Cold Open Stories
NEW Casting Calls, Contests & Content! [Announcement]

NEW Casting Calls, Contests & Content! [Announcement]

October 25, 2020

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans of Warhammer 40,000 to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

Hounds of Bedlam Casting Call - [Click Here]

Yesterday's News Casting Call - [Click Here]

Vote for A Cog in Crimson! - [Click Here]

Maiden Worlds & Exodites Fast Fiction - [Click Here]

Our short fiction and audio dramas are 100% unofficial and are in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

Agtrill, The Counterfeit Blade - Part 3

Agtrill, The Counterfeit Blade - Part 3

September 26, 2020

On a savage jungle world, the Eldar Bonesinger Benneruin and her warrior companion Gontelar survey a seawall interwoven with wraithbone and volcanic stone. The structure is silent, save for a strange choral hum, and as the pair enter it to collect a legendary prize, their journey will tap into a story crossing time and space with the mythic War in Heaven.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

Agtrill, The Counterfeit Blade - Part 2

Agtrill, The Counterfeit Blade - Part 2

September 15, 2020

On a savage jungle world, the Eldar Bonesinger Benneruin and her warrior companion Gontelar survey a seawall interwoven with wraithbone and volcanic stone. The structure is silent, save for a strange choral hum, and as the pair enter it to collect a legendary prize, their journey will tap into a story crossing time and space with the mythic War in Heaven.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

Agtrill, The Counterfeit Blade - Part 1

Agtrill, The Counterfeit Blade - Part 1

September 8, 2020

On a savage jungle world, the Eldar Bonesinger Benneruin and her warrior companion Gontelar survey a seawall interwoven with wraithbone and volcanic stone. The structure is silent, save for a strange choral hum, and as the pair enter it to collect a legendary prize, their journey will tap into a story crossing time and space with the mythic War in Heaven.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

However Small, However Hidden - Part 3

However Small, However Hidden - Part 3

June 20, 2020

When a massive Tyranid fleet appears in orbit, Connor Daly and his son Jatrus must escape the global cataclysm by fleeing into the tunnels beneath their Imperial hive city. Trapped miles below ground, what they find is a Genestealer uprising of monstrous proportions and the spectres of their own family trauma.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

Inquisitor: Doctrina Malum [Announcement]

Inquisitor: Doctrina Malum [Announcement]

June 13, 2020

Inquisitor: Doctrina Malum is an unofficial, immersive, collaborative-fiction project set in the universe of Warhammer 40,000. 

Participants assume the role of an aspiring Inquisitor, interact with members of their Ordo, and catalog their activities as mission logs within the community.

As a community, participants help fill out the story by submitting creative writing briefs and engaging in fan-made content.

If you’re a fan of Warhammer 40,000: Dark Heresy, Inq28, the SCP Foundation, or alternate-reality RPGs, you will feel right at home.

Find out more at www.coldopenstories.com/experience

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Our audio dramas are 100% unofficial and are in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

However Small, However Hidden - Part 2

However Small, However Hidden - Part 2

June 6, 2020

When a massive Tyranid fleet appears in orbit, Connor Daly and his son Jatrus must escape the global cataclysm by fleeing into the tunnels beneath their Imperial hive city. Trapped miles below ground, what they find is a Genestealer uprising of monstrous proportions and the spectres of their own family trauma.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

Cold Open Stories is a place for fans to come together, enjoy audio dramas, write stories, and in the end YOU audition to play the parts! Find our latest casting call on www.coldopenstories.com

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All © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2019. GW, Games Workshop, BL Publishing, Black Library, Forge World, Citadel, White Dwarf, The Horus Heresy, The Horus Heresy Eye logo, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer Digital, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Genestealer Cult, Tyranids, Genestealers, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

However Small, However Hidden - Part 1

However Small, However Hidden - Part 1

May 27, 2020

When a massive Tyranid fleet appears in orbit, Connor Daly and his son Jatrus must escape the global cataclysm by fleeing into the tunnels beneath their Imperial hive city. Trapped miles below ground, what they find is a Genestealer uprising of monstrous proportions and the spectres of their own family trauma.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

A Cog In Crimson - Part 5

A Cog In Crimson - Part 5

February 9, 2020

Embroiled in a campaign of war profiteering, the pirate Theolen Al-Amir encounters a sect of machine-venerating cultists led by the priestess Heironomyia Bosch. The pair are at first fascinated by each others’ motivations, but ideological differences will test their alliance as the cultists’ pilgrimage draws closer to their promised land – the holy forge world of Mars.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

A Cog In Crimson - Part 4

A Cog In Crimson - Part 4

February 9, 2020

Embroiled in a campaign of war profiteering, the pirate Theolen Al-Amir encounters a sect of machine-venerating cultists led by the priestess Heironomyia Bosch. The pair are at first fascinated by each others’ motivations, but ideological differences will test their alliance as the cultists’ pilgrimage draws closer to their promised land – the holy forge world of Mars.

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This audio drama is 100% unofficial and in no way endorsed or supported by Games Workshop.

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