For board game lovers, things just got a little closer to home for the holidays. Mount Dora has now joined over 50 other Florida cities with its own version of an American classic. Mount Dora-opoly launched this fall and features popular local landmarks, businesses and streets in the quaint Central Florida town.
Using rules similar to those of Monopoly®, players can snatch up Goblin Market, the Donnelly House, One Flight Up. the lighthouse and other recognizable local spots and streets to build their property-trading portfolio. Like the classic game, a long or shorter version of Mount Dora-opoly can be played.
Mount Dora-opoly is made in the U.S. and produced by Late for the Sky Productions. The company has created similar games for over 500 cities and universities across the U.S. for over thirty years.
“We research several cities and communities around Florida to make a very localized game about a specific area,” said Bill Schulte, a co-owner of Late for the Sky. “We always make sure that the locals love their town before we take on a project. We try to make the content as authentic as possible.” The company has no affiliation with Hasbro, the makers of Monopoly® and does not use any of its protected trademarks, according to Michael Schulte, Marketing Manager for Late for the Sky.
The game retails for $19.98 and is sold exclusively at Walmart’s Mount Dora location.
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