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  • November 13, 2012

    Age of Enlightenment Expansion Releasing December

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    We're excited for the release of 'Age of Enlightenment" the second expansion to "The Rivals for Catan" in December! "Age of Enlightenment™" includes  three new theme sets: The Era of Explorers™, The Era of Sages™, and The Era of Prosperity™. In all, "Age of Enlightenment" is a 125-Card Expansion for the two player card game, "The Rivals for Catan™." It picks up where the first expansion, "Age of Darkness™," left off. Look for more news about this expansion as the release date approaches. In the meantime, please enjoy these blog posts by KLaus Teuber about the creation of "Age of Enlightenment" on the Catnism Blog.    > …

  • November 13, 2012

    Catan Board on Mashable, More than 1000% Funded, and Approaching $300k

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    Read this great story about "Catan Board on Mashable! Last week there was a story published by Fran Berkman, Mashable writer and Catan fan, about the Catan Board Kickstarter project. It's a great read and the story even held the coveted "Trending Story" top position, making it the most popular story for a while. …

  • November 9, 2012

    Catan 3.0 for Android is Here!

    Catan 3.0 Update with access to "Cities and Knights“ expansion (IAP) for Android available now! At last! We’ve completed work on the latest Catan update for Android. It’s now available on Google Play. The Cities and Knights expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics that will add even more variety to Catan. …

  • November 7, 2012

    "No Wheat Means Defeat" T-Shirt/Poster Combo

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    "No Wheat Means Defeat" combo added to the Catan Shop. This preshrunk 100% combed cotton 4.3oz. Catan shirt comes with a matching 18" x 24" poster. Use both to proudly remind your friends or coworkers that there's more important things than sheep in the long run.   Find it in the Catan Shop: …

  • October 19, 2012

    Catan Halloween Picture Contest

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    It's Halloween on the island of Catan! We want to see which fans have the most Catan spirit during Halloween. We'll reward one lucky fan, who sends us the best Halloween-themed Catan photo, with a copy of Star Trek: Catan! Your photo could be of a Catan costume, a Catan pumpkin carving, or even some spooky Catan treats. The only requirement is you must represent both Catan and Halloween in your photo to be eligible to win! > …

  • October 16, 2012

    Catan Game Assistant - Free iOS/Android App to learn “The Settlers of Catan”

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    You want to learn "The Settlers of Catan" effortlessly, without having to read the game rules? Then the free “Catan Game Assistant” is just the right thing for you! From game setup to independent play, our innovative tutorial introduces you step by step to the game in an entertaining manner. All you need is the “Settlers of Catan” board game, 2 or 3 opponents, and this app, which one of the participating players runs on his tablet or smartphone. [Click here to find out more and download the app for free]> …

  • October 13, 2012

    Klaus Teuber Signing at Essen - Internationale Spieltage SPIEL

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    We're excited to be at Essen Internationale Spieltage, the largest game fair in the world, next week! It's time for Spiel at Essen again and we are very excited about attending this year. We have many exciting announcments and new things to present. Klaus Teuber will be signing games on Friday at Noon in the Mayfair Games booth(Hall 9-72). …

  • October 12, 2012

    We Built this City on Rock & Wheat Shirt Poll

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    "We Built this CIty on Rock & Wheat" Shirt Poll! Tell us which "we Built this City on Rock & Wheat" shirt we should make for the Catan Shop. Is it shirt "A" or is it shirt "B"? Tell us your thoughts on Facebook in the comments section of this page here: …

  • October 12, 2012

    Catan Board Project Reaches $100K - New Boards Announced

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    Thank you fans! We are absolutely ecstatic to see the "Catan Board" project, launched 6 days ago, pass the $100K stretch goal! The support for the project in such a short time has been overwhelming. First, the $25K goal was achieved in under 6 hours. Then, the $50K goal reached in two days and the $75K goal in under four days. …

  • October 10, 2012

    The Reform of the Card Game 2012 – Part 15

    Klaus Teuber

    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 all those who contributed to the successful development of “The Rivals for Catan” game and its two expansions, “Age of Darkness” and “Age of Enlightenment.” Nearly all of the people I want to thank are depicted on “The Rivals for Catan” cards – some with their first name, others with their middle name or a medieval version of their first name. First of all, my thanks go to Axel Meffert, the longtime General Manager of Kosmos, who unfortunately passed away far too soon in spring of this year. …

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