It’s a good day when science fiction meets board games. If you like Settlers of Catan and Star Trek, you’ll be happy to know that Star Trek Catan is an actual product. It’s slated for March release in Germany, and it adds Trekkie flavor to the already awesome board game. There are space stations instead of cities and star ships instead of roads. From the official description:
In Star Trek Catan, players start the game with two small space stations at the intersection of three planets, with each planet supplying resources based on the result of a dice roll. Players collect and trade these resources – Dilithium, Tritanium, food, oxygen and water – in order to build spaceships that connect regions in the galaxy, establish small and large space stations at new intersection points in order to increase resource acquisition, and acquire development cards that provide victory points (VPs) or special abilities.
It doesn’t make the most sense that these two things would be mashed together, but it’s actually kind of intriguing because it’s so ridiculous. Plus, just look at the board design!