How Income Inequality Led to the Creation of Monopoly

While Monopoly may be the world’s best-known board game, the story behind its creation has long been shrouded in mystery—until now. A man named Charles Darrow is usually the one credited as the game’s inventor, but as it turns out, a typist named Lizzie Magie originally came up with Monopoly as a way to teach the public about income inequality and its disastrous nature. The …

DICK Card Game

An irreverent retelling of the whale of American literary classics

DICK is at once a provocative party game and a retelling of Herman Melville’s classic novel”Moby-Dick” or, “The Whale.” In a mash-up of literature and lowbrow humor, the game positions direct quotations from Melville’s often-suggestive text against a backdrop of contemporary culture. Players are invited to gather a half-dozen of their bosom friends and jointly plunge their harpoons into the ecstatic flank of delight metaphorically. …