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The Hammer and The Stake: The Workers' Primer

The Hammer and The Stake: The Workers' Primer

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Welcome to 1922 Budapest.  Dracula rules.  The people fight!    


The Hammer and the Stake is a new stand-alone tabletop roleplaying game with a core mechanic that focuses on player cooperation and wagering to overcome obstacles.  The Workers' Primer, is designed to introduce the game to new players. 

Following the Great War and the disastrous Treaty of Trianon, Count Dracula engineers a fascist vampire-coup in Hungary and Romania and establishes himself as the autocrat of the newly created Nagy-Magyarország ('Greater Hungary'). 

Proletariat freedom fighters work to overthrow Dracula's despotic-aristocratic regime. The threat is very real, Dracula's magic is powerful enough to make manifest the worst fears of Marx.  
Time is of the essence. If Dracula's minions are left unchecked, the people will literally lose their identities and become lumpenproles - beaten down degenerate servants of the Dracula regime. 

You play one of the heroic socialists fighting to liberate the people from both the invisible hand of Adam Smith as well as despotic vampire overlords.

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Inside the Worker's Primer You Will Find:

- The Core Rules for the Hammer and The Stake.  Enough to start playing right away.  

- The Fides System.  An original system built to keep every player invested in every throw of the dice.  

- A quick overview of Dracula's Nagy-Magyarország ('Greater Hungary') and the brave socialists that refuse the vampires' regressive vision.

- The chance to help make the full version (to be released later) the strongest game it can be. 

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Burn it.  To The Ground.  

... As always, if there is something we can do to improve this (or any other product) drop us a line at WeaponizedInk@gmail.com.  An expanded version of The Worker's Primer will be released at a later date based upon feedback from this product.  
 
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June 7th, 2021
Hammer and the Stake The Worker's Primer is the playtest rules for a new vampire hunting game. The mechanics on some level has similiarity to the World of Darkness using Attributes and Skills with a 1 to 5 rating, but this is really where the [...]
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June 3rd, 2021
I took a look at the book, the system sound good, and are quite refreshing, first time I see it, I like the idea fighting against vampire like that, the group victory sound really good too [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on April 28, 2021.