafaxes for the Ork Great Gargant.
  • Rules and datafaxes for the Reaver Titan.

Miniature catalogue:

  • Reaver Titans and weapons.
  • Titan heads and weapon variants.
  • Ork Great Gargant.

White Dwarf 143
Articles of interest:

  • Battle Report - Eldar Alaitoc Craftworld v Blood Angels Space Marines.
  • Armies of the Imperium preview: Imperial Guard colour schemes.

New rules:

  • Stompers! New rules and cards for Orks Stompers, Ork Dreadnoughts, Chaos Androids, Eldar Wraithguard, Eldar Dreadnoughts, Ork Shokk Attack Guns, Mole Mortars, Space Marine Dreadnoughts, Grey Knights and Chaos Dreadnoughts.
  • New rules and datafaxes for the Shadowsword, Baneblade, Stormhammer and Gorgon

Miniature catalogue:

  • Baneblade
  • Shadowsword
  • Leman Russ
  • Predator
  • Whirlwind
  • Stormhammer
  • Manticore Type 1
  • Manticore Type 2
  • Basilisk Type 1
  • Basilisk Type 2
  • Vindicator Mark 2
  • Gorgon Mark 1
  • Gorgon Mark 2

White Dwarf 144
Articles of interest:

  • Assault! Rules and strategies for attack and defence siege scenarios.
  • Eavy Metal: Epic vehicles and titans - Hellbore, Termite Assault Unit, Leviathan, Goff Slasha Gargant, Iron Skulls Warhound Titans.

New rules:

  • Hidden setup and dug in rules.
  • Rules for defence lines, bunkers, minefields, razorwire and strongholds.
  • New vehicles and units with data cards: Warp Hunter, Wave Serpent, Deathstalker Prism Cannon, Hellbore, Mole, Termite, Space Marine Drop Pods and the Leviathan.
  • Epic Titan rules and data sheets: Eldar Phantom Titans, Ork Slasher Gargant, Imperial Warhound Scout

Miniature catalogue:

  • Slasha Gargant
  • Imperial Leviathan
  • Eldar Wave Serpent
  • Eldar Deathstalker
  • Eldar Warp Hunter
  • War Hounds
  • Hellbore
  • Eldar Titans

White Dwarf 145
Articles of interest:

  • 'Eavy Metal: Eldar War Walkers, Deathstrike Missile Launchers, Gorgon, Hellhound Firethrowers, Mk II Predator, Leman Russ Battle Tank, Rapier Battery

Miniature catalogue:

  • Predator Mk II
  • Leman Russ Mk II
  • Hellhound Firethrower
  • Deathstrike Missile Launcher
  • Gorgon Mk II
  • Rapier

White Dwarf 147
Articles of interest:

  • Craftworld colour schemes

New rules:

  • Eldar Avatar and War Walker rules

Miniature catalogue:

  • Eldar vehicles
  • Imperial Vehicles

White Dwarf 148
Articles of interest:

  • 'Eavy Metal: forces of Chaos.

New rules:

  • Daemons and Chaos War Machines datafaxes and rules

Miniature catalogue:

  • Horrors of Tzeentch
  • Flamers of Tzeentch
  • Plaguebearers of Nurgle
  • Beasts of Nurgle
  • Bloodletters of Khorne
  • Fleshhounds of Khorne
  • Fiends of Slaanesh
  • Daemonettes of Slaanesh
  • Tower of Skulls
  • Death Dealer
  • Cauldron of Blood
  • Lord of Battle

White Dwarf 149
Articles of interest:

  • 'Eavy Metal: Goff Warboss and Stompers, Goff Braincrushas, Deathskulls Clan, Goff Gutrippas, Bad Moon Great Gargant, Deathskull Gibletgrinda, Goff Lungburstas, Blood Axe Clan

New rules:

  • New rules and cards for Ork vehicles: Gibletgrinda, Nobz Warbikes, Braincrusha, Evil Sunz Bowelburna, Evil Sunz Gobsmasha, Evil Sunz Spleenrippa, Bonecruncha, Bonebreaka and Skullhamma

Miniature catalogue:

  • Gibletgrinda
  • Skullhamma
  • Braincrusha
  • Gutrippa
  • Bonecruncha
  • Evil Sunz Bowelburna

