Catan (Fifth Edition)
3-4 players 10+ 45-90 min.
Catan has become a classic and staple of many board game shelves. Learn to play in about 15 minutes and play a full game in under an hour. Catan easily blends cooperation, trading and competition into a really fun game of resource development and city building. Win by being the first to acquire 20 victory points.
Catan asks you to 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!
Catan is setup with a set of 19 terrain tiles, randomly placed each game. Players take turns acquiring and trading resources, then using those resources to build roads, settlements and cities for victory points.