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Imperial Armour Volume Twelve - The Fall of Orpheus

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Imperial Armour Volume Twelve - The Fall of Orpheus
Imperial Armour 12 Cover.jpg
Author(s) Alan Bligh[1a]
Editor(s) Forge world
Released 2013[1a]
Pages 232
ISBN 9781908872951[1a]
Preceded by The Doom of Mymeara
Followed by War Machines of the Lost and the Damned

Imperial Armour Volume Twelve - The Fall of Orpheus is an Imperial Armour expansion book by Forge World for Warhammer 40,000. It focuses on the the invasion of the Orpheus Sector by the recently awoken Necrons of the tainted Maynarkh Dynasty and the sector-wide Imperial defence mounted by the Minotaurs and the Death Korps of Krieg.[1b]

Book Contents

The volume features a new Necron army list, with rules for new Necron units; a new Death Korps of Krieg army list; and updates for the Minotaurs Space Marine Chapter.[1c]

Introduction

This section presents a History of the Orpheus Sector from M30 to 991.M41, the natives Angels Revenant Space Marines Chapter, and the decisive Battle of Amarah.[1d]

The Orphean Salvation Campaign

This section is designed as a campaign toolkit depicting the next stage of the background depicted previously.[1e]

The Dark Harvest

This section presents the background of the Necrons' Maynarkh Dynasty, as well as alternative ways to field a force of Necrons compared to Codex: Necrons (5th Edition).[1f]

It also includes new and/or updated datasheets for the following Characters and units : Maktlan Kutlakh the World Killer, Toholk the blinded, Overlord, Destroyer Lord, Necron Warrior, Flayed One, Immortals, Tomb Stalker, Lychguard Acanthrites, Scarab Swarm, Tomb Sentinels, Tesseract Ark, Sentry Pylon Night Shroud, Gauss Pylon, Tomb Citadel.[1c]

The Minotaurs Chapter

This section presents the background of the Minotaurs Chapter, as well as rules for fielding them in battle. [1g]

It also includes new and/or updated datasheets for the following Characters and units : Asterion Moloc, Ivanus Enkomi, Hecaton Aiakos, Damocles Command Rhino, Hamath Kraatos, Storm Eagle, Sentry Gun, Deathstorm Drop Pod, Predator Infernus, Predator Executioner, Spartan Assault Tank [1c]

The Death Korps of Krieg

This section presents the background of the Death Korps of Krieg, as well as rules for fielding them in battle. [1h]

It also includes new and/or updated datasheets for the following Characters and units : Karis Venner, Quartermaster, Death Korps Engineers, Griffon, Leman Russ Battle Tank, Hydra Flak Tank, Laser Destroyer, Death Korps Infantry, Command Squad, Grenadier, Storm Chimera, Centaur Carrier, Hades Breaching Drill, Hellhound, Death Rider, Salamander Scout, Thunderer[1c]

Campaign Appendix : Zone Mortalis

This section features an updated version of the Zone Mortalis ' rules from The Badab War - Part One[1i]

Apocalypse Rules Appendix

This section features rules adapted for the Apocalypse (2013) ruleset.[1j]

Sources

  • 1 : Imperial Armour Volume Twelve - The Fall of Orpheus
    • 1a Credits, pg. 4
    • 1b Introduction, pg. 7
    • 1c Contents, pg. 5
    • 1d Introduction, pg. 12-62
    • 1e The Orphean Salvation Campaign, pg. 63-88
    • 1f The Dark Harvest, pg. 89-101
    • 1g The Minotaurs Chapter, pg. 132-143
    • 1h The Death Korps of Krieg, pg. 161-171
    • 1i Campaign Appendix : Zone Mortalis, pg. 210-224
    • 1j Apocalypse Rules Appendix, pg. 225-229

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