Where did Warhammer 40k come from?
Warhammer 40K was created by Rick Priestley in 1987 as a futuristic continuation to his 1983 Warhammer Fantasy Battle tabletop game.
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.
Why is Warhammer 40k so expensive?
Because people are paying for the popularity of the game and the prices are also based on how powerful a model or unit is in the game. The wild and continued popularity of the game allows Games Workshop to charge more than models for similar games because people keep proving they are willing to pay those prices.
Is Warhammer 40k worth?
40k is a premium hobby and absolutely worth it. It will provide you decades of enjoyment. But only if you can spend thousands of dollars comfortably on your hobby. Only if manually assembling, painting, and crafting your army most evenings sounds ok.