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Monopoly for Millennials recommends playing in your parents' basement

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"Monopoly for Millennials" recommends playing in your parents' basement

BoingBoing.net
By Gina Loukareas
November 12, 2018

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Just in time for the holidays, Hasbro has released "Monopoly for Millennials", the game where you're encouraged to take a break from the rat race because "adulting is hard."

This should go over well.

Here is a description of the game:

Money doesn't always buy a great time, but experiences, whether they're good -- or weird -- last forever. The Monopoly for Millennials game celebrates just that. Instead of collecting as much cash as possible, players are challenged to rack up the most Experiences to win. Travel around the gameboard discovering and visiting cool places to eat, shop, and relax. Interact with other players via Chance and Community Chest cards, (which are super relatable). And players don't pay rent -- they visit one another, earning more Experience points. This board game is a great way to bring a fun and relaxed vibe to a party or casual get-together.

That's right - there's no rent to pay and no real estate to buy because, as it says on the front of the box, "Forget real estate. You can't afford to buy it anyway."

Experiences include a 3-day music festival, a friend's couch, a vegan bistro, bike share, and yoga studio. A hashtag and smiley face emoji are among the tokens. The person with the most student debt rolls first. Uncle Pennybags is wearing a participation ribbon.

SOURCE: https://boingboing.net/2018/11/12/monopoly-for-millennials-r.html

 

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Drosselmeyer

someone put time and effort into this - and invested the money to make it so

            pretty sad commentary on society....

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             I can only appreciate the sarcasm....

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Michael Rielly

I live in Rhode Island, home of Hasbro. You can't get these anywhere. They are completely sold out...

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Black Hills Santa

Good night, nurse.

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Laffo

I work with a ton of Millennials that are incredibly hard working and will never be able to afford a house. 

These jokes weren’t funny when they were about Generation X.

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