and HBO have joined hands for the launch of an all-new edition of Monopoly: Game of Thrones. Inspired by the network’s popular series ‘Game of Thrones’, the game incorporates features from the show such as customized tokens, iconic properties, and graphics within the game board.
The second edition of the Game of Thrones-inspired game features a medieval-style speaker that plays the TV show’s theme-tune as you compete with fellow players to nab first place.
An iron throne card holder, Game of Thrones currency, and properties as seen in the show itself are among the new features of the latest GOT edition.
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama series that follows nine noble families as they fight for control over the seven kingdoms of Westeros – the mythical continent in which the series is based.
The TV show is based on the fantasy novel series A Song of Fire and Ice, which was written by George R. R. Martin.
The series, which first premiered in 2011, has attracted a large fan base and has won various awards for its storylines and acting including 47 Primetime Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award.
The show also received five nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series in the drama category.
Hasbro’s new Game of Thrones Monopoly game is an amped-up version of the first edition and includes a speaker stand that will play the fantasy TV show’s theme tune, as well as an iron throne cardholder to perfectly, to add to the theme.
And in true Monopoly form, players will buy, sell and trade properties with the aim of becoming the richest player, and driving the others to bankruptcy.
However, this time, it isn’t apartment buildings and hotels that are on the market.
Players will compete for castles and fortresses using Silver Stags and Gold Dragons – cardboard coinage based on the currency used in the show itself.
Competitors will make their way around the board using tokens modeled after the seven great houses of Westeros, including Stark of Winterfell, Tully of Riverrun and Arryn of the Eyrie.
Monopoly remains one of the most popular board games of all time.
Since it was first released in 1935, more than 250 million games have been sold, according to the Library of Congress.
The game has also been translated into a total of 37 languages and has been played by more than one billion people in the world.