Free parking is a thing of the past. Capitalism and real estate have changed a lot since the board game Monopoly was first sold by Parker Brothers in the 1930s. Now, in the age of foreclosures and bank bailouts, we think Monopoly needs to get with the times. So Studio 360 is giving the classic game an overhaul.
We asked experts and listeners to contribute Monopoly makeover ideas. We gave the suggestions to veteran game designer Brenda Brathwaite, who created a new-and-improved (if unofficial) version of the game.
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Since the board game Monopoly first came out in the 1930s, capitalism and tycooning have changed a lot. Someone who knows that better than most is former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who now hosts a public affairs program on CNN. Spitzer told Kurt Andersen his first lesson ...
Monday, April 25, 2011
The Scottie dog has all the fun. Along with the battleship, the race car, and the top hat, it’s always part of the in-crowd of Monopoly game pieces. Consistently among the first to be selected, the Scottie dog confidently strolls down Boardwalk and turns heads as it passes Go in ...