Monopoly is one of the most popular board games of all time. Hasbro (Parker Brothers) patented the game Monopoly in the 1930s. The game Monopoly allows its players to enjoy themselves while learning just how a monopoly can be devastating to everyone but the one doing the monopolizing.
There are many unusual versions of Monopoly. There is a Boy Scouts Monopoly, a Star Wars Monopoly, even an I Love Lucy Monopoly version!