White Dwarf 150
Articles of interest:

  • 'Eavy Metal: Evil Sunz Clan, Snakebite Clan, Bad Moonz Clan, Skullhamma, Wartrakks, Pulsa Rokkits, Scorchers, Battlewagon variants
  • 'Eavy Metal - Epic Daemons: Magnus the Red: Primarch of Tzeentch, Lord of Change, Keeper of Secrets, Fulgrim: Primarch of Slaanesh, Great Unclean One, Mortarion: Primarch of Nurgle, Bloodthirster, Angron: Primarch of Khorne

New rules:

  • Rules for new Ork Vehicles: Scorcher, Snakebite Squiggoth, Wartrack, Hop Splat Gun, Mekboy Pulsa Rokkit, Squig Katapult

Miniature catalogue:

  • New Daemons
  • New Ork vehicles

White Dwarf 151
Articles of interest:

  • 'Eavy Metal: Mekboy Speedstas, Land Trains and Squat Warrior Brotherhoods

New rules:

  • New rules and cards Mekboyz And Squats: Mekboy Speedsta, Bubble Chukka Speedsta, Lifta-Droppa Speedsta, Mekboy Dragster, Land Train and the Iron Eagle Gyrocopter

Miniature catalogue:

  • Ork Vehicles
  • Squat war machines

White Dwarf 152
New rules:

  • Rules and Datafaxes for Ghazghkull and Commissar Yarrick

Miniature catalogue:

  • Squat Land Train
  • Iron Eagle Gyrocopter
  • Squat Colossus
  • Mekboy Gargant

White Dwarf 153
Articles of interest:

  • 'Eavy Metal: Epic Squats war machines

Miniature catalogue:

  • Squat Land Train (Mk1 and Mk2)
  • Iron Eagle Gyrocopter
  • Squat Colossus

White Dwarf 154
Articles of interest:

  • Battle Report: The Battle for Golgotha - Orks v Squats

White Dwarf 156
Articles of interest:

  • Battle Report: Chaos at Kadavah - Blood Angels Space Marines v the Chaos Horde

White Dwarf 158
New rules:

  • New Space Marine Character rules: Ragnar Blackmane, Njal Storm Caller & Ulrik The Slayer

White Dwarf 159
New rules:

  • New rules and datafaxes for Daemon Engines of Tzeentch: The Silver Towers of Tzeentch, Doom Wing and Fire Lord

Miniature catalogue:

  • Silver Towers of Tzeentch
  • Doom Wing
  • Fire Lord

White Dwarf 160
Articles of interest:

  • Battle Report: The Assault on Barbarius - Imperial Guard v Eldar

White Dwarf 161
New rules:

  • New rules and datafaxes for the updated Ork Great Gargant

Miniature catalogue:

  • Great Gargant Mk2

White Dwarf 164
New rules:

  • New rules and cards for the Daemon Engines of Khorne: The Blood Reaper, Brass Scorpion and Doom Blaster
  • New rules and datafaxes for the Banelord Titan

Miniature catalogue:

  • Banelord Titan
  • The Blood Reaper
  • Brass Scorpion
  • Doom Blaster

White Dwarf 165
New rules:

  • New rules and cards for the Imperial Stormblade

Miniature catalogue:

  • Imperial Stormblade

White Dwarf 168
Articles of interest:

  • Battle Report: Bloodbath on Centius Prime - Chaos v Orks

White Dwarf 170
Articles of interest:

  • Tactics. Eldar army tactics and strategies

New rules:

  • Rules and cards for the Squat Cyclops

Miniature catalogue:

  • Squat Cyclops

White Dwarf 171
Articles of interest:

  • Tactics. Chaos army tactics and strategies

White Dwarf 172
New rules:

  • Blood and Fire: Alternative scenarios and rules for playing games - Rescue Operation, A Bridge Too Far, The Flank Attack, Capture and Hold and Breakout

White Dwarf 173
New rules:

  • Rules Questions & Answers: Chaos, Eldar, Titans and Close Combat

White Dwarf 175
New rules:

  • Rules Questions and Answers part 2.

White Dwarf 177
Articles of interest:

  • Know your Foe: Tactics and discussion over fighting each of the Epic races.
  • Titan Legions: Preview