What does the 40k in Warhammer mean?

What does the 40k in Warhammer mean?

So what does the 40,000 signify? It simply means that the setting takes place in the 41st millennium, so over 38,000 years into your future. That's it really. PS: Writing it as 40K would make it 40 Kelvin, which is a measurement of temperature… Which is -233.15 degrees Celsius….

What is an Auspex?

An auspex, or augur, was an interpreter of omens in ancient Rome.

How does line of sight work in 40k?

"In order to target a enemy unit, a model from that unit must be within the range of the weapon being used and be visible to the shooting model. If unsure, stoop down and get a look from behind the shooting model to see if any part of the target is visible." There are no qualifiers, no exclusions, nada.

What is the difference between Warhammer and Warhammer 40k?

Warhammer is a fantasy franchise, with elves, dwarfs, orcs, goblins, etc. Warhammer 40k is a sci-fi franchise, with different alien factions like orks (similar enough to "orcs"), eldar, necrons, t'au, tyranids, etc. They are two very distinct settings and things, but similar overall concepts in their games.

Does disembarking count as moving?

As disembarking counts as moving, its arguable that to disembark it, then choose another unit to move, then return to the disembarked unit to move would count as moving it twice. The disembark rules state that a disembarking unit is set up on the table within 3" of the transport.