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David Pettit
United States
Dallas
Oregon
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10
Nov 2014
Owned
Toby K.
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10
Dec 2008*
Good game for beach, train or long
trips...
2008-12-26*
Owned
D S
Germany
Senftenberg
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10
Apr 2009*
Owned
10
Aug 2011
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johan dh
Netherlands
Zevenbergen
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10
Apr 2013
Owned
Tommy Antonsson
Sweden
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10
Sep 2014
Owned
Jess Robinson
United Kingdom
Swindon
Wiltshire
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9
Apr 2007*
Owned
Bjoern Guenzel
Germany
Berlin
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9
Feb 2008*
This is a brilliant addition to the Siedler games family. It has similarities to the popular dice game "Kniffel", but more strategic depth while retaining some of the Sielder atmosphere. Everybody I played it with yet enjoyed it, and it is easier to convince people to play this game than other more complex games.
2008-02-22*
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Kayla Christensen
United States
North Dakota
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9
May 2008*
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Chris Farrell
United States
Cupertino
California
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9
Jun 2009*
I've upgraded this to a '9' for the online version. Played face-to-face it's not that compelling, but played in your spare time and quickly using www.playcatan.com, it's a fun and interesting game, and is my new favorite time-killer. It's clever, with interesting decisions about risk and reward, and is more textured than it first looks when you're spending too much time waiting for your turn when playing with more players.
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Fun filler. My only fear is whether it's a touch too long for what it is, but I'll find out soon enough, because I plan to start breaking this out as the filler of choice for the next little bit. The box says 15-30min, and I think at 15-20min it's a nice little game: just a fun dice game, but with interesting choices about how much risk to take to build what (low-scoring roads to set up dicey but high-scoring cities vs. more reliable settlements, when to use your knights, etc). It's not a brain-burner, but there is enough there to be fun.

On the other hand, there is definitely a lack of any player interaction, which is a bummer, and which I suspect means that the player count should be kept low. With 4 players, two sets might be helpful to keep things moving. If the game goes 30 minutes, I think it'll probably overstay its welcome (another popular dice game around here, Can't Stop, reliably goes past its expiration date of about 20 minutes).

This is much closer to classic dice games than another recent favorite, To Crown a King, was. This is definitely one you can play with your family/friends.
2008-05-31*
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Jesus Mazcunan
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9
Aug 2008*
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Kristof
Belgium
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9
Feb 2009*
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Hrvoje Cop
Croatia
Zagreb
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9
Jun 2009*
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Piet Notebaert
Belgium
Assebroek (Brugge)
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9
Nov 2009*
Owned
AJ Key
New Zealand
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9
Apr 2013
Owned
Keith Rapley
United Kingdom
Seer Green
Bucks
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9
Apr 2010
Owned
Patrick Scheemaker
Belgium
Oostkamp
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9
Aug 2011
Owned
Monika
Germany
Hessen
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9
Nov 2010
Owned
Shona Shorten
Australia
Ballarat
Victoria
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9
Jan 2011
Owned
Marcin Szopen
Poland
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9
Nov 2011
Owned
Szymon Kulak
Poland
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9
Jun 2011
Love it!
2011-06-16
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Chris G
United Kingdom
Cheshire
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9
Jul 2011
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Wyatt Smith
United States
North Platte
Nebraska
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9
Jan 2012
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Agnieszka Tarnowska
Poland
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9
Nov 2011
Wspaniała i prosta wersja Osadników, można ją ze sobą wszędzie zabrać i nauczyć każdego. Swego czasu męczyliśmy ją na każdym grillu tak dla zabicia czasu zanim usmażą sie kiełbaski
2011-11-20
Owned
Ronald Carlson
United States
Austin
Washington, California, Oregon, Texas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, Colorado, Nevada, Hawaii, etc. :-)
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9
Oct 2013
G077
2013-11-06
Owned
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Stacie Meadows
United States
West Virginia
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9
Aug 2014
Owned
JC Boysha
United States
Virginia
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9
Apr 2012
Owned
Bryce Nielsen
United States
New Hampshire
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9
Sep 2014
Owned
Mr. X
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9
Nov 2013
Owned
vic P
Romania
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9
Feb 2014
Owned
Matt Oesterling
United States
Columbus
Indiana
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9
Apr 2015
Owned
Martin Ungler
Austria
Vienna
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9
May 2015
Owned
Lisa Palmer
Australia
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9
Jun 2015
Great time waster! Perfect introduction to Catan for those who may be intimidated by the sight of the real game
2015-06-13
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Sam DiRocco
United States
North Lima
Ohio
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8.5
May 2008*
Owned
For Trade
Judith
Spain
Barcelona
Catalunya
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8.5
Jan 2013
Owned
Ken McLean
United States
Bay City
Michigan
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8.5
Jul 2013
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Kiria Val
Poland
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8.5
Aug 2013
Owned
Marcus Vlaar
Canada
Chestermere
AB
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8.5
Dec 2014
Owned
Matheus da Silva
Brazil
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8.4
Oct 2010
Jogo bem simples. Parecido com general, a idéia é ficar rolando e re-rolando os dados de recursos para construir estradas, acampamentos e cidades (que ja vêm pré-estabelecidos em uma ficha).
2010-10-20
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Alain Miltgen
Luxembourg
Huldange
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8.2
Nov 2010
Owned
Japan
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8.2
Jul 2011
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Mario Müller-Gräf
Germany
Frankenthal (Pfalz)
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8
Aug 2008*
Owned
Michael Blumöhr
Germany
Griesheim
Unspecified
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8
May 2007*
Owned
Mark Johnson
United States
Santa Clarita
California
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That's a Palm Pilot on the left, and a pink iPod mini on the right. Yes, I've been doing BGTG that long!
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http://www.WargamesToGo.com
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8
Sep 2007*
My rating may be a bit generous, but I do think there's something here. It's fun, it's recognizably Settlers (even without trading), and there is more than one path to victory. There's even a good variant by Teuber himself. That's quite a lot for such a small game.
2007-09-15*
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Sascha Tung
Germany
Mainz
Unspecified
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8
Oct 2007*
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Sebastian Schröder
Germany
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8
Oct 2008*
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David Fair
United States
Damascus
MD
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Or maybe PowerGrid?
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Yeah, that's me. Handsome devil, I know.
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8
Nov 2012
A very enjoyable variant. recommended.
2012-12-07
Owned
Mr. Mike
Canada
Langley
British Columbia
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8
Jan 2008*
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Peter Gustav Bartschat
Germany
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8
Jul 2009*
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daniel cooksey
United States
Fort Collins
Colorado
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8
Oct 2008*
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