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  Hammer and sickle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Unicode, the "hammer and sickle" symbol is U+262D (☭).
The hammer and sickle (Russian: серп и молот, serp i molot, "sickle and hammer") was one of the symbols of the RSFSR.
The hammer and sickle, imposed onto a pair of stylised wings, was used by the Soviet national carrier, Aeroflot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hammer_and_sickle   (1037 words)

 Hammer & Sickle
The Rev. Hammer 's first break as a singer was when he was still at school as Featus and the undertakers, then having the stage name of Featus he also did poetry.
Hammer & Sickle played a number of gigs and recorded two tracks on the "Buntingford Centre of the Universe" album with Justin Sullivan & Robb Heaton from N.M.A. under the alias of Crowman & Rokk Artthrobbe which came out in march 86, only 500 copies were pressed.
Not long after Hammer & Sickle split up and Rev. Hammer carried on his own for a while, then he joined up with Justin Sullivan and Joolz to form the Red Sky Coven, who performed poetry and acoustic music around the country.
freespace.virgin.net /biffer.a/hamsic.htm   (185 words)

 Hands On: Hammer & Sickle > Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Why Hammer & Sickle was first announced, I was intrigued because this RPG has a setting firmly grounded in reality and the plot believable, players take on the role of what would normally be considered the “bad guy in many action games of this type of story.
One of Hammer & Sickle’s strong points is the front-end, where players choose their skill sets and create their in-game avatar.
Hammer & Sickle is one of the more original RPGs to come along in a long time, and we are eager to play the final version.
web1.dignews.com /preview.php?story_id=11728   (974 words)

 WORTHPLAYING - - All about games !
MK: Nival Interactive, the critically acclaimed developer of the original the Blitzkrieg and Silent Storm series is developing Hammer and Sickle in conjunction with Novik and Co. The title originated as a community-driven mod and was jointly enhanced by both teams.
In Hammer and Sickle, the player enjoys a great degree of freedom as to how to solve the various in-game challenges and multiple endings are possible based upon the player’s actions.
Hammer and Sickle includes some 90 different authentic weapons that look and function as their real-world counterparts from the post-war era, including prototype and secret arms.
www.worthplaying.com /article.php?sid=29993   (1328 words)

 Hammer (Maverick foe)
After landing, Hammer was in charge of supervising the loading of weapons, particularly the biological ones.
Hammer and Sickle departed in the plane, along with the troops and biological weaponry.
The names Hammer and Sickle are derived from the symbols of a hammer and sickle which appeared on the flag of the Soviet Union.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/hammer.htm   (812 words)

 G4 - Reviews - Hammer and Sickle
Hammer and Sickle may look like any other WWII tactical strategy game, but oh no. This one takes place a full four years after WWII, and it features enough boring dialog to justify its classification as a tactical RPG.
Hammer and Sickle drops you into the well-worn boots of a Soviet spy in 1949.
Hammer and Sickle has a great premise, mixing the turn-based combat of Silent Storm with an RPG to provide more involvement and more opportunities for conflicts.
www.g4tv.com /xplay/reviews/17/Hammer_and_Sickle.html   (1025 words)

 Whichgame.net : Hammer And Sickle Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It’s a real shame too, because Hammer & Sickle has everything going for it; a unique setting, an innovative premise and a solid gameplay engine, yet the rookie studio Novik has somehow managed to let a number of massive problems slip by during the transition from concept to execution.
Hammer & Sickle’s take on turn based combat is quite reminiscent of popular post apocalyptic RPG Fallout and its sequel, but it doesn’t take long for the player to find out that the game is even buggier than Black Isle’s masterpiece, which is something of an achievement in itself.
Hammer & Sickle is profoundly difficult at the base level, but taking all of its flaws into consideration, the game seems almost impossible.
www.whichgame.net /review.asp/storyid/{786DE600-99A6-422A-B732-8FF02B261187}/skin/standard   (992 words)

 Gameplay Monthly - Video game news, reviews, previews, interviews, screenshots, movies and more
Their new game, Hammer and Sickle, is based on the engine used in their highly successful Silent Storm series.
Hammer and Sickle is a game that has decent replay value and a difficulty that will keep you engaged for quite a while.
Hammer and Sickle is a pretty good strategic RPG game, and despite its flaws, would make a welcome addition to any PC library.
www.gameplaymonthly.com /reviews/hammersickle.php   (1280 words)

 Hammer and Sickle
Hammer and Sickle escaped from Russia in 1916 due to rumors of the coming Bolshevik revolution.
Almost a century later, Hammer and Sickle are back; lending their unique comic talent to help us better explain the issues of our modern world.
For those of you faithful Hammer and Sickle fans out there, who have ever so nicefully checked this page every Friday for the last month, only to be sadly disappointed by the lack of new episodes; we at Mission Control would like to apologize.
www.whoisnichcosmos.com /hands.html   (141 words)

