CATAN Studios has introduced a brand new recreation that may give attention to the earliest eras of human historical past. Earlier this month, CATAN Studios launched a teaser for CATAN: Daybreak of Humankind. Little data was launched concerning the recreation, however a abstract acknowledged that the sport can be set within the prehistoric period. “Expertise the Daybreak of Humankind, as you information the journey of the human household tree from its roots in Africa to the far reaches of the globe,” states the teaser for the upcoming board recreation. CATAN: Daybreak of Humankind shall be launched sooner or later in 2022. See under for a short teaser of the brand new CATAN recreation.
initially printed in 1995, CATAN (or Settlers of CATAN because it was initially titled) is among the hottest board video games of all time, having offered over 30 million copies. The principles of the sport are comparatively easy – firstly of every flip, gamers obtain numerous sources based mostly on the placement of their settlements and the roll of two six-sided cube. These sources are then used to construct extra settlements, roads, or purchase extra playing cards. A typical facet of the sport is the bartering of sources, as every recreation sometimes has a uncommon useful resource decided at random based mostly on the board set-up. The primary participant to build up 10 victory factors, with gamers attaining victory factors by carrying out sure duties.
Primarily based on the truth that CATAN: Daybreak of Humankind is ready in the actual world as a substitute of the fictional island of Catan, it seems that this new recreation is a continuation of the CATAN Histories line of video games. The primary of these video games – Settlers of the Stone Age – was launched in 2002 and was additionally set in prehistoric occasions, with gamers accumulating meat, hides, bones and flint. The sport board of Settlers of the Stone Age additionally used a map impressed by the trendy continents, though it did retain the acquainted hexagonal areas of the unique CATAN recreation.
CATAN: Daybreak of Humankind would be the first new CATAN recreation launched since 2019, when the sport studio launched CATAN: Starfarers. A deluxe CATAN 3D model of the unique board recreation was launched in 2021 that includes hand-sculpted items by the unique recreation designer.