How the Great Depression Became the Golden Age for Monopoly

When times got tough during the Great Depression, people played board games—especially the game that's all about making money....

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1nf1n1ty Supporter12 months ago | 3 points[-]

Nice. Board games really are a great return on investment for the price. You can play them again and again. 

I was not surprised that scrabble was invented by an unemployed, bored man. You have to be to enjoy that game. :P

philryuh Supporter12 months ago | 2 points[-]

I agree, never really owned that many board games in the past but always enjoyed game nights with good people :D

Just beginning to tread into board games this year. Hoping my wife will get into Santorini as our first game

1nf1n1ty Supporter12 months ago | 1 point[-]

I'd suggest you check out Sagrada. We really like that as a lightweight couples game.