 Hammer & Sickle Hands-On - Early Impressions - PC News at GameSpot
Rather than play as a squad of Allied operatives like you did in Silent Storm, in Hammer and Sickle you'll play as a Soviet operative who fought in the war, and you catch wind of a new plot hatching within the borders of a defeated Germany.
Combat in Hammer and Sickle seems at least as tactical and as challenging as that of Silent Storm, if not more so, since many of the game's missions will focus on infiltration and recon rather than assault and demolitions.
Hammer and Sickle is scheduled for release later this year.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/hammersickle/preview_6127228.html   (1406 words)

 GameShark | PC | Previews | Hammer & Sickle Preview
Hammer and Sickle is a sequel of sorts to the vastly underappreciated game Silent Storm, which was also developed by Nival and released back in early 2004.
Hammer and Sickle takes the same basic premise of Silent Storm but beefs up the role-playing aspects and adds better graphics, and additional gameplay options.
There is an amazing amount of potential in Hammer and Sickle and fans of tactical strategy and role-playing games should definitely keep an eye out for its release this fall (possibly into early winter).
www.gameshark.com /index.asp?t=c&c=pc&a=previews&id=3101   (996 words)

 Hammer & Sickle > Review
Hammer and Sickle is a post-WWII, Cold War title in which… Umm, gimme another second here.
To keep it focused, Hammer and Sickle tasks you with trying to get past the infamous Checkpoint Charlie and into the west to gather intelligence on the West for good ol’ Joe Stalin.
That’s not the case, however; Hammer and Sickle is pure turn-based strategy, a genre that ought to go lighter on the ol’ system specs, but in this case doesn’t.
www.dignews.com /review.php?story_id=13599   (845 words)

 Hammer and Sickle (PC) Review at JustPressPlay - Music Reviews, Movie Reviews, Game Reviews, Free game demos, patches, ...
When first learning about Hammer and Sickle, I was excited to hear that it offered turn-based squad combat with role-playing elements.
Hammer and Sickle offers a “tech tree” that allows you to take a certain path with your character and level up the way you like.
Speaking of characters, Hammer and Sickle has six playable characters in which to choose from at the beginning of the game, each with different abilities such as medic, sniper, and solider.
www.justpressplay.net /games/reviews/pc/153-Hammer_and_Sickle.html   (1049 words)

 WORTHPLAYING - - All about games !
Their new game, Hammer & Sickle, is based on the engine used in their highly successful Silent Storm series.
Hammer & Sickle is a game that has decent replay value and a difficulty that will keep you engaged for quite a while.
Hammer & Sickle is a pretty good strategic RPG game, and despite its flaws, would make a welcome addition to any PC library.
www.worthplaying.com /article.php?sid=30784   (1280 words)

 Sickle (Maverick foe)
Sickle attacked Maverick, attempting to strangle him, only to be forced off him by Ivan the Terrible, who slammed his henchman into the wall, as he wanted to break Maverick before killing him.
Sickle and Omega Red almost came to blows over pursuing the heroes, but ultimately Omega Red stood down when reminded of the fate of those who cross Ivan the Terrible.
Sickle, in charge of security for the operation, came across Maverick and although thirsty for vengeance, lost to him in combat.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/sickle.htm   (988 words)

 Hammer & Sickle Preview editorial PC- VGPub -
The basic plot of Hammer & Sickle involves a scheme by the bad guys to exploit the general tension between the Americans and Soviets in the Cold War and basically get them to nuke each other to smithereens.
The depth of Hammer and Sickle in many ways reminds me of a game like Baldur?s Gate, right down to the point and click control style.
Hammer & Sickle uses a 3D three-quarter camera angle that can be manipulated with the mouse much like an RTS.
www.vgpub.com /hammer-sickle-preview-pc/editorial   (548 words)

 Andy Warhol's Hammer and Sickles
The idea for the Hammer and Sickle paintings originated from a trip to Italy that Andy Warhol took for the opening of his Ladies and Gentlemen paintings (aka the Drag Queen series).
According to Andy Warhol's painting assistant, Ronnie Cutrone, the idea for the Hammer and Sickle came from the graffiti that Andy noticed during his trip to Italy.
Halston's boyfriend, Victor Hugo, was given the original hammer and sickle, which he had Andy sign, and placed them crisscross under a Plexiglas box.
www.warholstars.org /art/artlx/hamer.html   (417 words)

 Hammer & Sickle for Windows - MobyGames
Hammer and Sickle is a turn-based strategy game with role playing elements that uses the Silent Storm engine and universe.
Hammer and Sickle also features heavy squad-based combat, and it inherits the turn-based engine from Silent Storm.
Hammer and Sickle initially started life as a mod for Silent Storm: Sentinels.
www.mobygames.com /game/windows/hammer-sickle   (428 words)

 Hammer and Sickle Preview - ( Review, Preview, Article, Interview, Q&A, Buy, Game ) - GamersHell.com
Hammer and Sickle takes place in 1949 amidst all of the tension in Europe.
Loaded with an impressive physics engine, enhanced appearance, and improved RPG elements, Hammer and Sickle is sure to be one of the best games to hit the PC this year.
To further add to the RPG elements in Hammer and Sickle, the hero’s daily actions and mannerisms will always affect something in the future.
www.gamershell.com /articles/954.html   (874 words)

