The internet picked a T. rex as one of the new 'Monopoly' tokens

At the start of the year, Hasbro announced it was putting the future of Monopoly into the hands of people on the internet. The company held a public vote, asking fans to decide on a revamped set of game pieces for the newest edition of the classic board game. Today, the results of that vote are in. The original boot, thimble, and wheelbarrow pieces will be replaced by a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin, and a rubber ducky, AP reports. Voters were allowed to choose from 56 new tokens (plus the eight originals), including a kissy face emoji, a thumbs-up, and a flip phone. In the end, it seems like the majority of voters wanted to keep the standard edition pieces relatively intact, and just add a few more animals into the mix. The classic... Continue reading…

The internet picked a T. rex as one of the new 'Monopoly' tokens

Tasking the internet to pick something for you can go horribly awry. Just ask Boaty McBoatface. When board-game maker Hasbro asked for suggestions to update the Monopoly game pieces, ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Engadget

Monopoly will replace boot, thimble, and wheelbarrow pieces in new edition

At the start of the year, Hasbro announced it was putting the future of Monopoly into the hands of people on the internet. The company held a public vote, asking fans to decide on ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from The Verge

Meet your new Monopoly tokens: Quack! Rawr! - CNET

Monopoly fans show several old tokens the door and replace them with a feathered friend, a tub toy and an extinct creature.

Fri 17 Mar 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

America Only Voted for Weird-Ass Birds as Its New Monopoly Tokens

For the second time in the past few months, Americans went to the polls and voted in a way that will have half the country scratching its heads. Kicking the classic boot, wheelbarrow, and thimble ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Gizmodo

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