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Munchkin Level Counter

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$4.99

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Artist
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Year Published
2001
# of Players
3 − 6
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4 players
Recommended with 3–6 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
60 minutes
User Suggested Ages
12+
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Language Dependence
Extensive use of text - massive conversion needed to be playable
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Primary Name
Munchkin
Alternate Names
Munchkin 1+2
Munchkin Das Kartenspiel
Munchkin Deluxe
Munchkin Edycja 2012
Munchkin Holiday Edition
Munchkin Target Edition
Munchkin: Guest Artist Edition
Манчкін
Манчкин
Манчкин Делюкс
מנצ`קין
マンチキン
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Publisher's Description

Go down in the dungeon. Kill everything you meet. Backstab your friends and steal their stuff. Grab the treasure and run.

Admit it. You love it.

This award-winning card game, designed by Steve Jackson, captures the essence of the dungeon experience... with none of that stupid roleplaying stuff. You and your friends compete to kill monsters and grab magic items. And what magic items! Don the Horny Helmet and the Boots of Butt-Kicking. Wield the Staff of Napalm... or maybe the Chainsaw of Bloody Dismemberment. Start by slaughtering the Potted Plant and the Drooling Slime, and work your way up to the Plutonium Dragon...

And it's illustrated by John Kovalic! Fast-playing and silly, Munchkin can reduce any roleplaying group to hysteria. And, while they're laughing, you can steal their stuff.

Other

Part of the Munchkin series.

Munchkin is a satirical card game based on the clichés and oddities of Dungeons and Dragons and other role-playing games. Each player starts at level 1 and the winner is the first player to reach level 10. Players can acquire familiar D&D style character classes during the game which determine to some extent the cards they can play.

There are two types of cards - treasure and encounters. Each turn the current players 'kicks down the door' - drawing an encounter card from the deck. Usually this will involve battling a monster. Monsters have their own levels and players must try and overcome it using the levels, weapons and powers they have acquired during the game or run away. Other players can chose to help the player or hinder by adding extra monsters to the encounter. Defeating a monster will usually result in drawing treasure cards and acquiring levels. Being defeated by a monster results in "bad stuff" which usually involves losing levels and treasure.

In May 2010, Steve Jackson Games made the "big announcement." Many rules and cards were changed. See The Great 2010 Munchkin Changeover for details. Of note to Munchkin fans, the Kneepads of Allure card, which had been removed in the 14th printing, was added back to the game but modified to be less powerful.

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Online play

  • Vassal does not support Munchkin anymore. Former link: Vassal Module

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Online Playthrough

There's a great YouTube playthrough with Will Wheaton and Steve Jackson (yes, the Steve Jackson) found here LINK

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Components

  • 1 rule book
  • 1 six-sided die
  • 168 Playing cards
    • 95 Door cards
    • 73 Treasure cards

Deluxe Edition Additional Components

  • 1 gameboard
  • 6 pawns
  • 6 player cards

Card Change

As of the 14th printing, the Kneepads of Allure card was removed from the set and replaced by an additional Wandering Monster card. This card has since been restored to the game with modified rules.

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Munchkin: Guest Artist Edition
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English edition 2016
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
Artist: Ian McGinty
Year: 2016
Product Code: 1515
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Release Date: Jan 2016
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Munchkin: Guest Artist Edition
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English edition 2016
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
Artist: Edwin Huang
Year: 2016
Product Code: SJG 1524
Size: 10.50 x 10.50 x 2.00 inches
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Release Date: Nov 2016
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Munchkin
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English edition 2015, 28th printing
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
Artist: John Kovalic
Year: 2015
Product Code: 1408
Size: 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches
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Munchkin Deluxe
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English Deluxe edition 2015, Seventh printing
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
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Year: 2015
Product Code: 1483
Size: 10.25 x 10.25 x 2.00 inches
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Release Date: Feb 2015
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Munchkin Deluxe
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English Deluxe edition 2014, Fourth printing
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
Artist: John Kovalic
Year: 2014
Product Code: 1483
Size: 10.50 x 10.50 x 2.00 inches
1.50 pounds
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Release Date: Feb 3, 2014
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A quick dungeon styled level tracker I made myself. Originally created for my Adventure Time themed set but repurposed, without the badging, for anyone else that may find it useful. Once you have cut them out the two pieces can be placed together to create a continuous run. FYI - I glued my copies to some foam core board. You will need 6 identifiable playing counters/cubes/characters to track progress. If there is enough interest I will make printable character tokens, so let me know :)
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Version 2.0, some fixes on page 2 of my playmats. Added space for non-item treasure card bonuses, such as "Really Impressive Title" cards etc. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have not seen any playmats that I were perfectly pleased with, so I decided to make my own. They are made to fit onto two side-by-side A4 sheets. I recommend using paper of at least 80g/m2 for better sturdiness. Download contains two playmats, with places for the different card groups in Munchkin. 1. page includes the usual, race, class etc, while 2. page has spaces for hirelings, their items, as well as steeds and a "backpack" (place cards that are not equipped/carried, but still "in-play, for example potions"). Just thought I'd share it if anyone is...
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A print and cut version of a hero equipment level indicator. It is intended to give other players a snapshot of the hero's fighting strength as new equipment is obtained.
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For unsleeved Munchkin treasure cards.
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