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The Golden Rule of Catan Strategy: Be Unblockable

Catan strategy is as much about judgement calls as it is about heuristics. That being said, I have found that there is one heuristic that can help you through many of the judgement calls you face: be unblockable. Being unblockable … Continue reading

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Insulating Your Valuable Resources — Settlers of Catan Hand Management Strategy

This is a Quick Tip – Easy Fix article focusing on concise strategy tips in 500 words or less. The main theme of this article is hand management, which is a deep and varied topic. However, this article focuses on … Continue reading

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The Final 3 Catanments — Settlers of Catan Endgame Strategy

This is the final entry in a series on the 10 Catanments. Read the first two parts here: Part 1 , Part 2. These final 3 Catanments detail strategies that are most effective in the endgame: 8. Deflect attention 9. … Continue reading

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The Middle 3 Catanments — Settlers of Catan Midgame Strategy

This is the second entry in a series on the 10 Catanments. Read the first part here. The first 4 Catanments detail some of the essential characteristics of effective resource production. The next 3 Catanments detail aspects of mid-game strategy– … Continue reading

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Official SettlersStrategy.com Launch coming in October!

It’s been a crazy month. Just a few weeks ago at Gen Con I won the Catan World Qualifing Tournament out of over 2000 players who participated. Just so happens that the World Tournament is the exact same weekend as … Continue reading

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The First 4 Catanments — Settlers of Catan Initial Placement Strategy

This is the first entry in a series on the 10 Catanments The first four Catanments must be important right? I mean, they’re the first and all. I grouped these four together because they all play off one another when … Continue reading

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Basic Settlers of Catan Strategy – The 10 Catanments

What better way to start a series of strategy articles than to boil down all of my basic strategy advice into 10 commandments, and do a series of articles detailing each one. Okay there’s probably a better way, but I … Continue reading

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Settlers of Catan Strategy | SettlersStrategy.com

Over the next few weeks I will be rolling out SettlersStrategy.com. Inspired by DominionStrategy.com, it’s intended to be a a go to resource for strategy tips for the world’s favorite game, the Settlers of Catan. For such a popular game, … Continue reading

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