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    chaos space marine model question

    How long has the current CSM models (plastic ones) been around, and when where they released(year) I know the have repacked them a few times but when where they first released?.

    And what did they look like before that? (Pics)


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    Well, the current box is technically new, as it has new bits in it. But the basic models came out a few years ago, not sure what the actual date is.


    Chaos Space Marine - Lexicanum

    Has a pic of an old marine at the top right, and if you search around youl find some others aswell, as for dates I have no idea.

    Hope this helps you out a little bit.

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    The previous models were released in 2002 I believe. They were the 8 man boxed set instead of a 10man set. They don't look extremely different , just have some different bits, for instance the 8man set comes with a "mutation sprue" with some 2-faced heads and spikes and stuff, but doesnt have an icon and the special weapons that the new set comes with.

    I actually just bought a set of the 2002 8 man box sealed and brand new essentially, not knowing thats what I was buying because of a mislabeled ebay auction, but I was happy to get a mutation sprue in trade for 2 marines.

    Now the 2002 box was released with the 2002 codex, so I would assume the new ones were released with the 2007 codex, but I don't really have that info. You could email/call games workshop if you really must know, or someone else might have that info.

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