Monopoly

Posted on Feb 27 2014 - 9:00pm by Tito

Monopoly

Monopoly Board

 

One of America’s favorite pastimes is playing board games with family members and friends. If you can remember as a child you might recall playing monopoly or even checkers. Board games are very popular and can turn into one heck of a tournament if everyone playing is competitive. In order to have an effective board game tournament you need to have a few key elements in order to make sure that your board game is not only exciting, but you also have all of the right accessories to enhance the experience of the board game. Here is a list of a few items that are helpful, but not necessary when playing Monopoly.

• One of the best things you can have when you are playing Monopoly is the right area to play the game. It is a good idea to use a table that has plenty of room, so that everyone playing has space for all of their Monopoly money. A dining room table is an excellent location to play Monopoly.

• Another excellent idea is to have beverages or maybe even something to snack on while top, because playing Monopoly can get interesting to say the least. Also, you have to consider all of the players moving to either get money or moving their tokens from one point of the board to the other point of the board, so you want to avoid any messes.Chips

•A fun way to include your children and get them more interested in playing Monopoly would be to invite the neighborhood you might live in. When you are getting ready to play neighborhood Monopoly, maybe as an activity for your children on the weekend, you can help your children prepare invitations. By creating fun Monopoly invitations your board game can become almost like a tournament the entire neighborhood can participate and be active in. Not only does this give something for your children to do, but it also allows them to be safe in your home at the same time.

• If you don’t already own Monopoly, be prepared for all of the different options you have to choose from when picking out the perfect game for your family. If you go to a department store, you will be able to see all of the new versions of Monopoly that are available to purchase. Make it a family outing when you go to select the version you and your kids want to play. And if you already own Monopoly, you can see if maybe you want to upgrade and get more of a new age redesigned Monopoly game that your children will be interested in.

After you have gone over all of the different options you have to choose from when getting ready for the ultimate in a Monopoly game, you need to always be sure that everyone playing understand all of the rules the same way. The best way to play a Monopoly game is by following the rules and having fun. Once you get started with your Monopoly game, you should always be prepared, for it may become an addiction in your home and you might find your children begging you to play Monopoly all the time. However, most people can’t complain because what better way to spend the weekend or your evenings than with your children, family, and friends.

2 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Daniella April 27, 2014 at 9:23 am - Reply

    Was Monopoly designed/inspired by speificc places? Some of them are obvious like the ones named after states, but to what do Marvin Gardens, Ventnor, St. James Place, Park Place, Baltic etc etc refer? Where is the Atlantic Avenue referenced on the board? Or are the properties meant to be somewhat generic? I like Monopoly and was just curious. Thanks in advance.

    • Smoker06 March 17, 2016 at 2:29 pm - Reply

      Yes, the basic Monopoly properties are based on place names in Atlantic City.

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