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Mobile App

iOS https://apps.apple.com/us/app/colonist-io/id6444831129 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.colonist.colonist&hl=en
Suggested by: Guido (08 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 58
Done idea ui ux

Cities and Knights

Cities and Knights Expansion is out!!! Get it at the store https://colonist.io/store.html
Suggested by: John (25 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '23 Comments: 33
Done expansion

Add PayPal as alternative to buy Maps and Expansions

Not everyone likes to hand out their card details.
Suggested by: Malachi (22 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 26 Jun, '23 Comments: 36
Done premium store

User Ranking/Leaderboards (ELO system)

Something like an Elo rating system or so.
Suggested by: Jesse (Achilles333) (15 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 30 Mar Comments: 106
Done idea

Player management: Add players as favorited/friends

I have found some really great people in games and wish I could play with them again. Maybe its coming with user profiles but it would cool to be able to have ...
Suggested by: heady (14 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 22 May Comments: 140
Done idea lobby

Add special build phase for 5-6 player

The 5-6 player extension for Catan has a "special build phase" where all players can build at the end of anyone's turn (only using cards in hand, no trades to other ...
Suggested by: Sean (23 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 07 Feb Comments: 36

Open Ended Trades

It would be helpful to have the ability to offer open ended trades such as "Need wheat, but don't mind what I give," so other people can just offer what they want and ...
Suggested by: Sarah (13 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 04 Feb Comments: 24

Dice stats live data

It would be nice to have dice stats live somewhere in menu
Suggested by: Jakub (24 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 38
Under consideration ux

Add numbers to resource cards

If we have 4 wood cards with us, it would really help if there was a small indication that we have 4 cards of that resource. Maybe just a small number "4" on the ...
Suggested by: Jesse (Achilles333) (10 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 01 Dec, '23 Comments: 32
Done game ui

Playing game gives coins

Hi, since there's a store so maybe we should add a system where you get a small amount of coins after you finish a game so you can spend to buy stuff.
Suggested by: AABATTERY (22 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 May Comments: 12
Under consideration

Pause Game Feature

In a private game, allow players to request a timeout to the other players in the session. then resuming when ready. ================ PRESS "P" TO PAUSE THE GAME, ...
Suggested by: Daniel Hanlon (23 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 31
Done game

Support for color blind players

http://prntscr.com/p1i4y0 http://prntscr.com/p1i50g
Suggested by: Demiculus (04 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 40
Under consideration ui

Seafarers Expansion

Would love to play the original Catan Expansion! _________________________________________________________________ admin update: Seafarers is out! ...
Suggested by: Jack (23 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 27 Feb, '22 Comments: 9
Done expansion

enable changing email associated with account

Suggested by: v (07 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 08 May Comments: 7
Done

Allow users to change Country Flag

Right now it is IP-based on an open-source package that doesn't seem to be that accurate. It's a bummer when you are from one country but appear as another. It'd ...
Suggested by: Bryan (19 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 22 May Comments: 26
Done

Custom Design Boards

Would be amazing for hosting tournaments and creating an Esports-scene! I also think you shouldn't allow every player to be able to create these boards. So, It would ...
Suggested by: Treeckosaurus (05 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 18 May Comments: 25
Under consideration game premium tournament

open source the game

given the amount of community contribution in terms of input, suggestions, providing the players to actually make it happen, the game should be open source. this ...
Suggested by: Connor Beckerle (13 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 15
Not planned idea

3 players can kick out a 4th (for abusive language, etc).

All other players (3 in a 4 player game, 2 in a 3 player game) can kick out a disruptive player by unanimous vote.
Suggested by: Todd (25 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 45
Under consideration game

Bots should refuse to trade with high point winning player

https://www.reddit.com/r/Catan/comments/cpeobu/colonistio_play_free_online_settlers_of_catan/ews1mxr/
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (13 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 03 Dec, '23 Comments: 37
Done bot trade

Mute and Report players

Originally suggested by THanz on 2019-10-29. Implemented in v87 admin update: Report/mute tutorial in attached image
Suggested by: heady (14 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 03 May Comments: 5

data API or ability to export data after games for analysis

Would like to be able to query the data from a game given a game ID. Could be an API -- or a database or just CSV access
Suggested by: nick (09 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 03 May Comments: 19
Under consideration idea

Randomize Tiles and Numbers.

Please add the ability in game setup to have options of what you can randomize like tiles, ports and numbers. If you dont want to allow that, then please add ...
Suggested by: Connor (24 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 29 Apr Comments: 45
Done game room

Minimize / Resize right sidebar windows: chat, opponents, game history

It's hard to see all the opponents for larger games. If there was an option to minimize the windows to make the opponents window larger. A minus/plus button in the ...
Suggested by: Mike Boardman (03 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 49
Under consideration enhance feature ux

Option to select a different dice system

How does your random number generator work? Are the seeds randomized enough? Very often it seems that the same numbers are being rolled multiple times, 3, 4, even 5 ...
Suggested by: MikeIsMyIke (05 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 25 Jan Comments: 113
Done idea

Filter Lobby by Game Type (Map, Speed, Number of players, etc)

I'm only interested in playing public 4-player games with hidden bank cards, either fast or very fast. at high traffic times I'm scrolling through soo many games in ...
Suggested by: heady (20 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 15 Apr Comments: 39

