Wow. What a tremendous event. Fantastic models at various stages, cool books and loads of very passionate hobbyists and designers.
So, we have seen that sensational Guilliman preview and we have had mixed feelings. 'Yeah he is great but where is Dorn, Perturabo, Corax and Alpharius?' Seems to be the general consensus lol. The question was asked to Tony and he has said that providing the rules for 12 Primarchs in 18 months was probably a bit ambitious with all the other cool stuff we have been lucky enough to see. Alan Bligh then comically stated that 'the only reason Dorn was included in Extermination, is because we didn't want to be lynched!' Which roused some chuckles.
I was one of the people who believed it was going to be Dorn previewed at this weekender alongside Perturabo. Look at the line-up of the weekend. It was very Imperial Fist and Iron Warrior heavy. No better time to release the 2 together - in my opinion.
So here is my opinion based on information gleaned from the Weekend.
- While speaking with the awesome Simon Egans, he said that he had already done some small planning on the next Primarch. He said it was a project that he had been struggling with around part of their equipment and only this morning he and Will Hayes had come up with an idea to sort it. Not much to go on until the Tempest Seminar where, when asked 'What about Corax??' Tony replied that Corax had been moved around the schedule a lot due to problems in the design process. So, reading into this, I believe Corax is next.
Tony also said that he believed the Primarch's would be up to date before they do 'Santa (Russ) and the Wizard (Magnus)' which will be out before the end of next year (all going to plan - Prospero will be huge!).
In that time though, Armatura and the Shadow Crusade will be released (by end of this year) which could mean the first of the Daemon Primarchs being released - when asked Alan or Tony said 'we aren't going to say/spoil the surprise!' - and maybe even the Lion or Sanguinius depending on what is included.
One thing is for certain; it is going to be mind-blowing!!
What are your thoughts?