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Games probably designed with a settlers set
Jeffrey McBeth
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Rochester
New York
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Basically, there are several occasions where I'm sitting playing a game, and I get the creeping feeling that the game designer used a Settlers set in the prototype.

What follows are games that made me say that. If you choose to add something, it should be more than just that it has a modular board, or hexes, or whatever.
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1. Board Game: Roads & Boats [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:177]
Jeffrey McBeth
United States
Rochester
New York
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We have all the same terrain types as Settlers, plus fences that look like the roads from Settlers.
 
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2. Board Game: Trias [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1179]
Jeffrey McBeth
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Maybe not. All we have four terrain types. It still feels like it to me. Maybe it is the tile art
 
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3. Board Game: Viktory [Average Rating:6.84 Unranked]
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Amazing what a little text ad will do.
It has five terrain types (compared to 6 in Settlers), so maybe I am stretching again. Of course, it looks a lot like a mix between the Mayfair and Japanese editions of Settlers
 
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4. Board Game: Morisi [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:3066]
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Greer
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I haven't played this one, but I have seen it played. All of the bits correlate with a Settlers set, so this one is a sure bet.
 
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5. Board Game: Titicaca [Average Rating:6.29 Overall Rank:3677]
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United States
Granite Falls
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This seems very Settlers-ish. And, like Morisi, it comes in the Quaker Oats box.
 
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6. Board Game: Vinci [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:372]
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Seems like the board is composed of "frozen", misshapen Siedler tiles... well, probably not the inspiration, but it's fun to think about.
 
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