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  • June 30, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 9

    Cannon and Cannoneer Each player has a cannon piece in their supply. To use your cannon, you must first build a foundry. The foundry is depicted on the front of the foundry tiles. It costs 1 lumber and 1 ore to build. After you have built the foundry, turn the tile over and place your cannon adjacent to one or your knights. …

  • June 30, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 8

    The picture below shows the northeast of Catan after the set-up phase. As in Chapter 1, at the beginning of the game, each player already has 2 settlements and 1 city. Each city also has a city wall, and each player has 1 basic knight at their command for free. You definitely need this reinforcement because after conquering the northwest coast of Catan (Chapter 1), even stronger invading troops penetrate into the northeast. …

  • June 30, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 7

    The story for "CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors" - Chapter 2 - Part 2 The captain bid farewell and Thora sent for her husband, who was currently in the city. It didn’t take Dagur long to arrive at his wife’s office. When the broad-shouldered cavalry leader greeted Thora, he had an expression of respect and high esteem in his eyes. …

  • June 30, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 6

    The Story of the Legend of the Conquerors - Chapter 2 – Part 1 Introduction Under the command of warlord Roven, the Catanians had successfully slowed down the advance of the enemy army. At the right moment – before the Catanian troops would suffer major losses – Roven retreated with most of the population of the Northwest to the northeastern part of the island. Captain Wyler Thora was ready to welcome the captain. …

  • June 30, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 5

    The Conquerors Attack - The Fight In the last blog post I explained how to determine the direction of the conquerors‘ movement. In the following picture, the conquerors have already been moved in the determined direction. ) The leftmost conqueror ended up on a hex next to Blue’s two knights. The conqueror has 2 strength points. …

  • June 24, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 4

    Before you lies the northwest of Catan. Each player has already built two settlements and one city. You know that the first conquerors will soon land on the sea hexes marked with landing markers. The invaders won’t waste any time to penetrate into the interior of the island to conquer the northwest of Catan. …

  • May 28, 2020

    Virtual CATAN Livestream with GEGGHEAD

    GEGGHEAD & Catan present in association with Betterbox TV, a weekly livestream featuring a remote/virtual version of CATAN that you can watch from the comfort of your own home! Broadcast LIVE right on Facebook at 3PM PST/6PM EST on Fridays! And guess what? This week they have a surprise special guest! …

  • April 18, 2020

    CATAN - Scenario - #WeStayHome

    In difficult times, we all support each other. Even the Robber has had a change of heart. Instead of stealing, he's delivering resources to the settlers' homes. Get this FREE print-and-play scenario for the CATAN boardgame here #WeStayHome #StayAndPlay #BoardNotBored> …

  • April 11, 2020

    CATAN #StayAndPlay - Print & Play fun at home

    While we all do our part to help fight the spread of COVID-19, we want to make your time at home more enjoyable with new CATAN scenarios, rule variants, printables, and more. Whether you are able to play in the same space or are connected through virtual space, we hope you enjoy the new content that will be coming over the next few weeks. We are starting, among other items, with the new Mini-Szenario CATAN - Easter Bunny. …

  • March 31, 2020

    CATAN Universe: Freematch temporarily deactivated

    USM, the operator of CATAN Universe has issued this statement. Dear Catanians, As we have mentioned earlier, over the last few days we’ve had the largest rise in user numbers yet. While we’re very happy about the interest in Catan, this has caused severe technical issues with our system that currently can’t handle the increased demand during peak hours. We’ve already made several updates to the backend systems, but after careful evaluation, we’ll need to make very substantial changes to some parts of the game’s backend architecture to be able to cope with this situation. We’ve been in close contact with our development team and service providers over the last days (and nights) to come up with possible solutions. …

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