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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

Logs shouldn't autoscroll after every new event

UI Enhancement Request: Please don't autoscroll the log if I've scrolled up, just give me a message that there is new stuff being added to the log (that is ...
Suggested by: Demiculus (28 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 23 Aug, '21 Comments: 21

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
Under consideration

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
Under consideration

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

Add Full Screen Option

Just like when watching a movie. It would be better to play on any device if it gave the full screen option. The advertising would be hidden, the screen would not ...
Suggested by: Valeria (16 May, '20) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 Comments: 5

All time leaderboard for ranked game

In addition to seasonal leaderboards, itโ€™d be a nice addition to add an all time leaderboard to see player progress throughout time
Suggested by: Karm (15 May, '22) Upvoted: 17 Jun, '22 Comments: 1

Improve trading system (similar to PlayCatan)

Full requirements and images: Example flow video: ...
Suggested by: Stroom (30 May, '20) Upvoted: 24 Jul, '22 Comments: 7
Under consideration idea trade ux

Track statistics

- 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
Under consideration

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

Mobile: big chat window blocks trade buttons

The latest update to mobile has an error. The chat window is to big and you can't click on the trades. ---------------------------------- Admin edit: bug fixed. ...
Suggested by: JMF (23 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '21 Comments: 30

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

Very fast mode - 30s per turn

30s per turn
Suggested by: Swagger (22 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 26 Apr, '20 Comments: 6

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
Not planned idea room

Icons too large after v96 update

Icons on mobile are too large to use monopoly or year of plenty. The discord button is too large and does not allow me to select wood or brick on mobile. Please ...
Suggested by: Ryan (08 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 09 Jan, '21 Comments: 30
Done bug ui

Bug: Robber gets placed automatically by game on Seven when discard timer runs out

In one of my last games when I rolled 7 one person timed out for selecting the resources to discard. After the timer ran out the game discarded for this person and ...
Suggested by: noorg (17 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 01 Sep, '20 Comments: 12

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

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: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 12
Under consideration

Dark mode - reduce background brightness

Reduce background brightness outside of board to spare my eyes. Especially when playing during nighttime.
Suggested by: b (20 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 3
Under consideration ui

BUG: hitting enter key when filling in room name kicks you out your own room

If you open the box to change the title of the room, then hit enter, rather than clicking OK and changing the title, it kicks you out of your own room. (Chrome ...
Suggested by: player (14 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '21 Comments: 29
Done bug room

Remove/hide the hats

Remove the hats, it doesn't bring any value to the player. Worse, in early game, other users tend to put the robber on the users with a hat more often then not. Hats ...
Suggested by: Frustrated_Hat (06 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 18
Done idea premium

Hide Bank Cards as Default Setting

Self-explanatory. In real life, there is no counter of cards as we have on katanio.
Suggested by: b (20 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 08 Mar, '22 Comments: 3
Done game room

Bug: Port Graphic Wrong on 5-6 player maps

this one is only a graphic issue, on the 5-6 expansion map it appears that both a 3:1 port and a sheep port land on a single spot. There is no gameplay issue, as i ...
Suggested by: Schaefer (31 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 17 Jan, '21 Comments: 20
Done bug ui

Disable Special Build Phase (SBP)

Set an option to disable build phase for 5-6 players. It is very boring and slow.
Suggested by: Nacho (19 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 13 Dec, '22 Comments: 17
Under consideration

Board numbers in 5-6 players are wrong (2s and 12s)

Board has three tiles with 12 and only one with number 2. it should be two 12 and two 2s
Suggested by: Joaquin (28 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 11 Aug, '20 Comments: 9
Done map

Cannot edit name

I click the edit button, enter a new name and click the checkmark, but nothing happens and it goes back to the default "Ertha5066" name ---------------------- ...
Suggested by: Akshay Rao (05 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 20 Dec, '22 Comments: 14
Done bug lobby room

Total game time displayed ingame

A timer whilst ingame showing the current amount of time that the game has been running for, similar to that which is currently shown at the end of the game.
Suggested by: TheXnator (06 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 09 Jan Comments: 10
Under consideration idea ux

Adjust number of roads/settlements/cities

Currently, games are fixed at 15 roads, 5 settlements, and 4 cities. This limits flexibility possibly for players who want to experiment out of the norm. If ...
Suggested by: PPP (08 May, '20) Upvoted: 16 Mar Comments: 8
Under consideration expansion game options idea

Enable counter offers even when you don't have what they are looking for

Player is trying to trade for something I don't have, so I can't counter offer. But I could offer 2 or 3 of another resource, especially if they are on a port... so ...
Suggested by: player (11 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration trade

