4. Settlers of Catan

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The goal of Settlers of Catan is to be the first person to earn 10 Victory Points, accomplished by building settlements and cities. Of course, you can’t build these without first earning resources (in the form of cards) like brick, lumber, and wheat.

This educational game helps players analyse statistics so they make the most of each turn and resource to further their settlement along and earn points. There’s also a lot of planning involved.