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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
Done idea lobby

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rooms created by paid members filter to top

As a paying member of Colonist.io, I want games created by me sorted to the top of the rooms list, so that my room has a higher chance of filling quickly.
Suggested by: Brian Ritter (31 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 14 Mar, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration lobby premium

Restrict Game and Lobby Chat to verified users

At least require people to have verified in order to use chat functions, this right there might reduce trolling - then you can remove this privilege as people abuse ...
Suggested by: John (27 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 10 Jul, '22 Comments: 3
Done lobby

Use queue-based matchmaking to minimise wait time

Most people care only about which game type they are sitting in, not so much who else is sitting in their room. For this, queue-based matchmaking is more efficient ...
Suggested by: woodbrickore (08 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 07 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration enhance feature lobby

Lobby Auto Update

Currently, I must refresh the lobby to see the current available rooms. It would be nice for it to update automatically.
Suggested by: ThruTHEhead (10 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 02 Jan, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration lobby

Click Lobby Chat Names should link to their profiles

Would like to have names of people in the lobby chat clickable and linked to their profiles so we can view their stats...
Suggested by: Twinkie™ (25 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 31 May, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration lobby profile

Further improvement to game titles

I love the addition of changing the game title when the game mode/speed is changed. However, I think it would be even better if it would also change the game title ...
Suggested by: Jamie (06 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 27 Feb, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration lobby ui

Put Profile Stats (Win/Loss%) below Karma on main page

Put Profile Stats (Win/Loss%) below Karma on main page so people don’t overload the server clicking the profile page. Most people are looking for the points/game info ...
Suggested by: Del (25 May, '20) Upvoted: 29 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration lobby profile

Top row of rooms overlaps the default rooms

Could this be adjusted so you can read the top row of room names? It might just be my browser- I play on Safari. Only really noticed today after trying to find room ...
Suggested by: heady (31 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 26 Sep, '19 Comments: 1
Done bug lobby ui ux

Request a Game in the Lobby

Sometimes you want to play Seafarers or the Dark Forest but don't own the game. What if you could make an open request in the Lobby for someone to start a certain ...
Suggested by: Max Georgopoulos (23 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 24 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration lobby

WebGl hardware acceleration

Can you get rid of the popup about hardware acceleration that happens every time I go to the lobby page? The game runs perfectly fine without it.
Suggested by: Michael Szpik (15 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 07 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration lobby

Make CREATE button green and Multiplayer letters white

HEX: #22B04C
Suggested by: JUAN (11 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration lobby ui

Fix design mistakes on front page (screenshots below)

- "Very fast" text doesn't fit single line on my display - the front page is no longer scrollable, last line of lobby is chopped off, and I can't get to the footer ...
Suggested by: HunterKiller (12 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 12 Jan, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration bug lobby needs-reproduction

flags for non-standard games in game lobby game line

it takes a long time to find a game with the settings that I like, for instance I don't want to play balanced dice or non-hide bank card games. it would be better if ...
Suggested by: Leso (30 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 30 Oct, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration lobby ui ux

Rename the weekly fun map to just free fun map

the naming of the free weekly map implies it will change every week. Its been 2 weeks since its changed, maybe rename the mode so its less confusing?
Suggested by: gary (03 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 03 Aug, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration lobby