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Mordheim Carnival of Chaos boxed set

Mordheim Carnival of Chaos boxed set back of box

Mordheim is Games Workshop's game of fantasy skirmish combat. It is set in the Warhammer Fantasy Battle universe, and takes place in Mordheim, the city of the dammned. Games Workshop also produces Mordheim's sister game called Necromunda, which is set in the Warhammer 40k universe.

Unlike Warhammer, Mordheim features a full set of campaign rules including rules for gaining experience and expanding your warband. It also has more detailed rules for moving, close combat, and wounding than Warhammer.

The basic game includes two full warbands, as well as multi-story buildings.

Many of the races from Warhammer of represented including:
  • Humans
  • Dwarfs
  • Chaos
  • Skaven
  • Undead

The humans include Reiklanders, Middenheimers, Marienbergers, Witch Hunters, and the Sisters of Sigmar from the Empire; and the Amazon Warriors from Lustria.

The forces of Chaos include The Possessed, and The Carnival of Chaos.

There are also still other forces such as the Pit Fighters.

The warbands break down into several categories:
Ones specializing in hand to hand combat like the Middenheimers and Pit Fighters;
Long range weapons experts like the Reiklanders;
Ones that are proficient at acquiring funds or skills such as the Dwarfs, Marienbergers, and Sisters of Sigmar;
Spell Casters like the Undead and The Possessed;
and ones that are highly mobile like the Skaven.

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