Whether you are a new or returning settler to CATAN® please find links to the Game Rules and Almanac below. 

Video introductions, playable Tutorials and the Almanac can also be accessed in-game by going to Play > Local Game > Learn to Play.

The Almanac can be accessed at any time in-game by going to Pause > Almanac.

Glossary of Terms

Game Rules - Everything you need to know to start playing, but if you need more information, you can look up keywords in the Almanac.

Almanac - Detailed, alphabetic entries covering all the keywords used in-game. It is not necessary to read this before your first game. Instead, see the Game Rules.

Game Rules


Expansion Game Rules