Tips on How To Win Monopoly
The only way to win the game is by building hotels and houses. You can get $10 or so everyone lands on a property of yours, but you’ll never earn enough to win. By controlling the hotels on the board, you can win.
Try and get at least one property of every single colour set. If necessary, buy from other players. If you are successful, this means that no other player can own a complete set unless you choose to sell it to them (for an astronomical price). This means nobody else can build houses without your consent.
Now what you want to do is complete a set. Hopefully you'll just land luckily, but if not, don't despair!
What I tend to do is wait until the victim doesn’t have much money left, then offer to sell them the properties they need to complete a set at an amount that will make them surrender all their money, and also surrender a property I need to complete a set. To make them more willing, offer to let them have the more expensive set. They will agree, and have a complete set, but won't be able to do anything with that because they have no money to buy hotels. Then they land on my hotel, go bankrupt, and are out of the game. (it's of course my hotel they land on, because I am controlling who has hotels and who doesn’t, and at this stage only I and my victim have the potential to make hotels.)
Wash, rinse and repeat for the other opponents.
So there it is. Some may say my strategy is a little bit cut-throat, others may say I’m taking a child’s game too seriously. And yes, I admit, nobody will play monopoly with me anymore. But it works! Unless the players get sick of your superiority and join forces to bring you down (which has happened to me before), then you will win!
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