The game's classic properties are replaced by local landmarks.
Teuber created the hugely popular game in which players compete to build settlements on a fictional island. Since its 1995 debut, it has sold tens of millions of copies in more than 40 languages.
Monopoly has been one of the best-selling board games in the United States for nearly a century now. And sure, maybe it's just a board game. But author Mary Pilon says Monopoly is much more than that.
It's a strategy game of trade and development, and it has become a hit as people shelter at home during the pandemic. The German founder of the board game describes how he came up with Catan.