What type of board game is Catan?
Settlers of Catan is a strategy board game involving smart resource management. Your goal in Settlers of Catan is to reach ten victory points. You earn victory points from building settlements, cities, and development cards; having the longest road and the largest army.
Is Catan a real board game?
Catan, born in 1995 in Germany and widely considered a modern board game masterpiece, has sold 35 million sets worldwide, including in Japan, and is said to trail only Monopoly in sales. Players, settling on an uninhabited island called Catan, expand their camps using resources obtained by rolling the dice.
How many Catan board games are there?
Two official PC versions of Catan have been released, The First Island (the basic game only) and Cities & Knights (with Seafarers and Cities & Knights expansions). The First Island is available for the PC only in German. Cities & Knights was available in both English and German.