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Contagion Product Review - Hell's Henchmen Creatures of the Barbas; A D20 RPG
I was a big fan of oozes during the early days of gaming and while the big companies have added to the list of gelatinous foes over the years Contagion has something worthwhile to add to that roster. Their PDF holds ten new oozes never seen before. They were created by the Barbas who the product explains are the lowest of the foul in Contagion's version of hell.
The barbas are the creators of oozes and in this PDF you will find some very unique creations to put some new fear in your players. One in particular really excited me because it was an ooze who's base material was amber! Imagine an ooze slowly, well, oozing by and trapped within its preserving embrace an entire swarm of pixies! What a horrible image and one the players won't soon forget.
There is also another unforgettable creature that while only tiny in size has the ability to enter a living creature's bloodstream! After some consecutive saves the players may succeed in expunging it, or they will begin to suffer from strokes! Another key point for me to make is that this work is created for a modern game world. They are usable in any sort of campaign but the addition of modern specific rules makes them doubly valuable. I plan on using them in my 40K D20 game as well as my Forgotten Realms campaign.
Complete with some nice background on the Barbas and ten oozes this product is a pleasure to behold. In addition at the beginning pages are the rules for increasing the HD of your oozes so they can confront any character party no matter their level.
You can find Contagion Products at Drivethrurpg.com. They are a small company that only just continued producing after a year long hiatus. At the low price of .99 cents this PDF is yet another must have for the avid DM/GM!
After little deliberation I happily give this product, Hell's Henchmen The Barbas, 5 stars out of 5.