Hasbro tried exposing Monopoly cheaters. But now they're catering to them instead

Aaron Brown
February 3, 2018

"Insider" reports the new game will include several tasks for players to complete.

Cheaters can even try to steal money from the bank without having to keep an eye on the banker, Metro reported.

Moving another player's token instead of your own on your turn.

The makers of Monopoly have announced the introduction of a cheaters' version of the classic property board game later this year.

A new twist on an iconic game is coming to a store near you this fall.

Fans are encouraged to play dirty in this game, but they don't want to get caught.

As if this wasn't going to complicate matters enough (and mean everyone wants to endlessly count their money in case of theft) but there is no longer a designated banker.

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Each board comes with 15 cheat cards detailing specific cheats, five of which will be in play and placed in public view for all players to take part in.

And while the object of the game is still to end up with the most money at the end, the new edition will make it significantly harder - as the game encourages cheating as many times as possible during the course of the game.

All of this is facilitated by two changes to the traditional game: the addition of "Cheat" cards amongst the Community Chest and Chance cards and the loss of one, important rule-enforcer.

The first version of the board game was called "The Landlord's Game" and was supposed to show the unfairness of private property ownership. News of the Monopoly Cheaters Edition was first published by The Insider. Cheaters who are caught might have to go to jail, go directly to jail, do not pass go, do not collect $200.

In a final blow, Hasbro has chose to release the game ahead of Christmas 2018.

The game ditches houses entirely (because why settle for less than a hotel?), and adds a handcuff for chaining red-handed cheaters to the Jail space.

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