At the GAMA Trade Show, ICv2 sat down with Steve Jackson Games Marketing Director Rhea Friesen to learn about what the company has in store for 2018.

The Munchkin Collectible Card Game is off to a promising start, Friesen told ICv2.  The Two-Deck Starter Sets have sold out from the publisher, and the first wave of Boosters sold out on release.  A second wave of Boosters is now available from distributors.

Two Deck Starter Sets are being reprinted and are expected in June. Friesen said the new printing will NOT include booster packs, since the Boosters are designed to go out of print. 

Organized play support for Munchkin Collectible Card Game is ongoing.  This weekend's in-store tournament event, Munchkin Collectible Card Game Day of Wreckoning (see “First Two 'Munchkin CCG' OP Events Announced”), will be followed by a series of regional-level constructed tournaments in late May and June, with nationals at Gen Con.  Pre-release and release events for each new booster release are also planned. 

Steve Jackson plans several additional Munchkin Collectible Card Game releases through the summer.  The Desolation of Blarg Booster Set will release in May (see “'Munchkin CCG' Expands”), followed by an Introductory Set in July and a Phat Pack in August. The Introductory Set includes 112 cards, 3 core set boosters, 1 Desolation of Blarg booster, 2 level counters, 2 run-away markers, 40 tokens, 1 die, and a quick-start guide. MSRP is $29.95. The Phat Pack includes five boosters (3 core boosters, 1 Desolation of Blarg, and 1 Fashion Furious), plus two new exclusive alternate art cards (out of 12) for a total of 62 cards to customize their decks. MSRP is $19.95.  Fashion Furious Booster Sets will be released in August.

A new Booster Set for the Munchkin CCG, Grave Danger, is planned for November. 

Friesen also shared several upcoming releases for the original Munchkin card game. In August, Steve Jackson will release Munchkin Fowl Play, a small expansion that adds 15 “fowl” cards to Munchkin. John Kovalic loves drawing ducks and birds, so Steve Jackson wrote a bunch of duck, chicken and turkey jokes for Munchkin. MSRP is $5.95.

September will see the release of Munchkin – Side Quests, which offers 30 side quests to distract players during a Munchkin game. MSRP was not announced. Munchkin 9 – Jurassic Snark will release in October at $19.95.  

Two new releases tied to Munchkin Starfinder (see “ Paizo's 'Starfinder' Invades 'Munchkin'”) are planned.  Munchkin Starfinder 2 – Far Out, an expansion, and Munchkin Starfinder – I Want It All! will both release in October. MSRPs were not announced.

A new edition of Steve Jackson Games classic Illuminati, Illuminati 2nd Edition will be released in September.  The new edition is an update featuring new art, current events, and up-to-date references. MSRP was not announced.

Steve Jackson Games and Slugfest Games also announced a partnership that will see expansions for each company’s games featuring the other’s properties (see “'Munchkin' Besieges 'Red Dragon Inn'”).

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