For I, Baron Alexandyr Grigoriyev Munchausen, have partnered with . of Baron Munchausen by James Wallis is the best drinking RPG of all. If the release of D&D 4E proves anything, it is that even after thirty five years, we still have no idea what an RPG actually is. In that light, the. The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a game of weaving tales of the most noble and extraordinary nature. Of course, we all.

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Poor Extremely well used and has major flaws, which may be too numerous to mention. I only wish there were a more succinct passage from the rulebook to read aloud as an introduction, to get people in the spirit. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: The board game subreddit always seems to get into these ridiculous arguments about what “counts” as a game. From the back of the book: A game of wagers, wine and competitive adventuring Join the legendary Baron Munchausen as he journeys to the Moon and the Sun, rides cannon-balls through the air, defeats entire armies single-handed, meets gods, and escapes from bandits on half a horse.

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A Game for Players Pingback: On the other hand, saying, “Yes, of course, munchauen did die many centuries back. There is roleplay in there, of course, but the thing that’s integral to the gameplay and the enjoyment is the storytelling, and that’s why I think ‘story game’ is a better term for it than ‘roleplaying game’.


Yes, because you’re playing a character, who’s telling a story, which is also a game. A duel takes the form of a hearty competition of rock-paper-scissors, in which the loser is eliminated from rg game and the winner gains the coinpurse of the loser.

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No, no, no, there were no conches involved, at least munchsusen that were apparent to my, admittedly reduced in capacity in the latter centuries, famous and fabled eyesight, second only to my good friend Adolphus, unless there are such things these days as invisible conches. Sure, you could call it that. Complete and very useable.

Add alcohol to taste. The first copies, called Gentleman’s Edition, came out in a hardback barno format with a black leather effect cover with gold embossing, the rest of the print was published in softcover and was called the Wives’ and Servants’ Edition.

The mechanical choices you’re making are not associated to choices being made by the character; ergo, the act of playing the game is not roleplaying although bagon game does expect you to be roleplaying as part of the experience.

This is the “core” game, but there are several really cool variations offered up in the book I linked. Within the game world — the story world, you might say — there are no rules, which makes the storytelling easy in some sense.

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All three editions are the same, except for one illustration which is only present in the Gentleman’s Edition. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. When I saw them coming, I had little time and even littler supplies, but I managed to whip together a sort of trebuchet with the pieces of a shattered mirror glued to the ammunition. Due to the nature of loose counters, if a game is unplayable it may be returned for a refund of the purchase price.


The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen contains full rules, more than two hundred adventures ready to be played, game mechanics that replace dice with money and fine wine, quick-start rules and a great many insults against the inhabitants of various nations, but principally the French.

Baron Munchausen is a game of telling outlandish tales to impress your friends. Do not link to, request or encourage piracy in any way.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This new edition, a facsimile of the suppressed printing, is more than twice the length of the original game.

Review: The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen

This game is about relaxing, letting loose, and having a good laugh. Once this is done, the player with the most coins is the winner. If you have any questions or comments munchauaen grading or anything else, please send e-mail to nobleknight nobleknight.