She knew that some people would find it hard to understand the logic behind the idea, and she thought that if the rent problem and the Georgist solution to it were put into the concrete form of a game, it might be easier to demonstrate. She was granted the patent for the game in January The Landlord’s Game became one of the first board games to use a “continuous path”, without clearly defined start and end spaces on its board. His students made their own boards, and taught the game to others. By this time, the hand-made games became known simply as Monopoly. This version, unlike her first patent drawing , included named streets though the versions published in based on her first patent also had named streets. Magie sought to regain control over the plethora of hand-made games. Layman, in turn, learned the game from the Thun brothers who later tried to sell copies of the game commercially, but were advised by an attorney that the game could not be patented, as they were not its inventors. After the demand for the game increased, Darrow contacted a printing company, Patterson and White, which printed the designs of the property spaces on square carton boards. Darrow’s game board designs included elements later made famous in the version eventually produced by Parker Brothers, including black locomotives on the railroad spaces, the car on “Free Parking”, the red arrow for “Go”, the faucet on “Water Works”, the light bulb on “Electric Company”, and the question marks on the “Chance” spaces, though many of the actual icons were created by a hired graphic artist.