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kick afk players after 2 rounds of being afk
Players are going afk and are not being kicked. Everyone must wait out their turns and have their turns auto-decided by the bot. There was a suggestion that was ...
Suggested by: Frank (06 Mar, '22) • Upvoted: 10 Mar, '22 • Comments: 17
Profile not displaying correctly
On Safari (macOS Catalina), profile is displaying weirdly, regardless of how I scroll, alter the size/shape of the window, or if I (including hard) refresh. (Checked ...
Suggested by: Coletta (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Jan, '21 • Comments: 16
Lots of lag during the game and my plays wont execute.
Suggested by: badb (02 Jan, '22) • Upvoted: 23 Feb, '22 • Comments: 10
12 and 2 numbers should be smaller than 6 and 8.
In the official Catan game, the attached image shows that the numbers with a lower probability are smaller than numbers with a larger probability. When playing ...
Suggested by: Vaderico (16 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 03 Feb, '22 • Comments: 5
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 Mar • Comments: 2
It would be awesome if the Harbormaster option could be added as an option to be turned on for any game. This could easily be a paid-for option as well. I imagine it ...
Suggested by: Christian (29 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 05 May, '22 • Comments: 1
Under consideration expansion
BUG: Trade can proceed without required cards
Description: When a trade is created, anyone can accept the trade if they have the required materials. However, even if the person initiating the trade uses their ...
Suggested by: Ray Redondo (06 May, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Jun, '20 • Comments: 12
If a Player Leaves, Allow a Human to Replace their Bot after 3 Rounds
Lots of people don't want to play against bots (because they don't know what they're doing). But human players often leave a game for one reason or another. To ...
Suggested by: Mahal (13 Jan, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 • Comments: 6
Overlapping VP and Knight
The image is self-explanatory. #bug
Suggested by: Ivan (06 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Oct, '20 • Comments: 5
White Player Color like original Catan 5-6 player
The origin back Catan game has white, which is quite different from the other colors, and with the bronze pack I'm forced to use the settler player color, which is ...
Suggested by: Kyle (19 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 30 Sep, '20 • Comments: 2
Road Building Card Glitch
I used my Road Building Development Card. Placed 1 road. My connection dropped. When I refreshed/re-entered, the game wouldn't allow me to place my 2nd road.
Suggested by: TalkSick (04 May, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Nov, '20 • Comments: 12
Suggestions to improve bots' AI
Why not try some of the following: 1. Stop bots trading with the leading player if the leading player only needs 1 or 2 VP to win. [DONE] 2. Stop bots trading 2 ...
Suggested by: CatanJawad (17 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 19 Mar • Comments: 4
Under consideration bot
Yap Island Map
What is better than adding random islands of the world to the game? Nothing. Now out of all the islands you could add, what would be better than adding the island ...
Suggested by: Joey (12 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 07 Aug, '22 • Comments: 3
Under consideration map
Remove Bot Games from Win Rates
Win rates hold little value when they are inflated with games with bots, they should not be accounted for in the win rate percentage.
Suggested by: Richard (16 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 09 Jan • Comments: 2
Reveal all hidden fog at the end of the game
If someone wins before all the fog tiles are revealed, when the score board is shown also show what the fog tiles would have generated
Suggested by: Beth (11 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 • Comments: 2
allow the statistics to be viewable during a game.
Suggested by: Russ Trosin (22 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Jan • Comments: 2
Turning OFF keyboard shortcuts (or change them, please)
TURN OFF KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS CLICKING THE SETTINGS BUTTON: https://i.imgur.com/N4IlKeR.png ===================== I have, three times now, ended turn accidentally ...
Suggested by: Caetiri (11 Sep, '22) • Upvoted: 25 Oct, '22 • Comments: 0
BUG: end game graphs not scaled correctly (dice stats, res card stats, etc)
So i can only click on overview to click on the other tabs again. macOS Catalina 10.15.4 / Safari 13.1 edit: end game graphs break if you zoom in/out during the ...
