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Breaking News: The Game Ends in One Week

by MonopolyHQ on December 2, 2009 · 11 comments

Breaking News: The Game we’ve loved to the point of complete frustration is ending in one week – December 9th. Here’s the post from the original blog We want to thank you, the loyal players, for making MONOPOLY City Streets a huge success. We know it’s been said many times, but it bears repeating – [...]


Can’t Buy or Build Streets?

by MonopolyHQ on October 21, 2009 · 20 comments

Are you getting error messages like: “oops sorry, some weird error occurred, please try again” “it looks like someone else has beaten you to do this…” Maybe you’re in the monopoly city streets dead zone. I’ve got no fixes for you other than slamming the monopoly city streets development team with this feedback form And [...]


An Open Letter from Hasbro

by MonopolyHQ on October 15, 2009 · 4 comments

Finally an official update. This is a straight copy and paste, I wanted to leave open for the discussion with the community here. AN OPEN LETTER FROM HASBRO First, we want to thank everyone for their open and honest feedback on MONOPOLY City Streets. It has certainly been an eventful few weeks We want you [...]


Monopoly Here & Now: World Edition

by MonopolyHQ on October 5, 2009 · 4 comments

While we wait on possible updates from the official Monopoly City Streets Team I thought I’d review Monopoly for iPhone / iPod Touch.  Any other hardcore monopoly fans try this yet? The game is nearly identical to the original board game you know and love.  The new street names and valuations take a bit of [...]


State of the Game

by MonopolyHQ on October 2, 2009 · 30 comments

This is Day 23 since Monopoly City Streets went public to the world – integrating present day streets through google maps and a beloved childhood game for many. The concept is simply brilliant. … but we’ve definitely had a number of setbacks and challenges along the way, wouldn’t you say? A brief history. A massive [...]


Tools, Scripts, and Plugins

by MonopolyHQ on September 29, 2009 · 68 comments

Here’s a list of Monopoly City Streets tools I’ve come across. To be honest, I’ve yet to try any of them myself, I don’t want to get banned from the game for any reason at this point, but they seem legit from what I can tell though I can’t say for certain. I’d love to [...]


What to do when you’ve been sabotaged

by MonopolyHQ on September 24, 2009 · 13 comments

Depending on a few factors, right now most of you should be making at least 10-30 million dollars. But what if you’re one of the unlucky few who got slammed because you were on your local leaderboard and logged into find you’ve only got the piddly million everyone gets each day? 1. If you’ve only [...]


Rent Calculator – Is your next street worth it?

by MonopolyHQ on September 23, 2009 · 30 comments

Here’s a very rudimentary rent calculator in excel (xls) format. I was going to make a nifty online form, but I figure it would be a lot more useful if everyone had their own hard copy to track their progress rather than re-entering all the values. It’s very basic, and a pre-teen could come up [...]


Building type breakdown

by MonopolyHQ on September 20, 2009 · 26 comments

Here’s a fascinating chart breaking down the different building types in the game in terms of rent and footprint. Special thanks goes to TheDonch at for compiling this! Click for a larger image or download the Spreadsheet What do you think? How might this impact the way you play?


Day One Strategy

by MonopolyHQ on September 18, 2009 · 1 comment

The game officially re-launched today! Whether you’re a beginner or a week-old veteran from the old game, the new rules definitely requires some new strategies.  Here’s my best strategy for your first day, and I’m totally open to suggestions. 1.  You start with $3 million.  There’s no point saving any of it unless you know [...]

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Everything on Chance Cards

by MonopolyHQ on September 15, 2009 · 4 comments

1. Every time you purchase a street or a building you have an opportunity at a chance card (official ratio unknown) I typically get one every 3-6 purchases 2. So far there’s no known correlation between the size or type of purchase and increasing odds. Best way of getting more chance cards, is through filling [...]