The classic Monopoly board game has never been this fabulous!
Board game publishing company The Op Games, in collaboration with global multi-platform media company World of Wonder, is unveiling RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly at RuPaul’s DragCon 2023, which is happening on May 12th-13th in Los Angeles.
What’s RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly?
Based on the Emmy Award-winning reality competition franchise RuPaul’s Drag Race, this “diva-fied” version of the classic board game lets players to step into the heels of the show’s contestants to buy, sell, and trade iconic locations from the competition, such as Winners Circle, All Stars Hall of Fame, Judges Panel, and more.
Players should sissy that walk across the board with runway essential tokens, then place Badges (Houses) and Crowns (Hotels) to rack up custom Ru Dollars. The last player to watch all the others sashay away is the winner!
Created for two to six players, ages 14 and up, RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly features six custom-sculpted tokens including a Checkered Flag, Lipstick, Roll of Duct Tape, Purse, Reading Glasses, and Chocolate Bar. The game also includes on-theme Chance and Community Chest cards, which have been renamed as “Mini Challenge” and “Maxi Challenge” cards, respectively.
Where to buy RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly
RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly will be available exclusively at the World of Wonder merch booth (#1205) at RuPaul’s DragCon 2023 all weekend long.
“There couldn’t be a more fabulous way to unveil the first-ever edition of Monopoly: RuPaul’s Drag Race than at DragCon 2023,” said Jodi Wasserman, Vice President of Marketing of The Op Games, said in a statement. “In celebration, we are inviting all levels of fans to come by booth #1335 to see the game in all its glory, take a photo in front of the 10’ box cover backdrop, and roll the giant fuzzy dice for a chance to win games and other Drag Race themed prizes.”
For those who are skipping DragCon this weekend, RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly is now available for pre-order at Entertainment Earth. Priced at $44.99 each, orders of RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly are scheduled to ship out sometime in June 2023. Fans can also pre-order on www.TheOp.Games and the WorldofWonder.com store.
What is RuPaul’s DragCon 2023?
Presented by RuPaul and World of Wonder Productions, RuPaul’s DragCon 2023 is described as a “super-inclusive hub of self-expression”. DragCon is the largest celebration of drag culture in the world and will include signings and meet & greets with fan-favorite Queens, fierce mainstage performances, wig-snatching merch, and immersive activations from RuPaul’s Drag Race and fan-favorite WOWPresents Plus shows.
RuPaul’s DragCon 2023 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 12th-13th. Tickets are available for purchase at rupaulsdragcon.com.
What is RuPaul’s Drag Race?
RuPaul’s Drag Race is an American reality competition television series produced by World of Wonder for Logo TV (seasons 1–8), VH1 (seasons 9–14), and, beginning with the 15th season, MTV. The show documents RuPaul in the search for “America’s next drag superstar.” Contestants are given a series of challenges that they must complete in order to advance in the competition. The series has been nominated for a number of Emmy Awards and has won multiple awards for Outstanding Reality Program.
Where to stream RuPaul’s Drag Race
The first 14 seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race are streaming on Paramount+.