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RPMiller
09-29-2009, 11:42 AM
These should inspire some castle creations:

http://oddee.com/item_96663.aspx

ravells
09-29-2009, 11:58 AM
Wot, no Alhambra? Nice find, Rob!

Steel General
09-29-2009, 01:13 PM
Cool stuff! Thanks for posting.

Gandwarf
09-29-2009, 01:18 PM
Nice find!

Gidde
09-29-2009, 02:26 PM
Thanks! Those were amazing pics :)

torstan
09-29-2009, 05:30 PM
Great link. I'm happy to have doe 3 from 10 (Malbork, Prague and the one in a cave). The one in the cave is particularly bizarre, and was the lair of a robber bandit who held out for years!

Gidde
09-29-2009, 07:05 PM
I'm pretty sure the one in the cave also was featured on an episode of Ghost Hunters.

kridenow
10-22-2009, 06:55 PM
That castle is a ruin... yet... for the fantasy castle designers who sometimes believe their creation is completely mad... there is the Montségur castle in the Pyrénées mountains (Southern France, near Spanish border).

I visited it and it's quite madness to imagine they built a castle there.
(the castle is actually also famous because it is the last fortified place to fall, after a long siege, during the Albigensian crusade. And the fall officially ended the crusade.

See below

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The castle is quite small, really. During the siege, people built houses outside, between the walls and the steep slope (watch your steps)

So sometimes... your fantasy castle on a mountain spike... isn't such a crazy idea.

Pierre

Locution
12-13-2009, 11:11 AM
Sweet link!

Vorhees
12-13-2009, 11:24 AM
Nice stuff thanks for sharing