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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: 03 Jul, '23 Comments: 45
Done game room

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: 25 Feb Comments: 14
Under consideration bot idea room

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: 20 Feb Comments: 9
Done room

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: 29 Nov, '23 Comments: 21

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: 12 Aug, '23 Comments: 36

Add an indicator when multiple players have the same IP

Suggested by: H (28 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 01 Dec, '23 Comments: 10
Under consideration idea room

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: 17 Jan Comments: 14
Done bug lobby room

Ability to set Password for Private room

The only way to gain access to a private room is via link - it would be helpful to have the ability to set a password if you choose to have a room privation the match ...
Suggested by: heady (31 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 16 Feb, '23 Comments: 3
Not planned idea room

Option to switch back to the old design

Hi, I love the game! But I personally find all the new graphics really distracting. I loved the simplicity of the older design. It would be awesome if there was an ...
Suggested by: Kat (09 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 25 Jan Comments: 29
Done room ui

Hide Bank Cards as Default Setting

Self-explanatory. In real life, there is no counter of cards as we have on katanio.
Suggested by: b (20 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 08 Mar, '22 Comments: 3
Done game room

BUG: hitting enter key when filling in room name kicks you out your own room

If you open the box to change the title of the room, then hit enter, rather than clicking OK and changing the title, it kicks you out of your own room. (Chrome ...
Suggested by: John (14 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '21 Comments: 29
Done bug room

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: AlexInAuburn (26 May, '20) Upvoted: 14 Oct, '23 Comments: 10

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

Disable karma option in room settings

When you make a game you should have the option to disable the karma system from the beginning. Sometimes I'm ok with people leaving or I might have to leave before ...
Suggested by: Coletta (15 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 24 Apr, '23 Comments: 6
Under consideration game options room

Can't see start button anymore... can't play game.

The start button can't be scrolled to depending on the size of the screen. UGH! I resize my browser window and sometimes it will show up.
Suggested by: mega (16 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 23 Oct, '19 Comments: 19
Done bug room ui

Add an option to complete disable the robber

When a 7 is rolled, nothing should happen. Only discarding if over 7 cards
Suggested by: Wanda Tinasky (28 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 25 Feb Comments: 3
Under consideration enhance feature game room

Ability to see profile in game setup screen

When players join a game, clicking on their names shows an option to kick them out. It would be useful to also be able to see their profiles. There has been a rise of ...
Suggested by: Pierre (02 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration enhance feature profile room

Exploit: One Player Two Accounts in Game Resource Advantage

A single person cheating 2 accounts in same game. Cheaters who play in one game with multiple accounts to gain an advantage are no more than 2% of all players. ...
Suggested by: b (20 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 27 Apr, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration room

Option to Only Allow Logged In Players to Join Room

There are a lot of players who don't log in. That's great as it lets new people check out the site first. But some of those who aren't logged in are annoying trolls. ...
Suggested by: Mahal (13 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 28 Feb, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration room

Hide colors you don't own

The dropdown to select which color you want to use should only display colors you own. It isn't too bad right now but it will get worse as colors are added.
Suggested by: Lane (17 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 11 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration room

Bug: can't change settings in remake lobby

When joining a remake made not by you and the player that made it leaves, making you the new host. It's impossible to change the drop-down settings (game speed, bot ...
Suggested by: Matias (30 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 2
Done bug room ui

Change max player to just "players"

Currently you specify max players, but this still allows the game to start without the desired number of players. Some players (who didn't open the game) try and ...
Suggested by: player (27 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 12 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration room ux

the Free map stoped being free BUG ?

thats all.
Suggested by: noam (28 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 09 Jan, '21 Comments: 1
Done bug map room

Room name without space character broken

If I enter room name in one word, without space character, it gets broken like on the screenshot. I tried to rename it to "TEST". But if I change it to "TEST ", ...
Suggested by: Andrii (14 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 29 Apr, '20 Comments: 1
Done room

Make Victory Points condition more visible on game lobby

Some people like to do 11vp games and I like standard 10vp ones. I never notice when they change it and it messes me up big time :P
Suggested by: sodap (02 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 17 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration room

After kicking a bot, no karma is displayed on new players

If you have a bot in your room and kick it, all users who join the room after that action, won't show any karma
Suggested by: JUAN (04 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 29 Oct, '20 Comments: 2
Under consideration bug room ui

Bug: Rematch option resets rooms

When clicking rematch at end of a game: Prior behavior: kept prior game settings Dec 7 update: Default setting for room
Suggested by: Katanist (08 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 31 Dec, '20 Comments: 1
Done rematch room

Username already taken

when I click on the "ready button" is says that username is already taken. I thought that was the case but I have changed to countless combinations and the same error ...
Suggested by: Orlando (05 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 18 Apr, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration bug needs-reproduction room

Bot color changeable after being inactive

After being disconnected due to inactivity or broken internet, it is still possible to change the bot color (Windows 10/Google Chrome) Video: ...
Suggested by: Fl0tschi (19 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
Not planned room

People Ruining the Game with Picture Names for Game

People are putting pictures in the game descriptions that are so large that it makes it impossible to see the games or create a game. Please fix.
Suggested by: Carni Sweets (28 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 29 Apr, '20 Comments: 1
Done room

Change tab title when it is your turn/someone has joined the room

Currently, while I am waiting for someone to join my room, I browse on another tab and I have to check every 5 sec if someone has joined so that he/she doesn't wait ...
Suggested by: Kristiyan (05 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 05 Mar, '20 Comments: 1
Done room ux

Changing Map on Room Resets Victory Points to 10

Could lead to scenarios where players want to play with more VPs and switch the map after the fact. Players may not realize VPs have changed and will click Ready ...
Suggested by: Puzzles (02 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration room

Bug - didn't buy the pack, still got "Settler"

If a game is created by someone, who can use the "settler" skin and he/she doesn't, the next connected user gets the "settler" skin automatically
Suggested by: Yuch (21 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 22 Jul, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration bug room ui

naming of the room

What happened to the naming of the rooms? They are messed up.
Suggested by: X (26 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
Under consideration room

Any player in the room can change "Map" setting

When joining a room, while "Game Mode" is blocked, any player can change the "Map" setting. This won't have any effect in the real map that is being played, it is ...
Suggested by: JUAN (27 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 27 Aug, '20 Comments: 1
Done bug room ui

Bug: Menu selection within Mac OS Big Sur

When choosing game options in Mac OS Big Sur, the drop down menus do not appear (e.g. game mode, map, dice, VP to win, card discard limit, max players). When one ...
Suggested by: Katanist (08 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration bug room

Repated host name in room title after Rematch

First rematch will add the host name to the tile once. And so on with as many rematches you feel like doing.
Suggested by: JUAN (20 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep, '20 Comments: 0

Unable to create a room with bots in mobile browser

When creating a room with bots, the page goes back to the main home screen even though the URL is of the newly created room. The create button doesn't work post that. ...
Suggested by: bojackH (19 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 19 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration bot bug mobile room