More Monopoly Board Games For Geeks

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Doctor Who Monopoly Board Game

Doctor Who Monopoly Board Game
Doctor Who Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Buying presents for anime and sci-fi fans can be difficult given the sheer number of media and merchandise available and the hundreds of sub-genres within each fandom. Sometimes the easiest strategy when gift-hunting is to look back and consider something classic, and it doesn't get much more old school than Monopoly board games.

Hasbro has collaborated with numerous companies to manufacture a variety of specially themed Monopoly boards. Each has their own uniquely designed board as well as several cool figures with which to play with. We've featured a few geeky Monopoly boards before, but here are some more worth checking out, starting with this brilliant Doctor Who gem.

Why This Rocks

Doctor Who is one of the hottest new science fiction TV series right now both in North America and its homeland. It's also the longest running sci-fi television shows, having begun over 50 years ago, and has created a huge fandom in almost every country it has aired, who are love the main Doctor Who series as well as its spin-offs, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. This special 50th anniversary Monopoly board celebrates over 50 years of Doctor Who with tasteful homages to its most popular actors and stories as seen by its stunning figures and Dalek box art. COMPARE PRICES

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The Legend of Zelda Monopoly Board Game

The Legend of Zelda Monopoly Board Game
The Legend of Zelda Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Why This Rocks

The Legend of Zelda video games are cool again thanks to Nintendo's upcoming NX video game console and the newly announced open-world Zelda game due out in 2017. The exclusive metal Hylian Shield, Triforce, Slingshot, Boomerang, Hooks hot and Bow figures make this a must-have for Nintendo and video game fans new and old. COMPARE PRICES

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Transformers Monopoly Board Game

Transformers Monopoly Board Game
Transformers Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Why This Rocks

The Transformers franchise continues to entertain fans of all ages with its numerous cartoon series and ever-growing live action cinematic universe.

With exclusive playable figures of Optimus Prime, Megatron, Shockwave, Ravage, Ironhide and Grimlock, Transformers fans of the anime or live action films will get a kick out of this collector's edition Monopoly board game. Shame there's no female Transformers though. COMPARE PRICES

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South Park Monopoly Board Game

South Park Monopoly Board Game
South Park Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Why This Rocks

With authentic South Park locations and characters in play on a Monopoly board, it's hard to imagine this game not being fun. The South Park cartoon's popularity will make this Monopoly board game a great gift for almost anyone. COMPARE PRICES

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Marvel Comics Monopoly Board Game

Marvel Comics Monopoly Board Game
Marvel Comics Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Why This Rocks

Designed for the hard-core comic book collector, this Marvel Comics Monopoly board game replaces properties with rare Marvel Comicbook issues! Fantastic comics triva, artwork and history make this a must-have for Marvel comics and movie fans, especially with the continued success of the live action Marvel movies such as Doctor Strange, Ant-man, Spider-man, and The Avengers. COMPARE PRICES

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Pirates of the Caribbean Monopoly Board Game

Pirates of the Caribbean Monopoly Board Game
Pirates of the Caribbean Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Why This Rocks

With six collectible tokens such as Jack Sparrow's compass, Jack Voodoo Doll, Angelica's Ring, Silver Chalice, Mermaid Coffin and Sword of Triton and the fantastic locations from the Pirates films, this is a super fun board game for fans of the films or the hunky actors Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp. COMPARE PRICES

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Sonic The Hedgehog Monopoly Board Game

Sonic The Hedgehog Monopoly Board Game
Sonic The Hedgehog Monopoly Board Game. Hasbro

Why This Rocks

22 of the top locations featured in the Sonic the Hedgehog video games and six of the fan-favorite characters make this a great game for kids and adult fans of the long running franchise. It's best to check with video game fans before buying this for them though. They may prefer another video game-based Monopoly board game instead such as the previously mentioned Legend of Zelda Monopoly board game or one of the numerous Pokemon ones (which are super-fun). COMPARE PRICES

Not sure if your friend or family member is into Monopoly or retro board games? There are plenty of other options for the average anime fan such as one of the classic Studio Ghibli movies on DVD or Blu-ray or even some Studio Ghibli sweat pants, figures, and t-shirts.