Catan: North Rhine-Westphalia is a Catan Geographies scenario released in 2008 with a German and English version. As will all the geographic scenarios the hex map is fixed with various cities and landmarks in their approximate real world locations.
The North Rhine-Westphalia is a federal state in west Germany.
While most of the game play is exactly like playing regular Catan, there are some differences.
- Settlements and cities must be built with in the designated circles denoted real world cities.
- Roads can be built up to the settlement circles but can not be built beyond until the settlement it built first.
- The Distance rule is suspended.
- Special victory points are given to the first player to reach them