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Electronic Mall Madness: The Shopping Spree Game that Talks

board game

In 1989 designer Michael Gray produced a game for Milton Bradley called Mall Madness. It was a race game where players spun to reach a certain mall store where they then spent certain sums on goods. Two years later he updated the game with an electronic component in the form of the "voice of the mall." This added several dimensions to the game but the goal is still to be the first to spend specific amounts at six different stores. The game continues in production with celebrity endorsements, such as Hannah Montana; and with specialty themes, such as Little Pet Shop edition. The donor of this example played it as a child.

  • Designer: Michael Gray
  • Manufacturer: Milton Bradley Company
  • Material: printed paper | cardboard | plastic
  • Style: wealth accumulation | race
  • Object ID: 111.2853
  • Credit Line: Gift of Arielle Rosenfeld and Matthew Reinert
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