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Castle Builder Volume 3: Moathouses & Pillboxes

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Castle Builder Volume 3: Moathouses & Pillboxes is the third 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. This installment describes defenseworks that can be used to enhance the protection provided by basic structures like manor houses. This volume’s contents include:

* An introduction to moathouses and pillboxes, why people build them, and how they are perceived;

* Various uses for such structures;

* How to consider the most suitable uses of moathouses and pillboxes in your game;

* Typical locations for moathouses and pillboxes;

* A sample moathouse;

* Eight floorplans for curtain walls, moathouses, towers, and pillboxes surrounding the Ellingsworth Estate, a representative fortified manor house.

Although this book has no specific setting, it is designed to accommodate any technological era that one is likely to encounter in a fantasy campaign setting, from the Stone Age to the Renaissance. It is also fully bookmarked and hotlinked and designed to be printer-friendly and easy-to-use! 

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    November 3rd, 2012
    The third in Skirmisher Publishing's series on fortifications and construction focuses on small fortified structures, such as might be used to guard one end of a bridge, and on "moathouses". The latter are defined as regular buildings surrounded by a [...]
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