Monopoly PC game

by Amanda Nettgen

(USA)

Monopoly PC game!

Monopoly PC game

Rating out of five:

★★★★

+ A very faithful conversion of the board game classic
+ Play alone or with friends
+ Nicely done graphics and sound enhance, rather than getting in the way, of the experience
– Just Monopoly — no bells and whistles or special themes or boards included

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This PC version plays just like the timeless board game classic, minus the set up and with a few added statistics.

Chances are if it’s your second time playing the Parker Brothers Monopoly PC game you’ll be loading a saved game, as the virtual version is just like the physical form in that it takes forever to win.

If you’re starting fresh, your first job is to choose a token (no new ones here), then add up to three computer and/or human players. You can choose the difficulty of the AI players (but not your friends).

You can modify how you’d like to play by adjusting a slew of House Rules. You need to do this before you play, however, and not later in the game when you encounter how annoying it is to have to own an entire color set before you can build a house. House Rules I have always played by in the real game of Monopoly include collecting all tax money when someone lands on Free Parking and playing without that pesky even build law.

Play in the Monopoly PC game is the same as in regular Monopoly: roll the (rotating) dice – twice if you get doubles – and do laps around the board buying pretty much everything you can (the title deed will pop up with the option to purchase it or send it to auction).

When you land on somebody else’s property (denoted by a clone of their token at the top), you’re forced to pay up. Rent increases as the landlord remodels the place with houses and hotels, and personal money is replenished by $200 each time you pass GO.

You can suggest trades during any turn, but don’t assume you’ll always be able to con the AIs. The goal is to be the last player standing after all the others have gone bankrupt.Mr. Monopoly Christmas ornament reviewed by BoardgameBeast. Click to read!

The added features of the Monopoly PC game are slim but useful. A running history of each move that’s been made is recorded in a box to the right, along with a timer telling you how much of your life has been spent playing the particular Monopoly game.

Clicking on BANK allows you to see which properties are still available at a quick glance. Similarly, selecting a fellow player’s profile will show you the breakdown of their ownerships.

It’s easier to save ongoing games with the computer version rather than have your months-long Monopoly hogging a coffee table somewhere (and then having you forget whose turn it is and whose money is whose).

The added animations of the game are barely noticeable, but the graphics are very good.

My complaint is that the Monopoly PC game is just vanilla Monopoly – no new playing pieces, different boards, nor fun features. It makes me wonder about the customer audience; are there really enough people out there who don’t already own the 3D version of Monopoly that would buy this take in lieu of the board game?

This Monopoly game caters to a small audience, I think. It gets a decent rating because it’s, well, Monopoly and is a solid copy of the franchise with streamlined graphics. You’re better off buying one of those themed Monopoly games if you want some variety, though.

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Feb 08, 2013

COMPLIMENTS

NEW

by: Anonymous


ITS VERY GOOD, KEEPS ME BUSY ALL THE TIME, I LIKES PLYING THE GAME ANYTIME OF THE DAY BOTH MORNING AFTERNNON AND NIGHT. KEEP I UP MONOPOLY. I LOVE THE GAME SOOOOMUCH.


Sep 22, 2012

:)

NEW

by: roberts


:)


May 01, 2012

monopoly by parker brothers

NEW

by: lol


i have this game but i dont play it


Jan 08, 2012

BEST GAME

by: SOHAI


F*CK IT!


Oct 24, 2011

its fun

by: cody


it is fun


Oct 24, 2011

its fun

by: cody


it is fun


Mar 21, 2011

Monopoly

by: Anonymous


Bring back monopoly can’t play the classic on the internet.


Mar 20, 2011

dank u

by: Anonymous


vet spel dankje


Feb 14, 2011

THE MONSTER

by: AHMED


HI


Jan 05, 2011

IRINA

by: Anonymous


НАМГОНАМНЕВСКВУЕКВГНМЛБТ .ДЛШ.ЛДШЬОЖЗ


Dec 26, 2010

monopoly

by: Anonymous


is een vet leuk spel


Dec 26, 2010

monopoly

by: Anonymous


is een vet leuk spel


Dec 18, 2010

Ygrt

by: Anonymous


Monopoly game yes


Dec 12, 2010

JIHFU

by: Anonymous


Brilliant!


Nov 30, 2010

good

by: Anonymous


good


Nov 03, 2010

like this

by: CH SULTAN


i like this


Nov 01, 2010

Great Fun

by: Barbara


I really had fun playing this game. It’s great!


Oct 17, 2010

GREATE

by: Anonymous


KOOL


Oct 01, 2010

bnbcgj

by: Anonymous


gggggggggggggggg


Sep 22, 2010

not bad!

by: nadieya


about as good as computer monopoly gets


Sep 19, 2010

MONOPOLY

by: Anonymous


THIS IS THE BEST GAME EVER WISH I COULD FIND A GOOD DOWNLOAD???


Sep 07, 2010

love it

by: Anonymous


brilliant


Aug 16, 2010

BEST

by: Anonymous


YOU ARE THE BEST


Aug 11, 2010

Monoply Good

by: Cillian


Great Game =)


Aug 01, 2010

hertherth

by: Anonymous


hertherth say, this game GOOOOD


Aug 01, 2010

VVVVVVV

by: Anonymous


VVVVVVV good!


Jul 25, 2010

TANER

by: taner


Taner thinks it’s cool!


Jul 01, 2010

MONOPOLY

by: Anonymous


one of the best games ive ever played


Jun 15, 2010

hi

by: Anonymous


this game susks


Jun 13, 2010

cant download it

by: gchh


yah boo hasbro


Mar 08, 2010

monopoly city

by: zackery


Awesome


Oct 24, 2009

great

by: Anonymous


be a ginus


Oct 22, 2009

It IS completely free!

by: The Downloadable Beast!


You need to have a credit card to join the GameHouse program, but once signed up for your trial, they do NOT bill you until the trial is over. Anytime in the 30 days you can cancel and keep your FREE game. It’s a fantastic deal. If you don’t have a credit card, look at Paypal’s temporary card deal, or VISA’s gift Visa card schemes.


Oct 22, 2009

its a lie because its not free

by: jayveer


its a lie because its not free


Apr 21, 2009

Monopoly

by: Anonymous


It’s my favorite game


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