10 Monopoly Gift Ideas
Monopoly has a long history that dates back to more than a hundred years. In the last century, this simple board game has grown in popularity. When searching for the best Monopoly gift ideas for a fan, you have a lot of options on the market. For starters, there are numerous variants of the classic game available, from licensed brands like Hasbro, Parker Brothers, and USAopoly. You can also try Monopoly and the Uncle Pennybags character themed novelty gift items. Here are some interesting Monopoly gift ideas on the market.
Monopoly Gift Ideas
Hasbro My Monopoly Game
With this game kit, you can create your personalized Monopoly game in a matter of minutes. All you need is the Monopoly app, and a printer to print your photos and edited captions and names onto the blank Monopoly sticker sheets. The gameplay is still the classic Monopoly property accumulation style. You get blank tiles, four large sticker sheets, the usual title deed cards, chance cards, community chest cards, hotels, houses, and dice along with the game board. With ample choice for customization, this set will make the perfect gift for a die-hard Monopoly fan.
“Monopoly: The World’s Most Famous Game – And How It Got That Way”, Philip E. Orbanes
This is a more serious gift option for a dedicated Monopoly nerd. The only book of its kind to deal with the history, origins, and rise of this board game in extensive detail, this is a delightful read. The author, Philip E. Orbanes, is one of the foremost experts on all things Monopoly. The book documents the evolution of the game and the brilliant marketing strategies that made it into a staple for all households with kids. Its pages also include never before heard snippets of Monopoly lore. The book is available in both hardcover and paperback editions.
USAopoly Monopoly: Game Of Thrones Collector’s Edition Board Game
One of the latest spins on the Monopoly game takes the player all the way into Westeros, with this special edition game aimed at GoT fans. If your Monopoly nerd also happens to be a fan of the hit HBO series (or the GRRM books), you will not find a better gift for him/her. Every aspect of the game has been redesigned, from the tokens to the game board, cards, money, and rules. The core gameplay remains somewhat the same, which is, of course, to be expected in a game that carries the Monopoly name. This would be an excellent way to spend your time while waiting for the next GoT season to come!
Isaac Morris Breaking Bad Heisenberg Monopoly T-Shirt
Popular TV shows and the Monopoly board game feel like a match made in heaven. This is a cool genre-crossing t-shirt that combines Walter White with Pennybags. It features Mr. White’s Heisenberg persona, dressed in the costume of Uncle Pennybags, the famous Monopoly mascot. Made from a comfortable fabric blend, the t-shirt is quite comfortable to wear, and comes in a wide range of sizes and fits. The color options are all in varying shades of gray. This is a great novelty gift option for Monopoly and Breaking Bad fans.
USAopoly Monopoly Pokemon Kanto Ed
Is your friend bored with the same old classic style Monopoly? If he/she also happens to be a Pokemon fan, get him/her this variant of the classic board game. It will give a nice restful break between their Pokemon Go hunting sessions! As with all other spins of the Monopoly game, this one also features a nearly complete overhaul of the visuals, cards, and tokens, while keeping the core gameplay intact. So, you have metal tokens shaped like Pokemon creatures, Poke Marts, and Pokemon Centers replacing Houses and Hotels, and a custom game board that features all the gyms from the anime.
Monopoly Board Unisex Adults Classic Lounge Pants
Crafted from comfortable cotton, these are incredibly cozy lounge pants suitable for both men and women. They will make great Monopoly gift ideas for someone who wants to “wear the game” while playing the game! The pants are an officially licensed product, and have a very cool design incorporating elements from the classic Monopoly game board. There is a drawstring closure for a secure and comfortable fit. The item is machine washable, and thus very easy to maintain. You get only one design and color option with this product.
Hasbro Monopoly Game: Ultimate Banking Edition
Who uses paper money in these days of plastic money and e-cash? As the times change, so must the classic game! In this modern twist to Monopoly, actual electronic cards replace paper money. You get a unique electronic banking unit device to keep track of all transactions. In this version of the game, modern technology manages to speed up the game considerably. The banking unit keeps track of all transactions, and features innovative tap based technology. Each game can be completed in just 30 minutes, making this the perfect version for the modern Monopoly fan.
Monopoly Men’s Crew Socks, Pack of 2
If you love something so much, you gotta wear it on your sleeve, or in this case, on your legs! This pair of socks looks very attractive, and makes a fun gift for Monopoly fans. Available in multiple colors, the socks have the image of Uncle Pennybags on the shins, and the Monopoly logo emblazoned on the sides of the feet. The crew socks are medium-heavy in weight, and very comfortable to wear indeed.
Hasbro Monopoly Game: Star Wars Edition
With a new iteration of the classic space saga in full swing in theaters, this Star Wars edition of the beloved board game is one of the best Monopoly gift ideas for fans of both the movie series as well as the game. As usual, you get unique locations and properties, with iconic Star Wars locations available for sale as well as renting. The game board is packaged as an open-and-play case, and you get Star Wars ship tokens, chance cards, and money packs, along with a game guide. Some tweaks to the gameplay involve using the Force for special abilities!
Funny Party Hats Black Felt Top Costume Hat
This hat looks like the one worn by Uncle Pennybags, the famous Monopoly mascot. Help your friend feel like a tycoon while playing the game, by gifting him/her this costume black felt hat. This is an adult sized hat with an inner circumference of 22.5 inches. The felt top hand has a very sleek hatband. It will be perfect for costume parties, or as a general hat for a quirky fashion statement.
The ideal Monopoly gift ideas could be anything from a custom variant of the game based on pop-culture, to any other item with licensed content from the game. Did you find our shortlist of Monopoly gift ideas useful? Let us know, and please share any ideas you may have of your own, in the comments section.