This is famously the game that Atari sued Philips over, claiming that it was substantially similar to Pac-man – for which Atari held the exclusive conversion rights. The American courts decided in Atari’s favour, but not before Munchkin had become a bit of a hit with the Philips/magnavox crowd. The game actually features a good few things which make it more enjoyable than Atari’s official port – apart from the shapeshifting maze, the
Munchies begin to wander as you come close to completing the maze. It gets tense when you’re trying to intercept the last Munchie, while the Munchers try to munch Munchkin.