Warhammer Combat Cards

The Warhammer 40,000 card battling game. Download for free from:

Welcome to CombatCards.com

Warhammer Combat Cards is a digital card game made by Well Played Games in conjunction with Games Workshop. Read on for an overview of the game, or click here for our detailed ‘how to play’ game guide. We also have our weekly developer blog on the making of the game, and a look at the classic, paper Combat Cards from Games Workshop.

Latest News

Design Blog 119: Changing how this blog works

My goal with these blog posts was to talk about work that's in progress, why we made certain creative decisions and to expose some of the behind the scenes elements that go into making a game. Since the end of 2017 I’ve posted almost every week, alongside the hobby...

Developer Update: v30.0 – Player Profiles & Customisation

Developer Update: v30.0 – Player Profiles & Customisation

Welcome to another Developer Update! Version 30.0 should be appearing in an app store near you very soon, and we're excited about the new feature it brings, and what it means for the future. Introducing Player Profiles Player Profiles are a new feature to Combat...

Design Blog 118: Exploring alternate deployment

Design Blog 118: Exploring alternate deployment

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that we were looking at alternate ways to begin battles, rather than the AI deploying three cards and then the player placing three of theirs. So this week I thought I’d explore what some of the alternatives would actually mean to the...

The Well Played Games Warhammer Hobby Blog – April

Welcome to the another instalment of the Well Played Games Warhammer Hobby Blog! This last month has been an interesting one with self-isolation giving us all a bit more spare time to get some hobby done, so let's dive in and see what the team have been doing. Stu...


Build your unique collection of cards, each featuring a new or classic Warhammer 40,000 miniature painted by Games Workshop’s ‘Eavy Metal team.


Select a Warlord and create a deck around their special rule. Will you include allies? Should you spend your points on a few, powerful cards, or a horde?



Take on enemy decks in quick, turn-based, tactical battles. Easy to play but with great depth, use timing, positioning and combo’s to crush their Warlord.


Take part in Campaigns and Missions based on iconic Warhammer 40,000 battles. Defeat AI opponents, climb the leaderboards and win great prizes.


Learn about the Warhammer 40,000 universe and the characters in your collection. Enjoy references from the first to the most recent edition of the game.


New characters are added to the game at the same time Games Workshop releases them, so you can battle with classic and the very latest releases.

Combat Cards

Each card is based on a character from Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000, and includes stats which reflect how that miniature plays in the tabletop game. 

The more powerful a card, the more points it costs to include in your deck.

As you upgrade cards you increase their Wounds, and their ranged, melee and psychic attack stats. 

Upgrade them enough and you unlock the card’s ‘trait’, adding more depth to the combat with special powers, like Distract, Furious Charge and Fear.


Build decks from every Warhammer 40,000 army, grouped into eight factions: