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Monopoly

MobyRank MobyScore
SEGA Master System
52
2.7
Macintosh
...
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Windows 3.x
69
2.6
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Description

This is an adaptation of the Monopoly board game for computers, completely reproducing all aspects of gameplay. Player movements can be presented as 3D animations, but those can be optionally turned off for those who don't want to see animations. There can be up to 6 players at once, and it can be played over the Internet. Music is in MIDI format, with WAV sound effects. Roll dice, spin around the board, and don't forget to have fun as you pass GO!

Screenshots

Monopoly Windows chance card
Monopoly Windows card statistics (and tresspassing)
Monopoly Windows choosing number of players, names, and a metal-liquid piece to play with
Monopoly Windows intro animation (showing title, and monopoly box as it opens)

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User Reviews

Fun time-saver! Windows Condemned (70)
Quite successful switch from a board game. Windows MAT (72340)

The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1996 86 out of 100 86
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score Windows 3.x Feb, 1997 3 out of 5 60
High Score Windows Feb, 1997 3 out of 5 60
Power Play SEGA Master System Mar, 1989 52 out of 100 52
Génération 4 Windows 3.x Dec, 1995 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
1UP! SEGA Master System Feb 28, 2013 42 out of 100 42
Game Freaks 365 SEGA Master System Jun, 2008 3.7 out of 10 37

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Trivia

Soundtrack

The Sega Master System version (others might, too) of this game uses the classical music piece The Entertainer, composed by Scott Joplin, for the theme song.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #113 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #15 Top Sleeper Of All Time
Information also contributed by Zack Green
Contributed to by J. Michael Bottorff (1797), Scaryfun (11626) and MAT (72340)