Steve Jackson Games - Site Navigation
Home General Info Follow Us Search Illuminator Store Forums What's New Other Games Ogre GURPS Munchkin Our Games: Home

Go Back   Steve Jackson Games Forums > Munchkin > Munchkin 101

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-02-2014, 09:48 PM   #1
jffryz44
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Default Gazebo level 8...no one can help?

so my son and i are locked in an enduring battle....he is whipping me but i manage to crawl and scrape my way back into the game and we both end up at level 9...the only thing saving me is that I am a wizard that keeps discarding 3 cards to eliminate the monsters that he would easily beat to hit level 10 and garner the victory....however i finally get a monster that i can defeat...the GAZEBO level 8...and what to my wondering eyes do i read?? something about reindeer??!! NO even better....no one can help me i must face alone....i scream out that i win...i can beat the GAZEBO and there is nothing he can do to stop me...he can't intervene...it is my battle alone and my level 9 beats this monster...after 2+ hours in battle I win!!!!!

or do I?
jffryz44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2014, 09:52 PM   #2
DoomedDuck
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Macon, GA
Default Re: Gazebo level 8...no one can help?

You have several problems here.

To address your main question, no one can help you doesn't mean no one can help it. He can do whatever he wants to assist the monster/stop you.

Secondly, as a wizard, you cannot charm a monster that you are not in combat with. So if your son is fighting a monster alone, your wizard's charm is useless.
DoomedDuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2014, 01:48 AM   #3
Clipper
 
Clipper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sydney, Australia
Default Re: Gazebo level 8...no one can help?

Also, it sounds like you are only discarding three cards to use Charm. This is incorrect. You discard your entire hand of cards, which must be at least three cards. It doesn't matter if you have 3 cards or 10 cards in your hand when you do this, you discard them all. This does not include cards you have in play, which can't be discarded to power Charm.

So yeah, your son should have won many turns before.
__________________
My unofficial, but comprehensive Flowcharts: Munchkin: A4 Letter; Munchkin Quest: A4 Letter
Rules Checklist for all Munchkin sets: A4 Letter.
Clipper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2014, 11:56 PM   #4
jffryz44
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Default Re: Gazebo level 8...no one can help?

thank you clipper and doomed duck..we played again tonight and realized that we were using the wizard charm incorrectly and I admitted that my son should have won the game...we also agreed (with wifey's input) that he could in fact help the gazebo but not me...so as we learn this game we will grow and dad will in fact win some games! thanks!


It takes a big man to admit he's wrong...I'm not a big man
jffryz44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2014, 01:36 PM   #5
Brf
 
Brf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Default Re: Gazebo level 8...no one can help?

You are confusing the term "Help".

Help, in Munchkin, refers to joining the combat and adding your entire Combat Strength to the Munchkin side. The Gazebo does not prevent you from adding one-shots or other modifiers to either side of the combat.
Brf is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Fnords are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.