Thursday, 11 November 2010

chance (or is it?) + think box statements


Top statements are from the original Monopoly cards. The bottom statements are my own interpreted ones for Philosophy Monopoly. This kind of detail makes the game much more conceptually sound.

Chance Cards

1.    Your building loan matures receive £150

Your conscience matures receive 150ω

2.    Pay school fees of £150

Gautama Buddha highlights your vices. Shamefully submit 150ω

3.    Advance to Trafalgar Square if you pass “GO” collect £200

You have an Existential crisis. Visit John-Paul Sartre. If you pass “GO” collect 200ω

4.    Advance to Mayfair

Visit Socrates

5.    Take a trip to Marylebone Station and if you pass “GO” collect £200

Advance to the element of Water and if you pass “GO” collect 200ω

6.    Go back three space

Backtrack three spaces

7.    Bank pays you dividend of £50

EUREEKA! 50ω

8.    You are assessed for street repairs. £40 per house. £115 per hotel

The legitimacy of your ideas is under scrutiny. 40ω per house. 115ω per hotel

9.    Go to jail move directly to jail do not pass “GO” do not collect £200

Go to The Panopticon move directly to The Panopticon do not pass “GO” do not collect 200ω

10.  Speeding fine £15

You make a Freudian Slip. Submit 15ω

11.  Get out of jail free. This card may be kept until needed or sold

Get out of The Panopticon free. This card may be kept until needed or sold.

12.  Advance to “GO”

Advance to “GO”

13.  You have won a crossword competition collect £100

You have won a debate in support of determinism collect 100ω

14.  Advance to Pall Mall if you pass “GO” collect £200

Your sociological ideals are misconstrued. Visit Emile Durkheim. If you pass “GO” collect 200ω

15.  Drunk in charge

You drink yourself stupid and get into a drunken rage lose 20ω

16.  Make general repairs on all of your buildings. For each house pay £25. For each hotel pay £100.

You reassess your philosophy of life. For each house pay 25ω. For each hotel pay 100ω


Community Chest Cards

1.    Go back to Old Kent Road

Go back and visit Protagoras

2.    Advance to “GO”

Advance to “GO”

3.    Go to jail move directly to jail do not pass “GO” do not collect £200

Go to The Panopticon move directly to The Panopticon do not pass “GO” do not collect 200ω

4.    Bank error in your favour collect £200

Error in judgement of yours ideas you gain 200ω

5.    You have won second prize in a beauty contest collect £100

You have come second place in a debating competition collect 100ω

6.    Doctors fee pay £50

You are acting like a fool pay 50ω

7.    Pay a £10 fine or take a chance

Submit 10ω or take a Chance (or is it?)

8.    From sale of stock you get £50

You spread your knowledge to the public you get 50ω

9.    Get out of free. This card may be kept until needed or sold.

Get out of The Panopticon free. This card may be kept until needed or sold

10.  You inherit £100

You build knowledge from an aggressive atheist discussion with Nietzsche. You gain 100ω

11.  Pay hospital £100

Karl Marx beats you in a debate about Communism. You lose 100ω

12.  Receive interest on 7% preference shares £25

A theory of yours is published. Accept 25ω

13.  Annuity matures collect £100

Your understanding of existence matures you gain 100ω

14.  It is your birthday collect £10 from each player

You are right about society! Receive 10ω from each participant.

15.  Pay your insurance premium £50

You fail to prove God’s existence. Give up 50ω

16.  Income tax refund collect £20

You peer through the doors of perception receive 20ω


Be seeing you!

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