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Settlers Of Catan
« on: May 02, 2011, 05:23:42 PM »
Best. Game. Ever.

Well, at least for a game played on a board.  Must've played it 10 times over Pesach.
Any other Settlers players out there?
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2011, 05:27:45 PM »
Best. Game. Ever.

Well, at least for a game played on a board.  Must've played it 10 times over Pesach.
Any other Settlers players out there?
it is a great game

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2011, 10:56:42 PM »
The game is really awesome. You could play it online but I am warning you, you might waste a lot of time on it (even more than angry birds!)
http://www.playcatan.com/
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2011, 11:10:11 PM »
good game

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2011, 12:27:36 AM »
Best. Game. Ever.

Well, at least for a game played on a board.  Must've played it 10 times over Pesach.
Any other Settlers players out there?
Unfortunately I was scarred from this game (I stayed at some family in Israels house for shabbos and they force fed us this game for 8 hours), but Im sure it would be loads of fun if not for all the painful associations! :)
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2016, 12:15:31 AM »
This Shabbos I was playing Cities and Nights and we didn't roll a barbarian for about 40 straight rolls.
That's 1 in a trillion!!! (2^40)

I should buy a lottery ticket :P
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2016, 01:08:17 AM »
So when's the first DDF Settlers tournament?

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2016, 07:14:32 AM »
Played Settlers for the first time a few weekends ago. It's a fantastic game but  I think I prefer Pandemic - the co-op aspect is something you don't see in too many board games.

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2016, 08:15:59 AM »
Played Settlers for the first time a few weekends ago. It's a fantastic game but  I think I prefer Pandemic - the co-op aspect is something you don't see in too many board games.

I've played Pandemic and it is a nice concept but I still prefer Settlers by far.

Maybe you need to try Cities and Knights. Once you play Cities and Knights you can't go back to plain Settlers anymore.  :)

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2016, 12:58:57 AM »
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2016, 01:38:10 AM »


So what do you think he is worth?

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2016, 06:04:10 PM »
I already practically forgot how to play, we need to have another over-shabbos DO sometime ;)

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2018, 10:36:53 AM »
Has anyone played Rivals For Catan or Catan Card game? Is it any good?

Can I assume its the Monopoly deal of Catan?
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2018, 12:27:29 PM »
Has anyone played Rivals For Catan
Yes. It's a pretty good game but nowhere near as good as the real thing. Also setup (and keeping the many different decks of cards separate) can be a pain.

The biggest benefit of it is that you can play with 2 players.
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2018, 03:53:28 PM »
Catan Card Game and Rivals for Catan are not identical; according to BoardGameGeek, the designer (of both) said that he reworked many of the original card game's mechanics for Rivals to make it easier for newcomers to play. Both are 2-player only and shouldn't be confused with the 2-4 player card game The Struggle for Catan (which wasn't rated as high as the 2p versions by BGG users).

(Also, Monopoly Millionaire Deal over Monopoly Deal, hands down.)
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2018, 04:14:06 PM »
Also, Monopoly Millionaire Deal over Monopoly Deal, hands down.
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Although you likely play with the bad rules for monopoly deal.
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2018, 04:35:28 PM »
Meaning the rules as written? What rules do you use?
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2018, 04:40:58 PM »
The biggest benefit of it is that you can play with 2 players.

An official 2-player variant for Catan exists (some unofficial ones, too) - it might not be in the rulebook for many editions, though.
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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2018, 04:55:43 PM »
Meaning the rules as written? What rules do you use?
Tip: If you want a really fun version of this game, you must always put down money and properties as soon as you get them, and do not count that as an action. This will speed up game play and make stealing properties more exciting.

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Re: Settlers Of Catan
« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2018, 08:53:35 AM »
Banned from the forums.

Although you likely play with the bad rules for monopoly deal.

Never played Millionaire. Why banned?


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