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  • August 3, 2020

    CATAN - Legend of the Conquerors – Developer Blog Series – Part 10

    Wine Tokens At the beginning of the game, there are 2, 3, 4, or 5 wine tokens on each hills hex and each fields hex. If you have a city adjacent to a hex with wine tokens, every time the hex’s number is rolled, you receive 1 resource and 1 wine token. …

  • July 28, 2020

    CATAN at Gen Con Online starting this Friday

    While we won’t be gathering together in Indianapolis this year, we’re very excited to get together virtually at Gen Con Online, beginning Friday, July 31!

    CATAN Studio will be featuring a 25th Anniversary panel where CATAN Studio leadership will talk about our past, present, and future. We will also have demonstrations of our latest release, CATAN – Legend of the Conquerors.

  • July 28, 2020

    GAMEGENIC and CATAN Studio announce new accessory product line

    Gamegenic and CATAN Studio are proud to reveal a brand-new line of officially licensed accessories for CATAN board games that not only protect the components but also enhance the playing experience.

    These products will be available in September 2020. They will be available for pre-order on starting July 30.

  • July 23, 2020

    Huge CATAN field opened on the island of Mainau, Germany

    A 10,000 square meter CATAN field was opened on the island of Mainau to mark the 25th anniversary of the classic game. In realizing the project, Mainau worked closely with KOSMOS Verlag from Stuttgart, Germany, where the game was first published in 1995.

  • July 13, 2020

    Premium game accessories for CATAN announced by Gamegenic

    Gamegenic announced officially-licensed premium game accessories to enhance the CATAN experience.

  • July 11, 2020

    See CATAN and Klaus Teuber on documentary "GAMEMASTER"

    From the feature documentary team that made Barista (2015) and Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014) comes a deep dive into the largely unknown world of the board gaming industry and the creators behind some of the most iconic games of the current generation.

  • 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. …


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