Play with your penguin

More news for penguins…

From Kim Darnell, news of the game Penguin-Opoly (from the firm Late for the Sky). Like Monopoly, but with penguins of the world:

You all know the song of “Pingu, the red-beaked penguin”, with the sad verse:

All of the other penguins
used to laugh and call him names.
They never let poor Pingu
play in any penguin games.

But now there’s a game for Pingu, and you can play with him, and all of the other penguins. The supercharged product description on

PENGUINS ARE HOT. AND THEY’RE ALSO VERY COOL. We’re all crazy about penguins. What’s not to love about a creature that waddles around in a tuxedo. Do you know there are 17 different species of penguins. Check these guys out. They range from the regal beauty of the Emperor Penguin to the downright wacky appearance of the Rockhopper. WHAT AN AMAZING BIRD. HERE’S A QUICK IDEA OF HOW TO PLAY. Players collect favorite penguins and then up the rent by adding an ocean. It’s all fun and games until someone gets lost at sea and is out of the game for three turns. Flip over the deeds and read interesting facts about penguins. Penguin-opoly is lots of fun with some smart stuff thrown in. GRAB A FISH AND ADVANCE TO WADDLE. For ages 8 and up. 2-6 players.

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