"Get off my land!" was once a cosmopolitan joke to poke fun at provincial life. And yet, nothing could now be further from the truth as millennials prefer to barter over wheat than rave all night. Why?
Millennials are notoriously lazy
What could be more appealing for the generation work shy than the opportunity to take over the world with minimal effort?
Evidence shows millennials have short attention spans
Research shows that millennials have extremely short attention spans. The game is great for that mental laziness because it's over quickly and doesn't require huge effort.Explore
Players can achieve big ambitions with little input
The game is built to make players feel like they are exerting high level strategic skill to achieve lofty goals of world domination. Without having to think or do anything extraordinary.Explore
Millennials don't like to party
Let's party like it's 1999, because there's no other way to get down and let loose.
Millennials are increasingly staying in
The death of nightlife culture, and the increasing number of young people choosing to stay in over partying, is driving this surge in board game popularity.Explore
Catan is a great game
Millennials aren't alone in their love of this wildly popular and addictive board game. It's all in the game design.
Catan has been internationally recognised as a top quality game
The game has garnered multiple international awards including the prestigious Spiel des Jahres and the Meeples' Choice Award.Explore
It uniquely engages players throughout
Unlike games where players have to wait for their turn to play, in Catan , people can engage and gather resources from start to finish.Explore
The appeal of the simple life
The 24 hour world can be difficult to navigate.
Millennials are increasingly moving away from the cities
The appeal in a game that glorifies agricultural production is linked to a wider millennial romanticism for rural life.Explore
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