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The game's appearance has evolved over the years.
The tokens, originally inspired by Darrow's nieces charm bracelets, have been updated, and regions other than Atlantic City have developed their own licensed versions.
Now, 80 years later, more than a billion people have played Monopoly, according to its manufacturers.
began selling a game developed by Philadelphia's Charles Darrow.
Brands got in on the action, too: Zipcar ran a #Save The Car social campaign, and the New England Aquarium hosted a #Vote Penguin campaign on Facebook Live.
Since 2013, Hasbro has held these contests to tap into Monopoly’s rabid fan base (it has more than 10 million fans on Facebook) and to keep interest high.“Social conversation is helping to drive the gaming business,” said Jonathan Berkowitz, svp of marketing for Hasbro Gaming.
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Social shareability also plays a role in development for new games, like Hasbro’s Speak Out, where players try to say different phrases while wearing a mouthpiece, and Pie Face, which has parents posting photos on social media of their kids getting “pied” in the face with whipped cream.“It used to be enough that a game was fun to play, but that added layer of being fun to watch, and fun to share, takes it to the next level,” Berkowitz said.
It’s a digital world, but consumers increasingly are seeking out entertainment from a source that’s decidedly analog: board games. “More people are binge watching and cooking at home, and they’re also playing board games at home, rather than going for an expensive night out.
grew by 28 percent, per NPD Group, and global sales increased to .6 billion in 2016 from .3 billion in 2013, according to Euromonitor International.“It plays into the nesting trend,” said Juli Lennett, toy industry analyst at NPD Group.
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