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Space Marine (1st Edition)

Targetdrone.gif This article is about the 1989 miniatures game. For other uses of Space Marine, see Space Marine (disambiguation).
Space Marine 1st Edition
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Designer Jervis Johnson, Rick Priestley
Manufacturer Games Workshop
Released 1989
Scale 6mm
Players 2+
Preceded by Adeptus Titanicus
Followed by Space Marine (2nd Edition)

Space Marine is an out of production war game set during the Horus Heresy, using Epic-scale miniatures. It was released during Summer 1989.[1a]

First edition Space Marine, subtitled Epic Battles in the Age of Heresy was released in 1989 and was set in a much early time period than Warhammer 40,000. It featured Space Marines versus Space Marines during the civil wars of the Horus Heresy. The game could be combined with the previously published Adeptus Titanicus which featured Titans, giant robots, in the same 6mm scale. Ork and Eldar models were also released, with rules for them in the Codex Titanicus expansion.[1a]

The Rules for troops in Adeptus Titanicus (game) were first published in White Dwarf 110 (UK), they were written by Jervis Johnson and Mike Brunton.[2]

Box contents

Space Marine (1st Edition) box contents[4]

Expansions for the first edition

  • Codex Titanicus compiles previously published White Dwarf articles, including Orks and Eldar armies

Box sets were released for the Eldar and the Orks :

Sources

Publications for the Epic game system