(return to index)urn thyself in the flame of purity.B&C -
Bolter & Chainsword (this website)BA -
Blood Angels, the 9th Legion of the Adeptus Astartes created in the First Founding, led by the primarch Sanguinius. Also the Chapter of the same name created in the Second Founding when the remaining legions were reorganized (commonly referred to as one of the "First Founding Chapters").BatRep -
battle report, a report of a game played by two or more players. Often includes army lists, turn by turn descriptions of game play, summary, etc.BBB -
big black (or blue) book, the main Warhammer 40,000 rulebook (called so because of the black/blue spine and borders on the front cover, depending upon the edition of the game)BC - 1.
black crusade, a Chaos incursion led by a champion of Chaos into realspace. Black Crusade is also the name of a roleplaying game in which players roleplay servants of Chaos (more information at the official site
blood claws, the youngest and least experienced members of the Space Wolves Chapter. Equivalent to the Scouts of other Chapters.BFG -
Battlefleet Gothic, Games Workshop's tabletop miniatures game of spaceship battles (more information at the official site
Battle for Macragge, defense of Macragge by the Ultramarines Chapter, the Ultramare PDF, several other allied forces, and the Imperial Navy against Hive Fleet Behemoth in 745.M41. Also the starter set for the 4th edition of Warhammer 40,000, featuring Space Marine and Tyranid models.BL - 1.
Black Legion, the name given to the remaining members of the Luna Wolves/Sons of Horus by Abaddon subsequent to the death of Horus. The Luna Wolves (also Lunar Wolves) were the 16th Legion of the First Founding of the Adeptus Astartes, originally led by the primarch Horus. 2.
Black Library, the secret library of the Eldar, hidden within the Eldar Webway, as well as the publishing arm of Games Workshop (more information at the official site
blessing of Khorne, Chaos Daemons wargear.BoR -
blades of reason, tools of torture used by the interrogator-chaplains of the Unforgiven Chapters.BP -
bolt pistolBP/CCW -
bolt pistol & close combat weaponBRB -
big red book, the main Warhammer 40,000 rulebook (called so because of the red design on the front cover)BT -
Black Templars, a Second Founding Successor Chapter of the Imperial Fists Legion, originally led by Sigismund.BTW -
by the wayBug(s) - 1.
a technical problem or malfunction with the Bolter & Chainsword site or with equipment in the game.BW -
Badab War, an event in which the Astral Claws Chapter led several other Chapters in rebellion against the Imperium, facing a host of loyal Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes. The Astral Claws and their allies eventually lost and the surviving Astral Claws fled into the Maelstrom, becoming the Red Corsairs. The other rebel Chapters were subjected to penitent crusades. Originally appearing in an Index Astartes article during the 1st edition of the game, the event has been updated in each subsequent edition and was finalized by Forge World in two Imperial Armour books, Volumes Nine
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