House Rules

House Rules

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For those of you who love the cash bonus of Free Parking in Monopoly®, here are some house rules people dreamed up, and we are sure there will be a lot more interesting variations:

One Replacement Round
Some groups prefer to only allow one replacement round. That is a good rule for chaotic environments where players may lose track of gameplay, but it is not as frequently used in more strategic gameplay.
Card Replacement
Casual groups may allow for a player to ditch their hand and pick another. More strategy-oriented groups demand the players follow the formal rules and find ways to get rid of less powerful cards.
Special Powers
Groups that play together a lot sometimes attribute very specific powers to rather mundane cards. For instance the Rubber Chicken used to be nothing special. But it evolved to have a special trading power.
Strict vs. Political Play
Strict play is where players must truly vote for the best item. The standard rules allow for political play.
Tie-Breaker
Yea, some people just can't stand ties and continue until we have a winner. Here are some compelling options to ensure your game of cooperation has a winner....
  • Each tied player chooses one more item from their hand. Players choose the best one.
  • Each tied player replenishes their hand and chooses one item from their hand. Players choose the best one.
  • Tied players draw an item card from the deck and argue for it. Players choose the best one..
  • Or the final option, play continues until a winner exists.

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