Hammer of Math

Hammer of Math: Arks of Omen Secondary Objective Fragility

This week's Hammer of Math takes a deeper look at the Secondary Objectives in Arks of Omen in terms of fragility with respect to rounds. Last week I did a deep dive into the Secondary Objectives of Arks of Omen,...

Hammer of Math: Arks of Omen Secondary Objectives

This week's Hammer of Math takes a look at 50% of the scoring within an Arks of Omen Grand Tournament game; the secondary objectives. One of the biggest challenges for new players within competitive 40k is grasping the sheer number...

Hammer of Math: Space Marines in the New Meta (January 2023)

This week's Hammer of Math takes a look at the effect of the changes in the new Balance Dataslate, Munitorium Field Manual, and Arks of Omen on Space Marines. What a week. For those who don't obsess over every detail of...

Hammer of Math: Necromunda Campaign Economics, Part 2

This week's Hammer of Math expands the simulation Kevin made for the economy of an Outlander Campaign and adds the impact of territories with the Dominion, Succession, and Uprising campaigns. I'll admit, perhaps spending hours coding a Python script to...

Hammer of Math: Top Articles of 2022

This week's Hammer of Math continues the tradition of trying to avoid doing math over the Christmas holiday by looking at Kevin's favorite articles from 2022. I regret to inform you that I was less productive in 2022 than 2021;...

Hammer of Math: Necromunda Outlander Campaign Economics

This week's Hammer of Math stakes a claim between the Underhive and the Ash Wastes to take a look at the economics of the Outlander campaign. While blasting gangers off of walkways is always fun, one of the things that...

Hammer of Math: Horus Heresy Land Raiders and Lascannons

This week's Hammer of Math answers a question that Bair has been wondering about Horus Heresy: how many lascannons does it take to get to the Space Marine center of a Land Raider? Back in July I did an article...

Hammer of Math: Leman Russ Turret Mayhem

This week's Hammer of Math dives into the realm of really big guns and the tanks that drive them, focusing on the main weapon options of the Astra Militarum Leman Russ Tank. The Astra Militarum are defined by two key...

Hammer of Math: Warhammer 40k Secondary Objectives Board Coverage

This week's Hammer of Math dives into the realm of geometry, and looks at how much of the board is available for the various area-based secondary objectives in Warhammer 40k. Probably one of the most challenging aspects of Warhammer 40k...

Hammer of Math: Astra Militarum Orders

This week's Hammer of Math takes a look at another aspect of Codex: Astra Militarum by focusing on the orders mechanic. For as long as the Astra Militarum have been the Astra Militarum, they've had a mechanic where the guys...