Build a Catan Game Board

Catan is a role playing strategy game I had not heard of before. A forum user asked how to recreate the game using AppInventor. The Power Users all got quite excited about creating groups of hexagons (?) on a canvas, but for me the solution was about a fairly long slog at creating all the assets, adding over 40 image sprites, and then randomising the positioning of the assets on the sprites. I did this for fun, and to experiment with the canvas and image sprites. The images should not really be used in production in case of copyright concerns.

What was needed:

What still needs doing:

Anyway, here is the app in action: