For the first time, Klaus Teuber tells the complete story of the origin of the worldwide gaming sensation, The Settlers of Catan. Starting as a young man, he describes his enthralling journey from amateur board game inventor and his first successes, to the idea with which he completely revolutionized the game world in 1995, by creating a new game that would change his life. Published in English for the first time, this is an entertaining slice of both real and board game history. Full of insights and background knowledge, previously unknown and personal, this is the book for all dedicated CATAN fans. It also includes a selection of fascinating photographs from across the years, most seen for the first time.