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Park-like Place: Monopoly Goes Green in Latest Makeover

Jun 01, 2008 03:00AM

In Hasbro’s first-ever worldwide version of its famous Monopoly board game, the Water Works have been flushed and the Electric Company has been disconnected. Preferred alternatives this round are “Wind Energy” and “Solar Energy.”

“It’s a nod to the efforts of countries worldwide to increase the effectiveness and availability of renewable energy sources,” says Hasbro games executive Phil Jackson. Which begs the question: Will Boardwalk be made out of renewable bamboo?

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