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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: 23 Mar • Comments: 15
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: 25 Mar • Comments: 18
Planned enhance feature trade
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: 23 Mar • Comments: 1
Dice stats live data
It would be nice to have dice stats live somewhere in menu
Suggested by: Jakub (24 Feb, '20) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 29
Under consideration ux
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: yesterday • Comments: 12
Support for color blind players
Suggested by: Colonist.io (04 Sep, '19) • Upvoted: 23 Mar • Comments: 39
Under consideration ui
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: 25 Mar • Comments: 41
Under consideration game
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: yesterday • Comments: 46
Under consideration enhance feature ux
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: 08 Mar • Comments: 30
Under consideration game premium tournament
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: 06 Mar • Comments: 13
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: 25 Mar • Comments: 47
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: 23 Mar • Comments: 13
Traders & Barbarians Expansion
Suggested by: Calvin (19 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 3
Under consideration expansion
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: Joshua Smith (31 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Mar • Comments: 9
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: yesterday • Comments: 19
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: 18 Mar • Comments: 36
Under development enhance feature room
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: player (11 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 3
Under consideration trade
deleting the account
for those who want to delete their account
Suggested by: Neerav (06 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: today • Comments: 6
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: yesterday • Comments: 12
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: 17 Mar • Comments: 5
Bot logic support for Cities and Knights
Suggested by: Andrew McComb (23 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 5
Explorers and Pirates
Suggested by: Barbarossa41 (12 May, '20) • Upvoted: 06 Mar • Comments: 6
Under consideration expansion
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: 19 Mar • Comments: 9
Under consideration expansion game options idea
Add an indicator when multiple players have the same IP
Suggested by: H (28 Oct, '19) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 10
End Game Command / Button
It would be nice to have an option to end the game by counting up total VP as an alternative to leaving with /disablekarma
Suggested by: Kero (23 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Feb • Comments: 56
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: 25 Oct, '22 • Comments: 20
See all 8 players in table view.
When playing with more than 4 players, it is hard to see all the details of all the players as you have to scroll the player displays to be able to view all the ...
Suggested by: Alex Bruski (19 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Mar • Comments: 4
Option to change back to default icon
After choosing a different icon (like the christmas hat), you can only choose from the other special icons but not return to the normal one (the white head). It could ...
Suggested by: Emma (22 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Mar • Comments: 16
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: 23 Mar • Comments: 4
Allow proposing trade when it is not your turn
The downside of this will be spam, but that can be overcome by muting a player or limiting the amount of offers an opponent can give per turn
Suggested by: Demiculus (26 Jan, '20) • Upvoted: 11 Mar • Comments: 8
Under consideration trade
My thoughts on how a time bank could function: Let's say: you have 3 minutes for placements and 1 minute for regular turns (default times) On top of that, you ...
Suggested by: Treeckosaurus (24 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Jan • Comments: 23
Boost discord's Competitive Leagues
I believe that Discord's competitive leagues are an important part of the Colonist community, and lately I noticed a big loss of advertising space for them. My ...
Suggested by: Shanks1700 (16 Dec, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Jan • Comments: 13
2 vs 2 ... and other Team Games
Some rules to suggest Consider when doing team games, that victory points are combined. I.e. both players in combo need 20 VPs, not each player get to ten (this way ...
Suggested by: Andrew (19 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Feb • Comments: 9
If player has a port, don't post trade if they "select" more cards than required for bank trade
Habit to click the resource i'm getting rid of 4 times. Instead of offering it to trade to other players, if i have a 3 for 1 can it not post the trade offer? ...
Suggested by: ERROR/Admin/Bruh before it was stolen (12 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 14 Oct, '22 • Comments: 11
Not planned enhance feature trade
Hello me and my friends were playing the Lord of the Rings Map. We set the VP to 20 and we all realized we had a problem. There was no way for us to win the game. The ...
Suggested by: Derkerb (04 May, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Dec, '22 • Comments: 9
Disable Emojis from usernames
Emojis instead of words is a cool and fun feature but am I the only one bothered when these are used in usernames?
Suggested by: PotatoRiot (15 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Mar • Comments: 19
Add more feminine Icons.
There are many female players that don't align with farmers, swords or knights. How about Carmen Miranda - lady with fruit on her head? Or, adding male and female ...
Suggested by: Elise Erdmann (17 Oct, '21) • Upvoted: 11 Mar • Comments: 14
12s and 2s Option in the start lobby- Collect on either or when rolled
When you roll a 12 it's as if a 2 was rolled too and vice versa.
Suggested by: Redseahorse (07 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Mar • Comments: 14
Bug: bank won't accept 4:1 card trade
I've noticed a few times over the course of the past week or so that during certain games, the bank will not allow me to trade in 4 cards (but other players can). ...
Suggested by: B (07 Sep, '19) • Upvoted: 20 Feb • Comments: 40
Not planned bug needs-reproduction trade
Add PINK color to the Store
More color options, but start with Pink!
Suggested by: AuntieDawn (14 May, '22) • Upvoted: 26 Feb • Comments: 2
Under consideration store
Filter Profile Stats: bot games, game modes, maps, etc.
When I was first starting out, I played with bots to get a feel for the UI and understand the game better. But now I realize the bots are easier to trick and wins ...
Suggested by: Vamsi (10 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 16 Aug, '22 • Comments: 16
Under consideration profile
Don't make Balanced dice default in Ranked 1v1 games
Random dice should be the default option.
Suggested by: anonymous (10 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 20 Mar • Comments: 11
Overhaul the chat filter
At this point, I think most of us have experienced a run in with what has to be the most sensitive chat filter I have ever encountered. Whether it be something ...
Suggested by: ABH (04 Nov, '22) • Upvoted: 31 Dec, '22 • Comments: 1
Add Card Stack as an Option Instead of Random Dice Rolls
Keeping in mind this would only be an option and regular dice rolls would be the standard. This comes from an older version of PlayCatan. Basically, instead of ...
Suggested by: OatmealKing (12 Dec, '19) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 • Comments: 10
Under consideration game game options idea
Improve trading system (similar to PlayCatan)
Full requirements and images: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0htsc0e52hf0of3/ColonistTradingSysDoc.zip?dl=0 Example flow video: ...
Suggested by: Stroom (30 May, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Jul, '22 • Comments: 7
- Win% for each placement position (1st player to place, 2nd position, etc.) - Win% for all 5 resources start - Win% for lacking ore - Win% for lacking wheat - ...
Suggested by: Treeckosaurus (19 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 07 Mar • Comments: 5
Add a "Streaming now" Section on Lobby just like "Tournaments" and "Videos"
It may take some work to have the list update constantly, but it is a nice way to encourage people to stream. Best if it can get integrated with Twitch so that ...
Suggested by: Puzzles (07 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Nov, '22 • Comments: 1
Under consideration lobby
Please add board position lock back into the options.
Yeah, I could double click faster. But playing with the mouse or touchscreen still moves the board frequently enough. (Default it to off if you must)
Suggested by: player (24 Feb, '20) • Upvoted: 03 Mar • Comments: 15
Under consideration game game options map ui
Ability to set Password for Private room
The only way to gain access to a private room is via link - it would be helpful to have the ability to set a password if you choose to have a room privation the match ...
Suggested by: heady (31 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 16 Feb • Comments: 3
Release a Tournament Maps Expansion Pack (20 official competition maps)
Make a full game expansion pack with all 20 Tournament Maps, for people to purchase. What are these Tournament Maps? The tournament maps are a collection of 20 ...
Suggested by: JUAN (18 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Jan • Comments: 4
Under consideration expansion map premium tournament