Reflections On Catan

Reflections on Catan I have been playing Catan for at least twelve years (possibly more) and it remains one of the most remarkable games I’ve ever played. It has been one of the most influential games, to both the industry and myself, professionally and personally. I doubt that it is ever going to change. Fellow blogger and game enthusiast Sarah Trager recently declared Catan was still her favorite game after all this time, an act which one again forced me to consider my own journey with the game over the last decade or more. Professionally, working on Catan was one of the hardest and most rewarding aspects of my career. I began just before Catan first became a phenomenon. My professors were unfamiliar with the game but loved the idea…
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