Catan is a resource management game where you collect and trade resources in order to build settlements, cities and roads on the island of Catan.
HOW TO PLAY
The board is set up randomly along with numbered disks on each hexagonal resource tile. Each player places settlements and roads on intersections and borders of resource tiles. The robber is placed on the desert tile. A turn consists of rolling dice, collecting resources, trading and building settlements or buying development cards. The first to earn 10 victory points is declared the winner.
PETER'S REVIEW - 4/5
This game is fast becoming a classic and should be in every game cupboard in every home.
SUE'S REVIEW - 4/5
Its best played with 3 or more players so I don’t get to play this one a lot, but it has great replay ability and its easy to pick up.
WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS GAME?
This game is suitable for 3-4 players aged 10 and up.
HOW LONG DOES THIS GAME TAKE TO PLAY?
The game plays for approximately 60-120 minutes.
ARE THERE EXPANSIONS TO THIS GAME?
There are many expansions to add more to the game and include Seafarers, Cities and Knights, Traders and Barbarians and Explorers and Pirates. The base game and each of the expansions also have extensions available to bring it to a 5-6 player game.