Monopoly - Games, Toys & Goodies @ 12Game
Monopoly was first published by Parker Brothers in 1935. Currently subtitled The Fast Dealing Property Trading Game, the game is named after the economic concept of monopoly. The domination of a market by a single entity. It is now owned and produced by the American game and toy company Hasbro. Players move around the game-board buying, trading, or selling properties, developing their properties with houses and hotels, and collecting rent from their opponents, with the goal being to drive them all into bankruptcy, leaving one monopolist in control of the economy. Since the board game was first commercially sold in the 1930s, it has become a part of popular world culture, having been locally licensed in more than 103 countries and printed in more than thirty-seven languages.