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CPU/GPU usage optimisation

The game is perfect, but while playing on the laptop, the battery discharges quickly and the fan tries to fly away from it.
Suggested by: Muhyng (05 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 31

Add an indicator when multiple players have the same IP

Suggested by: H (28 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 12 Aug Comments: 10
Under consideration idea room

Make robber more visible

Robber is hard to see sometimes, especially when playing larger boards.
Suggested by: Ryan Layton (26 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 24 Apr Comments: 24
Done ui

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: 13 Sep Comments: 19
Under consideration

Add PINK color to the Store

More color options, but start with Pink!
Suggested by: AuntieDawn (14 May, '22) Upvoted: 12 Sep Comments: 4
Under consideration store

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 Aug Comments: 56
Under consideration idea

AFK / inactive Players Should Be Kicked after 2 rounds

Player will AFK and others must sit through the clock every turn. It's often vindictive. Players should be kicked and possibly docked 1 karma for such action.
Suggested by: marshal (29 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 42

Display if Karma System is active or not

The notification for the Karma System (if the penalty is active or not) gets lost in the chat log. It would be helpful if that was displayed somewhere other than the ...
Suggested by: heady (18 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 09 Mar, '22 Comments: 20

Explorers and Pirates

Suggested by: Barbarossa41 (12 May, '20) Upvoted: 28 Jul Comments: 6
Under consideration expansion

Player Profile Info not Loading

Chrome on PC. When I see mine or other player profile Info it appears blank even it says palayer not logged een when I now for certain I'm, or the other player is.
Suggested by: Ozz (08 May, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 68
Done bug profile

Please add room speed back to the lobby

There's no way to easily distinguish rooms, click in to the rooms we want to be in or play with the names we usually see.
Suggested by: Aj (23 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jan, '22 Comments: 24
Done lobby ui

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: 23 Aug Comments: 21
Under consideration game idea

Pay to remove ads

Can we have an option to pay to remove ads? Game with no ad banners at the sides:
Suggested by: Mark (30 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 16
Done premium

Super slow mode should extend time for robbing, rolling the dice, and playing a knight.

In super slow mode, you have 3 hours for each turn but only 30 seconds to play a knight. You also only have 10 seconds to roll the dice. These are drastic differences ...
Suggested by: DylLighted (28 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 20 May, '21 Comments: 7

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: 24 Jul Comments: 4
Under consideration

Time Bank

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: 19 Aug Comments: 23
Under consideration idea

volume slider

sometimes you are watching some Unbox Therapy (Youtube) or some Sport game while playing Colonist withtout removing the sound, but its too loud. I would suggest to ...
Suggested by: keelby (23 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 10 Sep Comments: 12
Done sound ux

Add word filter to room titles

admin edit: Done. Will go live next update JUAN
Suggested by: MAL (08 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 10 May, '21 Comments: 20

See other players' responses to trades

In real-life Catan, you see other players' reactions to trades, which adds leverage to the trade. For instance, a leading player wants to get brick for a ...
Suggested by: Aleksandra (24 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 19 Aug Comments: 18
Under development

Cannot click "Start Game"

Unable to click start game after all players are ready
Suggested by: michelle (17 May, '20) Upvoted: 27 Jul Comments: 32
Done bug

allow counter trades to be accepted

the active player should be able to accept a counter offer admin edit: fixed in v94. Going live 11/11 JUAN
Suggested by: leso (05 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 15 Aug, '21 Comments: 11
Done bug trade

Bot trading bug/request thread

If a player leaves the game for whatever reason and a bot takes over, people can abuse the bot for very favourable trades. This can ruin any kind of balance in the ...
Suggested by: KettlerSatan (14 May, '20) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 Comments: 59
Done bot bug trade

Option to switch back to the old design

Hi, I love the game! But I personally find all the new graphics really distracting. I loved the simplicity of the older design. It would be awesome if there was an ...
Suggested by: Kat (09 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 05 Nov, '22 Comments: 28
Done room ui

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: 07 Aug Comments: 9
Under consideration

Remove Balanced Dice as Default Setting

Can we please make the default random dice and make balanced dice optional please. The game upon which it is based is played with physical dice which is never ...
Suggested by: Former (11 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 6

If no one has a resource, when trading it shouldn't tell you "Error: No one has that..."

