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  • 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!

    C&K iOS Screenshot

    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

    Catan C&K iPad Screenshot 01

    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. …

  • July 19, 2012

    Star Trek Catan – The Circle Is Now Complete

    Gero Zahn

    In a previous blog post, I have told the story of how I became a member of the Catan GmbH staff: in 1997, almost exactly 15 years ago, I was working on a purely private spare time project named “Space Settlers,” together with Markus, my best friend at the time. …

  • July 12, 2012

    Star Trek: Catan soon to be available in the USA!

    Star-Trek - Game Box

    We are proud to announce that Mayfair Games and CBS® have certified a license agreement for the publication of Star Trek: Catan™, the latest game in best-selling The Settlers of Catan™ family of board games! Star Trek: Catan™ transports the timeless game play of The Settlers of Catan™ to the final frontier of the Star Trek universe. …

  • June 27, 2012

    Grand Opening: The Catan Online Shop is now open!

    Catan Shop

    The Catan team is proud and excited to announce the opening of the official Catan online shop! Please visit our brand new online store at www.catanshop.com. The new shop features a myriad of Catan-related items and new goodies based on feedback by you, the Catan fans! The Catan shop is the destination for all things “Catan”. …

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