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Catan: Hesse

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The State of Hesse

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Hex map of Hesse

Die Siedler von Hessen or Catan: Hesse was the first regional scenario published in 2007 with the English-language version in 2009. Several other regional scenarios followed under the Catan Geographies label.

The State of Hesse is a federal state in central Germany while the cultural region of Hesse is much larger and encompasses the state of Hesse and part of the neighboring state Rhineland-Palatinate.


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.