Star Trek: Catan is basically Settlers of Catan with a thin sheen of Star Trek painted over it. Normally I'd consider that kind of pointless, but in this case, it seems like the perfect approach. In fact, it probably makes the game less pointless.
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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.