Background Back in March I wrote a blog post about my favourite board game Settlers of Catan. The code generates a random catan board but there is no interactivity for when you want to create a different random board. You can read it in its entirety here and somewhere in that post I promised to actually create an app so you can create your own board. I tried when I wrote the original blog post but I struggled with Shiny.

Settlers of catan In our living room there is an old chest hiding some real treasures. Every now and again we will get Settlers of Catan out. I never grow tired of playing it as the board changes every time. The game has 19 hexagon shaped tiles that are placed at random. Eighteen tiles are linked to different resources -wheat, rock, wood, sheep and clay- and the 19th is the desert where the much feared robber lives.

Emma Vestesson

I first started learning R in the autumn of 2012 but stopped after a couple of months as I didn’t use it. In January 2017 I rediscovered R again and this time I am sticking with it. After discovering blogdown and realising how many different short snippets of code I have hidden away on my computer I decided to share them on this blog instead.

Data analyst

London