A Woman to Know: Elizabeth Magie

Some day, I hope, you will publish other games of mine, but I don't think any one of them will be as much trouble to you or as important to me as this one. — Elizabeth Magie

(image via Anspach Archives)

Long story short: Parker Brothers stole Elizabeth's board game idea and warped its anti-capitalist origins into something that has instead plagued our childhoods for decades and coated millions of living rooms in lost orange "money."

Chew on that next time you pass "Go."

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