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Which game is right for you?

Age: No age limit

For what age range do you want a game?

Playing Time: Any

How much time do you want to spend playing the game?

Number of Players: Any

How many players would you like to play a game with?

Your Profile: All

What level of difficulty are you looking for in the game?

Children: Here you will find games that you can play with younger children or that children can play together.

CATAN Novices: You have never played CATAN before? Here you will find the games that are suitable for you to become familiarized with the world of Catan.

Advanced CATAN Players: You have played CATAN a couple of times already, and now you are looking for games that are a bit more complex, but you don't want to learn too many additional rules? Then this is the right place for you!

CATAN Experts: You know your way around in the world of CATAN and think that you have seen it all? You yearn for CATAN games that are even more complex, and you also want exciting games with longer playing times? You are a CATAN expert!

An Overview
of CATAN Games

Board Game

Board Game Base Game box
Base Game
Board Game Base Game 5-6 Player Extension box
5-6 Players

The Four Official Base Game Expansions

To play the expansions, you need the Base Game. You can also combine the different expansions.
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Seafarers box
Cities & Knights box
Cities & Knights
Traders & Barbarians box
Traders & Barbarians
Explorers & Pirates box
Explorers & Pirates
Seafarers 5-6 Player Extension box
5-6 Players
Cities & Knights 5-6 Player Extension box
5-6 Players
Traders & Barbarians 5-6 Player Extension box
5-6 Players
Explorers & Pirates 5-6 Player Extension box
5-6 Players

To play a 5-6 player extension for an expansion, you need the corresponding expansion as well as the Base Game including the 5-6 player extension for the Base Game.

Variants and Scenarios

Legend of the Sea Robbers *
Legend of the Conquerors **


Crop Trust
Helpers of CATAN
Regional Editions

To play the variants and scenarios, you need the game components from the Base Game.
* "CATAN - Legend of the Sea Robbers" additionally requires the Seafarers expansion.
** "CATAN - Legend of the Conquerors" additionally requires the Cities & Knights expansion.

Rivals for CATAN A Card Game for 2 Players

Rivals for CATAN – Base Game
Age of Darkness Expansion
Age of Enlightenment

Starting with an easy-to-play Introductory Game, step by step you and your opponent become involved in an exciting adventure on CATAN.

CATAN on the Go Compact and Casual

CATAN – Traveler
Dice Game
Standard Edition
The Struggle

Simply take CATAN with you, in the compact version for travel. Or experience CATAN in a slightly different, delightful way, either as a dice or card game.

CATAN Spin-Offs Modified Game Rules

A Game of Thrones
Rise of the Inkas
of America


Experience these special stand-alone CATAN versions. Settle the unexplored universe with Starfarers. Or defend Westerors from the Wilderlings in a special A Game of Thrones - CATAN edition.

CATAN Junior Simplified Game Rules

CATAN Junior

Simplified game rules for kids, but as exciting as the full game of CATAN.

Further CATAN Games

The matrix is showing the most important, currently available games of the CATAN family. For further or no longer availabe CATAN products, please look in the Ludography.