Hammer’s Slammers is a collection of military science fiction short stories by author David . Hammer’s Slammers: The Crucible – Official Website (A Hammer’s Slammers game); Baen’s “The Hammer’s Slammers Handbook” · Hammer’s. I have read the stories and enjoyed them. An interesting thing about the Hammer’s Slammers universe is that it is considered suicidal to take to. I want have some discussion about Hammer’s Slammers, The main creator of The Crucible (John Treadaway) is a top chap and has put an.

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The official miniatures from 6mm for the core group through 15mm to 28mm are available from Old Crow Models. Martin Lopez rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Colonel Hammer rails against the military choices made by the politician, secretary Tromp. Matti on 15 August Kirk rated it really liked it Oct 06, I won’t quote you hard game numbers regardless of the system, but those portable armored shields are probably best represented either by hard cover or in a fashion similar to whatever would be called “heavy ballistic plate” armor in your chosen system.

The novel is split into a series of short stories which follow various characters and their interactions with the Hammer’s Slammers regiment. The main creator of The Crucible John Treadaway is a top chap and has put an awful lot of time and effort into that game. Loved the stories, Not quite as much of a fan of the retro designs.

We hear that there are tumults and riots in Rome, and that voices are raised concerning the army and the quality of our soldiers. Setting aside shipping from Blighty, the thing really holding me back cruible the seeming chasm in design sensibility between the retro blower tanks and combat crkcible on the one hand and the more conventional AFVs on the other. Brock Deskins rated it really liked it Jan 02, This page was last edited on 3 Aprilat Hammer’s Slammer’s Handbook1st Edition.


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drucible Of course, later we routinely see 2cm tribarrels knocking out APCs with relative ease, so I don’t think Sergeant Counsel and his boys had a snowball’s chance regardless unless they got both M9s at roughly the same time as they planned. Trivia About Hammer’s Slammers Though each TU fights and dies on its own as far as the rules are concerned, they operate under a ‘Detachment’ read: The reader is also introduced to recurring characters like Joachim Steuben, slammera gay sociopath and master marksman devoted to his colonel; Sergeant later Major Danny Prichard; recruit later Sergeant-Commander Rob Jenne; Margritte DiManzio, whose husband is killed by s,ammers from a different regiment and signs on with the Slammers; and Sergeant “Ripper Jack” Scratchard, who shows how the Slammers infantry ties in with the Regiment’s combat cars and hovertanks.

There is no mention of space combat as such.

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These chapters form short essays that Drake uses to expand up the world of the Hammerverse. It was not written by David Drake, unfortunately, but it can often be found for a song–when you can find it, that is. This has the foreseeable effect of destroying many of the Gedel buildings. I second the opinion regarding The Cruciblewell done and anyone with even the slightest interest in either the Hammer stories or wargaming will find it a great buy. Jonathan rated it it was amazing Mar 13, It is also revealed that as part of allowing Hammer to form the regiment, the government agreed that all members of the Slammers would be granted full citizenship of Freisland once its usefulness had ended and Hammer gave the order for it to disband.

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Retrieved from ” https: They take a skimmer, a low laying hover-vehicles designed for infantry to a nearby structure made of an opaque, yet glass-like material.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Artillery takes various forms, but there are ‘active’ defences available to mitigate its primacy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


On the planet Dunstan Hammer’s Slammers are fighting for the government and Danny Pritchard is becoming romantically involved with one of their representatives; a young woman named Sonna. Eventually the DCMS was able to successfully reach their embarkation point and evacuate the planet.

Hammer’s Slammers – The Crucible.

Hammer’s Slammers: The Crucible

Shaken, he leaves the ruin and Sonna explains that the Gedel were a race capable of creating many wonders and this ruin is just one of many scattered over Dunstan.

I consider their atmosphere and depiction of slammeers operations to be inspiration for my personal depiction of BattleTech mercenaries, and heavily influenced how I depict mercenaries in all Sci-Fi settings. After decamping, the tank section becomes engaged in another fight, on the edge of a city seemingly made of irreplaceable Gedel structures.

Join us by filling out a tiny 3 field form and you will get your own, free, dakka user account which gives a good range of benefits to you: Have bammer Nice Day! You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved 21 February It depends what you are trying to get out of your gaming experience To ask other readers questions about Hammer’s Slammersplease sign up.

Sort of like MWO did for Battletech designs. The story ends with the Slammers in a victorious position and with Tromp fleeing the compound to a waiting aircraft to take him away.

One is that provided above while the second is a page teaser of the rulebook itself. This interlude chapter explains the main faith of humanity in the future.

David Lukens added it May 28, The tank commander, Danny Pritchard is introduced. You know what they say, don’t you? The other company producing relevant AFVs and [official Hammer’s Slammers and Molt alien] infantry is still Ground Zero Games, but glitterboy is correct that other companies fill in some of the older codes.