Necromunda: Underhive comes with a 104-page softback book
containing all the background and rules needed to immerse yourself in the bleak
industrial hellscape of Necromunda. It contains an introduction to the Imperium
of Man, the role of the Hive worlds within that Imperium and descriptions of a
typical Hive structure, along with in-depth explanations of the history of
Necromunda, its main cities and the shady characters who populate them.
Detailed descriptions of the battles that occur daily in the Underhives, and
the bounty that these battles are fought over, provide the inspiration for your
Also contained in the book are all the rules you need to
play, from the basic mechanics of line-of-sight, movement and combat to
advanced rules such as moving a group of models together as a team, interfering
with close combat, injuries, tactics cards and even running away! The basic
rules include their own scenario, designed to ease newcomers into the game -
this uses its own special game tile, which is printed on the inside of the box.
There is a complete Underhive Armoury - this is a list of
the weapons you'll find included with the miniatures in the box, with complete
rules for using each in games. Included are ranged weapons, close combat
weapons, wargear and grenades. There is a guide to creating your own House
Escher or House Goliath gang - this contains a full breakdown of the types of
gangers available, and the weapons, wargear and armour each can use. There are
even suggestions for names - the denizens of the Underhives need to be titled
6 scenarios are included in the book, each of which shows
you how to configure the game tiles, how to set up the combatants, the special
rules that the scenario requires and the victory conditions.