Settlers Of Catan

The Settlers of Catan is a kind of board game which is played by multiple players. It was invented by Klaus Teuber and it got first published in Germany by Franckh-Kosmos Verlag under the name Die Siedler von Catan ion 1995.

The Settlers of Catan board game was originally a German based board game which witnessed such a huge popularity outside the European countries. It is being considered as the killer application of this genre of board games. the interesting fact to know about settlers of Catan is that over 15 million games in the Catan series have been sold, and this game of online settlers of Catan board game has been translated into thirty languages from the original German language.

The settlers of Catan board game has become so popular across the world and among all ages because of the reason that the mechanics involved in this games are very simple, although the dynamics are very complicated. The Settlers of Catan board game is very much appropriate for family play, because in this game no one gets eliminated, and players who are behind can strive towards goals that are within their reach.

The main aim of players participating in this game, Settlers of Catan is to become a dominant ruler of the Catan Island. The players depict the group of settlers on the remote island od Catan. This island is shown by the game board composing of hexagonal tiles, also known as hexes of different land types that are laid out at the beginning of the game. In order to win the game, you need to be a ruler or a dominant player on the island; one has to achieve the winning Points. The wining points can be achieved by building settlements and cities, or by longest road or army or by purchasing certain cards on the island .Building requires resources (brick, lumber, wool, grain, and ore) which are represented by the resource cards. Each city or the settlement receives resources based on the nearby terrain.

Because the board game of settlers of Catan is played in turns, the each player turns the roll two times, determining which hexes produce resources. For example, the wood is produced by forests; ore is produced by mountains, bricks are produced bricks, Players earn one point for each settlement built and additional victory points for building the longest road. The players with maximum points are declared as the winner of the game.


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