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Klaus Teuber

February 20, 2013

Explorers & Pirates – The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 7

In the 7th and final part of our latest Catanism blog post about “Explorers & Pirates,” the upcoming fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan,” Klaus Teuber elaborates on the identically named scenario “Explorers & Pirates,” which is...
February 14, 2013

Explorers & Pirates – The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 6

Part six of Klaus Teuber's latest Catanism blog post about “Explorers & Pirates”, the upcoming fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” shows you how the players bring in “Spices for Catan.”
February 6, 2013

Explorers & Pirates – The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 5

The fifth part of Klaus Teuber's latest Catanism blog post about “Explorers & Pirates”, the upcoming fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” deals with whales – and the mission “Fish for Catan.”
January 31, 2013

Explorers & Pirates – The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 4

In the fourth part of Klaus Teuber's latest Catanism blog post about “Explorers & Pirates”, the upcoming fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan”, we portrait the scenario “Pirate Lairs”.
January 25, 2013

Explorers & Pirates – The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 3

Land Ho! The third part of the latest Catanism blog post by Klaus Teuber about “Explorers & Pirates”, the upcoming fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan”, will tell you everything about the Introductory Game.
January 11, 2013

The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 2

Part two of the latest Catanism blog post by Klaus Teuber about the upcoming fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” will tell you all about Harbor Settlements, Ships, and Settlers.
December 21, 2012

The New Expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” – Part 1

Read the first part of the latest Catanism blog post by Klaus Teuber about beginning the development of the fourth large expansion for “The Settlers of Catan” that will see the light of day at the Nuremberg International Toy Fair in February 2013.
October 10, 2012

The Reform of the Card Game 2012 – Part 15

In the previous blog posts, the members of the editorial team shed light on certain aspects of the development of “The Rivals for Catan.” I don’t want to add any more to it at this point.  On a final note, however, I would like to express my gratitude to...
July 26, 2012

The Reform of the Card Game 2012 – Part 14

“Age of Enlightenment” Expansion – “The Era of Sages” Theme Set Chapter 1 The “Era of Sages” Theme Set is set in the 16th century of the fictitious history of Catan – roughly the same time the “Era of Prosperity” set takes place.
May 31, 2012

The Reform of the Card Game 2012 – Part 13

“Age of Enlightenment” Expansion – “The Era of Explorers” Theme Set Chapter 1 In the fictitious history of Catan, the Era of Explorers takes place shortly before the Era of Barbarians. Approximately 30 years after Catan was discovered by seafarers from...
May 23, 2012

The Reform of the Card Game 2012 – Part 12

“Age of Enlightenment” Expansion – “The Era of Prosperity” Theme Set Chapter 1 In the fictitious history of Catan, the Era of Barbarians is followed by the Era of Prosperity. The barbarians have been defeated, and Catan has defended its independence....
November 10, 2011

The Reform of the Card Game 2010 – Part 11

Age of Darkness - “The Era of Barbarians” Theme Set In the context of its fictitious history, Catan is situated in the area of today’s Azores and, in terms of size, encompasses all islands of the group. As described in Rebecca Gable’s novel “The Settlers...
November 3, 2011

The Reform of the Card Game 2010 – Part 10

Age of Darkness - “The Era of Merchant Princes” Theme Set “The Era of Merchant Princes” Theme Set is played with the Theme Set of the same name and the Basic Cards I have introduced in part 5 of my series of blog posts about the reform of the Card Game....
September 28, 2011

The Reform of the Card Game 2010 – Part 9

Age of Darkness - “The Era of Intrigue” Theme Set Part 9 of my series of blog posts about The Rivals for Catan had been announced for the beginning of 2011. Unfortunately, the development of the game expansion took longer than originally planned. In...
September 27, 2010

The Reform of the Card Game 2010 – Part 8

Part 8 – The “Era of Progress” Theme Set and the Duel Introduction
August 4, 2010

The Reform of the Card Game in 2010 – Part 7

Part 7 – The Era of Turmoil Introduction
June 24, 2010

The Reform of the Card Game in 2010 – Part 6

Part 6 – The Era of Gold Introduction
May 18, 2010

The Reform of the Card Game in 2010 – Part 5

Part 5 – The Introductory Game Follow-up comments on my last blog posts as well as comments in various forums repeatedly expressed concerns that the revised Card Game might become deprived of its depth, in favor of being easier to play and more “...
March 9, 2010

The Reform of the Card Game in 2010 – Part 4

Part 4 – History of Catan and Illustration In my fourth blog post, I originally wanted to present the Introductory Game. However, it will still take some more time to finish all cards of the Introductory Game, and Michael Menzel sent me an interesting...
February 4, 2010

The Reform of the Card Game in 2010 – Part 3

Part 3 – First Concept and Development During the second half of 2008, when the future of the Card Game seemed uncertain due to decreasing sales figures, I thought about what could be improved to lay the foundations to reposition the Card Game.

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