There never was a good war or a bad peace. ~Ben Franklin
Tom Vasel reviews Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games
A game based around building communities—rather than annihilating opponents. The result is a vastly more pacifist style of a game.
"This way of playing caters to what most people actually want out of game nights: to unwind, to avoid boredom and humiliation, and to end the night as friends."