Hasbro has been publishing the game since 1991, and announced this week that a special edition of Monopoly will hit shelves this fall that includes the best of the best “house rules,” reports the New York Times.
“While the official Monopoly rules will not change,” the company said in a statement, “fans who love playing with ‘house rules’ will now have the opportunity to play them in their game.”
Fans are invited to discuss the 10 most popular house rules on Monopoly’s Facebook page until April 3, when it will choose five to become part of the special addition.
It appears I’m too late to submit the aforementioned “sock on ears” rule, but just know that it’s available for your own personal use if you’d like to employ it.
Can’t Play by the Rules? It’s Fine by Mr. Monopoly [New York Times]