Suggested by: agoston (30 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Aug, '21 • Comments: 19
Allow bank trades at unfavourable rates (3-1 instead of 2-1)
If I occupy a 3-1 port AND 2-1 port, please allow me to trade my resource at a 3-1 rate if I so desire. Currently I'm not able to trade the bank at a 3-1 rate.
Suggested by: Andrew (22 Oct, '19) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 12
Get back to old display info
With the last update, we cannot see how many settlements, roads, etc. we still can build. It doesn't make sense.
Suggested by: Bruno (21 Apr, '21) • Upvoted: 05 May, '22 • Comments: 10
spectators with link to the game should be allowed access to the chat window
Spectators with game link should be allowed to post msg in the chat window if the host allows the particular spectator to do so...there is no fun for the spectator ...
Suggested by: Caleb (27 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Dec, '22 • Comments: 8
Players Re-Joining a Re-match should keep same color
Suggested by: ERROR/Admin/Bruh before it was stolen (12 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 17 Sep, '22 • Comments: 3
Under consideration enhance feature rematch
Bot game not showing in games list
When I go to the site on my iPhone 8, the only game options are ones already created or the free map. There’s no option for a bot game, or even creating your own. I ...
Suggested by: Jaime (13 Oct, '21) • Upvoted: 27 Nov, '21 • Comments: 13
Karma Penalty notification interferes with game play
When the karma penalty notification appears, it interferes with game play. I was in the middle of discarding cards after a 7 and the discard pile reset itself. Then ...
Suggested by: Niki (03 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Sep, '20 • Comments: 11
Save game settings for future setups
By clicking 0 through 8 at the bottom of the game set up lobby, a settings profile can be loaded. It can then be modified and used or modified and saved. If saved, ...
Suggested by: Alex Bruski (26 May, '20) • Upvoted: 31 Oct, '22 • Comments: 10
Under consideration enhance feature room ux
Add option to disable language censor at lobby/game level
The censor is annoying and it should be a private room-level setting that allows you to enable or disable it for the lobby/game in question. ...
Suggested by: Trash Developer (02 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 26 Apr, '22 • Comments: 9
Add more colors
Some suggestions: Rainbow (premium) Fancy (premium) Gold Teal/turquoise White Pink Make orange and red a little more distinct to help colorblind players
Suggested by: Bob Bob (01 May, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Mar • Comments: 8
Remove country flags in Unranked games
I would like to have the option to toggle showing my country flag at the end of the game, for privacy reasons.
Suggested by: FishingPole (11 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 10 Jul, '22 • Comments: 3
Anonymous games (for example for tournaments)
I would be nice to have as a feature for games the possibility of playing an anonymous game: - Players get a random colour and the usernames are hidden during the ...
Suggested by: PotatoRiot (15 May, '20) • Upvoted: 04 Jun, '22 • Comments: 8
Under consideration idea
Just like in real life, players should be able to use expansions they personally own to play together. For example, if I own the Cities and Knights expansion and my ...
Suggested by: Karel (29 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 11 Oct, '22 • Comments: 3
Include a dice roll distribution in the final screen
Not necessary, but I'd like to see what the dice roll distribution was for the game at the end and how close it is to a normal distribution. This could be a line or ...
Suggested by: Schunkadunka (08 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 05 Feb, '20 • Comments: 2
C&K: Modify player info
Revamp the player info so that progress cards depict the color distribution, so that VP cards depict the appropriate colors, and ideally put all this in one box ...
Suggested by: CouchTomato (12 May, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Feb, '22 • Comments: 1
Ticket to ride
Can you guys make an IO version of Ticket to Ride? :D
Suggested by: Boitboyleo (08 Feb, '22) • Upvoted: 14 Mar • Comments: 0
Catan Frenemies Scenario
Hark, friend! Let us... help... each other. We live in a time of altruism on Catan. We give away resources to help lagging players. We move the robber to isolated ...
Suggested by: James (23 Jun, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Jan • Comments: 0
Remove pop-ups on home page and game lobby
The pop-ups to become a member or buy coins is extremely frustrating and ruins the experience. Please remove this!
