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Settlers of Catan (4th Edition)

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ISBN13: 9781569052013
ISBN10: 1569052018
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Settlers is one of those games that makes you realize that you actually do like board games. Easy to learn, but with a lot of depth, Settlers of Catan is fun for the whole family or a close group of friends. The object of the game is to conquer Catan. But to do this, you must work both cooperatively and competitively with (and against) your fellow Settlers, by trading resources to build roads, armies, settlements, and cities. The first to 10 victory points is the winner. It's a great introduction to the wonderful world of tabletop games.
Recommended by Kelly S., Powells.com

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Players are recent immigrants to the newly populated island of Catan. Expand your colony through the building of settlements, roads, and villages by harvesting commodities from the land around you. Trade sheep, lumber, bricks and grain for a settlement, bricks and wood for a road, or try to complete other combinations for more advanced buildings, services and specials.

Trade with other players, or at local seaports to get resources you might lack. The first player to achieve 10 points from a combination of roads, settlements, and special cards wins.

Description:

Each Settlers of Catan game set includes:

  • 19 Hexagonal Region Tiles
  • 6 Sea Frame Pieces
  • 9 Extra harbor Pieces
  • 20 Wooden Settlement Pieces
  • 16 Wooden City Pieces
  • 16 Wooden Road Pieces
  • 95 Resources Cards
  • 25 Development Cards
  • 4 Building Cost Cards
  • 2 Special Bonus Cards
  • 18 Number Tokens
  • 2 Dice
  • 1 Wooden Robber Pawn
  • 1 Rulebook & Almanac

About the Author

Mayfair Games is a publisher of board, card, and roleplaying games. They also license German-style board games and publish them in English throughout the world.

Klaus Teuber is a German designer of board games. He won the Spiel des Jahres award four times, for The Settlers of Catan, Barbarossa, Drunter und Drüber and Adel Verpflichtet. He retired from his profession as a dental technician to become a full-time game designer in 1999. As of 2007, he lives in Darmstadt with his wife Claudia. They have two sons, Guido and Benny.[1]

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Jennifer Short, January 6, 2014 (view all comments by Jennifer Short)
I love strategy games, but in many of them it seems as if it is forever until you can make a move. Settlers of Catan is different because each roll can help you collect supplies which can help you win the game. This was a hit over a family Christmas and one night we stayed up until three in the morning finishing a game. Few games can keep my attention that late at night, and this one will be a favorite for years to come!
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mollyweasley, March 23, 2013 (view all comments by mollyweasley)
Everyone our house -- ages 12 to 63 -- loves this game, even the "not so much" gamers. It's a friendly competition to settle as much of the land as you can, cooperation sometimes being key, sometimes not. It's complicated enough to keep us all on our toes, and the wood and sheep jokes (mentioned below) just keep on coming. We play plenty of board games; this one is our favorite.
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MaHendrickson, March 16, 2013 (view all comments by MaHendrickson)
I would consider myself a tabletop gamer, and this is by far my favorite tabletop game. We play with gamer and non gamer friends alike. Immerse yourself into the world of Catan, where you are competing to be the most successful settler, and revel in the endless sheep and wood jokes. All the competitiveness of Monopoly but your more likely to leave the table still speaking to your friends.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781569052013
Author:
Mayfair Games
Publisher:
MAYFAIR GAMES
Designer:
Teuber, Klaus
Artist:
Baga, Volkan
Artist:
Lieske, Harald
Artist:
Walsh, Stephen Graham
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Binding:
Board Game
Age Level:
10+

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Settlers is one of those games that makes you realize that you actually do like board games. Easy to learn, but with a lot of depth, Settlers of Catan is fun for the whole family or a close group of friends. The object of the game is to conquer Catan. But to do this, you must work both cooperatively and competitively with (and against) your fellow Settlers, by trading resources to build roads, armies, settlements, and cities. The first to 10 victory points is the winner. It's a great introduction to the wonderful world of tabletop games.

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