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  • March 26, 2012

    Struggle for Catan nominated for Origins Award!

    The Struggle for Catan

    “The Struggle for Catan” has been nominated for an Origins Award in the traditional card game category. We'd like to thank the retailers who voted for the nominees and put Struggle on the short list for this year’s awards. The Origins Awards finalists are selected by retailer attendees at the GAMA Trade Show each year, then the winners are selected by attendees at Origins. We're excited to be nominated, so please vote for us if you attend this year’s Origins game fair from May 30th to June 3rd in Columbus, Ohio. …

  • March 15, 2012

    Catan for Amazon Kindle

    Catan for Amazon Kindle

    Catan, the legendary board game, is now available on Kindle – that's right, on your e-book reader! It supports German, English, Spanish and French Language. You can play it on your Kindle, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle DX or Kindle (2nd Generation). (Catan for Kindle is not available on Kindle Touch nor on Kindle Fire devices.) [Click here to read more about Catan for Kindle]> …

  • February 8, 2012

    Beta Testers Wanted for “The Rivals for Catan” for iOS

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    Starting now, you can apply to become a beta tester for the iOS version of “The Rivals for Catan”. This is what you have to do: Simply follow the link below, fill out the application form, and with a bit of luck you will be invited to become a member of our first beta testing group. …

  • December 19, 2011

    Catan App News for iOS and Android

    Here is the latest news for all of you who can't wait to get the next Catan updates: Around the turn of the year, Catan will get an update that optimizes the graphics engine in preparation for “Cities & Knights”. We'll also tweak the AI opponents and integrate various smaller optimizations, among others for Game Center and iOS 5.0.1.We are, of course, working at full speed on the “Cities & Knights” expansion for iOS and Android. …

  • October 19, 2011

    Oil on Catan - Download Scenario “Oil Springs”

    Catan - Oil Springe

    Eureka! Oil has been discovered on the island of Catan. The great engineers of Catan have learned ways to improve production using this valuable new resource. But oil is scarce and its use does not come without cost.   Read more about “Catan - Oil Springs” - the free downloadable scenario> …

  • August 8, 2011

    Catan - Cities & Knights: New installers, now for Linux as well

    Catan - Cities & Knights

    We have released new installation programs for our game “Catan - Cities & Knights”: From now on, the Windows version will not request administrator privileges anymore when starting the game using Windows Vista or Windows 7. In addition to the versions for Windows and Mac OS X, for the first time there is also an experimental version for Linux computers. …

  • July 29, 2011

    Now Available: Prof. Easy's Interactive Online Tutorial for "The Struggle for Catan"!

    Prof.Easy

    Prof. Easy, Siegfried, Marlene, and Jean are presenting an online demo of “The Struggle for Catan.” Join them and find out how easy it is to learn and play this exciting game for 2-4 players designed by Klaus Teuber! [Click here to start the online tutorial]> …

  • July 1, 2011

    Catan for Android™ in the Android Market!

    Catan for Android - QR-Code

    “Catan”, the legendary strategy game provides gaming fun anytime, anywhere - now also for Android. True to the original game, you can compete with up to four players for the most settlements, the longest roads and the largest army. You can trade with each other and claim the precious land with all its resources. …

  • June 26, 2011

    2011 Origins Awards: Settlers of America is the Best Historical Game

    Settlers of America - Trails to Rails

    We are very excited to announce that our game Settlers of America: Trails to Rails has won “Best Historical Game” at the 2011 Origins Awards. Here is a picture of the Mayfair Games president, Larry Roznai, receiving the award and holding the game! Thanks for playing everyone! …

  • June 9, 2011

    Catan for Android™

    Catan for Android - Menu

    The board game „Settlers of Catan" has a huge worldwide fan base and has been translated into 30 languages within its more than 15 years of success. By now the digital versions of the game have also become bestsellers: The App „Catan" for iPhone® as well as the iPad® version „Catan HD" are winning several hundreds of new users daily. In June 2011 the first Android™ version of Klaus Teuber's famous board game will be released. …

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