Sets Needed

Base Set

Recommended for
3 to 4 players

Game Instructions
  • Victory: 12 Victory Points
  • Rules: Standard

Nautilus is an alternate map design for Catan and Seafarers.

  • Setup: Use the 5×7 frame setup (New World)

  • Rules: You may only build a starting settlement on the two largest islands (you may choose to place both settlements on one island if you wish). During the game, if you build a settlement on a foreign island (relative to you), you receive 1 Special Victory Points. Each player may theoretically earn up to 2 or 3 Special VP during this scenario.

  • Robber and Pirate: Start with both as shown.

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