Settlers Of Catan Board Game : Traders & Barbarians Expansion
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Delve deep into Catan! In Catan: Traders & Barbarians you'll find lots of cool new ways to explore Klaus Teuber's award-winning game series. You can now play with just 2 players! Add a harbormaster, a friendly robber, or special events. Play with a wealth of new wooden pieces and capabilities.
You can even link your games to create an intriguing campaign. Use these 4 variants and 5 scenarios to reinvent your Catan experience!
5 Challenging New Scenarios
The Fishermen of Catan- Fish in the great lake or try casting in rich coastal shoals. A fresh, expanded, and updated version!
The Rivers of Catan- Not one, but two, great rivers invite flourishing commerce. Bridge them en route to glory and wealth.
The Caravans- Nomads of the oasis seek wool and grain. Camel caravans offer trade.
Barbarian Attack- Eager for booty, vile barbarians land and occupy Catan's fertile shores. Brave knights unite and ride to battle.
Traders & Barbarians- Your wagons transport fine marble, glass, tools, and sand to help restore Catan's castle to splendor. Combine these rich scenarios to create a compelling campaign!
24 wooden knights
12 wooden bridges
36 wooden barbarians
22 wooden camels
4 wooden wagons
40 coin counters
14 new region and water tile pieces
120 new cards
Special victory point cards and tokens
Variants and scenarios booklet
more information at the Board Game Geek website
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|This is a great expansion to Settlers. You get 5 different variations that add a little to a lot to the game play. you get a few rule changes if you would like to implement them. And you also get the ability to play with two players. This is a must have expansion.
|If you enjoy the base game Settlers, you will deffinitly enjoy this expansion. The expanded gameplay greatens the amount of strategy used in the game.
|This is a great collection of variations for Settlers of Catan. I ordered it because our group needed a change - the same person kept winning. These variations allowed us to try new things. We really liked the fisherman of Catan which you can mix with most of the expansions and variations. We also liked the event cards because it takes a bit of the randomness out fo the dice roll and lets your strategy unfold more naturally. It has been fun trying out al the variations and I love all of the new pieces. Good buy!
|If you've become tired of the same old settlers games playing out the same way time after time, you owe it to yourself and your gaming group to pick up this expansion. While I can't say that its my favorite expansion for Settlers, it does add interaction which is always good in my book. Definitely give this one a try if you already have the other expansions!
|This set contains a much less complex expansion that accomplishes the goal of variety much better than Cities and Knights. Plus oyu get other essential mini expansions that have actually been improved over the previous iterations that have been released via other means. The Great River expansion is improved, though still something to use mainly for variety. But the Fishermen and Port Master expansions are essential and beg the question why base Settlers just doesn't include these. Now coastal play can be as game winning as a land-locked strategy.
It's a close call whether to recommend Seafarers or Barbarians as the second expansion you should buy for Settlers, but at least buy one of them to help alleviate the tiresomeness of base Catan. This expansion, by the way, works fine if you have 3rd edition Catan instead of the recent 4th edition.
|The scenarios can bring a lot of life to the game if you need the variety. Overall yet another solid expansion.
|a mix of the best mini expansion for catan... what more could i say