A light hearted card game for 3 to 6 players about fighting monsters, collecting loot and being the first to ascend to level 10.

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What happens to “usable once only” cards when Illusion is played?

In a Munchkin game yesterday, a level 8 player (let's call her "Jennifer") was fighting a Hippogriff. After counting gear bonuses, Jennifer's combat strength was 15 and the Hippogriff's was 16. If ...
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Munchkin as a two player game

Has anyone had any experience with playing Munchkin with 2 players? If so, what variant/house rules do you play with, and how do you feel the experience compares to 3+ player Munchkin?
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Munchkin Booty: is there a time limit for “Not so fast me bucko”

Is there a time limit in which the Not so fast me bucko card must be played. The card text reads as follows: play this card Immediately after a card is drawn or played. I drew into a low level ...
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Player with the Stinkiest Armpits [closed]

I bought a used copy of Munchkin (bundled with several expansions) to play with my family while we are on summer vacation. While reading the instructions of the game to the other players, we noticed ...
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How do I combine regular Munchkin with Munchkin Zombies?

I have Munchkin 1 & 2 and recently I was given Munchkin Zombies. At the instructions of the latter, it is said that I combine these three (any kind of Munchkin to be honest), but it doesn't say ...
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In Munchkin, can a thief steal at level 1?

Can a thief steal at level 1 given that failing to steal causes the thief to lose a level?
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Can you use the Annihilation card on a Giant Skunk that someone else is fighting?

Sometimes people will try to save the Giant Skunk for when they're level 9 to fight it to prevent people from screwing them over too much at the end. However my friends and I have debated about ...
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Can you still battle a monster even if it will not pursue you?

Can you still battle a monster even if it will not pursue you due to low level? For example, if I'm level 1 and am fighting a monster that "Will not purse anyone level 2 or below."
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How does the help system work in munchkin?

The rules say to add your combat strength to theirs and in a separate section it says that your combat strength is your level plus weapons etc. In our first few games this essentially meant that ...
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Can I fight a monster during charity?

During Charity, the rules state to play or give away cards until there are only 5 in your hand. Can you play a monster card and fight it at this point?
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Do I draw a new hand if I start my turn without any card?

I played with a new group of friends recently and they are playing with such a rule where they will draw a new hand if they don't have any card. Basically their strategy is to finish off all the cards ...
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During battle can I play a one-shot card?

If combat has started and the other players start discussing what to do to me can I play a one-shot card while they are discussing?
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Can Munchkin Quest be used for classic Munchkin?

I received "Munchkin Quest" as a gift. I had expected to get the classic "Munchkin"; I don't really know this variant but exchanging it is not an option. I wish to play this with some of my ...
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Is it possible to have a tie in Munchkin?

One of my friends asked me this question recently, and I couldn't answer it, so I thought I'd pass it along: Is it possible to have a tie in Munchkin (elf assisting in a victory to have two people ...
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House Rules for divine intervention

Last several games of munchkin were won via "divine intervention". All agree that the win is less satisfying than normal. Does any have good house rules to make the card less onerous?
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Higher than level 9

I only recently learned that you're not allowed to go above level 9, unless it's from combat (or some special cards). I had played for years allowing higher levels, except you didn't win until you ...
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Playing Munchkin with only 2 players [duplicate]

I'm looking into playing Munchkin with only two players. According to the box and the rules the game was made for a minimum of 3 players (probably for good reasons), but I haven't been able yet to ...
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What happens when you die in Munchkin?

In the card game Munchkin, what happens when you die? I know you go back to level 1, and you lose all the cards in your hand and your items, but do you lose your class and race too? And how does it ...
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Can Wishing Ring be applied on side-effects?

Yesterday I was playing Munchkin (the fantasy version) with some friends, and I ended up having my sex changed (I could use some female-only stuff, thou, but that's another story). Back in topic, ...
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How to find a game of Munchkin? [closed]

I've been playing Munchkin for about two years. I just moved to a new city, and now that I'm away from my friends, I've realized that not many people know the game even exists and most have no ...
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Can a Wizard use his charm ability with no cards in the hand?

In Munchkin, Can a Wizard use his charm ability when he has no cards to discard in the hand?
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Do I lose two levels just for choosing to fight King Tut?

I am really new to Munchkin and I had a question about a card. The King Tut card says "Will not pursue anyone of Level 3 or below. Higher-Leveled characters lose 2 levels, even if they escape." Does ...
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How do you protect your Munchkin cards?

I love playing Munchkin, but haven't found a good way to protect the cards. So, how do you protect your beloved Munchkin cards?
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What happens if I use the Huge Rock to pay the Income Tax?

The player who draws the Income Tax curse must discard an item. Each other player must discard an item (or items) of at least as much value as the player who drew Income Tax. If that player discards ...
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Is there a mis-print on the Grabby Guts card?

In Munchkin Zombies, the Grabby Guts card says "You have one extra Hand", but in the bottom right corner, it says "-1 Hand". Shouldn't it say "+1 Hand" in the corner?
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Pukachu vs. Doppleganger?

My friend was level 4, and tried to play his Doppleganger card against a Puckachu, which grants an extra level for defeating it, "without using help or bonuses". 'Help', apparently, only means other ...
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Income Tax Audit

My friend was playing a very slim hand; two cards. I drew an Income Tax curse, and laid my best card, worth 600 gold. He refused to play along...his excuse: "I have two Go Up a Level cards, I don't ...
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Can the Wand of Dowsing Draw from Door Cards?

I was a level 7 Cleric who won my fight, drew a level up card, then played the Wand of Dowsing to take a previously discarded Divine Intervention for the win. Being such a cheap way to hit level ten, ...
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Can I discard a race or class card directly from my hand to avoid charity?

In Munchkin (or any of its various sets) the rules say that "You can discard a Class card at any time, even in combat: "I don't want to be a wizard anymore." When you discard a Class card, you become ...
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What exactly does “will not pursue” mean in Munchkin?

My friends and I were playing Munchkin last weekend and we had an interesting experience. I happened to be lucky enough to have the "Kneepads of Alure" (and not much else). I was level 1. My friend ...
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Are Hirelings Looted From Your Dead Body?

At first we said that he simply loses his item, and sticks around until you're respawned...but then my friend changed his mind and thought that, given we were in a real dungeon/monster/treasure ...
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Can a Thief Steal a Really Impressive Title?

I thought that this one was pretty simple, but the argument got heated after multiple instances of challenging the rule that a thief can only steal something tangible, like weapons/potions/etc. The ...
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Munchkin: Singing and Dancing Sword - Companion, Weapon, or Upgrade?

I was wondering if a Singing & Dancing Sword could be played on top of another sword, or if it is equipped as your primary weapon. For instance, would the Rapier of Unfairness become A Singing ...
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Munchkin “Insurance Rep” bad things

I have the German version of the game so the card may be named differently in the original or might not exist at all. The card "Versicherungsvertreter" says under "bad things" that you lose items ...