KINGS OF MONOPOLY CASTLE – Stirling Castle lands on top Mayfair spot as new city game is launched today.
An official MONOPOLY edition for Stirling has been launched at a high-profile ceremony this morning at Stirling Castle… on the same day the much-anticipated game hits shop shelves.
The special edition sees 34 leading Stirling landmarks replacing the famous London MONOPOLY addresses like Mayfair and Park Lane.
And it is Stirling Castle that has been revealed as landing on the top Mayfair space.
At this morning’s launch event at the Castle it was also announced there is not one but TWO jails! That’s because the very OLD Stirling Old Town Jail lands on the OLD Kent Road location. In all, more than 30 Stirling locations and landmarks land on their very own piece of prime Stirling MONOPOLY estate.
Very many of the Chance and Community Chest are customised too.
One Stirling themed card sees Stirling Albion making it to Hampden Park every single season. Another rewards players with the ‘Freedom of the City of Stirling’ – just like home-grown tennis superstar Andy Murray.
One card has even been devised by a 13-year-old MONOPOLY “fanatic”, who attended the launch with her proud family. She is Mary Peck from Stirling – a true ‘Mary Queen of Scots’.
Emma Lodwick, Custom Games Excecutive at Winning Moves UK – makers of this version of MONOPOLY under official license from MONOPOLY owners Hasbro – says: “The game is a celebration of – and a love letter to – Stirling.”
The game is available now at Argos, Toy Hub, Waterstones, WH Smith and The Works.
The edition is also widely available online, including at www.winningmoves.co.uk
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