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The best way to do is simultaneous. While discarding, all the players keep all the cards aside face down. When everyone is done with this then the cards go to bank and are revealed to other players. I have seen this in action on the online version of Settlers of Catan on www.playcatan.com hence I think this is how it should be done.
Its almost always better to save the knight and NOT play it immediately. You can play the knight when the robber is blocking one of your settlements to unblock it. You can even do this before you roll the dice on your turn. Having an unplayed knight as a threat can convince a player who rolled a 7 to place the robber elsewhere rather than somewhere that ...
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Simple answer is no, it is not always in your best interest to immediately play a knight when you get one. In all truth I would say that it is better to hold onto it for a while unless the robber is currently in a position that is hurting you. By holding onto it you accomplish two things, first you keep protection for yourself allowing you to move the ...
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