|The bustling Island of Catan is evolving. You and your friends are recent immigrants to the newly populated Island of Catan. Expand your colony through the building of settlements, roads and villages by harvesting commodities from the land around you. Trade sheep, lumber, bricks and grain for a settlement, bricks and wood for a road or try to complete other combinations for more advanced buildings, services and specials. Trade with other players or at local seaports to get resources you might lack, then expand your horizons -- add Islands, Pirates, Gold, Ships and Trade. Explore and colonize the newly populated Archipelago of Catan. Building settlements, roads and villages by trading commodities from the land and islands around you. Trade sheep and wood for a ship, build new settlements and improve existing settlements into cities. But don't rest on your laurels yet! Dark clouds are gathering over the peaceful Archipelago of Catan. Wild barbarians, attracted by the wealth of Catan, sailed to attack the country. Fortunately, warning has given Catan time to meet the danger. Train knights for Catan to fend off the barbarian attack! In addition to fending off the barbarians, players compete to build the three great metropolises of Catan. Each of these magnificent centers are worth two additional victory points. To build a metropolis, players must invest in city improvements. You're no longer colonizing an island. You're building a civilization!|
Do you have more than four friends? Get the Catan with the bundled expansion set to make it a six player game!