This isn’t intended to be a proposal to the Guide on Sal’s or any other type of guide. This is simply a sketch. It's just a rough sketch. I thought it could be helpful to other players if they get frustrated by how their house "shapes up".
Here's a Template to help you design the layout for the house you've always wanted. I designed it after I began to get frustrated with my house and how disorganized the rooms were. It was like a rats maze, trying to find one of the rooms because I didn't think so much about placement when I first started making my POH. I wiped out all my rooms and then created this template to help me rebuild it. My rooms are now exactly where I would like them to be in an efficient layout.
The template allows you to see the possible spaces in each Construction skill. Then, you can design a design for your POH that is pleasing to the eyes and simple to apply on paper.
This file can be downloaded. You can open it in Windows Paint or another comparable program to edit it on your computer. Printing it off using your computer, then cutting the squares and manipulating them by hand is another option (I did that since I'm an old-fashioned gal:( , it was easier for me to visualize the image that way). Keep in mind that you could be in more than one of the rooms, and you might require cutting and pasting (or print) more copies of some rooms to achieve the desired result.
I am currently at the 50th level of construction and have not yet created a dungeon. Let me know if there were any mistakes in placing the doors for the two rooms with doors of the dungeon. I wasn'