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Year Published
1998
# of Players
3 − 20
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 6, 7 players
Recommended with 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
45 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8 and up
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Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
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Primary Name
The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Alternate Names
Las Extraordinarias Aventuras del Barón de Munchausen
As Extraordinárias Aventuras do Barão de Munchausen
Niezwykłe przygody i zadziwiające podróże Barona Munchausena
Die Unfasslichen Abenteuer des Freiherrn von Münchhausen
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This not-quite-a-role-playing-game requires players to sit around telling fantastic (but completely true!) stories. Players may attempt to trip up another player's story by wagering a token ("But the Prussian Army had dissolved by that time, m'lord, so you could not have possibly fought it single-handedly"), whereas the storyteller must counter with another token (and an excuse) or swallow their pride and incorporate it into their story (with another excuse). There are also a few, minor details, mostly used to get boring storytellers to stop. The game is won after each player has told one story. Each player, in turn, gives *all* their tokens to another player they believe has told the best story--so collecting the most tokens doesn't make you the winner, it makes you be able to choose the winner. Of course, the best story-telling wins the game.

Re-published 2002 (starting at Essen) by Krimsus KrimsKrams-Kiste as Die unfasslichen Abenteuer des Freiherrn von Münchhausen.

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Magnum Opus Press "Gentlemen's" Edition
Publisher: Magnum Opus Press
Artist: Gustave Doré
Year: 2008
Size: 8.50 x 5.50 x 0.40 inches
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Magnum Opus Press "Wives' and Servants'" Edition
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Artist: Gustave Doré
Year: 2008
Size: 8.50 x 5.50 x 0.25 inches
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Publisher: Krimsus Krimskrams-Kiste
Artist: Andrea Boekhoff, Gustave Doré
Year: 2002
Size: 7.87 x 5.12 x 0.79 inches
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Publisher: Hogshead Publishing
Artist: Gustave Doré
Year: 1998
Product Code: HP400
Size: 11.00 x 8.50 x 0.20 inches
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6 40 topics for EABM, as used at Arcanacon 2012
Forty story topics for The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen. These are new topics which were used at the Arcanacon Roleplaying convention, Melbourne, Australia, January 2012. These topics were written and conceived by Robert Shankly, and are freely offered for non-commercial use.
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8 Space Opera Genre Rules Supplement
The rules/guidelines for running a Space Opera genre game of Munchausen.
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4 Space Opera Random Challenge Generator
An excel spreadsheet I wrote in 2001 to randomly generate new challenges (and also workout stardates) for the Space Opera variant of Munchausen.
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6 Munchausen Random Challenge Generator
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