Players can develop cities and roads without oil thus avoiding consequences for the Catan’s environment. Or, they can choose to use the oil which resulting in irreversible damage to the environment.
Environment. Pollution. Tragedy of the commons.
Players learn that intensive usage of oil can result in disasters and that one stakeholder’s profit from the oil can generate huge costs for others.
Players understand that the oil usage can lead to the pollution which negatively affects health and wellbeing of the people living in the area.
Players learn that the Coastal areas have the highest risk of the flooding and their protection is very expensive.
Players can experience the situation where excessive rivalry can lead to huge economic and environmental losses.
Players understand that the economic inequalities often are born from geographical conditions.
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Settlers of Catan (Catan) board game
Materials for Catan: Oil Springs