DiscoverBrought to you by...51: Not All Fun and Board Games
51: Not All Fun and Board Games

51: Not All Fun and Board Games

Update: 2020-07-155
Share

Description

The original Game of Life was about reaching happy old age, not "Millionaire Acres." And Monopoly was invented by an anti-capitalist who wanted to make a point about landowning and economic inequality. How did these games become the versions we play today? This is the story of how two iconic board games, designed to shape American culture, were instead warped by it.

Subscribe to Business Insider: read.bi/podcast

Sign up for our newsletter: http://newsletter.businessinsider.com/join/brought-to-you-by

Subscribe to the Insider Today newsletter: https://bit.ly/insidertoday

Comments 
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

51: Not All Fun and Board Games

51: Not All Fun and Board Games