Where Mainstream Games Go to Die

Every household seems to have a copy of the board game Monopoly, don’t they? When the average person thinks of board games, this is the first game that comes to mind, and with good reason. It is certainly one of the most well-known board games ever made, despite the fact that no one has ever actually finished a full game of Monopoly. Or had fun trying.

What many people fail to realize is that there are thousands of other games out there, from various companies besides Parker Brothers and Milton Bradley. It’s not that I have anything against Candy Land. It’s just that games like Ticket to Ride and Bang! are so wonderful in their own way. That is what this blog is for. There is an underground revolution of board gaming, a modern resurgence of a seemingly outdated phenomenon.

Die, Monopoly.

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