Become an Unscrupulous Developer, Virtually

Monopoly: City Streets melds the board game with Google Maps gives you the chance to buy the world's streets and develop your dream project on them (in competition with other players, of course.)
September 9, 2009, 7am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Adam Gabbatt at The Guardian attempted to buy some of the best areas of the U.K., but found them already colonized.

"New players are given no less than 3m Monopoly dollars – a far cry from the £200 clutch of brightly coloured notes of yore – to build their empire. If you get in first, you can buy the street straight away. If you're beaten to it, you can make the owner an offer. If they don't reply in seven days, this offer is automatically accepted, no matter how contemptible it may be."

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Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 in The Guardian U.K.
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