Thursday, February 10, 2011

Find: Monopoly Live adds a nagging, money counting computer

Seems game helper is a good idea. What? No cheating in monopoly? Anti-capitalist! Ben. 

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Monopoly Live adds a nagging, money counting computer to the Hasbro classic


Once again, technology might have just sucked the fun out of a beloved (or at least tolerated) past-time. Hasbro's refresh of Monopoly -- Monopoly Live -- includes a ten-inch tower that sits in the center of the board, keeping an eye on it via IR technology. This bad boy rolls the dice, counts the money, and makes sure you don't nudge your thimble someplace it shouldn't be. Of course, the game's basics remain intact: domination of your friends and loved ones with skill and greed -- although we fail to see how kids are to properly learn about capitalism when they no longer have the ability to cheat. Coming soon for $50.

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