The Settlers of Catan Board Game

The Settlers of Catan

You are one of several groups of settlers in a new land claiming resources and space for yourself. By building settlements, roads and cities you gain more resources and trade those with others to expand your civilization. Beware the robber, he can steal precious resources and stop up your production!

Overall Rating: 8.4

Luck Strategy
Casual Intense
Complex Simple

User Reviews

16 Reviews Written for The Settlers of Catan

  • The game that brought me into a new world of board games. Still a classic favorite. But we've added various expansions to inhance game play (i.e. Fish from Traders and Barbarians).Hoatzin23June 14th, 2016 8 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • I've had this game for 5 years, it's still a regular in my gaming rotating. Best with 3 players, gets crowded with 4 but still works well. Good social aspect with trading resources, a must own game!Devin3279December 23rd, 2014 10 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • I agree this is a great intro game. This gets game play for me with my mom who really likes this game because everyone's play and dice roll affects your game without being cutthroat.BluePawnDecember 22nd, 2014 9 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Amazingly well balanced game. No matter how you start all of the players are in immediate contention with each other which makes this game intense and highly competitive.randybFebruary 3rd, 2014 10 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • This is the THE game you want to use to rope your friends into playing the better games you've got stowed away. Serious gamers will soon tire of Catan, but it deserves credit as a great ambassador.cwrmadcatJanuary 17th, 2013 6 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Still a fun game after all these years. With trading and some decent strategy, you can minimize the luck factor. But, sometimes the dice just don't roll your way.oldhossAugust 31st, 2012 7 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Settlers is well on its way to becoming the new Monopoly. It is game that everyone should play! Great for family game night or competitive groups. Tons of strategy and a blast to play!DoctorDHAugust 29th, 2012 8 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Just an overall great game experience. Great balance between luck of the dice and strategy.brentgAugust 29th, 2012 9 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • The game that started me gaming. It doesn't hit the table much anymore because I've since moved on to greener pastures, but it's still a solid game that's great for new gamers.CunningAllusionmentJuly 27th, 2012 6 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Definitely the game that started it all. However, the base game does get dull after 30 + plays. Make sure you have the right people to play with (those who like to bargain). Watch out for the robber!carbonfiber25July 26th, 2012 7 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Best way to get someone started in boardgaming. Very easy to understand and, although very luck driven, has enough strategy in it. One player will always end up screaming and raging. Dices are evil.devatroxJuly 24th, 2012 8 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Enjoyable game. I've played it for years. Not a huge fan of luck/dice games, but this one is still engaging.swhitedJuly 23rd, 2012 7 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • This is in my opinion the best board game created. With the variety that the expansions afford, I find it difficult to imagine ever tiring of the game. The game is not the ideal for socializing.stipsJanuary 22nd, 2012 10 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • Perfect board game! If there was one totally well-rounded, strategic fun board game out there- this would be it! I can play this game any time of the day!DarkJodoJanuary 9th, 2012 10 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • An old classic by now. Its easy to get worked up in this game if there are some competitive people around. Fun to play, but can be intimidating to learn the first time around.JesseAugust 26th, 2011 10 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple
  • This is a great game. Still fun even after years of playing. It's amazing how a game that lacks any violence can still be so intense!haashouseAugust 10th, 2011 9 Luck Strategy Casual Intense Complex Simple

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