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CASTLE OLDSKULL - Oldskull Dungeon Tools

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At last, the culmination of years of old school dungeon design ideas, at your fingertips …

 

Important Note: This is a spreadsheet program, with a user’s manual. This utility is designed to work with a desktop computer, with Microsoft Excel installed and also a word processor (allowing you to paste data output into an easily printable format). If you are using a non-desktop system such as a phone or tablet, you may become frustrated by your inability to use this tool to 100% of its intended functionality. Compatibility with other spreadsheet programs is unfortunately not guaranteed. Please purchase this product only if you have a system that can handle the formatted data and generators in a manner that will be helpful to you. These systems have been specifically designed to fit the intended format. Thank you for your understanding.

 

If you love random tables but hate page flipping and dice rolling, the Oldskull Dungeon Tools are for you. This utility set features tens of thousands of random table results, pulled from the following 8 best-selling Castle Oldskull books:

  • The Classic Dungeon Design Guide, Books 1, 2 & 3 (CDDG1-3)
  • The Oldskull Dungeon Bestiary (ODB1)
  • The Book of Dungeon Traps (BDT1)
  • 1,000 Rooms of Chaos, Books 1 & 2 (ROC1-2)
  • 333 Realms of Entropy (ROE1)
  • (With a few Easter eggs included from other books as well.)

 

Here you will find fully automated randomizers for over 100 variables, including:

  • Adventure names
  • Unique benefactors / quest givers
  • Quest and scenario types, with twists
  • City-to-dungeon modes of travel and wilderness encounters
  • Wilderness region themes (Realms of Entropy)
  • Dungeon names and level themes
  • Surface dungeon, castle, and ruin types (surrounds)
  • Dungeon construction and builder race ideas
  • Minor artifacts (Shards of Chaos)
  • Over 2,000 unique room themes (Rooms of Chaos)
  • A full random room generator, with over 1,000 detailed room types
  • Over 1,000 descriptor and adjective themes for further differentiation
  • Details on dungeon light, air currents, lifeforms, odors, and sounds
  • Furnishings and dungeon dressing
  • Unexpected features, cave features, rogue hideout features, and arcane features
  • Very large random systems for containers, pools, and shrines
  • Dead body and implement of torture generators
  • Door, corridor, stairway, and magical gateway creators
  • Special encounter types for barracks (minions), quarters (NPCs), prisoners, and ideas for Lovecraftian Abominations
  • Over 4,000 random monster lairs, including paired encounters (e.g., dark elves and giant spiders), with more to come
  • Hundreds of dungeon trap ideas, tiered by difficulty level
  • And more, with more content to come!

 

To make the very most of this utility, you might want to own the 8 books mentioned above, but I’ve included enough information in the accompanying user’s manual that you should also be able to figure things out on your own. (Arising questions would be most fully answered by the 2,000+ pages of referenced books, as cited in this utility’s user manual.) Additional tool sets for the Game World Generator, Oldskull Adventure Generator, etc. will be programmed if this initial dungeon-themed offering is well received.

Please note that this is not a traditional Castle Oldskull e-book. It is a spreadsheet software utility for rapid random generation, which has been written due to dozens of requests for quicker and more integrated result creation using the existing Castle Oldskull systems. If you do not yet have a basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel use and word processing, this product might frustrate you … but the learning curve can be overcome. These tools have been requested by power users and have been scripted for that intended audience.

I hope you enjoy the provided tools … they are very extensive!

Another fine product from Kent David Kelly and Wonderland Imprints, Only the finest works of fantasy.

~

To view the entire library of available titles for Castle Oldskull, Hawk & Moor, Old School Essentials compatible supplements, and more, please visit Kent David Kelly's Wonderland Imprints publisher page.

