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September 8, 2016 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Run to your corner store for Walgreens-exclusive Munchkin Grimm Tidings

AUSTIN, Texas (September 8, 2016) – A new fairy tale-themed Munchkin game comes out this fall, and it's available exclusively at Walgreens – so now Munchkin fans can pick up a new game with all their other necessary drugstore items. (Because let's face it, Munchkin games are necessary.)

In Munchkin Grimm Tidings from Steve Jackson Games, players get all the backstabbing and loot-seeking of Munchkin, combined with the dark, violent themes of Grimm's fairytales. It's a 114-card standalone game for three or four players in one portable package.

The dark tone of these stories inspired Munchkin Line Editor Andrew Hackard and illustrator John Kovalic when they created cards such as the Wicked Stepmother, Poisoned Apple, and Dance Club.

"The medieval folk tales compiled by the Brothers Grimm were far darker and, forgive the pun, grimmer than the sanitized versions many people know today," Hackard said. "That makes them perfect fodder for a Munchkin game!"

Take a long journey in the dark forest with Munchkin . . . when you take a short trip to the corner store.

About Steve Jackson Games

Steve Jackson Games, based in Austin, Texas, has been publishing games, game books, and magazines since 1980. Its best-selling game is Munchkin, with more than 8 million copies of the games and supplements in print worldwide. Other top sellers are GURPS (the Generic Universal RolePlaying System), Zombie Dice, and Illuminati. Past hits have included Car Wars and Toon. Steve's very first game, Ogre, originally released in 1977, drew almost a million dollars' worth of Kickstarter support in 2012 for a super-deluxe edition, which was released in late 2013.


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