Suggested by: Anora (05 Aug, '22) • Upvoted: 23 Jan • Comments: 9
Make 6's and 8's red
Multiple people suggested this. https://www.reddit.com/r/Catan/comments/cmsqlt/katanio_play_free_online_settlers_of_catan/ew4tav9/ ...
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (12 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 05 Oct, '20 • Comments: 5
Done enhance feature ui
Watching Ads for Free Colonist Coins
An additional option within the "Get Colonist Coins" Store, which allows a player to watch an ad (or perform some other action which can earn money for colonist.io) ...
Suggested by: Noah K (28 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 08 Jul, '22 • Comments: 2
Under consideration idea
In rematch, original game creator should be first in the players list
The player who started the original game should be first on the list when a rematch is started, no matter if he clicked on the "rematch" button first or not.
Suggested by: JUAN (15 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 03 Feb • Comments: 2
Under consideration rematch
Lag and loading/disconnection issues
Last two weeks i cannot play catan anymore because it is SUPERslow. Sometimes the board does not even get loaded. Before this I had no problems. Anyone has an idea ...
Suggested by: ILoveSeafarers (18 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 18 May, '21 • Comments: 14
Roll Dice button not working // (CLICK THE DICE!!)
I am not able to press the roll dice button when it is my turn I keep having to wait for the timer to run out for the dice to roll itself. No other issues but still ...
Suggested by: DrBong (04 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Oct, '22 • Comments: 10
Remove Longest Road / Army notification
[ADMIN] Animation's position in the screen was changed to top right corner. Duration reduced to half. Size reduced 60%. Original animations: ...
Suggested by: GET (24 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 06 Jan, '21 • Comments: 7
When someone leaves the room everyone should be put on "not ready".
The following occurred to me 2 games in a row today and it happens more regularly as well. You host a lobby for a 4 player game and wait for there to be 4 players. ...
Suggested by: Lisanne (19 May, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Dec, '21 • Comments: 6
Add option to disable confirm checkmark as an individual player setting
While playing in the Very fast mode, we are already short of time and now with the checkmark option, it takes a couple of extra seconds which isn't necessarily ...
Suggested by: Yuvraj Gupta (29 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Dec, '20 • Comments: 2
Under consideration game options ux
Allows players to veto map
Sometimes maps are obviously unfair, non-competitive, or would not be fun to play. To solve this problem, allow a majority of players the opportunity to veto the ...
Suggested by: PPP (08 May, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 • Comments: 2
Show total count of players on each leaderboard list
Tell us how many total people are on each leaderboard list when you look at it. Am I #15 of 100 or #15 of 10,000? Big difference.
Suggested by: Fromper (22 May, '22) • Upvoted: 08 Aug, '22 • Comments: 1
Under consideration leaderboards
Reduce amount coins needed to purchase colors
$20 is way too much for switching to the color purple or mystic blue. $5-10 would be much more reasonable. you priced that way too high, and you will make less money ...
Suggested by: Chris Jungmann (14 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 • Comments: 1
C&K Printer and Constitution more visable
It is easy for the Printer and Constitution points to go un-noticed in games where a player is awarded a VP. Can we make it a banner like when someone unlocks a level ...
Suggested by: AJ (02 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Jun, '22 • Comments: 0
Allow Game Parameters to be passed via URL for easier game creation
I think this would make it easier to host tournaments. (This also makes it easier for me to host seafarer games too :D All I have to do is bookmark the link and a ...
Suggested by: Shadow7 (12 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 07 Mar • Comments: 0
Prevent reconnecting as spectator instead of player
When you disconnect from the game (which currently happens quite a lot), it says something like “Internet connection lost. Please reload the page.” If I do that, I ...
Suggested by: Hippo (24 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 09 Aug, '22 • Comments: 15
Under consideration bug
Bank Icon Not showing in trade menu
*Issue description:* When creating a trade the bank icon does not show in the trade window. *Browser & OS:* Edge for Windows 10 Home. *Size of browser (use ...
Suggested by: Alex Bruski (01 May, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 • Comments: 10