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Picture yourself in the era of discoveries: after a long voyage of great deprivation, your ships have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island. Its name shall be Catan! But you are not the only discoverer. Other fearless seafarers have also landed on the shores of Catan: the race to settle the island has begun!

In Catan (formerly The Settlers of Catan), players try to be the dominant force on the island of Catan by building settlements, cities, and roads. On each turn dice are rolled to determine what resources the island produces. Players collect these resources (cards)—wood, grain, brick, sheep, or stone—to build up their civilizations to get to 10 victory points and win the game.

Setup includes randomly placing large hexagonal tiles (each showing a resource or the desert) in a honeycomb shape and surrounding them with water tiles, some of which contain ports of exchange. Number disks, which will correspond to die rolls (two 6-sided dice are used), are placed on each resource tile. Each player is given two settlements (think: houses) and roads (sticks) which are, in turn, placed on intersections and borders of the resource tiles. Players collect a hand of resource cards based on which hex tiles their last-placed house is adjacent to. A robber pawn is placed on the desert tile.

A turn consists of possibly playing a development card, rolling the dice, everyone (perhaps) collecting resource cards based on the roll and position of houses (or upgraded cities—think: hotels) unless a 7 is rolled, turning in resource cards (if possible and desired) for improvements, trading cards at a port, and trading resource cards with other players. If a 7 is rolled, the active player moves the robber to a new hex tile and steals resource cards from other players who have built structures adjacent to that tile.

Points are accumulated by building settlements and cities, having the longest road and the largest army (from some of the development cards), and gathering certain development cards that simply award victory points. When a player has gathered 10 points (some of which may be held in secret), he announces his total and claims the win.

Catan has won multiple awards and is one of the most popular games in recent history due to its amazing ability to appeal to experienced gamers as well as those new to the hobby. In 2015, it was formally renamed Catan to better represent itself as the core and base game of the Catan series.


Brand: Mayfair Games
Country of origin: Germany
Release date: 1995
Originally released: May 2015
Package Dimensions: 298 x 240 x 80mm (L x W x T)
Categories: Toys > Games > Board Games
Toys > Hobbies
Toys > Games > Family Games
Promotions > Father's Day 2021 > Board Games
LSN: XYQ-E91-R20-2
Barcode: 0029877030712
Expansion or Base Game: Base Game
Game Mechanic: Dice Rolling • Hand Management
Length of Play: 90 minutes
Number of Players: 3 to 4 players
Suitable for Age: 10 Years and Older
Theme: Civilization • Negotiation

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Wonderful relaxation

Tue, 8 Jan 2019 | Review by: Willem N

Beware of the family trading disputes !!

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Tue, 25 Feb 2020 | Review by: mrmerlin

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Cheap Knock-off

Fri, 4 Dec 2020 | Review by: Marc Y

This is not a parallel import - this is a fake of the original. The quality of the pieces is terrible. The glue on the box already gave out when opening the package. I would strongly recommend not buying this game. You are getting inferior quality and you are supporting crime.

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Sun, 6 Dec 2020 | Review by: JJ M

This is not a "Parallel Import". It is counterfeit (and also illegal). Quality is subpar compared to the original. The pieces are supposed to be wooden but they look like Monopoly figures. Very glad I opened it to check before I gifted it.

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Fri, 1 Jan 2021 | Review by: Mugammad J

We bought this game in December 2020 and we recieved a fake copy. I gave a review confirming this on the review thread which seems to have been removed? I would therefore not recommend the game nor using Loot as it appears these reviews are not objective and do not protect the consumer.

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Received a counterfeit

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 | Review by: Cosima B

Disappointed in the product received as it is a counterfeit "Made in China" . Bought this as a gift for my partner only to find out from him that it is a counterfeit with plastic pieces and the box was already broken.

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