Catan: Thuringia is a Catan Geographies scenario released in 2011 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 Free State of Thuringia is a federal state in central Germany and is also known as "the green heart of 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