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Changes to the base game The biggest change in the base game is that the name has switched from "Settlers of Catan" to just "Catan". They've also updated the art (citation). Changes to seafarers Many of the scenario maps are different. It seems they used the maps from the 2008 German printing of seafarers when making 5th edition. The big change is that ...


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When it says you will receive only 1 resource for the city, it is talking about the initial resources that you start the game with, NOT the resources produced by the city whenever the adjacent numbers are rolled. From the rules under Setup: Set up as outlined in the Catan base Settlers game, except that your second settlement is replaced by a city. You ...


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In terms of Settlers expansion combinations, the catan official website really is a one-stop-shop. They have a combination listing for Seafarers and Fishermen, here. It says a few things about fishing and ships, but not about the pirate blocking fishing spots. Based on that alone, I'd say the pirate does not block fishing. If that doesn't do it for you, ...


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One clarification of the rules regards moving ships. In the 4th edition Seafarers Rulebook, there was a poor translation which made some people think that you could not ever move the ship that is closest to a homeport (i.e. you could never divorce a settlement and its first ship). The 4th edition rules stated: "You may only move the ship that is at the end ...


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Catan Traders & Barbarians - Rules Three caravans are formed during the course of the game--each caravan consists of a string of camels that begins at the oasis. Each settlement and city adjacent to a caravan route is worth an extra victory point. (page 12) According to the rules (page 14), the essential condition for obtaining an extra victory ...


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Yes. In the original scenario named The Fishermen of Catan, there was no limit to how many fish tokens could be kept. A revised version was published in Traders & Barbarians. This version included the following rule: 7 fish tokens at most: You are not allowed to have more than 7 fish tokens at any one time. If you already have 7 fish tokens and would ...


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