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Artist
Publisher
Year Published
1996
# of Players
3 − 7
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 5 players
Recommended with 3–6 players
(55 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
12 and up
Playing Time
45 minutes
User Suggested Ages
10+
(13 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
Some necessary text - easily memorized or small crib sheet
(12 voters) [poll]
Honors
Subdomain
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Expansion
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Family
Primary Name
Kill Doctor Lucky
Alternate Names
Kill Doctor Lucky: Director's Cut
Kill Doktor Lucky
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In this notorious game, an inversion of Clue, you hate Doctor Lucky. Maybe he left you out of his will. Maybe he killed your pet rock. Whatever the reason, you want him dead. Unfortunately, so do the other players. Since you don't want to go to jail, you need to make your attempt in secret; if anybody can see you, whistle nonchalantly, and let the Doctor live ... until next time.

Players move around the mansion, collecting murder weapons (to make the murder attempt stronger - doubly so if the weapon is used in an appropriate location); failure cards (to thwart opponents' plans); and movement cards (to try to get together with Doctor Lucky in a secluded location for his inevitable demise.) Players try to convince others to use up their failure cards first, the better for when their own attempts come.

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Rule Variants

There are three rule variants, depending on which version of game you own.

The Cheapass Games and Titanic Games releases present spite tokens as optional. By a wide margin, BGG users seem to prefer using the spite tokens. Also, spite tokens can be used to increase the failure value when attempting to foil murder attempts.

In the Paizo Publishing release (with the Little Dog expansion), spite tokens are no longer optional. Also, spite tokens cannot be used to increase the failure value when foiling murder attempts.

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Kill Doctor Lucky
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Cheapass print & play edition 2011
Publisher: Cheapass Games
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Year: 2011
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Kill Doctor Lucky
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Paizo edition 2009 with dog
Publisher: Paizo Publishing
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Year: 2009
Product Code: PZO5501
Size: 12.00 x 8.00 x 2.00 inches
2.40 pounds
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Titanic Games edition 2006
Publisher: Titanic Games
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Year: 2006
Size: 12.00 x 8.00 x 2.00 inches
2.40 pounds
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Kill Doctor Lucky: Director's Cut
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Cheapass eighth printing, special edition
Publisher: Cheapass Games
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Year: 2002
Product Code: CAG001
Size: 9.00 x 6.00 x 1.00 inches
0.50 pounds
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Cheapass sixth printing, boxed edition
Publisher: Cheapass Games
Artist: James Ernest
Year: 2000
Product Code: #CAG 001
Size: 9.50 x 6.50 x 0.62 inches
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2 19.5 Mansion Template (Beta)
Floor plan of 19.5th Anniversary Edition mansion, for those desiring to manufacture one with their own artwork or images, as I did using images from the web (see BGG Image 2694687 at https://www.boardgamegeek.com/image/2694687/theapostlegreen?size=medium) This is a .png image and at 128dpi, scales to 24 x 18.03 inches.
English
2015-10-04
6 Flow chart for Kill Doctor Lucky (Free Edition)
A PDF flow chart for game set-up and player moves for Kill Doctor Lucky (Free Edition) by James Ernest. I would appreciate any feedback as to whether anyone finds this helpful in playing the game. joe768@aol.com
English
2015-02-14
2 Box for cards
Paper box for cards of the official PnP game version, 7x10 cm, pdf file, v. 1.0. Box can store about 40-60 cards, depending of their thickness. Use several boxes for some games. [url=https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/187003/]- List of boxes and how-to video.[/url] [url=https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/41958/item/2773195#item2773195]- All for your lovely games.[/url] [ImageID=2798001medium]
English
2014-12-16
1 Kill Doctor Lucky Spanish Rules revised and designed following paizo design
Translation to spanish (castillian) of paizo's release of Kill Doctor Lucky.
Spanish
2014-07-25
0 Black Heart Spite Tokens
30 single spite tokens + 10 (+2) spite tokens, totaling 50 spite. Each token has the word Spite in white against the background of a black heart. Tokens have guidelines for easy cutting and are 3/4 inch by 1/2 inch.
English
2014-06-24
2 Краткие правила / Short rules in russian
Краткие правила, pdf-файл для печати на листе формата А4, 1.0 / Short rules in russian, pdf-file for A4 printing, v. 1.0
Russian
2013-03-01
17 Robb's Kill Doctor Lucky makeover
This is my Kill Doctor Lucky board design that I created using a variety of textures and objects some from RPGMapshare and Dundjinni's forums. I used Titanic's layout as a bit of a guide and the Cheapass board as a template. This is as small as I can make the file and keep the quality of the full size. Look for a link to the full size somewhere nearby. I hope you enjoy!
English
2012-06-13
8 Spite Tokens
Just some Spite Tokens I made up for use with the game.
English
2012-04-27
4 Kill Dr Lucky - Resumen de reglas
Resumen de reglas en castellano de "Kill Dr Lucky".
Spanish
2011-02-16
8 The Villa - another board for Kill Dr Lucky
A board I designed myself. Print on adhesive paper, stick on cardboard and assembly to a bigger board with two folds. The text on the board says: It's already long time ago since you tried to kill the old man.He's got more luck than judgement. Now he disappeared from his mansion. But you got to know that he owns another, smaller estate. So go and get him! This board has less rooms than the original one.Following room-cards have to be discarded from the game: White Room, Greenhouse, Nursery and Hedge Maze
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2010-05-26
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Board Game Rank: 1798
Family Game Rank: 631
Num Ratings: 4755
Average Rating: 6.15
Standard Deviation: 1.49
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Users Owning: 6788
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