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CMON Limited announced today that they have teamed with Steve Jackson Games to design and publish Munchkin Dungeon based on the award-winning card game.
Munchkin Dungeon captures the same playful sense of humor of the original card game, while providing a completely new experience. It is the first collaboration between designers Eric M. Lang (Blood Rage, Rising Sun, Arcadia Quest) and Andrea Chiarvesio (Richard the Lionheart, Kingsburg, Hyperborea).
In the game, 3-6 players will enter a dungeon and attempt to collect the most treasure and achieve the highest character level. They will have to push their luck if they want to be successful in their adventure, but if they come across a foe that’s a little too big to face, they can always run away. If players choose to take the cowardly (albeit occasionally logical) route of avoiding danger, they will earn Shame which will be counted against them at the end of the game. You can’t be a hero without exhibiting a little bravery!
“We wanted to make a CMON-style game that was set in the Munchkin universe,” said Lang. “Munchkin Dungeon is deeply social. It’s all about taunting each other and lying to each other to get ahead!”
"Between Eric's experience on the Munchkin Collectible Card Game, John's years of work and knowledge of the Munchkin game, and CMON's talented sculptors, this is going to be an incredible new Munchkin board game and I'm looking forward to playing the completed game,” said Phil Reed, CEO of Steve Jackson Games.
Munchkin Dungeon comes to life on the tabletop with highly-detailed miniature figures and illustrations by legendary artist Jon Kovalic. Fans of the Munchkin series of games will feel right at home with the whimsical art that Kovalic is famous for, and players old and new will have hours of fun exploring dungeons, fighting monsters, and betraying their closest friends!
Munchkin Dungeon is coming to Kickstarter in 2019. Stay tuned for updates on the CMON Facebook page as the campaign approaches.
About CMON Limited
CMON Limited is an international publisher of board games, tabletop games and apps. Beginning from small hobbyist roots, CMON Limited has grown into a multinational group that publishes several award-winning games, including Zombicide, Arcadia Quest, Blood Rage and more. CMON Limited can be found on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Growth Enterprise Market under stock code “08278.” Follow CMON on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games, based in Austin, Texas, has been publishing games, game books, and magazines since 1980. Its best-selling game is Munchkin, with over 8 million copies of the games and supplements in print worldwide. Other top sellers are GURPS (the Generic Universal Role Playing System), Zombie Dice, and Illuminati. Past hits have included Car Wars and Toon. Steve's very first game, Ogre, originally released in 1977, has recently been released as a video game on the Steam platform, bringing a tabletop classic to a new generation of fans.