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Only War - Hammer of the Emperor


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Publication Date May 2nd, 2013

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"This ain’t training, trooper. This is the real thing. Those are real bullets and real bombs. This is war. If you want to make it through the next few hours alive, you better do exactly as I say and exactly as I do." –Sergeant Rince Klebb, Baraspian 3rd Rifles, shortly before his death

Hammer of the Emperor is a handbook for the brave soldiers of the Imperial Guard. New options for regiment creation and mixed regiments, along with details on renowned regiments like the Attilan Rough Riders and Tanith First-and-Only, give players unique ways to wage war in the 41st Millennium. Plus, enhance your missions with new Advanced Specialties, an expanded armoury, rules for Mounted Combat, and much more!

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Table of Contents

004 | What’s In This Book?

Chapter I: Heroes of the Imperium
007 | New Imperial Guard Regiments
008 | Armageddon Steel Legion
012 | Attilan Rough Riders
016 | Brontian Longknives
018 | Death Riders of Krieg
020 | Kasrkin
022 | Last Chancers
024 | Scintillan Fusiliers
028 | Tanith First-and-Only
032 | Valhallan Ice Warriors
036 | New Regimental Options
036 | New Home Worlds
040 | New Training and Doctrines
044 | Regimental Drawbacks
048 | Mixed Regiments

Chapter II: Advanced Field Training
053 | Advanced Specialities
054 | Brawler
058 | Breacher
062 | Commander
078 | Sentry
082 | Sharpshooter
086 | Tank Ace

Chapter III: Rules of War
093 | New Talents and Orders
096 | New Talents
106 | New Orders
110 | Extended Armoury
111 | Ranged Weapons
116 | Melee Weapons
121 | Weapon Upgrades
122 | Weapon Customisations
123 | Unusual Ammunition
124 | Wargear and Equipment
126 | Cybernetics
127 | Variant Equipment Patterns
127 | Designing a Pattern
132 | Mounted Combat
132 | Mounted Special Actions
134 | Mounted Fighting
137 | Mount Traits
138 | Mount Profiles
142 | Creating New Mounts


Lead Developer
Max Brooke

Writing And Development
Blake Bennett, Timothy Cox, Nathan Dowdell, John Dunn, Matthew "HBMC" Eustace, Andy Hoare, Jason Marker, and Ross Watson

Andrew Kendrick

Graham Davey

Graphic Design
Edge Studios and Dallas Mehlhoff

Cover Art
Imaginary FS Pte Ltd

Interior Art
John Blanche, Matt Bradbury, Christopher Burdett, Jon Cave, Mauro Dal Bo, David Griffith, Nicholas Kay, Sam Lamont, Clint Langley, Diego Gisbert Llorens, Mark Molnar, Marco Morte, Ameen Naksewee, David Auden Nash, Niten, Aaron Riley

Managing Art Director
Andrew Navaro

Art Direction
Andy Christensen

Production Management
Eric KnightLicensing &

Development Coordinator
Deb Beck

Executive Game Designer
Corey Konieczka

Executive Producer
Michael Hurley

Christian T. Petersen

Special Thanks
Playtest Coordinator Ronald DeValk. "Veterans of a Psychic War" Benn Williams with Chris Lancaster, Aric Wieder, Rebecca Williams, and Eric Young; "The Librarians" Pim Mauve with Gerlof Woudstra, Keesjan Kleef, Jan-Cees Voogd, and Joris Voogd; "Memento Mori" Jordan Millward with Keri Harthoorn, Kyle Harthoorn-Burton, Kieren Smith, Julia Smith, Malcolm Douglas Spence. Jesse "Bearhammer" Houston.

Games Workshop

Licensing Manager
John French and Graeme Nicoll

Head Of Licensing
Jon Gillard

Head Of Licensing, Legal And Strategic Projects
Andy Jones

Head Of Intellectual Property
Alan Merrett



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