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LotR Monopoly?


Aug 16 2009, 2:00am

Post #1 of 12 (438 views)
LotR Monopoly? Can't Post

I just ordered mine off ebay. Very exciting!
Anyone who's played it...How is it?

I find normal Monopoly to be kinda boring.
I'm hoping this will keep my impatient scatter-brained mind entertained Smile


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Aug 16 2009, 4:06am

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Didn't know there was a LOTR monopoly [In reply to] Can't Post

Sounds cool! I have Star Wars The Clone Wars monopoly, and I agree, regular monoploy is boring. Laugh

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Aug 16 2009, 8:25am

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I have it, and have played it.... [In reply to] Can't Post

It was ok. I've never been a huge monopoly fan but had to have this since it was LOTR related, ha! It's a nice twist on the classic game. Enjoy!

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Aug 16 2009, 11:18am

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It's the only Monopoly I play now. [In reply to] Can't Post

It's sorta fun to call out "buying Mordor for 400 bucks". In the game it's called "power", but we just call it money...

The Ring is also a lot of fun to play with, though we never use it as a stopping point. We just stop when we're bored, which usually happens when one person is dominating the world, hehe.

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Aug 16 2009, 7:04pm

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I have this set... [In reply to] Can't Post

but have only played a couple of times.

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Aug 16 2009, 7:07pm

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I've got it [In reply to] Can't Post

Though we don't play it much anymore. Apparently I was "too aggressive" when we used to play it! Angelic


Aug 17 2009, 2:27pm

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There are lots of LotR games :) [In reply to] Can't Post

that I've accumulated including Monopoly. It always makes my kids/family shake their heads in disbelief since I don't really care to play board games ;)

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Aug 18 2009, 2:32am

Post #8 of 12 (265 views)
I have it [In reply to] Can't Post

I don't actually play it much, 'cuz I'm not a big Monopoly fan, but I had to have it 'cuz it's LoTR. I much prefer the LoTR Trivial Pursuit. Cool

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Aug 18 2009, 3:02am

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Ahhh, you're one of 'those players' [In reply to] Can't Post

I'd love to be a spectator watching you and my BG play.

He and I sat down the evening we bought the LOTR Monopoly game to play what I thought was going to be a laid-back session of reacquainting ourselves with Monopoly via Middle-earth. Less than 45 minutes later I was completely bankrupt with no hope of making the least little move without going further into debt from paying exhorbitant rents to my ruthless better half, lol. PirateLaugh

Needless to say, we haven't played since. I prefer to play something where I at least have a chance. WinkLaugh

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Aug 18 2009, 4:17am

Post #10 of 12 (279 views)
We're called "sharks". =) [In reply to] Can't Post

At regular Monopoly, that is. My LotR version is still unopened.

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Aug 18 2009, 6:29pm

Post #11 of 12 (255 views)
I would never play Monopoly with Ugly Troll, even LOTR-style. [In reply to] Can't Post

Or Risk. I like him too much. :o)

We bought the LOTR Trivial Pursuit but only played it once or twice. IIRC the answers werenít always accurate.

The only board game I do play with him is the occasional game of Scrabble. Even then, he complains through the thing that Iím going to beat him, even though heís usually ahead through most of the game. I donít think Iíve ever won against him, either. *rolls eyes*


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Aug 18 2009, 7:16pm

Post #12 of 12 (323 views)
I'm afraid the term "laid-back" isn't in my Monopoly dictionary!! [In reply to] Can't Post

I'll be the first to admit I get a bit carried away with most board games. I'm not sure why. I start off with the best of intentions, and it quickly descends into madness! Tongue

Neil stopped playing with me for the same reasons you stopped playing with BG. Though he also said I got a little too vocal! Think I frightened him, lol.Blush


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