Codex: Chaos Space Marines (3rd Edition, 2nd Codex)
|Author(s)||Andy Chambers, Pete Haines, Andy Hoare, Phil Kelly and Graham McNeill|
|Cover Artist||Karl Kopinski|
|Illustrator(s)||Alex Boyd, Paul Dainton, Dave Gallagher and Karl Kopinski|
|Preceded by||Codex: Chaos Space Marines (3rd Edition, 1st Codex)|
|Followed by||Codex: Chaos Space Marines (4th Edition)|
The Third Edition of Warhammer 40,000 had two different Chaos Space Marines Codexes. The first Codex was released in 1999.
The General Structure
The Codex: Chaos Space Marines is an expansion book for the Games Workshop Table Top game Warhammer 40,000. This book was published for the first time in 2002, and was designed for the 3rd edition of Warhammer 40,000.
The book has 80 pages and the cover is printed in colour while the majority of the book remains in black and white, although there are several pages of colour images of miniatures.
This book contains a complete army list for using a Chaos Space Marine army. Further special rules, equipment as well as specific Traitor Legion army lists are included.
This book contains background information and fiction on:
- Black Legion champion Brother Janus' confrontation with the Crimson Fists
- The Horus Heresy
- The Warp, including the Eye of Terror and the Maelstrom
- Let the Galaxy Burn, notes on the largest Chaos Space Marine incursions
- Extract from the novel, Execution Hour by Gordon Rennie
- The Chosen of Abaddon
- The Rise to Daemonhood of the Daemon Prince Periclitor
- Star map of the Eye of Terror
Special character models
This book contains background and special character rules for:
This book contains hobby information on:
- Collecting a Chaos Space Marine army
- Basic construction and painting techniques
- Basic tactics
- Paint schemes for Daemons and Chaos Space Marine Traitor Legions
- Paint schemes for Chaos Space Marine Renegade Chapters and vehicles
- Ideas for Chaos themed terrain
- Miniatures Showcase
- Codex, a general overview of all Codex publications.
- Codex: Chaos Space Marines
|Rulebook||Warhammer 40,000 3rd Edition Rulebook|
|Codices||Space Marines • Blood Angels • Dark Angels • Space Wolves • Chaos Space Marines (1st) • Chaos Space Marines (2nd) • Imperial Guard (1st) • Imperial Guard (2nd) • Catachans • Orks • Assassins • Tyranids • Eldar • Craftworld Eldar • Dark Eldar • Witch Hunters • Daemonhunters • Tau • Necrons|
|Campaigns & Supplements||Armageddon • Eye of Terror • Cityfight • Index Astartes • Chapter Approved (2001 • 2003 • 2004)|
|Starter Sets||Warhammer 40,000 3rd Edition Box Set|