Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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Some random questions
Yes. It is a building action for which the Colony Outpost’s gold can be used.
Production Buildings - Does a Production Building have to be placed directly adjacent to resources in a city, or can it also be placed diagonally above or below the Resource Card on the 2nd building site?
It can also be placed on the 2nd building site.
You can use the Trade Module only once per turn. It is up to each player if he wants to use it ONCE to buy either 1 or 2 resources from his opponent. It is not allowed, however, to buy something first, then sell it, and then buy something again, because that way the Module is used twice.
Yes, provided that he was activated when he deserted to you.
Traders & Barbarians + Seafarers (in general) - May I move the wagon from a road onto a ship if there is no settlement between the road and the ship?
Yes. When you move a wagon, it doesn’t matter whether you move it along a closed or an open trade route.
If I use Leonard McCoy to choose a victory point development card, may I immediately reveal the card if it allows me to win the game?
It is irrelevant whether you obtain your final victory point via Leonard McCoy or via the normal procedure. If you have the victory points required to win the game, you reveal all your victory point cards - including the one you just received.
They are cards that are placed adjacent to regions; they feature a brown text box.
See also: Region Improvement.
The program Catan – Cities & Knights is only suitable for play against computer opponents. It doesn’t possess its own online mode.
However, the Catan Online World is part of the installation package. This program allows you to play the Catan board games and various other board games by Klaus Teuber online. You must register to use the program; to play the Settlers of Catan base game, all you need is a no-cost Free Account.
Further information about the Catan Online World can be found here.
Seven and Robber - May I move the robber twice during my turn – the first time by rolling a “7” and the second time by playing a Knight Card?
Yes. Playing a Development Card is independent from the dice roll result.