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Castle Sites is a 98-page sourcebook for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition released in [missing data].

Official synopsis[]

One's castle is one's home!

  Castle Sites offers a fascinating and detailed look into the workings of seven fantastic fortresses, inlcuding the following:

  • Kaurak Kholzil, a dwarven bastion built into the face of a cliff to protect a rich adamantium mine
  • Cloud Keep, the flying fortress of a storm giant clan
  • Dragon's Coffin, built to keep an ancient black dragon trapped inside its subterranean lair

Each entry includes a description of the site's appearance, history, and layout, a detailed floorplan, complete data on the NPCs who live (or died) there, and adventure hooks to draw player characters into the setting.  

Castle Sites is easily adaptable to any AD&D campaign and is suitable for all levels of play. Also in this series of accessories are City Sites and Country Sites.

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Development and release[]

Development[]

The book was written by Kevin Melka and Sam Witt. Art was provided by Dennis Kauth, David O. Miller and Eric Olsen.

Release[]

Castle Sites was released by TSR in for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On August 20, 2013, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $9.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Castle Sites reached the rank of Electrum seller on DriveThruRPG.

Influence on other works[]

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition
Core rules
Player's HandbookDungeon Master Guide
Monstrous Compendium Volume OneMonstrous Compendium Volume TwoMonstrous Manual
First QuestIntroduction to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons GameThe Complete Starter SetDungeons & Dragons Adventure Game
Optional core rules
Player's Option: Combat & TacticsPlayer's Option: Skills & PowersPlayer's Option: Spells & Magic
Dungeon Master Option: High-Level CampaignsCampaign Option: Council of Wyrms
Supplement lines
Player's Handbook Rules SupplementDungeon Master's Guide Rules Supplement
Monstrous Compendium AppendixMonstrous Compendium Annual
Encyclopedia MagicaHistorical ReferenceThe Magic EncyclopediaMonstrous ArcanaPriest's Spell CompendiumWizard's Spell Compendium
Other supplements
Bastion of FaithBook of ArtifactsCastle SitesChronomancerCity SitesCollege of WizardryCountry SitesDen of ThievesDungeon Builder's GuidebookGuide to HellLegends & LoreRogues' GalleryShamanTome of MagicThe Vortex of Madness and Other Planar PerilsWarriors of HeavenWorld Builder's Guidebook
Adventures
The Apocalypse StoneAxe of the Dwarvish LordsCleric's Challenge (II) • The Dancing Hut of Baba YagaDestiny of KingsDie Vecna Die!Dragon MountainDungeons of DespairFighter's Challenge (II) • The Gates of Firestorm PeakA Hero's TaleLabyrinth of MadnessThe Lost Shrine of BundushaturMoonlight MadnessThe Murky DeepNight Below: An Underdark CampaignA Paladin in HellReturn to the Tomb of HorrorsReverse DungeonRoad to DangerThe Rod of Seven PartsThe Shattered CircleThe Silver KeySwamplightTale of the CometTales of EnchantmentTemple, Tower, & TombThief's Challenge (II) • TSR Jam 1999Wizard's Challenge (II)
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