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  • Games Workshop History & Background

    Games Workshop (often abbreviated as GW) is a British game production and retailing company. Games Workshop has published the tabletop wargames Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000 and The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange with the symbol GAW.L.

    Games Workshop Group PLC

    Games Workshop has expanded into several divisions/companies producing products related to the Warhammer universe.

    • Games Workshop now produce the tabletop wargames, Citadel miniatures, and the Specialist Games range.
    • Forge World make complementary specialist resin miniatures and conversion kits. Forge World is also responsible for the Warhammer Historical line of historical wargames rules, including Warhammer Ancient Battles, all of which were previously published by as a component of Black Library.
    • BL Publishing is the fiction, board game and roleplaying game publishing arm of Games Workshop. They comprise several separate imprints; The Black Library, Black Flame and Solaris Books. Warp Artefacts used to produce merchandise based on Games Workshop's intellectual property; they are now folded into BLP as BL Merchandise.