Spectate Games

Be able to spectate a game, anonymously or not
Suggested by: Alfredo Moreno R. (27 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 10 Mar Comments: 13

Santa Claus Scenario

Santa needs wool for his new coat and the coats of his elves. If you give Santa Claus wool on your turn, you may move him to a hex on the island of Catan. Once he ...
Suggested by: James (23 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 23 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

Ads cover game screen and buttons (pc and mobile)

Today I started a game and there is an ad covering all buttons between Ore and End of turn. When I enable adblocker, buttons are still covered by semitransparent ...
Suggested by: Muhyng (21 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 09 May, '21 Comments: 12

Icon Customization

Is it possible to give us the ability to change icons? Give free players a small choice, and get the choices larger for logged in players, larger still for paying ...
Suggested by: Christopher Fisk (04 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 08 Feb Comments: 9
Under consideration

While counter-offering in the first rounds, no resources are displayed

The problem is that at the beginning of the game (not sure how many rounds this lasts, maybe 1 or 2), no resources appear in the resources bar while counter offering ...
Suggested by: JUAN (24 May, '20) Upvoted: 03 Nov, '20 Comments: 7
Done bug trade

option to remove lobby chat

There are really inappropriate conversations going on. This used to be a site I let my child play this great board game on but I don't anymore because people are ...
Suggested by: Amber (20 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 11 Oct, '21 Comments: 15
Done lobby

Remove player activity notice for development card usage

Users can see when another player is "using monopoly card" or "selecting 2 resources" BEFORE the card is actually used (there is some text to the left of the timer ...
Suggested by: Michael (07 May, '20) Upvoted: 03 Mar, '21 Comments: 10
Done bug game

add vote surrender

sometimes one player just gets ahaed too fast and everyone agrees it is a matter of time until he wins. so we could add to the chat a "/votesurrender color" to end ...
Suggested by: tuga (08 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 16 Nov, '22 Comments: 9
Under consideration chat idea

The 5-6 Player Expansion Pack should be comprehensive

When someone buys the 5-6 player extension pack, they should gain access to all extensions for expansions. For example, if I choose to buy the 5-6 player extension ...
Suggested by: Peter Burbery (12 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 03 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add more languages

Translate the game in different languages, maybe adding a way to submit a new language
Suggested by: Bruttagente (19 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 04 Jun, '22 Comments: 10
Under development enhance feature idea

Add "Volcano" option (instead of the desert hex)

Create the game board in the same manner as a normal game but replace the Desert tile with the special Volcano tile (see image). Randomly assign a number token (in ...
Suggested by: CatanJawad (16 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 15 Apr, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration

Auto-No to trade instead of Embargo

Can there be an option for trading where you just elect to have an automatic no? sometimes setting the embargo is dramatic and sets a different tone in the game. I ...
Suggested by: heady (03 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 26 Jan Comments: 4
Under consideration

Mute lobby sounds > Would be nice if I could mute game sounds from the menu, the ...
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (12 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 10 Apr, '21 Comments: 3

Easier font to read for player names

I don't understand why the font was changed for player names in a game lobby. It's way more difficult to read. It would be easier to have a bold/bigger font or go ...
Suggested by: Brian (KellyC) (05 Feb) Upvoted: 17 Feb Comments: 2

Reduce Extension Prices

Hi there, like many casual players I considered purchasing an extension as something new. however when I saw the prices of these I genuinely laughed at how overpriced ...
Suggested by: Matt (20 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 07 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Disable Karma for Games where someone has already quit

People who don't like playing with bots will want to exit the game after someone leaves. People who like playing with bots may not care enough to /disablekarma so ...
Suggested by: Akshath (25 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 07 Oct, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Fishermen of Catan

add the fishermen of Catan expansion
Suggested by: Ralph Parker (18 May, '20) Upvoted: 25 May, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Colonist TV

Have a featured broadcast of the highest rated game going on at the moment. Allows for easy, shared spectating experience. Goals: -create a more spectator ...
Suggested by: Grubdubdub (23 Feb) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration

Dice should automatically roll if player has 0 development cards

There is a wait time before dice rolling to allow players to use a knight prior to rolling If a player has a development card, it should not be revealed which card ...
Suggested by: Pete Evans (19 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 7
Under consideration idea

In-Game Audio channel

I think it would be great to have an in-game audio channel with each player having the option to mute/un-mute their mic and speaker to that channel. Spectators would ...
Suggested by: Alex Bruski (23 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 18 Mar Comments: 5
Under consideration chat enhance feature

C&K: Event die rolls postgame data

Extend the histogram in the postgame data to include the frequency for event die rolls (black, yellow, blue, green).
Suggested by: CouchTomato (16 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 19 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration