"the rivals for catan" from mayfair games is a fast-paced, 2-player card game. You are in charge of 1 of 2 factions developing newly-settled catan. Use your under-card mix to create your own principality. Explore and settle new lands, acquiring resources through card play and the luck of the dice. Use gold, response combinations, and trade to develop your domain. Expand your settlements and cities, recruit heroes and defend your lands through politics, invention, and intrigue. Your cunning and a dash of luck decides who will be prince of catan.