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Old 10-01-2017, 05:12 PM   #1
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Default Dead characters "cannot win"

ii) From the official rules on this site:

Dead characters cannot receive cards for any reason, not even Charity, and cannot level up or win the game
Since the dead cannot win, what is their incentive for playing on? :)

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Old 10-01-2017, 08:29 PM   #2
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Default Re: Dead characters "cannot win"

Your character is dead only until the start of the next player's turn. At that point, it returns to life and may again receive cards, level up, and even win the game.

At the start of YOUR next turn, you draw a new starting hand (four Doors, four Treasures) before Kicking Down the Door. But you are alive as soon as the next player's turn starts. Death is but a brief interlude in Munchkin.
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Old 10-06-2017, 08:24 PM   #3
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Default Re: Dead characters "cannot win"

There are times when you actually want to die.

If you have had very bad luck with card draws to the point where you have few useful items, getting a new set of 4 doors and 4 treasures can actually improve your game.
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