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Monopoly: The Movie

Monopoly: The Movie

Do not pass GO! Do not collect $200! But do watch this amusing Monopoly IRL movie trailer replete with references to the classic board game, from Rich Uncle Pennybags to the Community Chest.

Lego Creationary Board Game

Lego Creationary Board Game

Creationary is just like Pictionary, except players construct their clues using LEGO instead of drawings. The game already includes 341 LEGO pieces, but no one’s stopping you from using more.

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Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity
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Cards Against Humanity is a free party game for horrible people. Unlike other party games you’ve played before, Cards Against Humanity is as despicable and awkward as you and your friends.

Historical Wooden Dice

Historical Wooden Dice
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History buffs might appreciate playing craps with St. Liberty’s handmade oak dice set, designed to look like something the Continental Army might have used during the American Revolution.

Angry Birds Board Game

Angry Birds Board Game

Angry Birds Knock on Wood is a board game that pits feathered fowl against porcine enemies, like the beloved phone app. Is it the modern version of Mousetrap? We’ll find out in May. (Thanks Martin!)

Scrabble: Vintage Edition

Scrabble: Vintage Edition
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Need a gift for the guy who has every gadget and video game? Go old school with this hardwood edition of the classic word game, with embossed wood tiles, raised letter grid, and metal tile racks.

F*ck You Board Game

F*ck You Board Game

(NSFW: language) College Humor’s take on an old fashioned board game may get you laughing; all we know is we would’ve gotten the smackdown from mom and dad if we talked like this as kids.

Operation: Dominoes

Operation: Dominoes

Be careful with that funny bone! Watch out for that spare rib! One false move and not only will you kill this giant patient, but you’ll also knock over thousands of dominoes.

Star Wars Lotería Tribute

Star Wars Lotería Tribute

We say muy bueno to this very clever reinterpretation of Lotería cards (the Mexican version of bingo) which feature beloved Star Wars characters, created by Chepo Peña.

Resident Evil Monopoly

Resident Evil Monopoly

Going to jail is probably the safest thing you can do in Nick Endean’s Resident Evil version of Monopoly; properties, Community Chest and Chance are all based on R.E. locations.

Monopoly Revolution

Monopoly Revolution

Monopoly rounds the corner to its 75th anniversary with Revolution, which replaces the square board with a circular one and ditches cash for credit cards and an electronic banker. Thanks, Stro!

Oh No… Zombies!

Oh No… Zombies!
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Perfect for brainless board game fun, Oh No… Zombies! tasks you with leaving your shack to collect survival gear at abandoned stores; includes 35 cards, 14 game pieces and 3 dice.

Nintendo Monopoly

Nintendo Monopoly
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Nintendo Monopoly is worth it just for the player tokens (Koopa Shells FTW!); it also swaps characters for properties (Mario for Boardwalk) and includes 60 minute speed play rules.

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Music: Monster Manual

Music: Monster Manual

Dreams of 20-sided mana-draining fairies now dance in our head thanks to Monster Manual, a music video by Mixel PIxel dedicated to AD&D; it’s animated by the prolific Dan Meth.

Spellcasting Soda

Spellcasting Soda
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No need to roll for constitution: despite names like Sneak Attack and Eldritch Blast, Jones’ Dungeons & Dragons Spellcasting Soda sole magical effect is to make you gassy.

Clue: The Office

Clue: The Office
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Liked by everyone except for one loopy branch manager, you’ll need to play this The Office edition of Clue to find out who killed Toby; familiar items from the show serve as game pieces.

Super Mario Chess Set

Super Mario Chess Set
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Princess Peach has a posse: this Super Mario Collector’s Edition Chess Set features 32 hand-painted figures, including the Mario Bros, Bowser, Yoshi, Toad and the 1-Up Mushroom.

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