First released in 1995, Catan has delighted millions of families across the world with its fun and easy-to-learn gameplay which kick started a trend for adventure games.
Players arrive as settlers on the island of Catan, rich with wood, stone, clay, wheat and sheep. In the game, roll dice to harvest these precious resources then make trades with your opponents. Each player develops their settlements into cities while building roads and hiring brave knights to defend their colony.
This game takes around 60 minutes to play and is for 3 to 4 players aged 10 years to adult. Adults enjoy this game as much as youngsters do, and is popular at board game clubs and cafes. The game takes about 15 minutes to learn when you first get started, with
instructions that explain the rules clearly.
Catan has lots of game pieces, all really well presented and made, with intricate illustrations that bring the world of Catan alive.
Catan won the coveted Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) award in 1995 and its worldwide success helped to usher in a new 'golden age' of board games.
Box contains: 19 unique hexagonal terrain tiles, 6 coastal frame pieces, 9 extra harbor pieces, 20 wooden settlements, 16 wooden cities, 60 wooden roads, 95 resource cards
25 development cards, 4 building costs cards, 2 special bonus cards, 18 number tokens, 2 six-sided dice, 1 wooden robber pawn, simple rules and an almanac.
Manufacturer's Recommended Age: 10+
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