What is the point of the game Monopoly?
Monopoly, real-estate board game for two to eight players, in which the player's goal is to remain financially solvent while forcing opponents into bankruptcy by buying and developing pieces of property.
What are the classic Monopoly pieces?
Those original tokens—car, iron, lantern, thimble, shoe, tophat, and rocking horse—were joined by the battleship and cannon soon after. Despite Hasbro's attempts to modernize Monopoly, the game is really a period piece.
Are old Monopoly games worth anything?
Generally speaking, vintage Monopoly games are not worth much. They are almost always less than $200 for a standard edition, no matter how old or how good the condition. Not long after the game began production at Parker Brothers in 1935, more than 20,000 games were being published each week.
Why is monopoly so popular?
It's like poker." And, unlike many games, Monopoly has built-in flexibility. Players can make up their own rules – paying money for landing on free parking, for example – without "unbalancing" the game, as aficionados say. This gives players the chance to customize play.