Questions tagged [munchkin]

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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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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Players turn was skipped, go back and allow that person to play out of order or continue on?

Towards the end of a large game of munchkins with a good amount of alcohol consumed, a player’s turn was somehow completely skipped. This player also somehow didn’t realize that he was skipped until ...
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Munchkin with 7-12 players

I am wondering on what modifications could we make to Munchkin for a better overall gameplay when adapting it to be played with 7-12 players. I am currently worried with the following issues: Number ...
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Munchkin: carrying vs equipped

I'd like more concrete info about what you can do with items that are being carried or equipped. Carried items: Q: Can you use the "if you discard this card" effect for items you carry? Q: What kind ...
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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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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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Munchkin - can you put cards which you cannot use sideways

In the card game of Munchkin (or Munchkin Zombie) I've seen people put some cards on the table sideways. Usually, they can't use those cards for some reason like it's not for their class or they ...
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Where (or to whom) do sold items go?

In Munchkin you can sell items which amount to not less than 1000 gold pieces or multiples, in exchange for levels. Am I right that selling is a form of discarding, that is you are "selling" to the "...
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Munchkins Ruling of destroy item with highest bonus

On the table there are 2 items giving bonus of 4 and 5, the one with 4 is used and the one with 5 is carried and not used. The card "Lose the card that gives you the biggest bonus", does it destroy ...
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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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Does "Cheat!" effectively give you two more hands?

Suppose you have a player who has a two-handed weapon A and another two-handed weapon B. He can use either of them without any problems, but not both as he only has two hands. With the card "Cheat!" ...
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Are the Munchkin original and Munchkin Guest Artist Editions identical?

Do the "Guest Artist Edition" Munchkin packs have the exact same cards as their original counterparts, just with different art? Or do they have their own unique cards? For example, would Munchkin ...
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Munchkin Dungeon of Comprehensive Curses Technical Difficulties

So this dungeon says any curse that affects someone happens to everyone, unless the curse already does so. Most curses are pretty cut and dry, but what does "effects everyone" technically mean? ...
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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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Munchkins Combat Shenanigans

Level 1 sock puppet says players may not play cards from hand to aid or help this combat. May they use the cards that are in their unequipped zone?
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Can I use Secret Invasion to transfer a trap card in front of me to another player?

In a game of Munchkin: Marvel Edition, a trap is played on me that says I get -5 in my next combat, an additional -5 at night and an additional -5 if it’s raining for a whooping -15 to my next combat. ...
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Munchkins: Apocolypse Preparing for the 7th seal

Ok, so we are mid-game and the pressure is thick. My so called "friend", has been stealing all my small items the entire game. The host of tonights game has favored his apocolypse doors for every ...
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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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Will a Wandering Giant Skunk prevent the combat participation of an already committed helper?

This situation came up last weekend: Player Alice is in combat with monster X and losing. Player Bob offers to help and together they're beating monster X. Player Craig plays a Wandering Monster ...
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Unnatural Axe Santa vs. Elf and the Mummy card

In an epic Munchkin game with the Unnatural Axe extension, we had an Elf player encounter Santa. Santa is normally a level 9 monster, but that changes by -5 because Santa trusts Elves. Silly Santa. ...
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Do I lose the "High" or "Dark" modifer if I gain a race?

The Reloaded expansion for standard Munchkin adds High and Dark modifiers to your class. If I get the High card without already having a race, I become a High Human. If I then get a Race card such as ...
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Rules for giving away "big item" if you do not have 1000 gold pieces of items to sell

In the instructions for Munchkin it states: If something lets you have more than one Big item (for instance, the Dwarf race) and you lose the ability, you must either correct the problem ...
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Munchkin: Tuba of charm loot

If you have the tuba of charm, and you fight multiple monsters, do you take a loot for each monster escaped, or just one for the entire battle?
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Character and monster buffing

Let's say someone draws a monster face up when they kick open the door. They are able to defeat the monster, but another play throws down a card to buff the monster. The person who kicked open the ...
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Munchkin: card attributes in the event of helping another player

Assume that a player turns up the Ogre Achiever upon kicking down the door, and cannot kill it alone. Given that the card's description (excluding 'Bad Stuff') is: +5 against anyone who doesn't ...
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Rules for bribes when "Asking For Help" in turn vs bribing outside of a turn

