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What is Cities and Knights? – Catan Expansion Review

Cities and Knights is an expansion for Settlers of Catan, released in 1998. It shifts the gameplay of Catan into a more of a city developing game with elements of fighting barbarians and a deeper element of interaction with other players. New game mechanics are introduced giving players more options when playing. Let’s see what […]

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Settlers of Catan: Seafarers

Introducing Seafarers Seafarers were released in 1997 and are the first official expansion for Settlers Of Catan. The expansion was originally designed together with the base game, but it was later decided to separate the two in order to keep the base game more accessible. Settlers of Catan: Seafarers expansion revolves around sea travel, exploring […]


What is Carcassonne (board game)? – Introduction

I’ve always been fascinated by maps. As a kid, I would browse the world atlas just for fun, checking out the layouts of cities and the countryside and cursing the authors for not selecting more city maps or enlarge certain parts of the map that I was more interested in. With the arrival of high-speed […]

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Settlers of Catan online for free: https://colonist.io/

I have been browsing the internet in the last couple of days, trying to find a site to play Settlers of Catan online for free. I was quite particular in my search. The following criteria was important in the review:  It does not have to originally licensed.  Easy pick up and play. The site would […]

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What is Settlers of Catan? – Introduction and Review

I’ll answer the title question, What is Settlers of Catan (often shortened to just Settlers or just Catan – I will use Catan) in the shortest possible way: it’s a board game for 3 or 4 players. Not satisfied? 🙂 OK, keep reading … It was designed by Klaus Teuber and originally published in Germany […]

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Different types of board games – according to amount of skill and luck involved

Imagine that you have a bunch of board games, which you want to sort by skill needed and luck included. On one side, we have board games where there is no skill involved, only luck (chance); and on the other side we have board games that are pure skill based. In the middle of these […]