When was Warhammer 40k invented?
1987Warhammer 40K was created by Rick Priestley in 1987 as a futuristic continuation to his 1983 Warhammer Fantasy Battle tabletop game.
What inspired Warhammer 40k?
Warhammer 40k started off as Rogue Trader, a miniatures game released in 1987, though Games Workshop had already been around since the 70's making fantasy and scifi miniatures. The 40k setting was a mashup of everything cool, gritty, exotic, and counterculture in Thatcher's Britain.
Who wrote Warhammer 40k?
Rick PriestleyThe First Edition of the game, named Rogue Trader, was published in 1987. Games Workshop games designer Rick Priestley created the original rule-set and the Warhammer 40,000 setting, this original version came as a very detailed rulebook, making it most suitable for fighting small skirmishes.
Is Warhammer 40k dead?
It's official; the Warhammer 40k game you and I all know is officially dead. Chances are you opened this article expecting a salt diatribe. The river of tears online has been monumental thus far and it's only going to get worse. First, there will be salt.