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Pause timer/2 min delay on disconnect to avoid bot take over

When a player disconnects there are a few scenarios where the bot takes over and makes less than ideal moves while the player is trying to reconnect. A solution ...
Suggested by: Jeff d'Eon (07 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 24 Feb, '21 Comments: 8

Create different price model

The coin system is gimmicky. The original model for early adopters was better. A different pricing model would bring more credibility to the site. I've always ...
Suggested by: Nick (20 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 30 Jun, '22 Comments: 5
Done premium store

Trades should have priority over building (building canceled if I make a trade)

I asked for a trade, and then tried to put a road. Only after the road options was highlighted, someone agreed to the trade, but when i clicking the V it did not ...
Suggested by: Berkin (23 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 14 Jun, '21 Comments: 4

People cheating

Please keep track of players playing together as people play together and defeat games purpose in multiplayer as people donot know while they silently play with their ...
Suggested by: Nandan (13 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 07 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration

Tournament Management Tools: implement into

Many tournaments have been hosted on and they have been a logistical struggle. If you implement a tournament creator into the site, where players can ...
Suggested by: MrSunshine (30 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 10 Apr, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Discard Selected Cards When Timer Hits 0seconds on a 7

When a 7 is rolled and you are selecting which cards to discard, if you let the timer run to zero it will auto select which cards to discard for you. I've had this ...
Suggested by: Spencer (27 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 07 Mar Comments: 2
Under consideration

Make the Vietnam and Istanbul maps available for purchase

Is there anywhere we can get these 2 great maps? Thanks!
Suggested by: KP (26 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 02 Nov, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Points over time graph

You should include a graph with the rest of the stats that shows how many points players have at various intervals throughout the game. On the Y axis - how many ...
Suggested by: Gronk88 (29 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Add crypto as an alternative payment method

> Let us use Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and VeChain Thor too please. ...
Suggested by: Demiculus (27 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 25 May, '22 Comments: 1
Done store

Add 7-8 player option for Seafarers

Suggested by: Mickle Nguyen (09 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 05 May, '22 Comments: 0
Not planned expansion seafarers

Add back custom room names in lobby

Hard to find games with friends or people you just played with now
Suggested by: Minty (26 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 02 Oct, '22 Comments: 11
Not planned

Block offensive language in the game description and chat

Some immature people write things such as slut, bitch, cunt, fuck etc in the game description or in the chat. I think such words should be detected and omitted or ...
Suggested by: Timpano (05 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 06 Aug, '20 Comments: 4

Fun Maps are way too big

The fun maps are a great concept. However, they are far too big and are only really suitable for a 10 player game. Can you please make smaller fun maps, that use a ...
Suggested by: Marlonius69 (25 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

balanced dice robber

If the dice is balanced none of the player should rolle 9 out of 11 7s i lost so many games to constant 7 rolls i count them everygame i play 1v1 for a reason make it ...
Suggested by: turker subasi (14 Jan) Upvoted: 18 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Cities and Knights Different Variants

There should be the option to play with the Easy Start Variant, the Knight Errand Variant, and the Nasty Variant, plus if possible, combine with a seafarers scenario.
Suggested by: Alistair H (14 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 25 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration idea

Improve the fair dice (random dice) mechanics

It is blatantly obvious for any player that plays a lot of game in this website that there is a built in biased dice written in the game code especially in the bot ...
Suggested by: NightHawk (31 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 10 Jul, '22 Comments: 14
Not planned

Bank trading bugged

I had a port at 2:1 on wood and 3:1 on any and I was unable to trade anything with the bank which prevented me from winning.
Suggested by: Shots (29 May, '20) Upvoted: 29 Dec, '22 Comments: 9
Under consideration bug needs-reproduction trade

Karma reduced even when I finished my games!

I have been playing for the whole day and I completed all of them, but my karma is still reduced from 20/20 to 19/20 and now 18/20. I always finish my game.
Suggested by: Sven (29 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 22 Mar Comments: 7
Under consideration

Victory Point Goal displayed prominently on screen

Would be good to have VP goal shown more prominently on the screen, it's been a source of confusion anytime it's different than the standard 10
Suggested by: kjs (20 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 05 Nov, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration ui

Remove karma upper limit (it is being abused)

I suggest that the upper limit for karma of 20 be revised or removed. Once players have completed 20 games they can then complete only every second game without any ...
Suggested by: Jarrod (19 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 08 Jan Comments: 6
Under consideration

Change Trade UI

Everyone in our game at least once got confused which way a resource trade was going. Change the UI to make it more clear which resource is being asked for and which ...
Suggested by: Jonathan (02 May, '20) Upvoted: 05 Aug, '21 Comments: 6
Under consideration trade ui

Ads in player profile for paid users

I am a supporter of and it says it should be ad-free but you look at someone personal stats you still get ads.
Suggested by: smash (13 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 04 Oct, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration profile

[Bug Report] : Fix Spectator View Number

If you observe the Eye at the bottom near to the buttons, it shows 0 spectators even though me and 2 other friends were spectating this. admin update: Fixed, live ...
Suggested by: Suprith (09 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 08 Sep, '20 Comments: 4
Done bug

Masking/Hiding Identify of Players at Game Launch

Add an option to randomize/mask/hide players' names/colours once the game launches. This would be particularly useful and fun in competitive environments where ...
Suggested by: Sarah (21 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 26 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Loading problem

