Picture yourself in the era of discoveries: after a long voyage of great deprivation, your ships have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island. Its name shall be Catan! But you are not the only discoverer. Other fearless seafarers have also landed on the shores of Catan: the race to settle the island has begun!
Skills: Clever trading, strategy, tactical skill, luck
- Spiel des Jahres 1995 (1995 Game of the Year) [Germany]
- Deutscher Spiele Preis 1995 (1995 Award for Best Adult and Family Games) - 1st place [Germany]
- Essener Feder 1995 - Beste Spielregel (1995 Award for Best Rulebook) [Germany]
To play with 5–6 players, the 5–6 player extension is required.