Monopoly: Cheaters Edition.


Yes, it’s true. Hasbro, the owners of the iconic game, Monopoly, are launching a new edition that incorporates cheating into the rules and strategy. The iconic board game, which traces its origins to 1904’s The Landlord’s Game and was created by Charles Darrow in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash, succeeded wildly but not as it was originally intended. It is, therefore, anyone’s guess to determine how the cheaters edition will ultimately be interpreted by a culture where today’s real-world monopoly contestants aren’t land or natural resources owners. Making matters more confusing is the fact that today, sometimes cheating can be perfectly legal.