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  • August 13, 2018

    A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch - 5/6 Player expansion announced

    New heroes rise to face the danger beyond the Wall in A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch 5-6 Player Extension! The great forests of the North conceal many secrets and the Wildlings have many surprises. Mammoths come lumbering towards the Wall, driven by the Wildling hordes, now strengthened with two new clans. But the brothers of the Night's Watch have their own secret weapons with four new heroes, including fearless spearwives who hail from beyond the Wall themselves. …

  • June 25, 2018

    "Catan - Rise of the Inkas" - Interview with the Authors

    For the upcoming CATAN novelty this fall, our publishing partner Kosmos has published an interesting interview with Klaus and Benjamin Teuber that offers insights into the game and its development. …

  • June 20, 2018

    Catan Universe: New Theme-Sets and Game Modes for "Rivals for Catan"

    "Rivals for Catan" is a classic like the CATAN board game, except that in this game two players are each building a principality by using a wide range of cards wisely. Since the launch of Catan Universe, the introductory game was already part of the offer. With "The Era of Turmoil," "The Era of Progress" and "The Era of Gold," three exciting theme-sets were added now with countless new cards and possibilities. …

  • June 12, 2018

    CATAN VR now also available on Steam for HTC Vive and Microsoft Mixed Reality

    On June 13, CATAN VR, the original implementation of the CATAN board game for virtual reality, will be also available on Steam for HTC Vive and Microsoft Mixed Reality. It is already available for several VR platforms and is offering cross-platform play between Oculus Rift, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive and Microsoft Mixed Reality. …

  • June 4, 2018

    CATAN At Origins Game Fair

    Catanians, you’re invited to join us for Origins Game Fair 2018! Located in the Greater Columbus Convention Center this June 13-17 and if you’re planning to attend we want to see you at Booth #813! You’ll be able to get one of the first looks at our upcoming releases, pick up an expansion or two to round out your collection, and even get your hands on Catan swag and merch to show everyone that you’re a fellow Catanimal. But wait, there’s more! …

  • May 2, 2018

    CATAN VR now also available for the new Oculus GO

    On May 1, Facebook introduced the new Oculus GO Headset, which is available now. CATAN VR, the original implementation of the CATAN board game for virtual reality, is now also available for the Oculus GO in the Oculus Store. …

  • March 21, 2018

    CATAN VR released for Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR

    CATAN VR is now available in the Oculus Store for Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift (with additional VR platforms to follow).

    Catan VR allows tabletop fans and new players alike to experience the best-selling board game in a fresh, fully-immersive format. Take on other players around the world or play against Catan personalities and watch the island come to life in VR for the first time.

  • March 20, 2018

    CATAN World Championship 2018 takes place for the first time in Cologne

    On the 24th and 25th of November 2018, the best Catan players from all over the world will meet in the event location "Theaterhaus Köln" to host the World Cup. More than 60 participants from around 40 countries are expected. In addition to the defending champion William Cavaretta from the US the European champion Evaldas Rutkauskas from Lithuania participates in this year's Catan World Championship. …

  • March 1, 2018

    Catan Universe now available for Mac on STEAM

    Catan Universe is now available for Macs via STEAM! If you should already have a Catan Universe account, simply log-in and get access to all your already unlocked progress and expansions. The MAC Version of Catan Universe is of course also ready for cross-play with all other versions of Catan Universe! …

  • February 8, 2018

    CATAN - Rise of the Inkas announced

    Long before the Inkan (aka "Incan") Empire rose to dominance in Peru, many advanced indigenous cultures developed and declined in the Andean regions of South America. The Wari constructed centers of urban commerce, complete with sophisticated trade routes between cities. The Tiwanaku developed advanced agrarian practices and were accomplished shepherds of alpacas and llamas. …

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