I have long had a knack for successful strategy in playing Monopoly. As an adult though, I began to notice a strange feeling when I played. Unlike sporting activities like golf, tennis, and baseball or pretty much any other board game, Monopoly just didn’t seem fun when I was winning.
Watching people struggle to come up with funds to survive was a drag, even in a play environment. And once all competitors were ground into submission, progress came to an end.