Index: Xenos 2 Enhanced Edition - Games Workshop

Index: Xenos 2 Enhanced Edition

By Games Workshop

  • Release Date: 2017-06-17
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Description

This is an Enhanced edition – featuring the same, complete and unabridged content as the print edition in a handy, space-saving portable format, it also contains the following extra features:

- a Glossary – tap terms and rules to see their details in an instant;
- Scrolling text, designed to optimise the reading experience for your phone or tablet;
- Pop-up content – bring up extra information at a touch;
- Bookmarks – got a reference you need to use often? Add a bookmark and jump between your pages with a tap.

One of five books covering the range of Citadel miniatures used to play games of Warhammer 40,000, Index: Xenos 2 is an essential purchase for those wanting to play games of Warhammer 40,000, packed with updated rules and complete points values for Ork, T’au Empire, Tyranid and Genestealer Cults armies*.

It includes 137 datasheets covering the Ork, T’au Empire, Tyranid and Genestealer Cults range of miniatures, with overviews of each army. Updated abilities, psychic powers, weapon profiles and points values allow you to field your collection in games of Warhammer 40,000. 

Covered in this book:

Orks
- An overview of the Orks and their 6 main clans – Goffs, Evil Sunz, Bad Moons Deathskulls, Blood Axes and Snakebites;
- An Ork army list, with an explanation of the Clan keyword, Power of the Waaagh! psychic discipline and the 'Ere We Go! and Mob Rule Abilities;
- 46 datasheets for Ork miniatures.

T'au Empire
- An overview of the T'au Empire;
- A T'au Empire army list, with an explanation of the Septs keyword, For the Greater Good Ability and rules for using Markerlights;
- 37 datasheets for T'au Empire miniatures and Tidewall scenery pieces.

Tyranids
- An overview of the Tyranids;
- A Tyranids army list, with an explanation of the Hive Fleet keyword, Hive Mind psychic discipline and the Synapse, Instinctive Behaviour and Shadow in the Warp Abilities;
- 39 datasheets for Tyranid miniatures.

Genestealer Cults
- An overview of the Genestealer Cults;
- A Genestealer Cults army list, with an explanation of the Broodmind psychic discipline and the Cult Ambush, Unquestioning Loyalty and Brood Brothers Abilities;
- 15 datasheets for Genestealer Cult miniatures.

* Aeldari (Craftworld Eldar, Dark Eldar and Harlequins) and Necron armies are covered in Index: Xenos Vol.1.

Reviews

  • Informative but annoying

    3
    By Wolfgtod
    It is nice to have the books on my phone, tablet, etc. but I find the fact that I have to click on every weapon/skill and have a pop up page display the information for weapons, abilities, and everything else is an absolute nuisance. I would just rather have all the information displayed like I would with a physical copy of the book.
  • Sufficient for what it is with room for improvements

    3
    By KAPage
    This works well as a rules reference. I like having likes to rules in the unit entries. But there are several glaring editing errors (see entry for “Monstrous Boneswords” for example). I also get the sense there are some omissions (how many points for a Warrior to take spinefists?). You can’t zoom. The Army Rosters at the back aren’t printable or editable (making them pretty worthless). But it’s also cheaper than the printed copy, so there is that.
  • Good reference with iPad for gaming but no zoome on Mac

    4
    By Romerdude
    I am usually a book person for my game reference material, but this version is quite handy being able to click on items to see the details rather than flip back and fourth through a book (or ebook.) BUT I like to read on my laptop and Mac at home and this and the new rulebook do not zoom.

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