A Look Back at Games Workshop’s Great Forgotten Game, Inquisitor #SciFiSunday

On Eric’s Hobby Workshop, he takes an inspiring, nostalgic look back at a game that I loved and miss, too: Inquisitor. This was a game that Games Workshop released in 2001. It was a departure for them in many ways. It was a 54mm squad-based miniatures game with lots of RPG trappings. It was a sharp pivot into the grimdark world of the Warhammer 40,000 we know today, a move away from the brightly-colored Space Marines and golf course-green-skinned Orks that had come before. This was gritty, dark, and paranoid stuff. There was also a heavy emphasis on creating very specialized characters and doing lots of modeling conversions.

In the video, Eric not only revisits the game and why is was so special, but he hunts down a bunch of Inquisitor minis on eBay, paints them, and gathers up and builds some awesome Inquisitor-scale terrain.

Seeing the video made me realize just how much I miss this game, beat myself up for giving it away when I moved two years ago, and sent me to eBay with fantasies of replacing everything. HEEEEEEELP!


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