Late for the Sky Production Company

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Late for the Sky Production Company
Industry Games
Founded 1984
Headquarters Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Products Custom Board Games
Services Custom Board Games
Website lateforthesky.com

Late for the Sky Production Company is a U.S. based board game production and manufacturing company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. They were founded in 1984. They manufacture games based on Monopoly.

History[edit]

Late for the Sky Production Company was started in 1984 by a Miami University of Ohio student started to create a Miami University campus version of Monopoly. The company then focused on expanding its products by keeping to college-opoly versions. Later it expanded its product line to other-opoly lines.[1]

Game line[edit]

The company's major product lines include "-opoly" games for nearly sixty major colleges and universities in the United States, and the "City in a Box" games, localized for major U.S. cities. They also have a line of specialty games, and produce custom games for other themes.

Late For The Sky also manufactures custom "-opoly" games for communities and businesses. These games include custom images on the box, board, cards, and money, along with tokens chosen by the customer.[2]

Example games[edit]

  • Dog breeds line
    • Chihuahua-opoly[1]
    • Pug-Opoly[3]
    • Dachshund-opoly
  • City Line[1]
    • Albuquerque-opoly
    • Boston-opoly
    • Chatanooga-opoly
    • "Chicago-in-a-box" 1st Chicago Edition [4]
    • "Chicago-opoly" (2009) 2nd Chicago Edition [4]
    • Cleveland-opoly
    • Nashville-opoly
    • Portland-opoly
    • Omaha-opoly
    • Wichita-opoly
  • Special Topics[1]
    • Bacon-opoly
    • Bible-opoly
    • Brew-opoly
    • Geek-opoly
    • Fantasy-opoly
    • Fishin'-opoly
    • Wine-opoly
  • Universities[1]
    • Purdue University
    • Miami University of Ohio
    • OSU Ohio State
    • University of Arkansas Hogs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Belz, Kristin (December 27, 2011). "Board Games for the Not Bored". Portland Monthly. SagaCity Media Publication. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ Harlow, Doug (November 27, 2016). "Skowhegan gets its own version of classic board game". The Portland Press Herald. MaineToday Media. Morning Sentinel. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Kentish, Francesca (18 December 2015). "Cat-Opoly is like Monopoly, but better because you buy cats instead of houses". Metro. Associated Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Gilmer, Marcus (April 1, 2009). "Chicago Board Game Gets Makeover". Chicagoist. Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 

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