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Catan Junior (Board Game)

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Description

CATAN Junior is for families with children ages 6–9. Simplified building rules, child-oriented trading, and a more innocuous robber equivalent called the “Ghost Captain” provide access to the world of CATAN games.

CATAN Junior takes families with children ages 6 and up to a place quite different from CATAN as we know it. There are no “settlers” around here. Instead, the players slip into the role of pirates who build their hideouts – called pirates' lairs – all over the islands and set sail to find new places and build more pirates' lairs there.

CATAN experts will easily recognize that many essential elements of the CATAN base game are included in CATAN Junior, although – in accordance with the theme – they received different names: pirates' lairs are built adjacent to islands, and if the islands' numbers are rolled, the players receive resource tiles. The resource tiles depict gold, goats, wood, molasses, and cutlasses.

These tiles are used to build ships and more pirates' lairs or to buy development cards (here called “Coco tiles”), which are played immediately after their purchase.

To launch a new ship, you need wood and wool from goats. And if you want to build a pirates' lair, besides wood and wool you also need a cutlass and molasses.

The robber – well-known from the CATAN base game – also exists in CATAN Junior, but here he is a spooky fellow named “Ghost Captain.” The Ghost Captain isn't as bad a guy as the robber in the CATAN base game. He blocks the resource production of the islands he is placed on, but that's all – nothing is being stolen.

The die-cut resource tiles included in CATAN Junior are very convenient for children, because unlike in the CATAN game for adults, the players don't have to hold cards in their hands but can place the resource tiles in front of them. CATAN Junior can also be played as a 2-player game.

Although CATAN Junior contains some simplified rules so that 6-year-olds can participate without any difficulty, it is still unmistakably a “CATAN” game. CATAN Junior is not just a game for kids but a genuine family game, to be enjoyed by adults and young children alike.

Product Details

Product Code: 20717141
Barcode: 029877030255
Brand: Catan

Playtime: 30-40 minutes
Recommended Age: 6+
Number of Players: 2-4
Board Game Mechanics: Dice Rolling | Network Building


Categories: All Games, Best Sellers, Board Games, Board Games, Card Games, Dice Games & Role Playing Games, Catan Board Game, Children's Board Games, New Board Games & Puzzles, Sale Board Games, Sale Games

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I found the seven year old loved the game. He did not want to stop playing.

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Our delivery rates vary based on the weight and volume of your total order. An accurate shipping cost will be calculated during the checkout process. Orders are shipped by air via Australia Post straight to your door! 

Delivery Times
The Board Gamer orders ship from our fulfillment partner Mighty Ape. Their warehouse is based in New Zealand with daily flights across the Tasman with Australia Post.

As a result of courier delays the current standard delivery times for In Stock products using Australia Post are as follows:

 

 QLD  4-7 business days
 NSW  4-8 business days
 ACT  4-8 business days
 VIC  6-9 business days
 SA  7-10 business days

 TAS, WA

8-10 business days                                         
 NT  10-13 business days                 

 

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Kim K.
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I found the seven year old loved the game. He did not want to stop playing.