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Dark Heresy Second Edition: Core Rulebook

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Dark Heresy Second Edition is a roleplaying game of danger, mystery, and brutal violence set in the decaying far future of Warhammer 40,000. Players take on the role of defenders of humanity and embark on hazardous adventures into the dark heart of the 41st Millennium. As an Acolyte of an Inquisitor, you’ll serve at the front line of a great and secret war to root out dangers that imperil all of humanity.

The 448-page, full-color Dark Heresy Second Edition Core Rulebook contains everything you and your friends will need to serve the Emperor in the Askellon Sector. Rules for character creation, combat, and adversaries are supplemented by informational source materials that will help Game Masters bring the Askellon Sector and its horrors to life. The Dark Heresy Second Edition Core Rulebook can be used to enjoy enjoy standalone adventures and ongoing campaigns in the grim future of the 41st millennium.

 
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Tyler P November 02, 2017 4:59 am UTC
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I just accidentally bought a pdf... this is why i shouldn't have money T-T
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Tyler P November 02, 2017 5:00 am UTC
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now im just sitting here contemplating my life
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Tyler P November 02, 2017 8:50 am UTC
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nvm the actual books are like $200 each, not doing that nope not today
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Denes N October 25, 2017 1:55 pm UTC
I've had a little conversation with a member of Ulisses. They don't have the original layout files. He said, "...we are unlikely to release any of the previous material in print..." :(
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October 22, 2017 4:51 am UTC
I hope there will be a hard cover version as I would snap it up in a heartbeat!
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Denes N October 21, 2017 3:05 pm UTC
I am interested in the hardcover version too.
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September 25, 2017 1:45 pm UTC
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Will the option be added to buy the corebook as a hardcover? I already own the PDF from FFG, but am sorely lacking the book.
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Dani J September 18, 2017 5:15 am UTC
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By the Golden Throne! It's back! Is the errata incorporated?
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Ulisses S September 18, 2017 7:19 am UTC
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Heyho Dani! It should be the same PDF that you got from FFG, but with changed logos and credits. We only had the PDFs, not the whole layout files to incorporate errata.
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Dani J September 18, 2017 3:42 pm UTC
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Well that's unfortunate. They had a booklet load of errata. :)
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Marcello M January 31, 2016 9:51 am UTC
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When will the Errata incorpareted into the PDF?
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Thomas M November 02, 2015 11:56 am UTC
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When can we expect to have Enemies Without available on DriveThru?
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Nathan H November 02, 2014 8:14 pm UTC
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I'm trying to open the .pdf file but it keeps saying the Root is missing, and I was unable to open it. I ran the file though a different PDF reader that repaired the file saying it had been corrupted. Not sure what happened, but defiantly something went wrong when the file was watermarked for this to happen.
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Nathan H November 02, 2014 9:13 pm UTC
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The Master PDF file appears to be corrupted, and needs to be fixed as many pages simply show as white with random links but no text at all. This happened for both the version I downloaded (twice just to be sure) and the one I sent to my drop box.
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Nathan H November 03, 2014 4:25 am UTC
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Shortly after I sent word to Drivethru I got a new file that was fixed. The master file is fine. I just got a bad one, but they took care of me quick and easy. I will continue to recommend this service!.
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Malcolm M September 11, 2014 2:02 am UTC
I'm curious -- what are the defining features of this second edition? What makes this new edition a compelling buy, when I already have first edition? I'm not trying to be confrontational or critical here; I would genuinely like to know what the selling points might be. Thanks!
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Rory H September 13, 2014 5:08 am UTC
The graphical presentation and layout is a step up from the previous edition - which is possibly saying something, as the last edition was full colour too.

In terms of rules, the major selling point is the significantly increased variety of character options available - by virtue of the combinations from Homeworld, Background and Roles - rather than the flat customisable archetypes used previously.

There is also some notable additions for more experienced character types - you can actually generate a fully-fledged Inquisitor from the core-rules now, along with Psykers and Untouchables. Space Marine types (Deathwatch and Grey Knights) are also highlighted as NPCs that could be summoned as ‘Reinforcements’. I think the general tidy up of rules elsewhere is largely an accumulation of developments from the other four games collected as a whole, and there are also vehicle rules included (which weren’t before).

In previous comments I have made here, my view was that Dark...See more
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Clive G September 05, 2014 5:44 pm UTC
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How do you get the $20 off for having bought the beta? I can't find the original email (of course), so how does it work?
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Clive G September 06, 2014 4:36 pm UTC
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One email to customer support, and it was sorted within 30 minutes. Great service!
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September 04, 2014 10:41 pm UTC
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That is a very big download @ 300MB will there be a low art version for iPad use. I like the printer friendly versions for that sort of use.
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Even O March 20, 2016 6:18 pm UTC
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where did you get the Printer friendly version?
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September 04, 2014 8:44 pm UTC
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It's telling me that this is a 300MB download, is this for serious? :) I'm super stoked about the book, that's just... larger than I expected. :)
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September 05, 2014 4:31 pm UTC
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Woohoo! Fixed the size issue, you guys rock!
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Aleksander F September 05, 2014 4:50 pm UTC
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damn i wanted the big one :( i guess i just missed it
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Zachary C September 04, 2014 8:29 pm UTC
Any word on rules for Sanctioned Xenos?
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Nathanial T March 11, 2016 12:14 am UTC
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That was strictly a Rogue Trader thing, I doubt it'll ever happen for Dark Heresy.
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