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Enter the Era of Epic Battles with Warhammer 40k

Enter the Era of Epic Battles with Warhammer 40k


Welcome to the thrilling universe of Warhammer 40,000, where epic battles and camaraderie converge. Warhammer 40,000, or 40K as it’s more commonly known, is more than just a tabletop game; it's an immersive experience set in a dystopian future, where the fate of entire galaxies hangs in the balance. 

What is Warhammer 40,000?

Warhammer 40,000 is a miniature tabletop wargame that transports players into the grim and expansive universe of the 41st millennium. Created by Games Workshop, this iconic game involves players commanding armies of extremely detailed miniature figurines, representing futuristic warriors, vehicles, and monstrous creatures from various factions.


The game combines strategic thinking, tactical manoeuvring and, of course, a bit of luck, making it a thrilling experience. To play, participants build their armies based on specific factions within the 40K universe, each with unique abilities and characteristics. The game unfolds on a tabletop battlefield with players using dice, rulers, and rulebooks to simulate the intense warfare.


Victory is only achieved through carrying out mission objectives, annihilating opponents, or a combination of both. Whether you're an experienced player or are new to the game, Warhammer 40,000 offers a blend of strategy, storytelling and artistic expression, making it a must-try for gaming enthusiasts.

Getting started with 40k

Embark on your Warhammer 40,000 journey with ease at Athena Games. Our beginner-friendly resources and demonstration sessions make diving into the vast 40K universe an exciting adventure. 


Whether you're new to tabletop gaming or a seasoned player looking to expand your collection, our staff is dedicated to ensuring you have the tools and knowledge needed to bring your armies to life. 


From painting basics to customising your strategic forces, we provide the perfect launching pad for your Warhammer experience. Just take a look at our in-store events page to find the next tournament you can get involved in, or book in for your free demonstration and learn about the wonder which is Warhammer. 

What sets us apart as a gaming community

At Athena Games, we pride ourselves on offering more than just a gaming store. We provide a sanctuary for Warhammer and board gaming enthusiasts. Our knowledgeable and passionate staff are here to guide you through the intricacies of the 40K universe, ensuring a welcoming atmosphere for all. 


With a large range of 40K products and accessories, you'll find everything you need to embark on your epic journey in our Norwich city centre gaming store. From organised events and tournaments to painting sessions and hobby nights with your friends, Athena Games is not solely a store but a community hub for all things Warhammer 40,000. 


Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a newcomer eager to explore the dark hemisphere, join us in discovering the excitement and strategy that Warhammer has to offer. 

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