In 1934, in the midst of the Great Depression, an unemployed heating engineer from Pennsylvania created the game of Monopoly. Realizing that his get-rich theme might appeal to other Americans, he had the game printed and distributed in a Philadelphia department store. When he couldn't keep up with the overwhelming requests for more sets, he arranged for Parker Brothers to take over the game. And the rest, as they say, is history. But Monopoly is far from a quaint historical relic. To this day, it remains a riveting game of luck, chance, and savvy wheeling and dealing--all of which can make some lucky dog rich, rich, rich! Based on the purchase of Atlantic City real estate (a city currently renowned for its get-rich gambling opportunities), Monopoly is now printed in 26 languages with more than 200 million sets sold worldwide. Players still scoot the same beloved board pieces: the old shoe, the terrier, and the hot rod. This set also includes rules for a shortened version of the game and a new token, winner of Monopoly's recent "design a token" contest. This is capitalism at its most fun and ruthless, a must-have edition in the family game closet.
Classic family board game A game of luck, chance, and wheeling and dealing Buy and sell properties in Atlantic City Corner parts of the board, build houses and hotels, and charge other players exorbitant rent Includes a new game piece and rules for a shortened version of the game
This product contains small parts and is a choking hazard so not suitable for children under 3 years old.
The original monopoly just cant be beaten. I have around 4 different types and i still think that this game tops the rest. But in saying this the price listed above is too much for such an old game and is better bought second hand or from a toy store. I recommend buying it if you havent already as its fun for all agesand all the family will enjoy bonding over a nice game :)
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