Forbes: Captain Kirk Meets The Settlers of Catan

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Forbes: Captain Kirk Meets The Settlers of Catan

By Michael Peck

“Kirk to Enterprise. We need to build … an outpost on this planet. Beam down a brick, wood, sheep and wheat card.”

How does someone turn Settlers of Catan, the legendary German board game, into Star Trek? It’s very easy. Just change some names, have planets instead of natural resources tiles, and presto, Star Trek Catan, the game where the roads are paved with starships.

Literally. Hundreds of little plastic USS Enterprises that replace the road pieces in Settlers of Catan, creating highways of spaceships. In a strange way, it makes sense….

 

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