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Then vs. Now

Family Game Night Edition
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Sara Rohatgi
Popular family game night games.

Monopoly vs. Monopoly Deal

Monopoly. The OG instigator. Remember the hours lost trading fake cash for imaginary properties? As the hours tick by, alliances (that make or break the balance between victory and bankruptcy) are formed, broken and reformed. It’s a game that lasts longer than family feuds.

In Monopoly Deal, players play sets of cards representing properties, money and action cards. And because bankrupting your loved ones should be a sprint, not a marathon, it lasts around 30 minutes to an hour. Who needs a board when you can experience the highs and lows of capitalism in the palm of your hand?

 

Connect 4 vs. Connect Four Basketball

Connect 4 is all about casual brilliance. Drop a chip, hear the satisfying “clink” and watch the drama unfold. Real victory is declaring “Connect 4” with a smirk while your opponent wonders how they missed the memo. Sometimes though, it feels like playing chess against someone who thinks they’re playing checkers.

But with Connect 4 Basketball, modern standards are a real overachiever’s nightmare. It’s not enough to have a solid strategy; now you need to flaunt your basketball skills too. One bad shot, and suddenly your game turns into a tragic comedy. Talk about setting the bar — or the hoop — way too high!

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Sara Rohatgi, Staff
Junior Sara Rohatgi is a staff member on Panorama. This is her first year on staff. In her downtime, Sara hones her detective skills by trying to figure out who keeps stealing her socks in the laundry—a mystery that remains unsolved despite her best investigative efforts.

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