 GameSpy: Hammer & Sickle Review
On top of that, Hammer & Sickle has an impressive pedigree: it's co-developed by the folks behind the well-regarded Silent Storm.
The potential of Hammer & Sickle is obvious, but much of the game is muddled, sloppy, and terribly tedious.
In Hammer & Sickle, you get to pick from six different character classes, like sniper and medic, and choose simple upgrade paths as you gain experience.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/hammer-sickle/672687p1.html   (802 words)

 Hammer and Sickle Soviet union logo tee shirts clothing and apparel for sale online with USSR image
Hammer and Sickle Soviet union logo tee shirts clothing and apparel for sale online with USSR image
We've got guys and girls shirts and hoodies, stickers and buttons with the Soviet Hammer and Sickle logo on 'em.
Ours have a similar style, but come with a Hammer and Sickle or Red Star communist logo embroidered on the front.
www.hammersicklestuff.com   (211 words)

 Hammer & Sickle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Energy Hammer: This hammer is charged with energy to augment its level of damage.
Energy Sickle: This weapon is charged with energy to augment its effectiveness.
This waepon is considered to be of AM material and can cut through up to IN material, and allows Sickle to inflict EX Edged damage.
expage.com /page/fiascohammersickle   (80 words)

 Hammer & Sickle - GameCritics.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Also, since any structure in the game world can be destroyed and any character killed, players can even break the game's plot any time they like and be rewarded with a sad ending for doing so.
Hammer and Sickle is also much shorter than a traditional RPG.
Hammer & Sickle is something of a strange case—it's by no means a perfect game, but it features a perfect game engine.
www.gamecritics.com /review/hammersickle/main.php   (1401 words)

 Tacticular Cancer # Review - Hammer and Sickle Review: HAMMERTIME!
Sat 25 Feb 2006, 1:42 AM When I first caught wind of Hammer and Sickle, I must say I was pretty psyched for the game.
Hammer and Sickle will be incredibly familiar to anyone who ever played Silent Storm, as it started off as a mod for Silent Storm before Nival saw it’s potential and turned it into a full retail game.
All this said, the biggest and most important enhancement that Hammer and Sickle brings to the table is the welcome addition of a non-linear plot structure and abundance of new role-playing options.
www.tacticularcancer.com /content.php?id=5   (2265 words)

 Jolt.co.uk - Online Gaming - Clan Server Rental
Hammer and Sickle takes place at the very start of the Cold War, with you playing a Russian field agent taking on missions against the Western forces and a mystery third party that seems intent on kicking off World War 3 – something all sides consider a bad idea yet are disturbingly willing to do.
The combat is just so tedious, the path finding is a joke and there are only so many cups of tea you can make while waiting for the enemy troops to make up their minds what to do and actually get around to doing it.
With the quite ridiculous difficulty level thrown on top of an unforgiving decision making process, Hammer and Sickle is doomed to stay forever in the bargain bin, and you’d be hard pushed to justify buying it even then.
www.jolt.co.uk /index.php?articleid=5752   (704 words)

 Hammer & Sickle (pc: 2005): Reviews
Hammer & Sickle should have been a great game, after all it is basically just a mod for the brilliant Silent Storm.
Takes an interesting concept and hammers it into the ground with a ridiculously high difficulty level and several issues and bugs which should have been resolved before the game shipped.
In the end, Hammer and Sickle was just not fun for me. And for a game, that is not a good thing.
www.metacritic.com /games/platforms/pc/hammerandsickle   (1281 words)

 Hammer & Sickle Preview
Hammer & Sickle is the sequel to the excellent Silent Storm we played last year.
Hammer & Sickle tries to address the shortcomings of the original — such as the pointlessness of the RPG aspects and storyline — while portraying the Cold War from a fresh new Soviet perspective and pushing the boundaries of player freedom.
The main character’s Soviet origins provide a fresh feeling but the game is not egregiously anti-American despite the very firm chill of the Cold War that had descended over the world during the time period in the game.
www.firingsquad.com /games/hammer_sickle_preview   (569 words)

 Hammer and Sickle: PC Game Previews - The Armchair Empire
For as much popularity as role-playing games have had over the decades, one would be hard pressed to find a title in the genre that takes place in or around the present that doesn't involve spandex sporting superheroes.
That being said, the folks at Nival Interactive have a new RPG that will pit players in the cloak and dagger world of post war Germany with Hammer and Sickle, a turn-based RPG, complete with destructible environments that takes place in the Silent Storm universe.
With the combination of a lot of cloak and dagger aspects, as well as the more contemporary setting of Hammer and Sickle, RPG fans could have a neat little treat in store.
www.armchairempire.com /Previews/PCGames/hammer-sickle.htm   (709 words)

 Gaming Horizon - Game Page - Hammer & Sickle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hammer and Sickle is the latest game from CDV and Nival Interactive, makers of Silent Storm.
Enjoy.Hammer and Sickle is a tactical RPG set in the spring of...
Nival Interactive today announced that they are currently developing Hammer and Sickle for the PC platform.
gamepage.gaminghorizon.com /media.php?game_id=2787   (178 words)

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