Warhammer is getting some Royal hugs, and it comes in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The Royal Mail has issued a special stamp in honor of the world’s largest miniature game.
The stamps are available for pre-order and are due to go on sale on 8 June. They depict characters from Warhammer 40,000, Warhammer: Age of Sigmar, and Warhammer: The Old World.
There are six stamps depicting characters from Warhammer 40,000, Warhammer: Age of Sigmar, and Warhammer: The Old World; four stamps feature illustrations from the franchise archive. They will be available for purchase on 8 June.
In this 1983 fantasy theme game, players use plastic miniatures to simulate battles between armies. Since its launch, it has been hugely successful with sales reaching a record high during lockdown.
About the Companies – Royal Mail and Games Workshop
The Royal Mail Group Limited, trading as Royal Mail, operates the brands Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide through its International Distributions Services subsidiary. For a brief period in the early 2000s, the company traded as Consignia.
The Games Workshop Group is an English company that manufactures miniature wargames. Its most well-known products include Warhammer and Warhammer 40.000.
This game, the Warhammer 40k series, features human, alien, and supernatural models wielding futuristic weapons and possessing supernatural powers. It is set in the distant future, where a stagnant human civilization is attacked by hostile aliens and supernatural creatures.
In Warhammer Age of Sigmar, miniature figurines are used to simulate battles between armies. Games are typically played on a relatively flat surface, such as a dining table, bespoke gaming table, or an area of the floor.