Catan: Cities & Knights 5th Edition
This is an expansion for the original game "Catan".
Number of Players: 3-4 players
Year Published: 1998
Playing Time: 90 minutes
Dark clouds are gathering over the peaceful island of Catan. Wild barbarians, attracted by the wealth of Catan, sailed to attack the country. Fortunately, warning has given Catan time to meet the danger. The size of the barbarian army corresponds to the number of cities in Catan. Thus, for Catan to fend off the barbarian attack, the players must form a knight force as strong as the barbarian force.
In addition to fending off the barbarians, players compete to build the three great metropolises of Catan. Each of these magnificent centers are worth two additional victory points. To build a metropolis, players must invest in city improvements. To acquire these improvements, players must acquire the three new types of Trade Cards: Coinage, Paper, and Cloth. These cards can only be gained by building a city next to mountain, forest, or pasture hexes.
- 24 wooden knights
- 12 wooden bridges
- 36 wooden barbarians
- 22 wooden camels
- 4 wooden wagons
- 14 new region and water tile pieces
- 120 new cards
- Special victory point cards and tokens
- Variants and scenarios booklet
- With 98 wooden game pieces in 5 colors and flavors
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