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Curse of the Gumdrop Ooze - Revised & Expanded


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  • An adventure site for three to five characters of levels 1-4.
  • Featuring three new monsters from the forthcoming guide, The Hag's Hexes!
  • Seven fully developed encounter areas, plus summary stat blocks so you don't have to reference any monster books!

Celebrate National Gumdrop Day on February 15th, and ring in every candy-coated holiday with this adventure site featuring seven encounter areas and two new monsters -- the enticing Gumdrop Ooze and the cursed Crul -- to celebrate! Plus there are stats for the Candy Hag in order to expand this adventure!

This adventure has been revised and expanded to include scaling information for lower-level characters (1st and 2nd levels). There's also advice and mechanical tweaks for making this a family-friendly adventure. Run all of these candy creations and sweet shenanigans with players of any age!

Monsters created by Matt Butler. Encounter design and writing by Tim Bannock. Layout and graphic elements by Elena Naylor. Cartography by Dyson Logos.

If you like what you see here, check out Tim Bannock's other RPGs, supplements, and collaborations!

DMs Guild:


Old School Hacks series:

Old School Hacks Vol. 1: Hexcrawling - Wilderness Exploration and Random Encounters   Old School Hacks Vol. 2: Player Roles

Full-length adventures:

Modrons, Mephits & Mayhem! - Adventure for Levels 5-8   Curse of the Gumdrop Ooze

Campaign tools, handouts, and custom Dungeon Master Screen inserts:

The Hag’s Hexes   Forging the Forgotten Realms: A DM’s Kit for Running the Realms   Calendar of Harptos   Optional Rules & Random Tables Indexes   Curse of Strahd DM's Kit & Screen   Out of the Abyss DM's Kit & Screen

Free adventures and previews:

The Dam Kobolds Expansion! - An expansion for Encounters in the Savage Jungles   Modrons, Mephits & Mayhem (Free Preview Edition)

Tim Bannock is an RPG enthusiast since 1985. He got his start in the RPG industry as a game reviewer, then an editor and playtester working with Inkwell Ideas and several indie publishers. He now designs, writes, and handles project management for releases on the Dungeon Masters Guild and the Cortex Plus Creator Studio through DriveThruRPG.

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October 26th, 2019
Curse of the Gumdrop Ooze is a short, candy-flavored (wink!) adventure for level 3 – 4 characters. In it, the party comes across a destroyed village and a gumdrop ooze. If they choose to investigate the village, they find a trap door leading into an [...]
May 30th, 2019
Ran my young adult daughter and her best friend through this encounter. I used the module to give her best friend a first encounter with D&D game-play. They both told me they enjoyed the module, and I enjoyed running the game. Great job! [...]
September 8th, 2018
I had a lot of fun with this adventure. I was glad for the advice on how to adjust the monster levels for lower level characters and how to make the adventure more kid friendly. I DM at a gaming store and so often don't have a set group of pla [...]
March 24th, 2018
So after leveling down the monsters (by giving them stats of monsters far less cool) to be lvl 1 friendly monsters for brand new players and making the story abit more kid friendly, I am running tis for a group of kids between the ages of 8-10 years [...]
February 21st, 2018
Short and sweet adventure that offers a fun experience for people looking for something different from normal modules. I loved the inclusion of the section on tactics - it makes life easy for the DM and the game fun for the players. Moreover, this adve [...]
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January 23, 2019
This title was added to our catalog on February 15, 2018.