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  • June 10, 2010

    Mayfair Games Catan Events on

    We would like to inform you that from now on all Catan Events from the recently relaunched Mayfair Games website will be incorporated into a seperate page on automatically. Until now, we had to manually copy and paste the events, with the immanent risk of getting “out of sync” as soon as there were made additions or corrections to existing events. From now on, any new event or event detail will be available on almost instantly. [Click here to check out our Mayfair Games Events area]> …

  • June 5, 2010

    Translations and more …

    Gavin Allister

    At the end of April 2007, I received an e-mail from Catan LLC, the American branch of the German Catan GmbH. Back then, I had already been working as a freelance translator for quite some time, and I used to routinely advertise my services online on various classified ads sites. …

  • June 4, 2010

    Catan for iPad: Now accepting Beta applications

    Catan for iPad

    Development of the highly anticipated iPad game “Catan” has entered the final stage: Exozet Games and USM Publishing invite you to apply for the Beta. You can soon play the new conversion of the board game classic “The Settlers of Catan” on your iPad! But you don’t have to wait until the official release: …

  • May 31, 2010

    May Newsletter Online


    The new issue of the Catan Newswire is online! You can read about the most up-to-date and exciting Catan news by following the link in this story.   Read May's Catan Newswire at the link below to find out more about: New Games for the Summer! Settlers of America: Trails to Rails™ Wacky Wacky West™ Catan for PS3® Catan Card Game Redesign Part 5 Starship on Nexus One Family Night Podcast Event Updates > …

  • May 31, 2010

    In the Name of the Heroes - Prize Drawing for the Card Game

    In fall of 2010, a completely revised version of the Catan Card Game for 2 players will be published. In this context, we are holding a prize drawing where participants can win a 3D-Catan, 4x “The Settlers of America,” and 5x the Catan Dice Game Deluxe Edition. …

  • May 26, 2010

    Catan for Sony PlayStation®3 [Update]

    Catan for PS3

    As of now, “Catan” for Sony PS3 is available for 4.99 EUR on PlayStation®Network throughout Europe. [Update:] The release date for the USA has been confirmed to be June 15. It will be available for US$ 6.49. [Click here to read more]> …

  • May 26, 2010

    PlayCatan Browser Games on Android Cellphone

    There is a constant bickering about the question if touch screen mobile devices like the iPhone etc. should support Flash or not. The brand new Google mobile operating system Android 2.2 “Froyo” finally meets all requirements necessary to display Flash animations and as well Flash games. We tried it ourselves with our PlayCatan Browser Games “Oceania” and ”Starship Catan Light” on an already updated Google Nexus One cellphone. …

  • May 18, 2010

    The Reform of the Card Game in 2010 – Part 5

    Klaus Teuber

    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 “appropriate for the public.” Well, all those of you who fear for the complexity of the new version may rest assured. …

  • May 4, 2010

    Prof. Easy explains “The Settlers of Catan” in Bulgarian


    Prof. Easy, Marlene, Vicky, and Siegfried went back to school - and now they present you “The Settlers of Catan - The Board Game“ in fluent Bulgarian. [Please click here to watch the Bulgarian game tutorial]> …

  • April 29, 2010

    To Germany and Back: An American’s Quest for Opponents – Part 4

    Jim Plane

    In the first three parts of this story, I explained how I found The Settlers of Catan through my brother’s family and searched the web constantly for online gaming sites to meet my need. In July 2008, I discovered the Catan Online World, and even though it was entirely in German, I had to become a member. Chapter Four: …


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