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Beneath the ruins of the Claw of Sunsets are a number of small dungeons and understructures. This particular dungeon is under the final portion of the ruins maps above – with entrances both via the stairway in the tower (to the “dungeon” levels) and via the cave downhill from the tower (to the “caverns” levels). This is also the only set of understructures that haven’t been infiltrated by massive vines/roots of the others.
There are three levels to the dungeons and two to the caverns. The two are connected by a secret door on the first level. The caverns have an area that was once used to contain one or more wild beasts, but no creatures are locked within that cave at this time. The lower cavern has a significant amount of standing water and shows signs of having been “constructed” out of the stone without the use of tools – the five pillars of stone look natural enough, but their near-uniform size, spacing, and straight-line positioning imply otherwise.
The second and third levels of the dungeon were once connected by a turning staircase that has long ago fallen, leaving the deeper partially-collapsed level accessible only via ropes, climbing, or to those who can fly or levitate (well, not actually inaccessible, but definitely hard to get back out of if you don’t have one of the above).
The 1200 dpi versions of the map were drawn at a scale of 300 pixels per square and are 11,400 pixels (38 squares) wide. To use this with a VTT you would need to resize the squares to either 70 pixels (for 5′ squares) or 140 pixels (for the traditional 10′ squares) – so resizing the image to either 2,660 pixels wide or 5,320 pixels wide, respectively.
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Vince Snetterton said:
I am not seeing how the section in the lower right is accessed by the section in the lower left. I understand there is no longer a staircase down, but I don’t even see a space that chars can use the ropes and levitate spells you mention.
Dyson Logos said:
The area in the lower left that has an arrow and a “D” for down points to a gap in the floor where the stairs used to be (at the far right of the level). That gap leads to the same shaped space on the far right of the lowest level.
Vince Snetterton said:
Ah, thanks. See it now. I see also that the cave entrance on the top map is defined very subtly by path lines.
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