This 240-page hardback book is your complete guide to fighting massive battles set during the Horus Heresy, and contains essential information about collecting and gaming with epic scale miniatures.
Inside, you will find:
- Age of Darkness: This background and history behind this galactic conflict, from the first days of the Emperor's Great Crusade to the fiery depths of the Horus Heresy, complete with a timeline which highlights the epic battles that defined this era.
- Core Rules: The fundamental rules for playing games of Legions Imperialis, including general principles, orders, combat, weapons and special rules, missions, terrain, and more.
- Factions: Full rules for the Formations, Detachments, squads, and weapons employed by each of these factions, as well as in-depth lore detailing their order of battle.
- Legiones Astartes: The Space Marine Legions of power-armoured supersoldiers and mighty tanks that spearheaded the Great Crusade, including special rules for each of the 18 Legions.
- Solar Auxilia: The mortal soldiers and massed vehicles that served as the elite frontline corps of the Imperial Army, fighting in support of the Legiones Astartes or as a force in their own right.
- Strategic Assets: The looming Titans of the Collegia Titanica and the proud Knight Households that often fought alongside them, god-machines of war that tower over the battlefield.
- Hobby Showcase: A photographic showcase of stunning epic scale 'Eavy Metal models and six Legions Imperialis armies from different hobbyists, including commentary on how they chose to collect, build, and paint that faction.
- Reference Section: A quick and convenient list of all the unit statistics and weapon profiles in the book, perfect for keeping track of your army in the heat of battle.