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  • January 9, 2013

    Re-experience Catan on PC and Mac

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    Currently in development by United Soft Media: The new Catan game for PC and Mac will include detailed 3D graphics as well as a 2D board game-mode, the popular expansion Seafarers and Cities and Knights as well as a brand new scenario editor: Create your own islands and share them with Catan players worldwide!

    Expected date of release: 1st quarter 2013.

  • December 5, 2012

    "Catan Game Assistant" App on Wired GeekMom

    We are pleased to see a great and informative review of the "Catan Game Assistant" App on Wired GeekMom! Jenny Williams, Senior Editor for Wired GeekMom, is a self-proclaimed mother geek, however she had never played Catan! Needing to learn the rules, she took the opportunity to expereince learning the game for the first time using the "Catan Game Assistant" App. …

  • November 14, 2012

    New Catan Scenario - "Frenemies"

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    Frenemies is a brand new Catan Scenario for the Catan base game by Benjamin Teuber. The game is still Catan, but it isn't what you are used to! “Let me remove the robber from that hex - I bet he's bothering you, right? By the way, you seem to need a brick - do you want me to give it to you for free?”Well, which game is being played here? …

  • 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 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. …

  • 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 7, 2012

    "Catan Board" Launches on Kickstarter

    Finally, the Catan Board we've all been waiting for has launched on Kickstarter! The "Catan Board" is the perfect solution to keep your Catan game board from shifting when unfortunate accidents occur while playing. There are several different options and configurations, such as a 5&6 player version and a limited edition walnut board. …

  • October 2, 2012

    Catan Board Coming Soon!

    What do we have here? It's a Catan Board, designed to keep your Catan game pieces from moving around! Look for more information about this exciting new product coming very soon! > …

  • September 27, 2012

    "Catan Histories: Merchants of Europe" Coming Soon!

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    Trade, Build, Deliver, Profit, and Expand! In the late Middle Ages, trade flourished across Europe as great merchant houses like the Hanseatic League, the Welser family and Fugger family rediscovered ancient trade routes and built factories across the land. Now you can take part in these historic times with anew game from Klaus Teuber, "Catan Histories: …

  • September 19, 2012

    Special Treat: Seafarers Scenario "Treasure Islands" Available in the Free Area for a Short Time

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    Unexplored seas, hidden islands, and valuable treasures are the ingredients for one of the most popular Seafarers scenarios on PlayCatan: "Treasure Islands." Normally, only Standard or Plus Account holders can play this scenario, but for a short time, players with a Free Account will also be able to give it a try. …

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