Traders & Barbarians Development Cards
Before you read this article, you will need to know the following terms and definitions:
|Game(-s):||Noun. Singular or Plural. A standalone version of Settlers of Catan, which can be played right out of the box without making additional purchases. There is only one standalone (base) game of Catan.|
|Expansion(-s):||Noun. Singular or Plural. An Catan game that cannot be played by itself. It must be used in conjunction with a standalone (base) game. The 5 & 6-player expansions are a good example of this.|
|Scenario(-s):||Noun. Singular or Plural. A small set of playing pieces and instructions that can be added to normal Catan gameplay. It cannot be played by itself--it must be used in conjunction with a standalone (base) game. The "Oil Springs" scenario is a good example of this.|
|Variant(-s):||Noun. Singular or Plural. A set of instructions for using the pieces from a Catan game or expansion in a new way. Most variants are fan-generated and require printing and cutting out new pieces.|
Remove the top “Intro Card” from the deck, shuffle thoroughly, and place beside the board on the reference sheet below (wagons and barbarians):
- 6 Road Building (2 free trade routes)
- 6 Swift Journey (move wagon again)
- 22 Knight (Place in front of you, same as other knight card, relocate 1 barbarian, take resource card from adjacent player)
- 1 VP Quarry
- 1 VP Glassmaking
- 1 VP Toolmaking
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