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White Dwarf 128
Cover Artist Les Edwards
Released August 1990
Preceded by White Dwarf 127
Followed by White Dwarf 129

The 128th UK Issue of White Dwarf, from August 1990.


Retail Spotlight - Brighton, Southampton and Torquay
Details of events on the South Coast and a full listing of Games Workshop stores in the UK and US

Games Workshop Store News
What's on where around the country - news of special events in all our stores

Games Workshop and Citadel News
Info on the latest releases and plans in the pipeline

'Eavy Metal
New models painted by the Studio staff, some more terminators from Frances Ellyard, plus David Soper's Nurgle Predator, winner of the 1990 golden Demon Slayer Sword

We take a second visit to Potion Square in this continuing series about our Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay city and discover Kluger's Emporium, Wilhelm Rotkopf the Alchemist and Lisette's Leather Goods

'Ork Freebooterz
John gives us a sneak preview of his skethces for Citadel Minature's new range of Warhammer 40,000 Ork Freebooterz

'Eavy Metal: Battlewagons
Two of the new Plastic Battlewagon kits painted with Goff and Snake-Bite colour schemes

Modelling Workshop: Battlewagon with Blitzkanon
Tony Cottrell tells you how to do a simple conversion on your Ork Battlewagon to arm the model with a blitzkanon for Warhammer 40,000, plus a Bad Moon Battlewagon painted by Ivan Bartleet

'Eavy Metal
Mike McVey takes you through the painting details for this month's miniatures, with expert hints and tips on how to achieve great results with your models

'Eavy Metal: Waa-Wazrokk
A ready-made Warhammer 40,000 Ork warband chosen by Nigel Stillman - two pages of painted miniatures from the studio staff, plus a special Mail Order offer for the entire warband!

Citadel Miniatures Catalogue

Back Cover - 'Eavy Metal: Nurgle War Altar
Ivan Bartleet's Superb scratch-built Nurgle War Altar surrounded by other minions of the Plague Lord

Warhammer 40,000 Vehicles

The first part of a new and improved system for Warhammer 40,000, giving you the rules plus data sheets for two Ork Battlewagons, the Rhino and the Predator.

New Rules for Vehicles in Warhammer 40,000
These new vehicle rules entirely replace the old ones, enabling players to field more vehicles more effectively and at a cheaper points cost.

Warhammer 40,000 Vehicles
The fighting forces of the Imperium, Orks, Squat Homeworlds and the Eldar all have their own unique design philosophy which determines the appearance and tactical role of their fighting vehicles. All of these widely differening vehicles are covered by these new rules.

Warhammer 40,000 Vehicle Targeting Grid and Vehicle Turning Template
This month's special free insert is the vehicle targeting grid and vehicle turning template to accompany this article

Vehicle Movement
Demonstrates how to use the new movement rules and the vehicle turning template, including rules for boarding and leaving and different motive types

Vehicle Armament
Demonstrates the new rules for both shooting from and at vehicles using the new Vehicle Data Records and vehicle targeting grid

Damage Effect Charts
If a shot penetrates the target's armour, roll on these charts to determine the effects of penetration

Ork Battle Wagon
The Battle Wagon is an extremely common type of large vehicle. Its design, like that of War Buggies and most other Ork vehicles conforms to one or other of the traditional types known throughout Orkdom and copied by Mekboys for many generations. Includes the Vehicle Data Record and Ork fuel tank hits table required to field this vehicle.

The Rhino is designed to carry troops into forward fighting zones. Includes the Vehicle Data Record required to field this vehicle.

The Predator Assault Tank is based on the Rhino armoured carrier, but has improved armour as well as additional armament. Includes the Vehicle Data Record required to field this vehicle.

Battlewagon Blitzkanon
As Tony has gone to all the trouble of providing a special weapon for his Battlewagon we have decided to work out a special Data Record for it.

Epic Orks Army list

How to design an Ork horde for fighting Space Marine battles, with rules for new infantry, vehicles and Gargants; counters and templates for creating your own horde; and a fully-worked-out sample army – Burzuruk's Bad Boyz

How to Design an Ork Horde in Epic Scale
An introduction to the Orkoid Race and their Clans

Designing the Ork Horde
The rules for creating an Epic Orks Army

Special Rules
Special Rules for Epic Ork armies, including Warbands and Warbosses; Mekaniaks; Malfunctions and the Kult of Speed

New Infantry and Vehicles
Rules for Epic Ork Units, Weapons and Vehicles

Ork Army Lists
Warband Mob units requirements, Detachment templates, Unit Counters and Malfunction Counters

Burzuruk's Bad Boyz
A step by step process for the creation of a sample Ork horde

Additional Information

  • ISSN - 0265-8712

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