Friday, March 22, 2013

Skirmisher Releases 'Castle Builder Volume 4: Towers'

Skirmisher Publishing LLC is proud to announce the release of Castle Builder Volume 4: Towers, the fourth 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. It is written and mapped by gaming author Richard T. Balsley available through DriveThruRPG and other online venues (18 pages, $1.99, SKPE1310).

This installment describes those iconic defenseworks that can be used for everything from observation to reinforcing walls to serving as classic homes for wizards. Contents include:

* An introduction to the idea of towers, why people build them, and how they are perceived;

* Various functions of such structures;

* How to consider the most suitable uses for towers in your game;

* Typical locations for towers;

* Floorplans and description for a sample three-level Wizard's abode, the Tower of Aloysius Wormsthram Severstrom; and,

* Floorplans and description for a sample military structure, the four-level Watchtower of the Kithairon Mountains.

This book has no specific setting and is designed to accommodate any technological era that one is likely to encounter in a fantasy campaign setting, from the Stone Age, through the Ancient and Medieval periods, to the Renaissance. It is also fully bookmarked and hotlinked and designed to be printer-friendly and easy-to-use. We very much hope you will enjoy it!

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