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  • 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

    ProfEasy_BG

    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: …

  • April 15, 2010

    Catan Online World: 2nd Game Period Starts

    PlayCatan

    After a period of 6 months, today the 2nd game period of the Metagame started. Once again, the cities of the Catan Online World get ready to compete for the title "Capital of Catan." This is, therefore, the perfect moment to join the world of Catan. The city whose citizens can complete the most city expansion projects becomes the new capital of the Catan Online World. …

  • April 9, 2010

    Three new cities for the Catan Online World!

    We are very happy to announce that starting with the new game period of the Catan Online World on April 14, 2010, three more cities will open their gates: Katimavik Bay Kolonistenpolder Conestoga Creek Continuing the tradition that was established when Port Niagara and Pacifica were created, committed citizens from our three existing English-speaking COW cities have formed teams of pioneers for the new cities. …

  • April 9, 2010

    March Newsletter Online

    Mayfair-Newswire

    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 March's Catan Newswire at the link below to find out more about: Connect with us! Settlers of America is Coming this Summer! Relaunch of Playcatan.com home site Catan Card Game Redesign Parts 2 & 3 Family Night Podcast WWCC 2010 Pre-Qualifiers Report Catan in the News Event Updates 2009/2008 Releases > …

  • March 30, 2010

    Settlers of America: Trails to Rails

    Settlers of America

    Announcing the latest addition to the Catan Histories line, Settlers of America: Trails to Rails! This new game combines the two strongest categories of the Mayfair Games product line, train games and Catan games, to create the first ever Catan train gaming experience! Look for this exciting new Catan and Mayfair Games title to hit stores this summer in June 2010! The 19th Century has arrived and Americans are heading west to make their fortune. …

  • March 24, 2010

    To Germany and Back: An American’s Quest for Opponents – Part 3

    Jim Plane

    In Chapters one and two of this story, I explained how I discovered Catan through my brother and his wife who lived in Germany for a short time, and how I found opponents online at German websites that later became unavailable to me. Chapter Three: Aero Discovers the “World” Since I had all but given up on real-life opponents, I searched the web for other boardgame sites. …

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