Catan (also known as Settlers of Catan) is a 3-4 player game. The game is set on an island made up of areas that produce different types of resources.
Players compete to collect and trade resources. Resources are used to build settlements/cities to expand resource production and earn victory points.
The resources can also be used to purchase development cards to gain an advantage in the game. (e.g. bonus victory points).
The player with 10 victory points wins the game.
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