This is more a plea for attention than an improvement or innovation, though. Parker Bros. remains unwilling to address more basic issues with the franchise, for example: Does Monopoly Suck? http://vimeo.com/23271705(A New School Lecture by Jesse Fuchs.)
Perhaps they should leave the tokens alone, and move the setting to a less flood-prone area.
But the thimble is my fidget during the game!
Just to flog that link a little, it does include a section on the origin of the game tokens!
Acquire is a compelling alternative to Monopoly. Just a much, much better game.That said, it doesn't have the thimble, the King of the Monopoly Pieces.
Finally, we can be rid of that damn iron. (By the way, finally got around to playing Monopoly Deal. Fantastic.)
What? I love the iron. Most stable piece on the board.It looks like shoe is losing at the moment.
Y'all know since the internet is involved there's no way the cat isn't winning the new slot?
Weird that the dog is that far ahead of everything else.
Not weird at all. Save the Scottie!
Sadly, Hasbro has yet to pick up rights to my far more realistic, yet less exciting, competitor "Antitrust Lawyer."
There are at least 2 readers of this blog who own the board game Antimonopoly.
I could have safely bet my under of 90 minutes before you chimed in about that.
Having learned their lesson though, they have not sued you to destroy it either.http://antimonopoly.com/
The winner will be a robot cat wearing a ring and playing a guitar in a helicopter.