Close The surprising real reason the Monopoly board game was invented Monopoly is one of America's favorite board games, but back in 1904, the inventor wanted to have a different effect when playing the game. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more. WWLTV.com , WWLTV 2:48 PM. CDT July 30, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST Monopoly is one of America's favorite board games, but back in 1904, the inventor wanted to have a different effect when playing the game.You could play it two different ways, and the now less popular way might surprise you. © 2017 WWL-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Two suspects arrested for three armed carjackings in Metairie Tropical Video Update 6/17 JPSO: Family carjacked at gunpoint outside Lakeside Mall, suspects arrested after chase Hospital update on Steve Scalise's condition What is House Majority Whip? And how does Rep. Scalise's role impact Louisiana? Shooter used powerful military surplus rifle in Alexandria Tropical Video Forecast 6/18 How to protect your pup from spread of dog flu Scanner audio of the moment the escaped Georgia inmates were captured City refunds hundreds of traffic camera tickets after Eyewitness investigation More Stories 'Near misses' missing from carnival ride safety records Nov 17, 2017, 10:22 p.m. Report: N.O. ordered to refund 3 years of traffic… Nov 17, 2017, 5:13 p.m. Drivers hope I-10 High-Rise delay clears before Thanksgiving Nov 17, 2017, 10:22 p.m.