Ah, a wondrous island world, landscaped with six distinct biomes, home to mysterious beasts, industrious villagers, and legendary her.. no, strike that, populated by cold-hearted traders that would sell off their firstborn for a bucket of ore and the cart it rolled in on.
Orange goes all first-rail-past-Ogden on Dark Green. But do they have the settlement to finish the job?
Team White is going to be hauling serious lumber if that forester ever gets off his duff.
A special power of Team Black is the ability to nearly disappear into the gameboard.
In general, the bustle of the this board provides a serious home-filed advantage. So much the better.
Building the brave new world: 6-player extension + Fishermen of Catan expansion
The old man thought it better to be ready than lucky; luck might always desert you, but you would be ready when luck came. Still, the opportune 4 or 9 never hurt.
On the rocky shores, tall ships sail to and fro, eager to trade the latest imports if you have the right goods on hand. Specifically, 2 or 3 of those goods on hand.