The classic Monopoly game has been a family game night favorite. Whether your favorite piece was the iron or the toy car, the competitive fun of amassing properties and wealth is contagious. Who will go to jail or who will build a property empire? Now the classic fun has turned property tycoons into mega moguls.
Monopoly Empire puts a twist on the classic game. This version allows players acquire stakes in a variety of iconic companies. The goal of this game is to build a tower of brands. Similar to the classic Monopoly game, players can charge rent on the properties (i.e. brands) that they own. The first player to fill his tower is the winner.
This version of Monopoly has some changes that make it easier to continue play. No player can become bankrupt and leave the game. If a player runs our of money, brands are relinquished to other players. If the player has no brands, play continues including the bankrupt players.
Tweens enjoy this game because they acquire popular brands. What kid wouldn't want to own Xbox or McDonalds. While playing, kids can imagine what it is like to be a mini-mogul.
Older players enjoy this game because the classic concept of Monopoly is inherit in the playing. Players can still go to jail and everyone must pass go. It can be a fun multi-generational family game night.
Monopoly Empire retails for $19.99 at many mass merchants or online. The game is recommended for ages 8 and up.