Rating: 5.4 Moderate
Popularity:49
Difficulty:Very easy
Year:2001
Players: 3-6 players
Playing time: 60-120 minutes
Age:10+

Official Site: Official Web Page


Created by: Steve Jackson (I), Alex Fernandez (I), Edwin Huang, John Kovalic, Ian McGinty, Heather Oliver, Philip Reed, Gabby Ruenes

Published by: (Unknown), ADC Blackfire Entertainment, Arclight

Alternate Names: Munchkin 1+2, Munchkin Das Kartenspiel, Munchkin Deluxe, Munchkin Edycja 2012, Munchkin Holiday Edition

Description:

Munchkin is a satirical fast playing card game that captures the essence of the dungeon experience... You go down in the dungeon, grab treasures and magic items and kill everything and everyone you meet.

All players start at level one and the goal is to reach as first player level 10. You and the other players compete to kill monsters and grab magic items.

There are 2 types of cards: treasure and encounters and each turn players draw an encouter card that involves you battling the monsters. Other players can choose to help fighting the monsters or backstab you by adding extra monsters. When you are able to slaughter down the monster, you can draw a treasure card and acquire high levels.

Prices:
Retail Price:$20
Amazon:$15
Ebay:$22
Expansions:
+10 Bag o' Munchkin d6
+6 Bag O' Munchkin Babes
+6 Bag O' Munchkin Legends
+6 Bag o' Munchkin Level Counters
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Awards:
Origins Awards Best Traditional Card Game Winner 2001

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Components

  • 168 cards
  • One six-sided die
  • Rules Book

Card Management

Keep separate face-up discard piles for the two decks. You may not look through the discards unless you play a card that allows you to! When a deck runs out, reshuffle its discards.

If a deck runs out and there are no discards, nobody can draw any of that kind of card!

In Play: These are the cards on the table in front of you, showing your Race and Class (if any) and the Items you are carrying. Continuing Curses and some other cards also stay on the table after you play them. Cards in play are public information and must be visible to the other players. …



The Stars are right . .

So the Munchkins are kicking down the doors in places where Man Was Not Meant To Go. They're Investigators, Monster Whackers, Professors, and Cultists . . . and they're killing the Mythos monsters and taking their stuff. After all, when you're a Munchkin, it doesn't matter if you go mad. It only matters if you WIN!

Munchkin Cthulhu is based on the original Munchkin and can be combined with it, as well as any or all of the other Munchkin card games. …



The Munchkins Have Left The Dungeon . . . And now they're in orbit, rampaging through the Space Station, killing the monsters and taking their stuff! Star Munchkin is based on the original Munchkin and can be combined with it or with any other Munchkin set.

This game includes 168 cards, one six-sided die, and these rules. Three to six can play. You will need 10 tokens (coins, poker chips, whatever - or any gadget that counts to 10) for each player.

Setup

Divide the cards into the Door deck and the Treasure deck. Shuffle both decks. Deal four cards from each deck to each …



The munchkins are dead, but that won't stop them! They're zombies, and they go up levels by eating tasty BRAAAIINNNS!

Munchkin Zombies is based on the original Munchkin and can be combined with it or with any other Munchkin set (see the last page).

The foes in this game are mostly normal people just trying not to get eaten, but the rules still refer to "monsters", for consistency with earlier games. You're zombies. You don't know any better.

The foes that are not normal people are rogue zombies. They're just as tasty as everyone else. …




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