To celebrate 25 years of CATAN®, its multi-award-winning designer reveals the true story of how it all came about…
For the first time, Klaus Teuber tells the complete story of the origin of the worldwide gaming sensation, The Settlers of Catan. Starting as a young man, he describes his enthralling journey from amateur board game inventor and his first successes, to the brilliant idea with which he completely revolutionized the game world in 1995, by creating a new game that would change his life.
Published in English for the first time, this is an entertaining slice of both real and board game history. Full of insights and background knowledge, previously unknown and personal, this is the book for all dedicated CATAN fans. It also includes a selection of fascinating photographs from across the years, most seen for the first time.
This book is for the fans, to celebrate 25 years of CATAN. It comes only as a luxury hardcover slipcase, in a strictly limited edition of 1000 numbered copies, each one individually signed by Klaus Teuber.
Only available directly from the CATAN Shop and Asmodee North America – buy your copy now!
On Sale Date: December, 3 2021
Page Count: 320pp including 16pp color plates
Dimensions: Royal (9 x 6” / 229 x 152 mm)
Price: $79.95 USD
KLAUS TEUBER is the visionary German board game designer who created the worldwide bestseller, CATAN (originally The Settlers of Catan). Teuber retired from his job as a dental technician to become a full-time game designer in 1999. CATAN won him the second of four prestigious “Spiel des Jahres” (Game of the Year) awards. He lives in Darmstadt with his wife, Claudia. They have two sons, Guido and Benjamin.