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Space Hulk (2nd Edition)

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The 2nd Edition of Space Hulk board game released by Games Workshop.


Space Hulk
Space Hulk Box 2.jpg
Box art
Manufacturer Games Workshop
Designer Dean Bass, Chris Colston
Preceded by Space Hulk (1st Edition)
Followed by Space Hulk (3rd Edition)
Released April 1996
Scale 28mm
Players 2
Game time 90 mins

The second edition of Space Hulk features the Space Marine combat veteran of the 1st Company Terminators against Genestealer infestation on board huge space wrecks drifting through the warp and space called "Space Hulk". A game system

The box for the second edition incorporates the rules of the first edition of the game, to which minor changes were made. The main differences are: the hourglass and the time limits have disappeared, while he is no longer possible for the Space Marine player to play at the round of his opponent through action points. Finally, specific dice were added to resolve the jets of fire and determine the containment of weapons.

Box Contents

Box contents
Mission Book


Gaming equipment

Board sections

  • 4 input boxes for the Space Marines
  • 6 rooms
  • 20 corridors
  • 6 corner sections
  • 8 T-junctions
  • 20 crossing lanes
  • 20 doors and 4 walls
  • 4 Blind Alleys

Templates, Counters and Markers

  • 24 Genestealer blips
  • 3 "echo" blips
  • 24 templates
  • Two 'Flamer Reload' markers
  • 8 'Overwatched / Jam' markers
  • A 'Command Point' token
  • A turn marker
  • 2 'Toxin Canister' tokens
  • A 'Hulk Archive' tokens
  • A humidity controller ('Damping Controls') tokens
  • A computer console ('Console The Computer') tokens
  • An air recirculation ('Airpump System) token
  • A "C.A.T." token
  • A control panel board ('Computer Console') token


  • Two special 'shooting' dice
  • A special 'halted' die
  • 4 6-sided dice (1 red / 1 blue)


  • Rulebook (32 pages)
  • Mission Book (48 pages)


This version contains new versions of the 6 original missions from the 1st edition and adds 12 new missions.