Game Classification

K.C. Munchkin! North American Philips Consumer Electronics Corp. (U.S.A.), 1981  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

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K.C. Munchkin! A top-down maze puzzle game with a concept similar to Pac-Man. The player controls a "Munchkin" whose goal is to eat all of "munchies" on the screen, all the while being chased by three "Munchers" who are trying to eat him.

By eating a glowing munchie, all of the Munchers will turn purple and can be hunted down for a limited time, successfully doing so results in a score bonus. Once a Muncher has been "munched out" (term used in the manual), it will return the the center of the maze to recharge for a short time before setting out for revenge once again.

As players eat more and more munchies, the remaining munchies begin to move faster and faster around the maze. When there is only one left, it will be moving at the same speed as the player. You'll then have to hunt it down while avoiding the Munchers.

The game offers 4 pre-built mazes, as well as invisible versions of these mazes (the walls will only appear when you run into them). However, it includes the option to design custom mazes through a programming mode. Players can base a design off of presets or start from scratch. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Magnavox Odyssey² (Videopac)