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Suggested by: Guido (08 Sep, '19) • Upvoted: 31 May • Comments: 57
Cities and Knights
Cities and Knights Expansion is out!!! Get it at the store https://colonist.io/store.html
Suggested by: John (25 Oct, '19) • Upvoted: 18 Sep, '22 • Comments: 33
Add PayPal as alternative to buy Maps and Expansions
Not everyone likes to hand out their card details.
Suggested by: Malachi (22 Nov, '19) • Upvoted: 16 Apr • Comments: 36
User Ranking/Leaderboards (ELO system)
Something like an Elo rating system or so.
Suggested by: Jesse (15 Sep, '19) • Upvoted: 12 Jan • Comments: 106
Player management: Add players as favorited/friends
I have found some really great people in games and wish I could play with them again. Maybe its coming with user profiles but it would cool to be able to have ...
Suggested by: heady (14 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 140
Add special build phase for 5-6 player
The 5-6 player extension for Catan has a "special build phase" where all players can build at the end of anyone's turn (only using cards in hand, no trades to other ...
Suggested by: Sean (23 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 26 Feb • Comments: 36
Done enhance feature game
Add numbers to resource cards
If we have 4 wood cards with us, it would really help if there was a small indication that we have 4 cards of that resource. Maybe just a small number "4" on the ...
Suggested by: Jesse (Achilles333) (10 Nov, '19) • Upvoted: 12 Nov, '22 • Comments: 31
Pause Game Feature
In a private game, allow players to request a timeout to the other players in the session. then resuming when ready. ================ PRESS "P" TO PAUSE THE GAME, ...
Suggested by: Daniel Hanlon (23 Dec, '19) • Upvoted: 28 Jan • Comments: 31
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: 13 May • Comments: 19
Under development enhance feature trade
Would love to play the original Catan Expansion! _________________________________________________________________ admin update: Seafarers is out! ...
Suggested by: Jack (23 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Feb, '22 • Comments: 9
enable changing email associated with account
Suggested by: v (07 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 09 May • Comments: 7
Dice stats live data
It would be nice to have dice stats live somewhere in menu
Suggested by: Jakub (24 Feb, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Jun • Comments: 29
Under consideration ux
Option for additional time for initial build phase
The game host could choose a time limit for the build phase which is separate to the time limit for the remainder of the game. For example, you could have a fast ...
Suggested by: AceVentura7 (15 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Aug, '22 • Comments: 67
Done game game options
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: 18 May • Comments: 12
Bots should refuse to trade with high point winning player
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (13 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 27 May, '22 • Comments: 37
Support for color blind players
Suggested by: Colonist.io (04 Sep, '19) • Upvoted: 03 Jun • Comments: 40
Under consideration ui
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: 01 Jun • Comments: 15
Not planned idea
Mute and Report players
Originally suggested by THanz on 2019-10-29. Implemented in v87 admin update: Report/mute tutorial in attached image
Suggested by: THanz (14 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 15 Oct, '22 • Comments: 5
Done chat enhance feature idea
Randomize Tiles and Numbers.
Please add the ability in game setup to have options of what you can randomize like tiles, ports and numbers. If you dont want to allow that, then please add ...
Suggested by: Connor (24 Nov, '19) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 45
Option to select a different dice system
How does your random number generator work? Are the seeds randomized enough? Very often it seems that the same numbers are being rolled multiple times, 3, 4, even 5 ...
Suggested by: MikeIsMyIke (05 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 12 May • Comments: 113
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: 01 Jun • Comments: 42
Under consideration game
Filter Lobby by Game Type (Map, Speed, Number of players, etc)
I'm only interested in playing public 4-player games with hidden bank cards, either fast or very fast. at high traffic times I'm scrolling through soo many games in ...
Suggested by: heady (20 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 17 Oct, '22 • Comments: 38
Done enhance feature idea lobby
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: 01 Jun • 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: 03 May • 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: 02 Jun • Comments: 14
Under consideration idea
Longest Road Bug: Explained Better?
