The Core Worlds
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The Settlers of Catan

June 08, 2007

I like boardgames. They are a fun, social activity that stretches the mind (no, Monopoly doesn’t, I’m talking real board games). Naturally, when I started my new job last month, I sought people with similar views.

Welcome to Catan

Nobody knew The Settlers of Catan, so I introduced a few people to it, and it has become an instant hit. Tonight we are having our second regular gaming night, and Neil has already had to run out and buy a second set (happily the office is nice and close to a suitable shop).

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