Mayfair Games has announced the upcoming Q4 release of Rivals of Catan (MSRP $20), a two-player card game designed by Catan-creator Klaus Teuber.  Players head the two different factions developing in the newly-settled Catan.  Players explore and settle new lands and acquire resources through cardplay and the luck of the dice.  The object of the game is to expand settlements, recruit heroes and defend territory through politics, invention, and intrigue in order to attain the title of Prince of Catan.


Rivals of Catan is designed for 2 players, ages 10 and above.  It takes approximately 45-60 minutes to play.  The game, which features colorful art by Michael Menzel, includes 180 cards, Production Die, Event Die, Commerce Token, Knight Token, rules and a card index.