It’s a sad day in the world when a favorite childhood boardgame gets an update. No longer will Colonel Mustard and Miss Scarlet be gracing the floors of family rooms everywhere. Instead we’ll have the likes of Jack Mustard a “former football player” and Kasandra Scarlet a “famous actress often featured in tabloids.” The weapons have changed as well – gone are such classics as the revolver and the lead pipe – now we’ll have a dumbell and a trophy. Oh, and you’ll now have the ability to kill someone in a spa or the guest house.
So it’ll be Victor Plum, “billionaire video game designer”, with the dumbell, in the spa… Does that sound right to you??? Perhaps he saw that Kasandra was sleeping around on him in the lastest rag and decided to off her while she was getting a pedicure.
Shame on you, Parker Brothers. A Simpson’s themed Clue was ok, but this is unacceptable.
ETA: How could I neglect to mention that each character will have a “special power” that will assist them in solving the crime??