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WargamerAU Forums _ 40k General Discussion _ 8th edition small rulebook?

Posted by: dvaston May 11 2018, 01:53 PM

Hi guys,
Is there a small (i.e. A5 size) version of the 40k 8th edition rulebook?
I can only find mention of the big hardcover book.
I found the smaller rulebook easier to read on the train etc, for the previous editions.
Thanks in advance

Posted by: Tom May 11 2018, 03:22 PM

I don't think so, but you could probably get a pdf/ebook copy and print off the appropriate pages.

The core rules are only 8 pages long, 18 if you in include the rules for terrain and list building.

Posted by: Krefey May 11 2018, 03:44 PM

8th ed doesn't have a rulebook. You just have the fold out card sheet thingy.

Posted by: 1stLegion May 11 2018, 03:51 PM

QUOTE(Krefey @ May 11 2018, 03:44 PM) *

8th ed doesn't have a rulebook. You just have the fold out card sheet thingy.


^Partially true, the 8pg Foldout is the 'base' free rules....the 280pg Rulebook would disagree though (it just has 'advanced' rules, terrain/cities of death/planetstrike etc & a whole lot of background)

Original question - No, there is no A5 size book (the only one they've released thus far was in the Ltd Ed Collection version)

Posted by: dvaston May 14 2018, 02:16 PM

Thanks guys, the 280 page rulebook (with the advanced rules etc) was what I was referring to.
I had a feeling it was only in big (i.e. A4 size) but just wanted to clarify.
I remember back in the 7th ed box set they had the A5 small size rulebook. I guess GW has discontinued that in 8th edition.

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