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In Monopoly City there are several different features that have changed from the original Monopoly game. An attempt to spice up the game itself and to update the slightly dated original game to the present-day is something Hasbro has definitely accomplished .6278_Monopoly-City-board-

Some of the changes are more noticeable and make a significant difference, but here is a list of the more important ones:

First of all, the original monopoly game could go on for quite a long time, but the speed of the new version is a little nice. Without needing the full color set, you can start building any of your properties from the start of the game. This means that you can start buying up houses and hotels without obtaining the full color set. 

There are no longer railroad squares on the game board. They have been replaced with a kind of building that anyone can construct to place within properties. Now the railroads’ function is to transport players to another property that has a railroad as well. This enables the player to escape from paying massive amounts of money for rent, when stuck in certain sections of the board.

In Monopoly City you can build residential and industrial types of buildings. You can also build bonus buildings that can sabotage your opponent’s properties by lowering their rent drastically or to keep your properties from suffering as well. The stadiums and skyscrapers will help to increase your profits but the main thing to help your profits is the Monopoly Towers. 

If you’re interested to see how Monopoly City is really played, then you need to get it for your self and have loads of fun with your family or friends. I can only tell you so much, but nothing explains it better than actually playing it.

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Every year there are many blogs and websites that come out with a list of the hottest toys for the up coming Christmas Holiday Season. Well this season is no different and one such toy or game is the newest 3-D version in the highly popular Monopoly series called Monopoly City.

In past years there have been probably near a hundred or so versions of the famous board game, but this time instead of just changing the theme to a famous disney movie, animal breed or motion picture, they have taken it one step further by updating the game board and the playing accessories.

Monopoly City brings to life the modern property developers mind set and lets you attempt to build the perfect city. You can choose to build your city with skyscrapers, schools, residential properties or a mixture of all. What is unique is to see how your cities develop over the course of playing the game.      

The Hasbro company has continued evolving the monopoly game over the years from its original version, but this new version could be one of the most sought after versions of all. It’s possible that this could be one of those games that becomes hard to find in your local area stores this Christmas season.

As in previous years, online sales of games and toys increase during the Christmas season and in all probability Monopoly City is going to be both a hot item online and and in your local retail stores. 

If you’re a real fan of the original monopoly game then I’m sure you’ll want to play this newest version. I’d like to hear your comments on what you think. So when you get the game and play it let me know your opinion.

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