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Board Game Collection: Catan

A guide to information about the University of Idaho's board game collection and the the games that are a part of it

Catan (Settlers of Catan)

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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. The first player to achieve 10 points from a combination of roads, settlements, and special cards wins.

chart indicating Catan requires 2-4 players, plays in 60 minutes, features a civilization theme, and offers dice rolling, hand management, modular board, trading, and network building mechanics


How to play Video

Rules of play PDF