The Wonderland Imprints Swords & Sorcery Library

Code

Supplement Title

Primary Game Topics

CO1

The Classic Dungeon Design Guide I

Dungeons / Lore / Random Tables

CO2

The Classic Dungeon Design Guide II

Dungeons / Lore / Random Tables

CO3

The Classic Dungeon Design Guide III

Dungeons / Lore / Random Tables

CO4

Oldskull Dungeon Generator

Dungeons / Solo Gaming Tools

CO5

The Book of Dungeon Traps

Dungeons / Random Tables

CO6

Oldskull Dungeon Tools

Generators / Solo Gaming Tools

CO7

Game World Generator – Deluxe Edition

Game World / Random Tables

CO8

Oldskull Adventure Generator

Game World / Random Tables

CO9

Chaotic Descriptor Table

Generators / Random Tables

CO10

Dungeon Delver Enhancer

Characters / Lore / Random Tables

CO11

Oldskull Warriors

Characters / Classes / Lore

CO12

Oldskull Knights

Characters / Classes / Lore

CO13

Oldskull Anti-Paladins

Characters / Classes / Lore

CO14

Oldskull Plague Doctors

Characters / Classes / Lore

CO15

Oldskull Gonneslingers

Characters / Classes / Lore

CO16

Serpentine

Characters / Races

CO17

Oldskull Half-Ogres

Characters / Races

CO18

Oldskull D100 NPC Generator

Characters / Generators

CO19

Character Tables

Gameplay / Tabletop Reference

CO20

Combat Tables

Gameplay / Tabletop Reference

CO21

Dungeon Monsters & Treasures Level 1

Monsters / Treasure

CO22

Oldskull Dungeon Encounters

Lore / Monsters / Treasure

CO23

Oldskull Dungeon Bestiary

Monsters / Random Tables

CO24

Oldskull Dragons

Monsters / Treasure

CO25

Oldskull Trolls

Lore / Monsters / Races

CO26

Oldskull Monster Generator

Generators / Lore / Monsters

CO27

Oldskull Treasure Trove

Random Tables / Treasure

CO28

The Oldskull Deck of Strangest Things

Lore / Random Tables / Treasure

CO29

City State Encounters

Random Tables / Urban Adventures

CO30

The Order of the Scarlet Tabard

Characters / Lore / Random Tables

CO31

Captains of the Scarlet Tabard

Characters / Lore

CO32

Oldskull Tyrrhenia Map Pack

Game World / Lore / Realm Maps

CO33

333 Realms of Entropy

Game World / Lore / Monsters

CO34

1,000 Rooms of Chaos

Dungeons / Solo Gaming Tools

CO35

1,000 Rooms of Chaos II

Dungeons / Solo Gaming Tools

CO36

The Pegana Mythos

Characters / Game World / Lore

CO37

The Oldskull Necronomicon

Characters / Game World / Lore

CO38

Lords of Oldskull: Krampus

Classes / Lore / Monsters

OSE1

Character Creation

Basic / Expert (B/X) Characters

OSE2

1977 Bestiary

Basic / Expert (B/X) Monsters

OSE3

Adventurer’s Arsenal

Basic / Expert (B/X) Equipment

OSE4

Turn Tracker

Basic / Expert (B/X) Gameplay

OSE5

Oldskull Grid War

Basic / Expert (B/X) Gameplay

HM1

Hawk & Moor Book I

TSR / Gary Gygax History 1973

HM2

Hawk & Moor Book II

TSR / Gary Gygax History 1974

HM3

Hawk & Moor Book III

TSR / Gary Gygax History 1975

HM4

Hawk & Moor Book IV

TSR / Gary Gygax History 1976

HM5

Hawk & Moor Book V

TSR / Gary Gygax History 1977

HM6

The Steam Tunnel Incident

TSR History / 1980s

 

(And more can be found at the Wonderland Imprints publisher page.)

 
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Rachael S February 06, 2020 12:07 am UTC
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Since you are so good with excel, VBA etc... what would you charge to make a database for Advanced spells? perhaps for all versions. Ideally one able to randomize scrolls, spellbooks and selectable spell lists, spell books and a two line/spell spell planner book also. Seriously I'll be willing to pay for one....(second project for items mundane and magical that also does bags, boxes, stores etc)....
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Ryan W March 06, 2019 6:38 pm UTC
Does this include data from all of the tables or select tables from the books mentioned?

Thank you!
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