settlers of catan vs catan

Question: Settlers of Catan vs Catan. Are they the same game? Is the name interchangable? What happened to cause this confusion anyway?!?  

What is the name of the game?

The short answer: Catan. Now. 

What happened to cause confusion like Settlers of Catan vs Catan?

The game was titled Settlers of Catan since it’s release in 1995 until 2015. The name changed  for the 20th anniversary edition.  Since then the 5th edition the game has been rebranded to just “Catan.”

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