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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: 26 Jun, '23 Comments: 36
Done premium store

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: 18 May Comments: 25
Under consideration game premium tournament

Pay to remove ads

Can we have an option to pay to remove ads? Game with no ad banners at the sides:
Suggested by: Mark (30 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 10 May, '23 Comments: 16
Done premium

Make ranked games free to play

Suggested by: PenarBoy (28 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 14 Feb Comments: 4

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: Satoshi (18 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 4
Under consideration expansion map premium tournament

Very fast mode - 30s per turn

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

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: Gizmooo (06 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 18
Done idea premium

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: 06 Feb Comments: 5
Done premium store


there's a suggestion for premium very slow games, and another for tournament layouts. I think saving a game/loading a game could be a way to achieve both of these ...
Suggested by: corpsss (15 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 2
Under consideration idea premium

Rooms created by paid members filter to top

As a paying member of, 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

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

ad popping up at end of game while I have a founder pack

it happened after my last two games today
Suggested by: heady (08 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 09 Sep, '20 Comments: 2
Done premium

Premium very slow game

Longer term game, similar to pitboss on Civ V ...
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (14 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 02 Sep, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration idea premium

Founder Pack no longer have access to 5-6, 7-8 expansions with v90 update

According to past posts and the FAQ (Founder - All expansions + All maps = 0 Cc *), those with the founder pack should be able to create games with the 5-6, 7-8 (and ...
Suggested by: venison (16 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 16 Sep, '20 Comments: 3
Done premium