Close
New Account
 
  
 
 
You will lose your chance to get the free product of the week.
One-click unsubscribe later if you don't enjoy the newsletter.
Close
Log In
 
 Forgot password?
 

     or     Log In with your Facebook Account
Advanced Search >

Castle Builder Volume 1: Strongholds

ADD TO WISHLIST >
PDF
$
Suggested Price $4.99

Castle Builder Volume 1: Strongholds is the first installment in a 10-part series designed to help Game Masters and players plan their ideal fortifications in a step-by-step format from the ground up. Although the book has no specific setting, it is designed to accomodate any technological era that one is likely to encounter in a fantasy campaign setting, from the Stone Age to the Renaissance.

This volume's contents include:

* Introduction to the nature of strongholds, why they are built, and how they are perceived;

* Various material types ranging from the historic to the fantastic;

* How to consider the most logical layout for your needs and the story potential this holds;

* Ways to integrate a stronghold's existence with a local community; and,

* Everything you need to quickly lay out your stronghold with standardized rooms, as well as free-form guidelines to make anything uniquely suited to personalizing your designs!

This book is fully bookmarked and designed to be printer-friendly and easy-to-use.

 

Other volumes in this series include:

Other products in this line include:

 
 Customers who bought this title also purchased
Reviews (10)
Discussions (0)
You must be logged in to rate this
Reviews
-
September 23rd, 2012
There are many preceeding five-star reviews for this product, all well-earned by an excellent company that is providing important research and background material to GM's who want to create real atmosphere for their players. I bought this entire series [...]
-
May 14th, 2012
This is probably a seminal RPG work. It's that good. This is not going to give you floorplans, but it's going to teach you all about the basic thought processes and considerations that went into real castle-building. This is a book that should sit next [...]
-
April 23rd, 2012
This book is good for giving the reader ideas on how to use the the structures in the book for the advancement of their game. It will not give you step by step instructions because it is about helping the reader use more care with something that may not [...]
-
February 12th, 2012
A good read for GMs and Players, and not just for gaming purposes it's a good historical reference on it's own, and very well written so as not to get dry or boring, even through the minutiae. As a player since 1st edition I always liked making my charact [...]
-
February 11th, 2012
A great product that works for any fantasy system, although the art is lacking. Thankfully I did not acquire this for the art. Instead I found a well written, and extremely useful product and I look forward to the rest of this product line [...]
Reviews
Narrow Results
 Follow Your Favorites!
NotificationsSign in to get custom notifications of new products!









Product Information
Silver seller
Pages
54
Publisher Stock #
SKPE1109
File Size:
9.66 MB
Format
Original electronic
Scanned image
These products were created by scanning an original printed edition. Most older books are in scanned image format because original digital layout files never existed or were no longer available from the publisher.

For PDF download editions, each page has been run through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to attempt to decipher the printed text. The result of this OCR process is placed invisibly behind the picture of each scanned page, to allow for text searching. However, any text in a given book set on a graphical background or in handwritten fonts would most likely not be picked up by the OCR software, and is therefore not searchable. Also, a few larger books may be resampled to fit into the system, and may not have this searchable text background.

For printed books, we have performed high-resolution scans of an original hardcopy of the book. We essentially digitally re-master the book. Unfortunately, the resulting quality of these books is not as high. It's the problem of making a copy of a copy. The text is fine for reading, but illustration work starts to run dark, pixellating and/or losing shades of grey. Moiré patterns may develop in photos. We mark clearly which print titles come from scanned image books so that you can make an informed purchase decision about the quality of what you will receive.
Original electronic format
These ebooks were created from the original electronic layout files, and therefore are fully text searchable. Also, their file size tends to be smaller than scanned image books. Most newer books are in the original electronic format. Both download and print editions of such books should be high quality.
File Last Updated:
July 11, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on July 11, 2011.
Publisher Info
Skirmisher Publishing
Skirmisher Publishing
Publisher Average Rating