In the Munchkin instructions it says: You can bribe someone to help. In fact, you'll probably have to. You may offer your helper any Item(s) you are currently carrying, or any number of the ...
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Confused on helping and wandering monsters in munchkin zombies

There are 5 players. Player 1 kicks down door, there is a monster he needs help with. A player agrees to help. Can the other three players all use a wandering monster card and a monster card? If so ...
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Munchkin Combat Rules Clarification: Do you lose one-shot items played if later forced to run away

Say a player is level 6 and faces a level 10 monster, the player decides to play a one-shot +5 card, making the player level 11. After that card is played, another player enrages the monster making it ...
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Does a Wizard gain treasures from a charmed monster AND flee a second monster during the same combat?

During a combat, I was first fighting a monster of level 6, that I could easily beat. Then, a player added a monster to the combat of level 18, that I couldn't successfully beat. So, as a Wizard, I ...
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Do these count as electronics for the purpose of Electro?

I played munchkin marvel for the first time last night and had a problem when we encountered the monster Electro. The munchkin marvel faq (sorry, need to ctrl f to it) did not answer the issue we had....
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Dwarven Ale curse Munchkin

We have a dwarf player who got Dwarven Ale as curse that gives him +4 on battle (only for Dwarfs). But he got temporary amnesia on the next turn. And he forget that he is a Dwarf. Our question is: ...
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What are the four Dutch exclusive cards in Munchkin Koethulhu?

Munchkin Koethulhu, the Dutch language version of Munchkin Cthulhu, consists of the translations of Munchkin Cthulhu, Munchkin Cthulhu 2: The Call of Cowthulhu, and Munchkin Cthulhu 3: The Unspeakable ...
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Munchkin "Shrieking Geek" Bad Stuff

If you lose to the Shrieking Geek and fail to run away, the Bad Stuff that happens is described as: Bad Stuff: You become a normal boring Human. Discard any Race or Class cards in play. If I have ...
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Can monsters use items with Cheat?

We all know by now that Cheat only allows you to use items you would not usually be able to use. Is there anything in the rules to stop you from giving Cheat to a Monster, and if not, is "being a ...
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What happens when Annihilation is played in combat on a monster that is not the last played card?

In Munchkin, what is the effect of Annihilation card when played in combat with multiple monsters, targeting a monster that is not the last played card? Will its power still count for combat ...
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Can a player use the Wand of Dowsing card during a combat which is not his?

During a combat I had, a player played a blue card (Wand of Dowsing) and selected a card in the pile that would cancel the combat that I was having. Is that legal ? The "Wand of Dowsing" ...
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Munchkin Booty Ships are 'items', but are Ship Enhancers permanently bound to the ship?

According to the rule book: Ships are Items, and follow normal Item rules. There are also a few Items that specifically enhance Ships. A Ship with an Enhancer has the Enhancer’s gold value added to ...
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Can I play unequipped on-the-table cards in combat?

Players can put cards down on the table unequipped. If they have a one-shot card on the table, such as a loaded die or a type of grenade, can they use those cards during combat? Or, can you only play ...
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Can a thief steal if he can't equip the item?

If a thief is already wearing a hat in Munchkin, is it possible that he can attempt to steal someone else's hat, even if he can't wear it? What about if he sells it immediately?
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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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Are there any house rules for combining Munchkin and Fluxx? [closed]

It occurred to me that the Fluxx and Munchkin are quite similar games in that they are casual games that derive their fun from their theming. Is it possible to combine the games?
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Does discarding a Race or Class card at "any time" apply to both your hand and cards in play? [duplicate]

In the instructions for Munchkin it says: "You can discard a Race card at any time, even in combat" "You can discard a Class card at any time, even in combat" but it doesn't state whether this ...
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In Munchkin, can someone who doesn't participate in a combat play cards that benefit a player who is fighting a monster?

This situation happened in our friendly game where 2 players had feelings for each other and were keen on helping each other. Because we already had a house rule in play that limited the amount of ...
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I lost my boomdagger enhanced by "…of doom". If I get it back, is it still enhanced?

I had to discard for 100g due to income tax being played. I discarded/sold my boomdagger which was enhanced by "…of doom". Now would I get the dagger back with or without "…of doom"?
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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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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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Confused in the capabilities of Power Gem in Munchkin:Marvel [closed]

Does the power of Power Gem really means that you can use all powers regardless of its rank requirement?

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