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Giant Outdoor Catan

A Burning Man project from 2007 by Matt Bell, the giant Settlers of Catan game now appears at various conventions and festivals. Action shots and construction pics in Matt’s Flickr set. Apparently the role of “robber” is occasionally played by a life-size cardboard cutout of a guy in a suit.

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    1. Hi Nathan! This is Matt Bell. Also, I’m actually the co-creator. The other main creator is Julie Von Bergen. You can follow the whereabouts of the game at @giantsettlers on Twitter.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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