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Tabletop RPG Cartography

Book of Lairs


the book of lairs

The Book of Lairs

Book of Lairs: Urban Encounters

Book of Lairs: Urban Encounters

cover of third book of lairs

Vale of the Iron God (3rd Book of Lairs)

cover of book of lairs

Book of Lairs: Abandoned Places

Book of Lairs

Back in 2014 I started a Patreon site to support the creation of a generic fantasy Book of Lairs, using the Adventurer, Conqueror, King System RPG (ACKS for short). Took a year before it was finished and published, and soon after I started working on a second book, the Book of Lairs: Urban Encounters, which was completed last year. I then started on a 3rd Book of Lairs: The Vale of the Iron God.

All are now available to buy.

Below I have placed the maps from the three books here for personal, non-commercial use in your own games. I hope that they come in useful.


  1. Matthew Skail May 5, 2018

    Love your book of lairs!

    I have trouble with Vale of the Iron God though in that at the end. How many silver bricks and golden tiles can the characters pull out?

    • Simon Forster May 11, 2018 — Post author

      Hi Matthew. Quick answer: a lot! I seldom put scales on my maps, so GMs can adapt them to suit their needs, but a default scale is 1 mm = 1 foot, and that is roughly the scale of the maps. I’d say each corridor was about 10′ high, each room 15′ high. Silver tiles (2′ square) are about 16 tiles per 10′ wall; the gold bricks are about four times as many. Each tile would weight something like 3 stone, each brick a stone in encumbrance. Hope that helps.

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