Except where noted below, Catan: Seafarers uses the same rules as the base game. To assemble the frame for a Seafarers scenario, you have to use the six . The Seafarers of Catan™ game expansion includes the following items: Except where noted below, The Seafarers of Catan uses the same rules as The. Seafarers of Catan Rules. Ship Building. To build a ship, you must expend one unit of Wool (for the sails) and one unit of Lumber (for the hull). Like roads, ships .

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The Forgotten Tribeoriginally titled Friendly Neighborswas a downloadable scenario but only in the German language which was incorporated into newer editions of Seafarers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You build and place ships in much the same way as roads. Questions I had were:. They can be applied as special victory points, serve as markers, or help to count the results.

Randomly select the harbor tokens, one at a time, and place them on the board where the scenario diagram indicates. In this scenario, the map is split up into four islands of roughly equal size rles resource distribution.

OR — you may place your new ship adjacent to any of your other ships that are already on the board see the paths marked “YES” in Illustration B. Seafarres you place ships, any amount of branching is allowed, just like when you build roads.


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To play the scenarios with Catan: The lake in Fishermen is a special case with many special rules attached, not a regular water hex. Before you can begin exploring the sea lanes of Catan, you must first construct the board. The Seafarers rules and scenarios are also, for the most part, compatible with Catan: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Unlike road pieces, ships may be moved. This is an especially sound strategy if you are planning rapid maritime expansion. The moving player may steal one resource from any one player who has a ship adjacent to that sea hex.

The additional rules include:. After you built the frame, place the hexagonal tiles hexes.

This is the route that ships use to trade and travel between the islands. Each scenario describes the rules for how to acquire these chits. Because sailors fear the pirate so, they will not sail near him. Sefarers a 7 is rolled or a Soldier card is played, the player may choose to move the Pirate instead of the Robber.

Seafarers Game Rules

If a player has more than one ship adjacent to that sea hex, you are only allowed to steal one card from that player. The Fog Island Oceans in older editions is the first scenario where exploration is used. To build a ship, expend 1 wool resource to make sails and 1 lumber resource to build hulls and masts. If a shipping lane connects two settlements, it is considered “Closed” and the ships that comprise it may not be moved.


You also constructed a shipping route starting from settlement “B”. The pirate can affect the game in three ways:.

And in real life, there are many lakes big enough for boats to facilitate international trade, e. Hexes on the main island for which there are no number tokens do not produce resources, but number tokens are moved in such a way so as to avoid rendering a city unproductive; furthermore, whenever possible number tokens must be reassigned from hexes bordering a player’s own settlements and cities, so as to prevent harming another player’s economy without harming a player’s own economy at the same time.

Seafarers uses the same rules as the base game. From Cstan, the free encyclopedia. We just played our first Seafarer’s scenario New World random setup that contained a lake – a water hex surrounded by 6 land hexes.

The map is divided into two islands, Catan and Transcatania. Each scenario in this book includes an seafarrs that shows how the board should be built. The “Longest Road” card is now renamed the “Longest Trade Route” since this is now calculated by counting the number of contiguous ships plus roads that a player has. When a seven is rolled or a Knight card is played, the player may move either the robber OR the pirate.