The full summary is now too long for this one post. The full summary can be found here
For discussion of the contents of the 6th edition starter set, see here
A summary appears below.
20 June 2011
Space Wolves blog posted a bunch of stuff. Many of these match up with stuff from the “leaked” PDF, so it can be assumed they were either its inspiration, or this series of posts was somehow laying groundwork for the “leak”
Bloodofkittens user Rideroftheerk posted a bunch of stuff from around July 2011 which you can read for yourself:
13 Jan 2012
Frontline Gaming claimed the "leaked" rule-set was legitimate and "the culmination of a master plan that has been in the works for years."
The claim is that 6th would see "a move towards a core rule set that they can rely on for a long period of time, updating with FAQ’s and Erratas as needed."
StraightSilver posted the following on 15 Jan 2012
The following was posted on Faeit 212 from "Grant":
Faeit 212 aslo posted the following, likely gathered from other sites:Originally Posted by Grant
5 May 2012Originally Posted by Faeit 212
Blood of Kittens posted that there would be certain fluff changes whereby the Ultramarines were charged by the Emperor with protecting an "unknown race" who were "resistant to Chaos" and would therefore somehow save humainty.
The also claimed the following changes:
This was topped off with a claim that allies would return, specifically saying:Originally Posted by Blood of Kittens
Captain Idaho points out that this information seems to be designed specifically to fit around certain recent contravercial fluff pieces, saying:Originally Posted by Blood of Kittens
The following was posted on Faeit 212 from "Grant"
9 May 2012Originally Posted by Grant
Bell of Lost Souls posts the following:
17 May 2012Originally Posted by Bell of Lost Souls
In this video, Beasts of War claim that shooting wound allocation will change to require players to allocate wounds to models closest to the shooters first.
18 May 2012
theLastWulfen claimed that:
BoLS reports that Close Combat weapon AP will be as follows:
Power Weapons: AP 3
Power fists: AP 2
Chainfists: AP 1
8 June 2012
The mysterious "Grant" was again quoted on Faeit 212 with some stuff pertaining to 6th edition:
Games Workshop posted a teaser trailier on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nef_5gNkGfM implying something will happen on June 23. Most have assumed this will be pre-orders, which would support bramgaunt's rumoured release date of 30 June.Originally Posted by Grant
11 June 2012
Whitehat from DakkaDakka posted the following: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum...4.page#4386918
He has since (12 June 2012) clarified the following:Originally Posted by Whitehat
12 June 2012Originally Posted by Whitehat
Darnok posted the following "from a birdy":
This image was seen some time ago, and appears to indicate July 14 as the date for the release of the 6th Edition rulebook.
It is generally accepted now that the main release should be in July 2012
Most recently, Darnok has piped in on this: