Posts tagged "monopoly"

Hasbro Replaces That Boring Old Monopoly Iron With A Kitty Cat

I wasn't really into Monopoly as a kid. There were just too many friggin' rules (like, why can't you just grab the money when it's right there?), and if I couldn't have the Scottie, then I was not down to play. How cruel of the game's creators to only offer one single desirable token, pretty…
By: Rachel Krause / February 6, 2013

“The Wire” Monopoly Board Game Needs To Become A Reality

To Whom It May Concern At Parker Brothers: Please make this "Wire"-inspired mockup of Monopoly a reality. I need it. I need it the way Bubbles needs smack. Speaking of which, I would also like to humbly suggest the addition of Omar Little, Stringer Bell, Marlo Stanfield, Avon Barksdale, and Prop Joe game pieces. (I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2011

Monopoly Gets A Circular Makeover

With the Monopoly board's new circular shape, it's easier to throw when you get frustrated after four exhaustive hours of pretending to buy property. [Pop Crunch]…
By: Kelli Bender / February 4, 2010

Are You Game For Board Game Movies Or Just Bored?

Back in the third grade, my best friend Jess and I were obsessed with the movie “Clue.” We watched the video every day after school and knew all three endings backwards and forwards, mostly because we were obsessed with Tim Curry and Michael McKean. Turns out that Jess and I weren’t the only fanatics—the movie…
By: Deborah Stein / May 27, 2009

The Invasion Of Pink Board Games

I like pink. Exhibit A: my bubble gum-colored toe nail polish. Exhibit B: my favorite pink mug. But even I am a taken aback by the onslaught of board games lately that have gotten girly, pinkified makeovers. Take, for example, Designer's Edition Scrabble, which comes in a powder pink box complete with the word F-A-S-H-I-O-N…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2009