It's not up to the AI running the game to tell players that no one has a resource requested. It's a players job to try to keep track. As it is, it can save a person ...
Suggested by: Aracknid416 (18 May, '20) Upvoted: 26 Jun, '22 Comments: 27

When placing the robber and accidentally selecting a player with 0 resources, don't penalize

One thought, and it may have been mentioned before, but when you place a robber on a position that has multiple players, you shouldn't be penalized with getting 0 ...
Suggested by: Pottsitive (05 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 09 Mar, '22 Comments: 31
Done game ux

Spectate games: search or jump to one directly

With thousands of games running, it's impossible to find a friend's game. If they provide the 4 digit ID, there is no way to join that game directly. We should be ...
Suggested by: Neil (13 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 27 May, '22 Comments: 17

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: yesterday Comments: 4
Under consideration

Disabled Adblocker Doesn't Work

I've allowed to use popups and ads and it still won't let me play ranked games
Suggested by: Nate (21 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 22 Aug Comments: 27

swap Trade menu button with Buy Dev button

The order remains logically correct, and now the Trade menu opens/closes from same position. This also prevents accidentally buying dev cards when closing trade menu. ...
Suggested by: IwannaRock (30 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 06 Mar, '21 Comments: 18

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
Under consideration

Internet Connection Broken Refresh Browser

Keep getting this message over many days now with bot games. Different devices iOS. New tabs. Doesn’t seem to matter. It also seems to be getting worse, before I ...
Suggested by: Steve (08 May, '20) Upvoted: 31 Aug Comments: 26

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
Not planned trade

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

Make ranked games free to play

Suggested by: PenarBoy (28 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 22 Mar Comments: 4

Lock username once created to prevent trolling

players are changing their usernames to get into games that they were kicked from and then trolling/targeting.
Suggested by: J (18 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 27 Feb, '22 Comments: 27

Bot Embargo Bug

If embargo is started against Bot (or player that becomes bot after leaving) and bot offers trade, it waits out the entire timer before turning dice over. Suggestion: ...
Suggested by: Camille (29 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '20 Comments: 20
Done bot bug trade

Make card counter number BOLD if over 7 cards (or any card discard limit)

When a player has more than 7 cards in hand, make the number (8, 9, 10, etc) be in bold, as shown in the attached images. The point in which a number is made bold ...
Suggested by: JUAN (03 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 19 Mar, '21 Comments: 6

Fix Karma System: /disable karma doesn't work

does the karma system ever actually disable? it seems as though the karma system doesn’t ever deactivate. countless times after leaving a game after a bot takes ...
Suggested by: heady (16 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 11
Done bug

5-6 Players Expansion

you could add the 6p map from the 5-6p expansion
Suggested by: bongboy (04 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 19 Mar Comments: 14
Done map

Auto Reconnect

Instead of showing an error like this it should auto connect.
Suggested by: Demiculus (29 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 28 Aug, '21 Comments: 9

Titles of games should change automatically according to new game settings

For example, when changing game settings to very fast game title should change and adapt automatically to that
Suggested by: PotatoRiot (22 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 12 Dec, '20 Comments: 32

Unlimited Mode

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: 19 Aug Comments: 9
Under consideration

Remove/Disable Private Player Message Feature During Games

Either completely remove or disable users ability to send private messages to players in the platform or at least while either player is in a match. In the game its ...
Suggested by: djz5 (19 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 5

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: 23 Apr Comments: 19

Bug: Rolling 7 after having placed a knight can result in a 15 second turn

It has happened to me several times that when rolling a 7 my turn is only 15 seconds long, I believe I have tracked this occasional behaviour to happening when I ...
Suggested by: Andernut (09 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 04 Jun, '22 Comments: 19

Don't make Balanced dice default in Ranked 1v1 games

Random dice should be the default option.
Suggested by: anonymous (10 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 19 Sep Comments: 11
Under consideration

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
Under consideration

Allow old fun maps to be picked and played on

Suggested by: Omega (27 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 19 Jun Comments: 14
Done idea