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The Best Editions of Monopoly  

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List Rules Only Hasbro and USAopoly editions of the Monopoly board game

The classic Monopoly board game was first made in 1935 and has since become a household name. The game has gone through several updates, versions, and editions through the years but has remained the best property buying and selling board game everyone remembers.  Which version of Monopoly is your favorite?

Read further to learn about how the rules change in each variation of the game. In the Monopoly Cheaters Edition players are encouraged to cheat and even move other players' monopoly pieces or steal money from the bank! There are also Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead themes which means you can buy, sell, and trade property in almost any fictional universe out there. Some of these editions even come with oversized collectable game tokens. Have fun moving across the board as your favorite Pokémon, Batman, and Star Wars characters. Check out the Ultimate Banking Edition if you want to do away with paper money all together as the center electronic console keeps track of everything in the game. If you want a version where you don't buy property but collect experiences instead, try out the Monopoly for Millennials edition.

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Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Editions of Monopoly
Photo: Hasbro

Tokens: Mario, Princess Peach, Luigi, Toad

2-4 Players

Gameplay variations:

  • Drop banana peels and collect coins to earn additional points
  • Race against opponents when passing Go
  • Land on Boost Pad space to move around the board faster

Price: $17.77

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Gamer Edition is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Editions of Monopoly
Photo: Hasbro

Tokens: Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong

2-4 Players

Gameplay variations:

  • Coins replace Monopoly money
  • Power-up die activates special abilities
  • Boss battles

Price: $17.70

Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Editions of Monopoly
Photo: Hasbro

Tokens: Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Eevee, Jigglypuff

2-6 Players

Gameplay variations:

  • Chance cards are Professor Oak cards
  • Community Chest cards are Trainer Battle cards
  • PokéMarts are houses and PokéCenters are hotels

Price: $69.99

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Pixar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Editions of Monopoly
Photo: Hasbro

Tokens: Sulley (Monsters, Inc.), Mr. Incredible (The Incredibles), Lightnight McQueen (Cars), Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story), Remy (Ratatouille)

2-6 Players

Gameplay variations:

  • Based on the content from the Pixar library

Price: $64.99

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