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  • April 19, 2017

    New Trailer for Catan Universe

    After the comphrenhisve early-access phase Catan Universe is about to start in a few days. The publisher USM is presenting the new online platform in a first trailer video. > …

  • March 31, 2017

    Catan Days Open House 2017 from April 21-23 in Roseville, MN, USA

    Join us April 22-23, 2017 at the Fantasy Flight Games Center for a weekend of casual fun with Catan Studio! The Catan Open House 2017 is a place for you to experience new ways to play Catan and discover a wider community. Kids will have a place to play in our Family Zone, and you’ll even have the chance to glimpse what’s coming up next for Catan during our special presentation. …

  • March 27, 2017

    Big Update for Catan Universe

    Our partners at USM and Exozet are happy to announce that Catan Universe (the big online gaming platform for Catan) has reached a major milestone. During the last three months their development team has been working nonstop on both polishing the game and adding features that had been suggested during the Early Access so far. They are now ready to launch the final phase of the Early Access and will prepare for the official launch. …

  • September 26, 2016

    William Carvaretta (USA) is the new Catan World Champion!

    The final 4 of the Catan World Championship this year were Raúl Fernández from Spain, Hisatake Do from Japan, Petr Frajvald from Czech Republic, and William Cavaretta from the USA. William Cavaretta (USA) won the final round and is the new Catan World Champion! Congratulations! > …

  • September 22, 2016

    Catan World Championship 2016 starts on Sep. 23th in Durango, USA

    The Catan® World Championship (CWC) arrives to Durango, CO September 23-25, 2016 to determine the best Catan player in the world. For over 10 years, Catan® players from around the world have gathered to compete every two years to determine who is the best of the best. Since 2008, the tournament has been held semi-annually and alternated between locations in Europe and the United States. The CWC is drawing 60 players from 34 countries for this prestigious tournament and will be gathering in Colorado to find out which of them will be the 2016 Catan World Champion. …

  • January 7, 2016

    English-Language Rights for CATAN Find a New Home

    Catan GmbH is proud to announce its new partnership with Catan Studio Inc. (Catan Studio), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Asmodee Group. Asmodee, a global game publishing and distribution company, has just acquired the popular English-language Catan license from Mayfair Games. Catan Studio, headed by former Mayfair CEO Pete Fenlon, was founded by Asmodee with the objective to fully focus on English-language Catan brand development in close cooperation with its licensor, Catan GmbH, and its key strategic partners, Kosmos and USM. Catan Studio will build on Mayfair's successful promotion of English-language Catan games. …

  • October 13, 2015

    World Record! 1040 gamers at the Catan - Big Game

    Together with Klaus Teuber 1040 Catan fans played in the Catan - Big Game on the Spiel'15 game fair in Essen, Germany and cracked the so far world record of 922 players. Winner of this Catan - Big Game was Tim van den Bersselaar from the Netherlands. Congratulations and many thanks to all participants and supporters. …

  • July 9, 2015

    A Travel Edition's Long Road to Publication

    Benjamin Teuber

    2011 was my first year as a Catan GmbH staff member. In the same year, our Japanese licensee launched a rectangular Catan carrying case. I immediately fell in love with the idea of a carrying case. Hence, the carrying case became my first big project, and I eagerly started working. Kosmos still had several (thousand) sets of game pieces from the old travel edition in stock, so it seemed reasonable to use these pieces for the Japanese carrying case. …

  • June 22, 2015

    I great review of #Catan 5th Edition brought to you by RPGnet "Catan is truly...

    I great review of #Catan 5th Edition brought to you by RPGnet "Catan is truly a landmark game, and it belongs on every board gamer's shelf."Review of Catan (The Settlers of Catan) - RPGnet RPG Game Indexwww.rpg.netStyle: 5 (Excellent!)Substance: 4 (Meaty)A landmark board game design that still holds up well a full two decades later. …

  • June 18, 2015

    Wouldn't you enjoy that beverage more if you were drinking it from a Catan colle...

    Wouldn't you enjoy that beverage more if you were drinking it from a Catan collector's mug? (15% off through Sunday)2015 Collector Beer Mug: Woolwww.catanshop.com> …

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