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The legendary megadungeon is here at last! 

More than thirteen levels and 1,500 keyed encounters of perils, monsters, traps, and treasure to bedevil your players. Find levels of warring humanoids, the deadly Arena, ancient artifacts, lost temples, portals to other worlds, and the ultimate secret of the dungeons... the Mad Archmage himself.

Originally released as a free electronic book in serial format, the Castle of the Mad Archmage has been completely revised, expanded, and updated. It is a complete adventuring environment, from the surface ruins to the deepest caves and caverns. 

You and your players could literally spend years exploring the dungeons beneath the Castle and still not discover everything. It can accomodate characters from first to fifteenth experience level and beyond.

Castle of the Mad Archmage is written using the Adventures Dark and Deep™ rules, and is compatible with most Old School type rules with little or no conversion needed.

Note: You must also purchase the Adventure Book and the Illustration Book in order to run this adventure.

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John O May 04, 2021 6:20 pm UTC
Do you have VTT versions of the maps?
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Joseph B May 04, 2021 6:25 pm UTC
No, unfortunately. There just hasn't been a lot of demand for it. If more people ask, it might well happen.
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Jeremy Z August 15, 2020 9:15 pm UTC
How do I copy the maps to Roll20?
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Joseph B August 16, 2020 3:03 am UTC
Unfortunately I have no idea. I don't use it myself and don't know the system.

Perhaps someone else with more knowledge of Roll20 will be able to help you.

Wish I could help!
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Jeremy Z August 16, 2020 4:44 am UTC
I actually figured it out while waiting for your response: I copied the pages in Sumatra PDF, then stitched them together in Photoshop.

Thank you anyway!
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Mark T February 11, 2018 7:02 am UTC
Although this mapbook is fine for printing on regular letter sized pages, many of the levels are split in half across two pages, making it impractical to do poster-sized prints for the levels, if one were wanting to do that.

There are other dungeons available as pdf on rpgnow/drivethruprg which put entire large levels on oversized pages that can be printed out as giant posters, if desired. I am disappointed that this module did not do something similar.
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Joseph B February 11, 2018 5:01 pm UTC
It's an interesting idea. I'm sorry to say it's not my top priority, but I'll put it on the to-do list.
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Joseph B February 11, 2018 9:26 pm UTC
Mark, please contact me at Thanks!
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Declan F February 18, 2014 2:24 pm UTC
If you need the Map Book, the Adventure Book and the Illustration Book in order to run the adventure why sell them separately?
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Joseph B February 18, 2014 3:27 pm UTC
It's a technical limitation of RPGNow/DriveThruRPG. I would bundle it if they let me, but they can't do that right now.
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