ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Munchkin Review: Munchkin 6: - Demented Dungeons

Updated on August 21, 2015

This is the fifth expansion to the original fantasy-themed Munchkin deck. This expansion adds a completely new deck to draw from, Dungeon cards, and a new Door type, Portals, which directly correlates with the new Dungeon deck. The best news about this expansion is that it doesn’t require you to purchase any other expansions before this one in order to make full use of the cards. In the past, expansions would have cards specific to Orcs or Bards, Races and Classes not included in the original deck. Demented Dungeons can work with just the original deck.

New Card Type! Dungeons

Dungeon cards are awesome. You can have multiple Dungeons in play creating a variety of effects. Dungeon cards make up their own deck, fatter cards set off on the side. Dungeon cards affect everyone playing (unless the Portal card Narrow Passage is played).

Some Dungeons make Curses hit everyone which makes everyone a bit more nervous to play such cards (or those wearing Magnificent or Tinfoil Hats), another will make all Undead monsters stronger (which may pair well with the Clerical Errors), while another makes the game last longer (until Level 11). The best, by far however, would definitely be the Dungeon of Gender Bending, a Dungeon that causes everyone to change genders and adopt a new name for themselves. Failure to recognize someone by their name causing that person to lose a level, and changing sex while this Dungeon is in play causes you to gain a level. They’re a lot of fun, honestly.

Portal cards aren’t too unique, although besides affecting dungeons, Portal cards can cause people to lose levels or gain them. These cards are filtered into the Door deck innocuously.

No Prerequisites Needed

It was mentioned before, but to reiterate my point, there is no expansions required to be able to play these Dungeons. True, some of the cards refer to Races and Classes, but the only Race explicitly named is the Elf race. In essence, all you would normally need is the core original Munchkin deck but even then, you can remove that Dungeon and apply it to any other Munchkin core decks. The Portal Cards will stick out for any other deck (aside from Pathfinder and some of the other decks like The Guild) but the Dungeons work well even then.

Personal Thoughts

For all of the expansions for the original Munchkin deck, I recommend this one the most. Dungeons are fun and cause the game to change up a little, instead of just adding a new Class or more cards to cause the game to become too easy. The only con I can think of is the fact of percentage; if you have a smaller door deck, you’re going to be going through a lot of dungeons quickly. Then again, you can just remove a number of Portal cards to fix this. If you’re thinking of purchasing an expansion for the original Munchkin deck, I highly recommend Demented Dungeons

Have you already played the deck?

Do you like this deck?

See results

More Munchkin

That's it for this expansion! It's by far my favorite expansion, possibly moreso than any expansion for any other thematic deck, including other Dungeon expansions. Even better, it can be added easily enough to other themed decks. Next time I'll discuss Munchkin 7: Cheat with Both Hands, which was made to allow better integration between different decks (although it works well enough with the multitude of cards you surely have at this point for the core fantasy Munchkin theme).

I've got plenty more Munchkin Custom Card Ideas! Also, as I've spent far too money on numerous Munchkin decks and expansions, I can tell you which ones are worth it, which aren't, and why.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)