I have been playing online for a long time and for some reason the webpage will no longer load in either Chrome or Safari
Suggested by: elaine (05 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 01 Dec, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Helpers of Catan Scenario

Catan Scenarios: Helpers of Catan – a mini-expansion for Catan that's compatible with Catan: Seafarers and both Catan: 5-6 Player Extension and Catan: Seafarers – 5-6 ...
Suggested by: James (23 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 20 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration

#WeStayHome Scenario

Instead of placing the desert tile in the middle, replace it with a home hex. Place the other home hex where the number 2 token lies. The robber starts in the ...
Suggested by: James (23 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 13 Nov, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Blank screen on starting a new game

Problem: Recently whenever I join or create a new game and start it - my screen goes blank and I cannot see the board. Tried changing the browser, zooming out, ...
Suggested by: Harsh Saraf (17 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration

Rename 5-6 & 7-8 "expansions" to EXTENSIONS

Suggested by: Coda (15 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 21 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration store

Quitting private games should not result in a loss of Karma.

My friends and I have started playing here recently. Love the game / website. When we have some time to spare we always open a game up. But we don't always have time ...
Suggested by: WilliamNye (13 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 07 Oct, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Add Europe as a new map in store.

Europe is so fun that I andmy friend would love to buy it and continue playing this mode.
Suggested by: Queen (17 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '22 Comments: 11
Under consideration

Randomly select good starting spots if player disconnects

Originally requested here: yellow's comp dc'd and was placed in those ...
Suggested by: (04 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 27 Aug, '20 Comments: 11

Can't scroll in lobby

Can not scroll/view all rooms in the Lobby. ________________________ Admin edit: bug fixed. Will go live next update
Suggested by: D (23 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 25 Dec, '21 Comments: 10
Done bug lobby

Mobile Chat Box Position is bugged (v96)

Trade results hidden
Suggested by: Dzola (07 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 25 Dec, '21 Comments: 7

Dice and Bots unfair

Having read a lot of suggestions regarding the Dice and Bots and they all point to the same thing- Bots get an unfair advantage over players. Here are some instances ...
Suggested by: Player33 (03 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 23 Jan Comments: 5
Not planned

Add 'Gold Rush' map into the Store

Really liked the map but this is not an purchase option in the store.
Suggested by: Eckow (17 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 27 Feb, '22 Comments: 5

Bots should never let the time run out.

I played a game against three bots, and one of them went AFK.
Suggested by: None at None (31 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 19 Mar, '21 Comments: 5
Done bot bug

Map editor feature

it would be sick if you could create your own map and try it out. just the normal one but choose the tiles and numbers
Suggested by: diego (18 May, '21) Upvoted: 07 Oct, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Face Up Devs

make the special devs (Monopoly, Year of Plenty, Road Building) face-up after being used, so as to make dev card counting easier and to more closely resemble the ...
Suggested by: Grubdubdub (15 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 09 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Implement a clock on Screen to show how long the game has been going on for

Implement a clock on Screen to show how long the game has been going on for. This would be helpful as at the moment only time you know how long you have been playing ...
Suggested by: WheatCoin (26 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 02 Apr, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Improve Card Holder UI When Too Many Cards

The card holder UI does not appropriately display cards when a player's hand has too many cards. This can sometimes result in a problematic UI as it becomes more ...
Suggested by: L (21 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 06 Mar, '21 Comments: 9

Paid Host leaves room and game can't start

There have been a few times where I'm hosting a game of 6+ and why waiting on everyone, my "internet connection drops" and have to leave the room. Upon refreshing, ...
Suggested by: Nelson Quintanilla (10 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 14 Nov, '21 Comments: 8
Done premium room

Timers too fast during a roll of 7 (game speed very fast)

From one of the more recent updates, the timers were significantly shortened for both having to choose which cards to discard when over the limit as well as having to ...
Suggested by: moanjam (05 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 30 Apr, '22 Comments: 8

Can't queue for ranked games

I have already disabled adblocker, still doesn't work
Suggested by: Arta (21 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 17 Mar Comments: 7


The dice favors the bots and it feels unbalanced. I also receive lowest resources by dice rolls in majority games. Please fix :)
Suggested by: N/A (19 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 11 Aug, '22 Comments: 4
Not planned

Report abuse, and be able to leave game without losing karma if abuse is happening

There really needs to be a way to report users who abuse or bully, and to be able to leave a game without losing karma if there is an abusive fool in the game. I ...
Suggested by: Cath (17 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 4
Under consideration

Change the Orange color to a slightly darker one in the game chat box.

It's rather difficult to read at first glance, especially if you're running f.lux & playing at night. If it was just a shade darker it would be so much better. I ...
Suggested by: Perfect (24 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 27 Jan, '22 Comments: 4

See complete player's list + move chatbox to the left side of the screen

Move chatbox to the left side of the screen so when talking to other players it isn't neccessary to scroll up to read 4 lines. Zooming out chatbox helps, but to a ...
Suggested by: JUAN (22 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration ui

Total game time played added to profile

Using the data already collected about how long each game takes, having a statistic on a players profile showing how many in game hours they have / how much time they ...
Suggested by: Stormwarrior (03 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 04 Nov, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration profile

In "dice stats" say how many 7's each player got

I love this game, and one of my favorite parts is looking at the dice stats after each game to see how lucky/unlucky each player got. I play a lot of 2 player with my ...
Suggested by: Jamie (06 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration