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  • July 26, 2013

    Catan – Creator's Edition: Now Available!

    The latest Catan edition, “Catan – Creator's Edition”, is now available for Windows via download or on CD-ROM, and for Mac on the Mac App Store.

  • June 5, 2013

    “The Rivals for Catan” for iOS on 20th of June

    The waiting is over quite soon: We’ll release “Rivals for Catan” on the 20th of June. The Catan card game has been faithfully adapted for iOS and features various game modes for beginners as well as veteran gamers.

  • March 6, 2013

    Catan Mobile Multiplayer: Now taking beta applications

    Internal testing for our mobile multiplayer mode (iOS and Android) is progressing well, and we will invite users to our first round of beta testing shortly.

  • February 28, 2013

    “Oil Springs”: Spanish and Catalan Language Versions

    “Catan - Oil Springs” is now also available in Spanish and Catalan.

  • 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"


    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


    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


    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. …