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Tango0106 Dec 2017 2:19 p.m. PST

"In September 2017, Games Workshop released a series of 12 + 1 Space Marine Heroes, randomly packaged in sealed blind boxes, exclusive to the Japanese hobby market. All models feature unique dynamic poses, sculpted bases, and a bare-headed and helmeted head option. The series is already sold out in Japanese online stores, and is only available on ebay through third-party sellers for the rest of the world. Check out if the models are worth the hassle…"

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The H Man06 Dec 2017 3:26 p.m. PST

Very interesting.

Will pre paints be next?

I think this type of thing is more popular in Japan, but it will be interesting to see what happens if released elsewhere.

I assume they may well be cheaper than buying a specific hero at the moment as the production allows them to sell the same amount of all the figures with rare ones as they desire.

Allen5706 Dec 2017 7:51 p.m. PST

Interesting but not my thing. While I have always defended Games Workshops figure modeling I am not the least interested in their space marines or the 40K universe in general.

alpha3six06 Dec 2017 10:23 p.m. PST

It's interesting how the reviewer came to the same conclusion as I did – that these are probably the last non Primaris Space Marine models (not that I even acknowledge the existence of Primaris in my head-canon!).

I'd buy them for that alone, even if I wasn't an Ultramarines player.

Tango0107 Dec 2017 10:34 a.m. PST

Glad you like them my friends!. (smile)

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