Option for additional time for initial build phase

The game host could choose a time limit for the build phase which is separate to the time limit for the remainder of the game. For example, you could have a fast ...
Suggested by: AceVentura7 (15 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 28 Feb Comments: 67

deleting the account

for those who want to delete their account
Suggested by: Neerav (06 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 6
Done

Option to disable bot trades

I would like there to be an option in which you can toggle to disable all trading between bots and players, this is an option to prevent bot abuse as well as colluding.
Suggested by: PCChaseMe (24 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 49
Under consideration game options trade

Bot Difficulty (levels)

Really hope you guys add difficulties for the bot. I would say the difficulties now are at medium. syahmi opac (from email)
Suggested by: Demiculus (30 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 19 May Comments: 15
Done bot idea room

Allow players to set their default color

Allow players to set on their profiles their default color. An addition to this would be to let players rate the colors in case they join a room/game where their ...
Suggested by: Paulo Roxas (16 May, '20) Upvoted: 29 Apr Comments: 9
Done room

Allow name change once a month

I know we used to be able to change it endlessly and someone had issues with that because of trolling, but I didn't realize it would be changed and I changed mine ...
Suggested by: Kevin (30 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 6
Under consideration

Add more log in methods other than Google

Is there a way to create an account not via google authentication? Most sites offer the option to signup via email as well. In addition, is there a way to play with ...
Suggested by: Michael (18 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 24
Done

Longest Road Bug: Explained Better?

The issue with longest road awarding the +2 VP inconsistently occurs when the player with the longest road loses it by getting their road length cut by a settlement ...
Suggested by: Kenny (08 May, '20) Upvoted: 22 Feb, '22 Comments: 111
Done bug game

Add Block Function

The block function would allow you to avoid toxic players, or a player you have just had a negative experience with. I don't believe there is any downside to this, ...
Suggested by: Davbav (14 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 32
Under consideration

Allow players to gift colonist coins!

Right now you have to get in contact with the team to send coins to other players, it'd be nice if there was a gifting option similarly to how Discord lets you gift ...
Suggested by: ShadesOnBroadway (31 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 10
Under consideration idea

Traders & Barbarians Expansion

Suggested by: Calvin (19 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 3
Under consideration expansion

Bot logic support for Cities and Knights

Suggested by: Andrew McComb (23 Aug, '21) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 7
Under consideration

Bots shouldn't build too much unnecessary roads

It could create more settlements with all that resources http://prntscr.com/p1hzx5 __________________________ admin edit: Fixed in v99. Bots shouldn't build so ...
Suggested by: Demiculus (04 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 39
Done bot

Select placement order in private games or Tournaments

When playng with friends in a private match, to have the ability to choose who goes in what position. This would be helpful for a tournament we're going to run where ...
Suggested by: Josh (20 May, '20) Upvoted: 05 May Comments: 19
Under consideration

Keyboard shortcuts [PRESS SPACEBAR TO ROLL DICE & END TURN]

ROL DICE: SPACEBAR END TURN: SPACEBAR PAUSE: P MUTE SOUNDS: M VOLUME: UP/DOWN ARROWS ↑/↓ https://i.imgur.com/4NhWV9J.jpg ______________________ I think ...
Suggested by: Podvin#8781 (15 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 03 Apr Comments: 17
Done idea ux

Not enough resource to give to all should mean no resources distributed

When there are not enough resources in the bank to distribute to ALL parties, the game should not distributed. Example: Red has 2 cities on a (6) wood. Blue has a ...
Suggested by: aztechunter (13 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 20 Feb, '22 Comments: 51
Done bug game

Add confirmation button / double click

2 possibilities: -for main actions (BUILD, END TURN, BUY DEV) -for initial placements Problem this feature solves => Missclicking and double clicking How to ...
Suggested by: JUAN (01 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Mar Comments: 58

Room: Kicked people should stay kicked and not rejoin

Feature request: Not sure if it's easy right now, but if we kick someone out of the room before a game starts, it would be great if they can't immediately re-enter ...
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (04 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 09 May Comments: 21

We should be able to accept a trade even if we rejected it, if it's still up on the screen

Since you insist on leaving the trade dialogue up after rejecting it, we should be able to accept it after (allow us to change our minds). This would only be fair ...
Suggested by: John (11 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 01 Oct, '23 Comments: 4
Done trade

MULTI Catan Please!!

6 player version with fog of war covering the other multiple islands, fast paced, highest amount of victory points after 72 turns wins
Suggested by: MultiCatanFan (02 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 18 Apr Comments: 12
Under consideration expansion game options idea

Add karma filter setting when creating a new game

Create an option to include only players with karma settings of 100%, 90%, 80% and so forth
Suggested by: MrColonist (04 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '23 Comments: 36

Option to reset zoom to home?

Not sure if it already exists, but if the map becomes out of view there should be an option to reset the zoom so that the map is centered back in the middle again
Suggested by: fiskman (22 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '22 Comments: 25
Done

Fun Map - Randomizer

This is a suggestion for a fun map. Players start off on the base map and as soon as the leading player reaches midway to winning (say, 5 out of 10 points to win), ...
Suggested by: Aravinda (21 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 5
Under consideration

Play with friends

It is possible to add someone as a friend on this site, but there is no way to send game requests to those friends. It would be cool to be able to invite other users ...
Suggested by: KG (12 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 6
Under consideration

Replay Mode

admin: This thread now contains all REPLAY related suggestions. Add your suggestion in the comment section below! Thank you. JUAN ...
Suggested by: Pineapple Pizza with extra pineapple (28 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 22
Under consideration game idea