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In a move to modernize the game of Monopoly, Hasbro is exchanging its iconic Monopoly money for fake payment cards that players will use, much like debit or credit cards. Although this new contactless form of payment might more accurately portray the way we buy and sell property now, it completely drains the game of… READ MORE »


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After yesterday’s public outcry over Rey being missing from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens-licensed Monopoly game, Hasbro has decided to start making Rey figurines for the game. VICTORY!

Hasbro had originally responded by saying that Rey, the movie’s main character, was excluded from Monopoly in order to avoid revealing aREAD MORE »


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Hasbro’s sorry excuse for excluding the film’s hero doesn’t make any sense. READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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] … READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »