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  • September 22, 2016

    Catan World Championship 2016 starts on Sep. 23th in Durango, USA

    The Catan® World Championship (CWC) arrives to Durango, CO September 23-25, 2016 to determine the best Catan player in the world. For over 10 years, Catan® players from around the world have gathered to compete every two years to determine who is the best of the best. Since 2008, the tournament has been held semi-annually and alternated between locations in Europe and the United States. The CWC is drawing 60 players from 34 countries for this prestigious tournament and will be gathering in Colorado to find out which of them will be the 2016 Catan World Champion. …

  • January 7, 2016

    English-Language Rights for CATAN Find a New Home

    Catan GmbH is proud to announce its new partnership with Catan Studio Inc. (Catan Studio), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Asmodee Group. Asmodee, a global game publishing and distribution company, has just acquired the popular English-language Catan license from Mayfair Games. Catan Studio, headed by former Mayfair CEO Pete Fenlon, was founded by Asmodee with the objective to fully focus on English-language Catan brand development in close cooperation with its licensor, Catan GmbH, and its key strategic partners, Kosmos and USM. Catan Studio will build on Mayfair's successful promotion of English-language Catan games. …

  • October 13, 2015

    World Record! 1040 gamers at the Catan - Big Game

    Together with Klaus Teuber 1040 Catan fans played in the Catan - Big Game on the Spiel'15 game fair in Essen, Germany and cracked the so far world record of 922 players. Winner of this Catan - Big Game was Tim van den Bersselaar from the Netherlands. Congratulations and many thanks to all participants and supporters. …

  • July 9, 2015

    A Travel Edition's Long Road to Publication

    Benjamin Teuber

    2011 was my first year as a Catan GmbH staff member. In the same year, our Japanese licensee launched a rectangular Catan carrying case. I immediately fell in love with the idea of a carrying case. Hence, the carrying case became my first big project, and I eagerly started working. Kosmos still had several (thousand) sets of game pieces from the old travel edition in stock, so it seemed reasonable to use these pieces for the Japanese carrying case. …

  • June 22, 2015

    I great review of #Catan 5th Edition brought to you by RPGnet "Catan is truly...

    I great review of #Catan 5th Edition brought to you by RPGnet "Catan is truly a landmark game, and it belongs on every board gamer's shelf."Review of Catan (The Settlers of Catan) - RPGnet RPG Game Indexwww.rpg.netStyle: 5 (Excellent!)Substance: 4 (Meaty)A landmark board game design that still holds up well a full two decades later. …

  • June 18, 2015

    Wouldn't you enjoy that beverage more if you were drinking it from a Catan colle...

    Wouldn't you enjoy that beverage more if you were drinking it from a Catan collector's mug? (15% off through Sunday)2015 Collector Beer Mug: Woolwww.catanshop.com> …

  • June 16, 2015

    It's that time again... the process of planning for the 2016 Catan World Champio...

    It's that time again... the process of planning for the 2016 Catan World Championship has begun and we're looking at possible unique and special destinations to hold this grand event. As part of this process - we want to make sure no country is missed in the process. If you have ever run a Catan National Championship and want to make sure your representative has a slot in 2016’s prestigious event - please email the Mayfair Games event team at CWC@mayfairgames.com so we can follow up with more information. …

  • June 13, 2015

    So, what do you think of the 6 worst Catan players? Are there others?

    So, what do you think of the 6 worst Catan players? Are there others?The 6 Worst Settlers of Catan Playerswww.dorkly.comThis article is guaranteed to give you Wood. …

  • June 13, 2015

    Do you love Catan? How about playing with 1199 of your closest friends?!? Join...

    Do you love Catan? How about playing with 1199 of your closest friends?!? Join us on July 31st at 7pm to play in The Big Game ™ where we will attempt to break our previous record of 922 people playing Catan simultaneously!! This year’s Big Game is also a Charity Event supporting this year’s Gen Con Charity partner, The Julian Center. …

  • June 12, 2015

    Pre-Registration for Gen Con ends this Sunday (June 14)! Time is running out to...

    Pre-Registration for Gen Con ends this Sunday (June 14)! Time is running out to save $10 off of standard badge prices. If you have friends that are waiting to get their 2015 badges, please tell them that Pre-Registration ends this Sunday. Or better yet - if you're willing to volunteer 20 hours in the Mayfair Games demo booth or event room... …

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