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White Dwarf Issue 492

White Dwarf is Games Workshop's premium Warhammer magazine, packed with amazing monthly content – including new rules and background, short stories, regular columns, special guests, and more.

Here’s what you can look forward to in the September issue:

Letters, questions, and pictures of miniatures sent in by you, our readers.

Worlds of Warhammer
Nick Horth explores the heraldry and iconography of the armies of the Free Cities.

Inside the Studio
A look at the miniatures painted and the games played in the studio this month.

Access Granted!

An introduction to this month’s action taking place in the White Dwarf Bunker.

Grab your brushes and join in with our elite units painting challenge!

The Combat Patrol League
The studio satellite’s Combat Patrol league is at its end. But who has emerged victorious?

Scenario of the Month
Includes the Info-gheist Pursuit Scenario for Warhammer 40,000 and The Fluctuations of Power for Warhammer Age of Sigmar. Also includes a Kill Team mission that can be used in normal games or as part of a Spec Ops Campaign.

Basic Training
Features Steven Box from Vanguard Tactics and an Orders, Sir? section where the answers to the tactical conundrum are featured at the back of the issue.

Hobby Hangout
Emily Ridding takes over the Hobby Hangout this month and shows us how to paint terrain.

Satellite Uplink
We hear from the club at Warhammer Rio Rancho and check out some of your elite units.

Echoes of the Warp

We take a look behind the scenes at the creation of Combat Patrol with Warhammer 40,000 rules writer Duncan Waugh.

Faces of the Devourer
Inquisitor Drakkstein gives an account of some of the Tyranid swarms faced by the Imperium.

Brush Tips: Terminators
The ’Eavy Metal team are back – this time with a guide for Space Marine Terminators.

Suffer Not the Unclean
A Black Templars vessel is in danger of being overrun by Tyranids in this short story.

Battle Report: Sweeping Raid
Two veterans of our Combat Patrol league show off the new game as Scott Pire's Orks take on Paul Foulkes and their Astra Militarum.

A Tale of Four Warlords

Our four Warhammer Age of Sigmar warlords tackle their first major challenge – painting a Vanguard boxed set.

Bastions of Foulness
Looking for real estate in the Mortal Realms? We explore some of the greatest fortresses of the Age of Sigmar. Viewing advised.

The Spoils of the Waaagh!
Zoggrok Anvilsmasha tries to keep his orruks in line as they besiege a Sigmarite fortress.

Friends in Need
Rules for forging alliances in the Mortal Realms with a Battlepack for multiplayer games of Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

Wyrdhollow Bladeborn

Four new Bladeborn warbands make the transition from Warhammer Underworlds to Warcry – Ephilim's Pandemonium, Domitan's Stormcoven, Skabbik's Plaguepack, and The Headsmen's Curse.

Born of War II

More Inductii as we showcase the remaining nine Legions from the Horus Heresy.

Glory Points

What’s that smell? John Bracken introduces us to what he’s dubbed the ‘Pungent Prophets’.

The Darkness Lifts

As the lights come back on in the underhive, our gang leaders take stock of the situation.

Black Library – Between the Lines

Chaplain Sephax uncovers a deadly plot against the Tome Keepers Chapter in a short story written by Callum Davis.

Each copy of issue 492 also comes with card inserts, including two new Bunker scenarios – one each for Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Age of Sigmar – two Bunker achievement cards, five Kill Team cards, and a paint recipe card.