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Question about “Explorers & Pirates” Expansion Harbor settlements - Can you build roads off of harbor settlements?

Answer

A harbor settlement is simply another form of settlement, with the following differences:

  • Except during the set-up phase, you can only build a harbor settlement by upgrading a regular settlement on the coast.

  • You may build ships adjacent to a harbor settlement.

  • A harbor settlement has a basin that can hold crews, fish hauls, spice sacks, and settlers; from there, you can load them onto ships.

  • You may swap the position of crews, fish hauls, spice sacks, and settlers between a ship and a harbor settlement and vice versa.

  • A harbor settlement is worth 2 victory points.

Regarding all other issues, a harbor settlement has the same qualities as a regular settlement.