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  • 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! Don’t miss it!

  • 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

  • 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.

  • March 30, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors Developer Blog Series - Part 3

    The story of CATAN - Legend of the Conquerors Chapter 1 – Part 2 Aegis put her hand on her sister’s shoulder. “There were too many of them, Thora. The caravels of the conquerors were armed with cannons. After the first cannon fire, I gave the order to retreat. I didn’t want to risk losing all our ships.” “I know,“ Thora turned around to face Aegis. …

  • March 24, 2020

    Information about the current tournament season due to the COVID-19 pandemic

    Every year, we and our partner CATAN Studio look forward to hosting amazing tournaments and events with our community. We care deeply about these events, but we care even more for the health and safety of our community. As such, CATAN Studio is following the government’s recommendations regarding the spread of COVID-19 and has suspended all CATAN qualifier tournaments until June 1.

  • March 24, 2020

    Strong growth at CATAN Universe

    CATAN Universe, the online game portal for the CATAN board game and The Rivals for CATAN, saw a huge increase in user numbers last weekend. We and the operators are of course very happy about that. Unfortunately, this short-term sharp increase has led to an extreme utilization of server capacities, which in turn has led to restrictions in some games and in the login procedure. …

  • March 2, 2020

    CATAN - The Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 2

    The story of CATAN – Legend of the Conquerors - Chapter 1 - Part 1 Introduction 670 years have passed since the first settlers arrived on Catan. A fleet consisting of many caravels loaded with warriors had been sighted on its way to Catan. Thora Thora stared out the window. Dark rain clouds shrouded the countryside, making everything look gray and sad. …

  • January 30, 2020

    CATAN - Legend of the Conquerors - Developer Blog Series - Part 1

    Dear Cities & Knights fans, More than 20 years ago – in autumn of 1998 – the CATAN – Cities & Knights expansion was released in Germany. Since then, Cities & Knights has become very popular among advanced Catan players, and has been continuously available in retail stores and online. We considered it appropriate to acknowledge this great success and celebrate it with you by means of an anniversary game – a scenario for Cities & Knights. The German version of the anniversary game – entitled CATAN – Die Legende der Eroberer – was released in July 2019, almost a year after the actual C&K anniversary, owing to its long development time and quite sizable content. CATAN – Legend of the Conquerors, the English version of the game, is expected to be published in July of 2020. About four years ago, my son Benjamin and I started developing this game. …

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