3 - 4 players
Time: 60 minutes
Ages: 8 and up
Author: Klaus Teuber
In 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 to build up their civilizations to get to 10 victory points and win the game. Multi-award-winning and one of the most popular games in recent history due to its amazing ability to appeal to non-gamers and gamers alike.
This is a classic introductory game and can be played by adults and teenagers alike. It is a great famliy game with lost of interaction between players as the trade resources and try to build their settlements.
19 unique hexagonal region tiles, 6 sea frame pieces, 9 extra harbor pieces, 20 wooden settlement pieces, ,16 wooden road pieces, 60 wooden road pieces, 95 resource cards, 25 development cards, 4 building cost cards, 2 special bonus cards, 18 die-cut number tokens, 2 six-sided dice, 1 wooden robber pawn, full-color rules & almanac
Here is a review by Tom Vasel: