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(This is an update of this not-so-classic comic from last year.)
Update: The people have spoken and scored this with a 2.88/5. Hmm. Maybe the reference is too obscure?
Fun fact: the battleship and artillery pieces from the original Monopoly were recycled from a failed board game named “Conflict.”
Oddly appropriate, wouldn’t you say?
It was a very specific fitness regimen.
Well, that’s the most disturbing thing I’ve ever drawn.
I’ll bet he grows up to be a talented cardiac surgeon.
You’d be traumatized too if you were punched repeatedly and robbed of all your money.
“Surrender, knave! Or taste the cold steel of my icosahedron!”
If the mole is also a mole, then they’re going to whack a mole mole.
In ancient Rome, “sudden death” was actually sudden death ;)
Given the stakes, I’m surprised there wasn’t more cheating in the Colosseum. Sand-kicking and whatnot. They had nothing to lose. What could the ref do? Give the other guy a penalty stab?
(Pointless trivia: the murmillo vs retiarius match-up was popularized by this classic painting.)
Appropriately enough, this is a not-so-subtle reference to one of my earliest attempts at humour.
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On a standard Monopoly board, New York Avenue sits right next to Free Parking. Coincidence?
On an unrelated note, the orange set is probably the best set in the game. It strikes a perfect balance between affordability and soul-crushing rent rates. The purple set (St. Charles Place & co.) is second on my list. Together, they can lock down the only escape from jail ;)