And if you adhere to the old adage that if you ain't cheating you ain't trying, Hasbro has just the game for you, a very special edition of Monopoly created to reward shady players. If you can successfully cheat your way to get them done, you'll get rewards.
Hasbro has announced a new version of Monopoly that rewards cheating and features handcuffs for those caught in the act.
Who among us hasn't cheated at Monopoly? Perhaps this new cheaters edition might finally give them pause.
Send the link to this story to your cousin Molly, the one who always slipped a few extra hundred-dollar bills from the bank in Monopoly and maybe palmed a few hotels when you weren't looking. Instead each player becomes the banker when it is their turn to roll the dice. Among these options: stealing properties, robbing the bank, skipping spaces, covertly placing or removing hotels, shorting your rent payment while claiming rents for spaces you don't own, and moving other players' tokens.
The cheater's challenges are governed by a deck of 15 cheat cards. This new version now opens the door for that crowd to put their cheating skills to the test.
Then the latest version of the classic real estate trading game is just for you! In true capitalist fashion, the objective is to finish the game with as much dough and assets as you can get your grubby little paws on, by whatever means necessary. Cheaters who are caught might have to go to jail, go directly to jail, do not pass go, do not collect $200.
The new game will be available in the fall, according to the publication. "With almost one out of every two MONOPOLY players bending - or breaking - the rules, we knew it was time to put an end to the cheating, and what better way to reach our fans than by leveraging the innovative Facebook Messenger technology", he said in the news release.