In the universe of Warhammer 40,000 (or Warhammer 40k) setting created by Games Workshop, the Space Marines are elite human soldiers enhanced to superhuman levels through genetic therapy, surgical modifications, and hypnotic indoctrination. The standard Space Marine is the Imperial Space Marine following the Codex Astartes created by Roboute Guilliman, but several variations exist, such as corrupted Chaos Space Marines and the elite Grey Knights.
The Space Marines are a playable army for the table-top miniature wargame Warhammer 40,000.
Space Marines are featured in the wargame and in spin-off games such as Epic and Inquisitor, in several computer game, and in the novels based on the setting produced by Black Library.
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