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#1 Mike K.

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 08:26 AM

Yes, it's a real thing, and it's available now in stores.

 

I picked up a copy of the millennial edition and I must say it was pretty funny, although it played a little differently than the original game. If anyone picks up the Langford version let us know what it's like. You can find the game at Walmart and I'm sure other retailers.


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#2 DustMagnet

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:02 AM

Yes, it's a real thing, and it's available now in stores.

 

I picked up a copy of the millennial edition and I must say it was pretty funny, although it played a little differently than the original game. If anyone picks up the Langford version let us know what it's like. You can find the game at Walmart and I'm sure other retailers.

 

Did they replace the Go square with Commute Through View Royal?


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#3 Jackerbie

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:13 AM

Yes, it's a real thing, and it's available now in stores.

 

I picked up a copy of the millennial edition and I must say it was pretty funny, although it played a little differently than the original game. If anyone picks up the Langford version let us know what it's like. You can find the game at Walmart and I'm sure other retailers.

 

Unless things have changed, Langford-opoly is exclusive to the West Shore Walmart, and Victoria-opoly is exclusive to Uptown. It's a Canadian board game publisher behind the whole thing, and they've got different versions for different cities across the country through a partnership with Walmart. Apparently they're up to 50 versions now.


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#4 Mike K.

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:15 AM

No kidding. I did see Victoriaopoly at downtown stores, so perhaps the agreement restricts them to only Walmart as far as big box stores go?

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#5 Jackerbie

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:25 AM

^ No idea what the terms of the partnership is, but as far as I can see every regional variant is advertised as "Only available at X Walmart." Note that this isn't an officially licensed Monopoly game, hence the rules are different and everything has a slightly different name ("Chance" is called "Big Fun")



#6 Mike K.

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:27 AM

Interesting. Hence the 'opoly' as a separate word.


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#7 Rob Randall

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:53 AM

Fair, because Monopoly itself was ripped off from the woman that originally invented it as an anti-capitalist learning tool. 

 

There was a Victoria version that came out 20-odd years ago.


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#8 kxl

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 08:49 PM

And the two most valuable properties in LangfordOpoly are actually in Colwood
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