Tokens are always a key part of the Monopoly game . and our fans are very passionate about their tokens, about which token they use while they play,'' Berkowitz said.
Scottie dog has a new nemesis in Monopoly after fans from more than 120 countries voted to add a cat token to the property trading board game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday. It was the first time that fans have had a say on which of the eight tokens to add and which one to toss.
We put five new tokens out for our fans to vote on and there were a lot of fans of the many different tokens, but I think there were a lot of cat lovers in the world that reached out and voted for
The tokens have changed quite a lot since Parker Brothers bought the game from its original designer in 1935.
that a game created nearly eight decades ago remains relevant and engaging to fans today.
in 1935, and the Scottie dog and wheelbarrow were Omega Seamaster Classic
on Facebook, where Monopoly has more than 10 million fans. The vote on Facebook closed just before midnight on Tuesday.
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Monopoly's iconic tokens originated when the niece of game creator Charles Darrow suggested using charms from her charm bracelet for tokens. The game is based on the streets of the casino town of Atlantic City, New Jersey, and it has sold more than Omega Watch Range 275 million units worldwide.
To make the game relevant to fans abroad, the names are changed to well known streets in when it is introduced to a new country.
The eight tokens are an iron, racecar, Scottie dog, a shoe, thimble, top hat, wheelbarrow and battleship. Most of the pieces were introduced with the first Parker Brothers iteration of the game
The online contest to change the tokens was sparked by chatter Omega Seamaster F300hz
Versions of Monopoly with the new token will come out later this year.
The results were announced after passionate efforts by fans to save their favourite tokens and businesses eager to capitalize on publicity surrounding pieces that represent their products. The shoe and the wheelbarrow had joined the iron as endangered tokens.
added in the early 1950s.
the cat to be the new token for Monopoly,'' said Jonathan Berkowitz, vice president for Hasbro gaming marketing.
Other pieces that contested for a spot on Monopoly included a robot, diamond ring, helicopter and guitar.
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