For players who can't bear the thought of being away from their favorite board game, there's a Portable Edition of Settlers of Catan that's been around for years now. But it comes packed in a flimsy cardboard box full of tiny cards and pieces that are easy to lose. That's why this new Compact Edition of Settlers of…
Did you hear that? That's the sound of a million Trekkies and board game enthusiasts heads exploding. Because come March, the first themed version of Settlers of Catan will be released, called Star Trek Catan. Set your faces to stunned.
I still prefer the real-deal version of board games like Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne over the Xbox Live/iPhone versions because real board games are social. But the official Microsoft Surface version? It might be the perfect way to play.