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Board Games at Odum: Settlers of Catan

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Settlers of Catan

Description

In The Settlers of Catan, you control a group of settlers trying to tame the wilds on the remote but rich isle of Catan. Start by revealing Catan's many harbors and regions: plains, meadows, mountains, hills, forest & desert. The random mix creates a different board virtually every game. embark on a quest to settle the isle of Catan! Guide your settlers to victory by clever trading and cunning development. Use resource combinations - grain, wool, ore, brick, and lumber - to buy development cards and build roads, settlements, and cities. Acquire your resources through trades or lucky dice. But beware! Someone might cut off your road or buy a monopoly! And you never know when the wily robber might steal away with your previous gains!

 

Players

3 - 4 players

Time

60 - 120 minutes

Themes

Economic, negotiation

Mechanics

Dice rolling, hexagon grid, income, modular board, network and route building

How to Play