Necromunda is the tabletop skirmish wargame of anarchy and violence, where players control rival gangs of fighters battling for supremacy in the nightmare depths of a sci-fi megacity – and this book is your essential companion to gaming in the underhives. Loaded with background information, evocative artwork, and complete core rules, the Necromunda: Rulebook provides an in-depth look at the world of Necromunda and the many ways to play the game. It's a must-have for any player looking to fight a gang war, and provides invaluable resources for everything from quick skirmishes to sprawling campaigns.
- A street-level look at the lore of the Imperium of Man, the hive worlds that serve it, and Necromunda itself, plus a timeline for the history of this iconic world
- The core rules for playing games of Necromunda in the underhive, from the basic principles to phase-by-phase actions and skirmish combat
- A host of different game types to suit your needs, from one-off skirmishes and tournament play to sprawling Dominion campaigns
- Over a dozen scenarios to play through, plus guidelines for setting up your battlefield and rules for fighting in a cramped Zone Mortalis or industrial hell of a Sector Mechanicus
- A set of powerful tools for Arbitrators to shape the story and construct a perfect campaign
- Eight full lists of Skills to flesh out your hardened gang members
- A quick reference sheet for checking out your key information at a glance
Necromunda: Rulebook compiles the original Necromunda: Underhive Rule Book with content from the Necromunda: Gang War books, plus a range of Necromunda FAQs and Errata, to create a definitive guide to games of gang warfare. Once combined with a copy of your chosen gang's supplement book (available separately), you’ll have all the rules you need to build your gang and claim victory in the violent struggles of Necromunda.