Die Ruinen von Myth Drannor
All sorts of vials, flasks, beakers, burners, crucibles,scales, measuring devices, and other alchemical equipment
fill this space. The room also includes a pair of basins and a ready supply of water in a barrel or two
lining the wall. Along one wall stands a fireplace that not only heats the room but also provides the fire necessary
for so many kinds of alchemical recipes. The floor is rough wood or stone, often stained with chemicals. Shelves stocked with chemicals and alchemical reagents line the walls.
Racks of armor and weapons fill this simple room, which has enough space to hold equipment for 25 soldiers (though the price doesn’t include such gear). If you need a greater capacity, you can purchase this component multiple times.
This open room contains up to ten simple wooden beds with straw mattresses. A small footlocker sits at the end of each bed for personal belongings. This component
includes a privy, though it need not be attached or adjacent to the barracks itself.
A barracks can hold ten people (usually guards or soldiers). If you need a greater capacity, you can purchase this component multiple times.
If you want a higher class of quarters for officers, purchase bedroom components instead.
This standard, sparsely furnished room contains a simple wooden or metal tub and a chamber pot or two, along with some rough wooden benches for seating.
This master bedroom includes a walk-in closet and privy. The furnishings are rough, but they include a straw bed on a low frame, two chests of drawers and a mirror hanging on one wall. The bedclothes are madeof rough cotton, wool, or even burlap, and the blanket
is often a patchwork quilt made of whatever was available. A couple of rough benches form a sitting area next to a small table.
This stronghold area contains two smaller bedrooms, possibly with a connecting door. The furnishings in each room are rough, including a straw bed on a low frame, a single chest of drawers, and a mirror hanging on one wall. The bedclothes are made of rough
cotton, wool, or even burlap, and the blanket is often a patchwork quilt made of whatever was available. Each room also has a rough bench sitting in front of a small table. This component includes a privy, though it need not be attached or adjacent to the bedroom
This space is dedicated to the worship of the higher power of your choice. It includes a simple altar, some rough pews for the worshipers, and an icon of the
power in question. There’s also a closet for keeping religious supplies and garb in. While you don’t necessarily need a cleric around so that you can visit the place and
pray in it, official services can only be run here by a person ordained by the higher power your character has chosen.
Up to forty people can fit in here for a service. If you need a greater capacity, purchase this component multiple times.
This plain room features bare floors with a few benches and walls with uninspiring artwork or tapestries. It might serve as a waiting room, a general meeting area, or an all-purpose room. Purchase this component multiple times if you want a larger common area.
Sometimes called a bailey, this large open space is surfaced either with gravel or patches of grass. It has no roof. Some flowers might appear around the edges of the area. Paths are worn through the center by people walking around the place. A rough bench or two sits here too. Purchase this component multiple times if you want a larger courtyard.
This space usually serves as a primary entrance into the stronghold (or one of many entrances). As its name suggests, the gatehouse includes a gate (and a drawbridge, if stationed adjacent to a moat). Defense can be enhanced with a portcullis; see Doors, below, for prices and details.
This rudimentary stone- or wood-floored kitchen centers around a fireplace or stove. It includes a pantry, in which basic foodstuffs are stacked on shelves or hung from the ceiling. The kitchen includes pots and pans made of tin. A scullery provides storage for brooms and rags, along with a basin for washing dishes and laundry. You can prepare meals for up to fifteen people in this space. In a pinch, you can avoid hiring a cook by
preparing the meals yourself.
Plain wooden shelves of books fill this room, arranged in any manner you desire. One or two small tables allow people to read the books, and a single lectern
allows you to read a book while standing. This library can hold up to two different
lots of books on specific subjects. For example, it could contain books on religion
and arcana. The Books sidebar has prices and information for book lots. If you need a greater capacity, purchase this component multiple times.
This simple wood- or stone-floored laboratory contains a small mystical library, a writing desk, and a lab table for various magical experiments. The crude furnishings are made of rough wood. A basin sits in one corner, next to an open barrel of water. A fireplace
squats against another wall, ready to provide heat as well as any fire that may be necessary.
These are basic, no-nonsense living quarters. Six slots exist in each such component, separated by thin walls that give the occupants some small semblance of privacy
Each slot has enough room for a bed, a chest of drawers with a small mirror atop it, a small table, and a chair. The furnishing and flooring are all rough but serviceable. Personal decorations hang from the walls. This component includes a privy, though it need not
be attached or adjacent to the servants’ quarters. If you need a greater capacity, purchase this component multiple times. For especially important servants such as a butler, it’s appropriate to put them in a basic bedroom or even a basic bedroom suite.
This empty room has rough walls and an unfinished (possibly dirt) floor. Due to the need for aisles and sensible stacking, a typical storage component offers about 2,000 cubic feet of usable storage space. If you need a greater capacity, you can purchase this component
This space, also sometimes called a solar, comes complete with a desk, some shelves for books, a chair, and a closet for storage of things that should be close at hand, like paper, ink, and so on. The floor and furnishings are rough, but sturdy.
Training Area, Combat
This open area allows guards and soldiers to train in the art of war. It has a rack of
wooden weapons and padded armor, archery targets, and practice dummies.
Up to eight people can train in such a place at once. If you need a greater capacity, you can purchase this component multiple times.
Training Area, Rogue
This area allows rogues to practice their skills of theft and breaking and entering. Padded dummies lined with powder, bells, or blades hang from the ceiling or on ropes and pulleys, allowing rogues to practice picking pockets and balancing in unusual positions.
Dozens of locks of various quality levels are forged into the wall; some may spring needle or gas traps—harmless except to the ego. Walls of various difficulty allow climbing practice as well.
This glorified storage space allows you to display trophies won in your expeditions and adventures. Most trophies hang from the walls, while others line tables scattered throughout the room. If you need a greater capacity, you can purchase this component multiple times.
Each workplace contains tools and equipment dedicated to a singular purpose, usually the application of a specific Craft or Profession skill. For example, you might build a carpenter’s workshop, a painter’s studio, or a brewer’s distillery. Use this stronghold space for whatever you need, and you can add one or more assistants or servants as needed.