I hate zombies.
And it's more than just because there's been an oversaturation of them in recent genre media, it's personal.
But even though a full third of the paper minis in this set are the creeping, cannibalistic, bloody undead, OkumArts figures are always so fantastic that it was an insta-buy for me. Even if this set had been all and only zombies, Okum's vivid artwork with wonderful line and colour, dynamic poses, evocative characters, and humourous easter eggs, illustrated in an old-school dungeon-crawling style are really the best paper miniatures you can get, anywhere. Don't believe just me - he's already been twice nominated for Ennies for his minis, and it's only the Pathfinder behemoth that's kept him off the podium, I'm sure.
This particular set includes 7 files, a product cover, an ad for his forum and other work, two sheets of instructions, and three sheets of figures. The first is a layered pdf with alternate colourways, which includes 3 zombie villagers, 4 old-school orcs (p'orks), and 5 grey gravelings. The second includes 8 giant rats, 6 giant maggots, 4 giant flies, (and a partridge in a pear tree - nope, sorry, wrong song). The bonus (non-crypt themed) sheet includes 4 giant ferrets, 2 giant weasels, and 2 terrific owlbears. I'll be posting photos of the figures over the next week at my blog (dungeon-mama.blogspot.com).
I have each and every one of OkumArts Darkfast and other fantasy sets, and I'm looking for an excuse, a game, any way to justify picking up his Pulp Sci-Fi and Western figures too. The figures are easy to print, cut, glue, and have on the table in short order, and look better than 95% of home-painted 3D miniatures.
What are you still doing reading this review? Buy 'em, you won't regret 'em!*
*Unless, of course, they actually come to life, and go after your brain. They are lively-looking enough to do that. You can be mad at me then, but I'll be already been dead and eaten. ;)