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Civilizations of Catan

Expansion for Settlers of Catan

Civilizations is an expansion to Settlers of Catan that replaces the building costs cards and provides eight different civilizations to play in their stead. Each player takes a Civilization card, choosing from African, Arabian, Babylonian, Egyptian, European, Indian, Japanese, or Roman. The European card uses the standard Catan building costs. Each other card requires different resources for each build. Though the resource needs are equally balanced across all civilizations, it influences what starting positions are preferential for each player. As each player needs different resources at different points in the game, trading becomes much more active. On the roll of a 7, each civilization has a different power. This can shake up the game, adding a layer to the strategy. In addition, since only the Europeans move the robber on a 7, the development cards (and the knights contained therein) become much more important to gameplay.

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Why buy this?

  • Go Global! Each player is a different civilization.
  • Encourages trading.
  • Makes development cards important.

Requirements

30-60
1-6
12+

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Publish Date March 25, 2018
Edition First
Department Board Games
Theme Civilization
Audience Family
Primary Mechanic Strategy
If You Like Settlers of Catan

Adelheid Zimmerman

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Notes

  • This game does not come in a box.

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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork

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