As a kid, Monopoly was probably my favorite board game. I just loved to bankrupt my younger siblings by putting up hotels all over the entire board. Yes – Alex P. Keaton was an idol of mine.
So you can imagine my intrigue when I heard that Parker Bros. recently announced they were giving Monopoly a makeover. Obviously, the new board looks completely different than the old square board but the biggest change is the elimination of cash. This is a major bummer for those of us who liked to fan ourselves with stacks of $500 bills. I guess it’s only fitting, however, considering the current level of household debt.
Something I’m much more excited about is the update to the “Community Chest.” Check out the new cards below: