The Munchkin Book: The Official Companion - Read the Essays * (Ab)use the Rules * Win the Game
BenBella Books, Inc., Feb 23, 2016 - Games - 288 pages
By gently?and sometimes not so gently?mocking the fantasy dungeon crawl and the sacred cows of pop culture, the Munchkin® card game has stabbed and sneaked and snickered its way to the pinnacle of success. Along the way, it has sold millions of copies, been translated around the world, and spawned more than two-dozen sequels and supplements.
More fun than a Chainsaw of Bloody Dismemberment and more useful than a Chicken on Your Head, The Munchkin Book is a lighthearted and suitably snarky celebration of all things near and dear to the munchkin heart, featuring contributions from the game's designer, Steve Jackson (president of Steve Jackson Games), and its signature artist, John Kovalic (creator of web comic Dork Tower), as well as notable mavens of geek culture.
The Munchkin Book also includes exclusive game rules to supplement reader gameplay.
Steve Jackson Games, based in Austin, Texas, has been publishing games, game books, and magazines since 1980. Its best-selling game is Munchkin, with well over 2 million copies of the games and supplements in print worldwide. Other top sellers are GURPS (the Generic Universal RolePlaying System), Zombie Dice, and Illuminati. Past hits have included Car Wars and Toon. Steve's very first game, Ogre, recently drew almost a million dollars' worth of Kickstarter support for a super-deluxe edition to be released in 2013.
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Fun essays on a beloved game with some surprising insights to both comedy & game design hidden among the light hearted conversations Read full review
Munchkin by the Numbers
To Backstab or Not to Backstab
Madness in 168 Easy Steps
Monty Haul and His Friends at Play
The Comedy of Munchkin
Confessions of a Munchkin Demo Pro
Munchkin as Monomyth
The Evolution of a Young Gamer
An Interview with Phil Reed
How Playing Munchkin Made Me a Better Gamer
Throwing the Dice in Munchkin and in Love
The Charity Rule
My Favorite Munchkin
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