The Horus Heresy: Bolter and Blade


Bolter and Blade is a tournament, showcasing great gaming skills, sportsmanship and well-presented armies. Each player will need to demonstrate astute knowledge of the game, sound tactical decisions and appropriate unit selection to win their games. In addition, Bolter and Blade is a celebration of the hobby, so an attitude overflowing with good cheer, sincerity and positivity is essential – as is bringing along a fantastic looking army to play with. Combining all these elements to win the event is a mighty task worthy of the ages. In the end, only one of you will prove yourself worthy of this colossal achievement and be crowned the Bolter and Blade Champion!

Event Essentials

Date: 2nd -3rd December

System: Warhammer 40,000 – Horus Heresy – The Age of Darkness

Points Value: 2,500 points

Number of games: Five

Army Selection: Use the rules presented for your army in the appropriate Horus Heresy publication.

Scenarios in use: Age of Darkness Scenarios

Publications in use: All Horus Heresy publications from Forge World.

General Information

Your will have access to Warhammer World’s available general facilities and services, and you have free entry to the Exhibition Centre for the weekend as part of your event ticket.

You need to arrange your own travel and accommodation if required.

Event Information: For more information please contact the Warhammer World Events Team on 0115 900 4994 or email them on

For a great experience make sure you’re familiar with the Event Pack for this event before you attend the event.