Go down in the dungeon. Kill everything you meet. Backstab your friends and steal their stuff. Grab the treasure and run.Munchkin is a mega-hit card game designed by Steve Jackson and illistrated by John Kovalic . It is all about dungeon adventure... with none of that roleplaying stuff. You and your friends compete to kill monsters and grab magic items. It is a fast paced game, best for 3-5 people and designed to keep players laughing. And, while they’re laughing, you can steal their stuff.Each players receive a starting character. Characters are based on the clichés and oddities of Dungeons and Dragons and other role-playing games. Players can acquire familiar D&D style character classes, as well as treasure and encounters cards. 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.Each player's character starts at level 1 and the first player to reach level 10 wins the game.