The issue with longest road awarding the +2 VP inconsistently occurs when the player with the longest road loses it by getting their road length cut by a settlement ...
Suggested by: Kenny (08 May, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Feb, '22 • Comments: 111
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: 12 May • Comments: 48
Under consideration game options trade
Allow players to set their default color
Allow players to set on their profiles their default color. An addition to this would be to let players rate the colors in case they join a room/game where their ...
Suggested by: Paulo Roxas (16 May, '20) • Upvoted: 25 May • Comments: 9
Add more log in methods other than Google
Is there a way to create an account not via google authentication? Most sites offer the option to signup via email as well. In addition, is there a way to play with ...
Suggested by: Michael (18 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 09 May • Comments: 23
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: 06 May • Comments: 13
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: 30 May • Comments: 2
Not enough resource to give to all should mean no resources distributed
When there are not enough resources in the bank to distribute to ALL parties, the game should not distributed. Example: Red has 2 cities on a (6) wood. Blue has a ...
Suggested by: aztechunter (13 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '22 • Comments: 51
Bots shouldn't build too much unnecessary roads
It could create more settlements with all that resources http://prntscr.com/p1hzx5 __________________________ admin edit: Fixed in v99. Bots shouldn't build so ...
Suggested by: Demiculus (04 Sep, '19) • Upvoted: 28 Jan, '22 • Comments: 38
deleting the account
for those who want to delete their account
Suggested by: Neerav (06 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 6
Add confirmation button / double click
2 possibilities: -for main actions (BUILD, END TURN, BUY DEV) -for initial placements Problem this feature solves => Missclicking and double clicking How to ...
Suggested by: JUAN (01 May, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Oct, '22 • Comments: 58
Done enhance feature game ux
Keyboard shortcuts [PRESS SPACEBAR TO ROLL DICE & END TURN]
ROL DICE: SPACEBAR END TURN: SPACEBAR PAUSE: P MUTE SOUNDS: M VOLUME: UP/DOWN ARROWS ↑/↓ https://i.imgur.com/4NhWV9J.jpg ______________________ I think ...
Suggested by: Podvin#8781 (15 Jan, '20) • Upvoted: 26 Mar • Comments: 17
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: 01 Jun • Comments: 9
Under consideration idea
Traders & Barbarians Expansion
Suggested by: Calvin (19 Apr, '20) • Upvoted: 16 May • Comments: 3
Under consideration expansion
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: 13 May • Comments: 19
Room: Kicked people should stay kicked and not rejoin
Feature request: Not sure if it's easy right now, but if we kick someone out of the room before a game starts, it would be great if they can't immediately re-enter ...
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (04 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '20 • Comments: 21
Done enhance feature room
Rematch function does not work
Nothing happens when you click the rematch button. Cannot hold a rematch.
Suggested by: AM34 (09 May, '20) • Upvoted: 06 Oct, '22 • Comments: 34
Option to reset zoom to home?
Not sure if it already exists, but if the map becomes out of view there should be an option to reset the zoom so that the map is centered back in the middle again
Suggested by: fiskman (22 Mar, '20) • Upvoted: 26 Nov, '22 • Comments: 25
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
Done 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: 01 Jun • Comments: 3
Under consideration trade
Bots give away when a player is leading due to VPs
Bots always steal from the player leading, which gives away who has hidden vps. Bots see the total score despite VPs not showing for the other players, that means VP ...
Suggested by: JUAN (24 May, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Aug, '22 • Comments: 53
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: 2 days ago • Comments: 15
Bot logic support for Cities and Knights
Suggested by: Andrew McComb (23 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 27 May • Comments: 5
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: 10 May • Comments: 5
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
Done game performance ui
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: 21 May • Comments: 10
Under consideration expansion game options idea