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  Monopoly (game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monopoly is one of the best-selling commercial board games in the world.
The game is named after the economic concept of monopoly, the domination of a market by a single seller.
Monopoly Tycoon is a PC game in the Tycoon series that makes strategy and speed into determining factors for winning the game, eliminating completely the element of luck inherent in the dice rolls of the original.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monopoly_(game)   (6178 words)

  
 Monopoly (game show) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monopoly was a game show loosely based on the board game of the same name which aired on ABC for thirteen weeks during the summer of 1990.
The player who earned the monopoly of a color group also earned the value of all the properties in the group (from an additional $120 for the Purple group to $750 for the Dark Blue pair of Park Place and Boardwalk).
If the player succeeded, control of the monopoly was theirs, and movement would continue from the last property in the group.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monopoly_(game_show)   (1174 words)

  
 NPR : Monopoly, Present at the Creation
In its current and well-known incarnation, the game is so firmly capitalist that it was once banned in Russia and China and is still outlawed in North Korea and Cuba.
One of the ideas behind Magie's Landlord's Game was to teach the virtues of the Single-Tax Movement: In 1871, journalist and political economist Henry George argued that a single, uniform tax on all land regardless of whether lots stood bare or were blanketed with business would encourage development.
In 1974, after losing a game of Monopoly to his son and getting stuck in a traffic jam that prompted a dinnertime outburst directed at the oil monopolies, economics professor Ralph Anspach took matters into his own hands.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/patc/monopoly   (1384 words)

  
 Funagain Games: Monopoly
However, I’ve also played negotiation games with folks who were having problems outside the game, didn’t want to trade with a particular person, didn’t want to trade at all, etc. With these people, any kind of trading and bartering can fall flat, destroying the fun in a game.
And this is indeed true, but the crux of the game is in the fact that players attempt to minimize their chances of landing on a poor space, and maximize their opponents.
This is a combo pack that includes the The Monopoly Companion Player's Guide, A fun-packed guide to the winning strategies, rules, trivia and history of the world's most popular game; and The Monopoly Calculator, your personal Monopoly advisor...
www.funagaingames.com /control/product/~product_id=010846/~affil=CRGM   (2798 words)

  
 Probabilities in the Game of Monopoly®
They used a simplified model of the game without considering the effects of the Chance and Community Chest cards or of the various ways of being sent to jail.
Early in the game it is often best to get out as soon as possible so as to have more opportunities to buy property.
Later in the game, it is best to stay in jail as long as possible to avoid landing on an opponent's property.
www.tkcs-collins.com /truman/monopoly/monopoly.shtml   (2348 words)

  
 History of the Monopoly Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Like many other Americans, he was unemployed at the time, and the game's exciting promise of fame and fortune inspired him to produce it on his own.
In its first year, 1935, the MONOPOLY game was the best-selling game in America.
The MONOPOLY game is so much a part of today's popular culture that my lawyers have trademarked many of its graphic elements.
www.hasbro.com /monopoly/pl/page.history/dn/default.cfm   (294 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Monopoly: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
I had visions of past Monopoly games that seemed to never end and weren't very much fun by the time someone finally won.
The game takes up hours of valuable time, that could be spent playing better board games, like Puerto Rico and Settlers of Catan.
The game comes with eight character tokens (four are good guys, four are bad guys) and a blue die and a red die.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000IWCT?v=glance   (1793 words)

  
 monodrinking
All rules for setting up and taking turns are the same as for a normal monopoly game.
If a player lands on a property that is un-owned and wants to purchase it, he may pay the bank the purchase price and obtain the property, but must also take as many drinks as are equal to the first digit of the purchase price.
If that property is part of a monopoly, the player must pay the rent and take 1 drink.
homestead.com /monodrinking/monodrinking.html   (510 words)

  
 Monopoly (game) Encyclopedia Article @ TheEntireWeb.com (The Entire Web)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A player's turn consists of rolling two dice (he or she moves the sum of those dice) and advancing on the board the corresponding number of squares clockwise around the track.
If the player lands on a owned property he or she pays the owner a set amount of rent on colored properties and railroads, or multiplies a dice roll by a certain factor for the utilities.
Not having auctions when a player passes on his chance to buy the property he lands on or neglects to stake his claim.
theentireweb.com /encyclopedia/Monopoly_(game)   (5470 words)

  
 Monopoly for Windows 3.x - MobyGames
All the street names in the game are taken from Atlantic City, New Jersey.
There are 80 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.
There are no game credits on file for this release of the game.
www.mobygames.com /game/win3x/monopoly   (281 words)

  
 Monopoly for PS - Monopoly PlayStation - Monopoly PS Game
Players looking for an old-school platform game with uncanny visual effects will certainly find it here.
Monopoly Tycoon uses the popular board game as the base on which to build a strong and innovative, and great-looking, real-time game of business management and city building.
Even in single-player mode, Monopoly shines as a brilliant example of what programmers can do with a simple concept if they set their minds to it.
www.gamespot.com /ps/puzzle/monopoly/index.html   (192 words)

  
 Monopoly
This game was originally invented by Elizabeth J. Magie.
Meanwhile the game was picked up folks and played by many in homemade versions up and down the Atlantic coast and even as far west as Michigan and Texas, being developed along the way.
Monopoly in the real London with real cabs fitted with GPS systems.
www.boardgamegeek.com /viewitem.php3?gameid=1406   (364 words)

  
 Monopoly Party for GameCube - Monopoly Party Game Cube - Monopoly Party GameCube Game
Buy It This updated version of the classic Monopoly board game will feature faster game mechanics and 3D environments in the center of the board.
While more accomplished gamers may find some of the minigames too simplistic, this accessibility ensures that Mario's party is one that just about anyone can enjoy.
This updated version of the classic Monopoly board game will feature 3D environments in the center of the board and faster gameplay.
www.gamespot.com /gamecube/puzzle/monopolyparty/index.html   (283 words)

  
 IMG Review: Monopoly
Along with Scrabble (the world’s favourite word game), Monopoly is a very obvious candidate for implementation on a computer, and various attempts have been made over the years.
I enjoyed that game enormously, and ever afterwards dreamt of the day when computers would become powerful enough for the Monopoly board to be shown realistically in 3D, spinning around and viewed from all angles as the counters moved around it.
Amongst traditional board games Monopoly offers unique scope for being customized, so it’s great that this new computer version comes with its own board editor that lets you produce your own new board layouts.
www.insidemacgames.com /reviews/view.php?ID=145   (658 words)

  
 Handmark Software: Monopoly for Palm OS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Practice your Monopoly skills at any time by playing against up to three computer opponents with 8 different "identities" and playing styles.
The Monopoly game for Palm Powered PDAs includes the ability to auction properties, buy/sell houses and hotels, mortgage/unmortgage properties and even set up complex trades with other players.
Rules, options and method of play are also all true to the original board game.
www.handmark.com /products/detail.php?id=65   (643 words)

  
 Monopoly for Game Boy - MobyGames
This time, a Monopoly game on your computer, as good as it knows to be in your reality.
There are no reviews for the Game Boy release of this game.
The Sega Master System version (others might, too) of this game uses the classical music piece "The Entertainer", composed by Scott Joplin, for the theme song.
www.mobygames.com /game/gameboy/monopoly   (277 words)

  
 Monopoly - Nostalgia Edition at Uncle's Games
The journey begins in the 30's when the Monopoly board game was born.
During the depression, into wartime, and at each stop in America's history, the Monopoly game was there!
This special nostalgia edition brings that history to life, and reminds us why the Monopoly game has been America's favorite board game since 1935.
www.unclesgames.com /product_info.php/cPath/500/products_id/6600   (226 words)

  
 "THE LANDLORD'S GAME TO MONOPOLY: A HISTORICAL REVIEW."
This insightful article peers into the heart of monopoly's folk game years, years that have been cloaked in mystery.
During a David and Goliath Battle, the Inventor of the Anti-Monopoly®; Game Uncovers the Secret History of Monopoly®.
Spanning a century of toys and games this is a great coffee table book for all ages.
tt.tf /gamehist/mon-index.html   (649 words)

  
 GameStats: Monopoly Tycoon
Monopoly Tycoon uniquely combines the addictive elements of the most popular simulation games, strategy games and, of course - the Monopoly game!
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www.gamestats.com /objects/014/014103   (148 words)

  
 McDonald's Monopoly Best Chance Game 2.0   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 3D Gamers :: Game Listing :: Monopoly Info
Select a letter to see a list of games that begin with that letter.
No game library is complete without the new MONOPOLY game for the PC!
Also included is a free, special MONOPOLY game token, making this MONOPOLY game experience a must-have for collectors and newcomers alike!
www.3dgamers.com /games/monopoly   (104 words)

  
 Anti-Monopoly Book and Board Game
The producers of the Monopoly board game assault the two popular games I invented.
New game mass produced, defying Hasbro's attempts to prevent production...
Disclaimer: Nothing on this website is produced or sponsored by our competitor Hasbro, Inc., the producer of Monopoly (R).
www.antimonopoly.com   (116 words)

  
 Monopoly Board Game at Board Games Express
The world's most popular board game, featuring the new bag-of-money token!
Everybody remembers the MONOPOLY game- that's why it's still the most popular, most widely played, and best-selling board game in the world!
Whether you're discovering the game for the time or reliving the carefree days of youth, get out there and Buy!
www.boardgamesexpress.com /prodInfo.asp?number=3321   (229 words)

  
 Monopoly Game Card Geneartor, Make Custom Chance And Community Chest Cards
Monopoly Game Card Geneartor, Make Custom Chance And Community Chest Cards
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 Board Games Store Home Page for Boardgames.com
A complete listing of boardgames for every taste and gaming preference in many different game categories.
Browse for a specific game in our Alphabetical Index to find a
The place to be for all your board game needs.
www.boardgames.com   (85 words)

  
 Boardgames.ca - Board Games, Card Games, Bridge Supplies, Hobby Supplies, Poker Supplies, Miniatures for sale worldwide
Boardgames.ca - Board Games, Card Games, Bridge Supplies, Hobby Supplies, Poker Supplies, Miniatures for sale worldwide
WAR OF THE RING BOARD GAME: BATTLES OF THE THIRD AGE EXPANSION
The greedy knights go out into the surrounding countryside to expand their power and wealth
www.boardgames.ca /index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=17378   (183 words)

  
 Monopoly.com - The Official Site of Monopoly by Parker Brothers
Monopoly.com - The Official Site of Monopoly by Parker Brothers
Own your own piece of Bikini Bottom with the new MONOPOLY SpongeBob SquarePants Edition!
Use of this site signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Use.
www.monopoly.com   (75 words)

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