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  • September 17, 2012

    Catan World Championship 2012 Winner

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    Congratulations Herbert Schager of Austria, the new Catan World Champion! One player has emerged victorious at the Catan World Championship 2012, that player is Herbert Schager of Austria! Congratulations to Herbert on his victory, he has been crowned the best "Settlers of Catan" player in the world. > …

  • September 12, 2012

    Over 280,000 Fans on Facebook/ Catan on Instagram and Pinterest

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    Thanks to all of the fans who continue to express their support for Catan. Our page is now over 280,000 fans and we can’t thank everyone enough for helping to build this wonderful community which surrounds the Catan family of games. If you haven’t joined us on Facebook yet, please “like” us here: …

  • September 12, 2012

    New Items and Deals in the Catan Shop

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    There are a number of exciting new items and deals in our recently launched Catan Shop website, at Above, is a brand new hat depicting one of the oldest Catan jokes among players. The ‘Wood for Sheep?” hat is the latest product to be added to the shop and you can find it here. …

  • September 12, 2012

    Catan World Championship Begins Sept.14th!

    On September 14th, 2012 contestants will converge on Normandy Farms, Pennsylvania near one of the most historic sites in American history: Valley Forge. There, they will make history again by crowning the greatest Catan player in the world at the Catan World Championship (CWC). > …

  • September 12, 2012

    GenCon CWC Qualifier Winner/ PAX Catan North American Championship Qualifier Winner

    Alex Kevern

    Congratulations to these recent winners! We'd like to start by saying congratulations to the Gen Con CWC Qualifier winner Alex Kevern! Unfortunately, he will not be joining the winner of the Origins CWC Qualifier, Azrael Spear, representing the U.S. in the Catan World Championship this coming weekend because he is getting married. …

  • September 12, 2012

    Catan 3.0 and “Cities & Knights” Expansion (In-App Purchase) Now Available!

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    We’re excited to announce that the Catan 3.0 Update is available in the App Store. This update includes a variety of new features and improvements, including the “Cities & Knights” Expansion as an in-app purchase. The “Cities and Knights” expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics, as well as a short campaign and 7 challenging maps. > …

  • September 12, 2012

    How the Princes Came to Catan …

    Sebastian Rapp

    Don’t think that games are created in the blink of an eye – or that there are rushed decisions concerning games. As early as 2007, one year after the 10th anniversary of the Catan Card Game, Klaus Teuber and Kosmos started talks about reforming the Catan Card Game. Our memories of it may easily become blurred, but fortunately the meeting minutes still exist … In 2007, it initially was “just” a matter of reforming the game, planned for 2010. …

  • August 23, 2012

    Catan MMO to Launch this Fall

    We are pleased to announce our partnership with Goko, an HTML 5 games company that is focused on bringing card, strategy and board games across mobile and web platforms. Goko will release "Catan World" , a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed to be playable on Facebook, Google+ and Goko.com, this fall. This title release is not associated in any way with Catan GmbH's game portfolio offered on playcatan.com. …

  • August 13, 2012

    Cities & Knights for iPhone and iPad

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    Catan 3.0 incl. “Cities and Knights” expansion (In-App Purchase) for iOS completed At last! Work on the latest Catan update has been completed and the version has been submitted to Apple. We expect the update to be available within the next 10 days. To finalize the update we’ve worked closely with our beta testers and directly with Klaus Teuber, to further optimize the computer opponents in all game modes. The Cities and Knights expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics that will add even more variety to Catan. …

  • July 26, 2012

    The Reform of the Card Game 2012 – Part 14

    Klaus Teuber

    “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. When I developed the old Card Game more than 15 years ago, I didn’t think yet of giving Catan a history. …

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