Catan

Developer: USM

Current Version: 1.3

Last Updated: 3 years ago

Download Size: 366.1 MB - Download

Description:

The legendary struggle for Catan continues!

Play the board game classic and its expansions "Seafarers" and "Cities & Knights" and create your own empire on Catan including individual maps and scenarios.

Found settlements, build roads and prove your trading skills to become Lord of Catan. With the right strategy and a bit of luck, you’ll defeat worthy competitors, such as the combative knight Sean, the shifty pirate Jean, or the cunning merchant Nassir.

Let the new, detailed graphics take you to an utterly realistic Catan, or choose the classic mode for a genuine board game feeling. Let your imagination run free and create your own Catan world including new scenarios and maps.

Find out if you really are a secret colonist; confront your rivals and become Lord of Catan!

• Original "Settlers of Catan" rule set
• Expansions "Seafarers" and "Cities & Knights"
• Editor: Create own maps and scenarios and share them with players around the world
• Two different graphic sets: realistic 3-D graphics or genuine board game mode
• Two special scenarios: "Enchanted Island" and "Great Canal"
• Ten smart computer opponents with individual tactics plus local hot-seat multiplayer mode
• Game Center achievements and local game statistics
• Tutorial and Catan Almanac
• Developed in collaboration with Catan designer Klaus Teuber

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Release Notes:

- Optimized data exchange between game and editor
- Texture quality of terrain tiles and character model is now adjustable
- Optimized graphics rendering, especially on older systems
- Load times improved
- Improved overall game stability
- Implemented a feedback system to send reports and log-files directly to the development team
- Several small changes and improvements to the user interface

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.3
Review by tiannafonz

Great Game! - Great game! No issues with installation nor any other issues with playing the game. Works great! Wish you could disable animations all together as sometimes it does make the game move along a little longer than it should; however it’s super fun.

Found helpful by 3 out of 4 people
1/5
Version 1.3
Review by sdfwheyrtjety

junk - i have this on my iPhone. liked it so much i decided to buy it for my mac mini (OSX10.7.5). It never loaded properly, even after several attempts to contact the customer service. they only promised updates that never happened. even offered some other "crap" software that i do not need, or want. finally, today ! an update. STILL DOES NOT WORK. I WANT MY MONEY BACK!

Found helpful by 11 out of 13 people

More Reviews for Current Version

3/5
Version 1.3
Review by Calabiyau

Crashes a lot. - Great game. Just like the board game. In fact, I bought this at the same time as I bought the board game so I could play it when there were no friends around. The problem is that the game crashes a lot. I’m playing through the introductory Campaign and it crashes several times in each scenario, except maybe the first one. If they fixed this crash problem, I would give the game more stars. I’m using an iMAC 2.8GHz Intel Core 5 with 4GB RAM and OS X version 10.9.4.

Found helpful by 9 out of 10 people
4/5
Version 1.3
Review by anyrose58

I’ve always liked Catan - I’ve played the table top version for years. I have one main complaint about this app, however. It takes far too long to load. Even after I’ve closed all other apps, and defragged the hard drive, and cleared out the cache, it still takes more than five minutes to load. Why is that? And will the deverlopers fix it?

Found helpful by 7 out of 7 people
4/5
Version 1.3
Review by MasakoXtreme3

Needs Online - After purchasing the app for My Iphone, and I loved it. Thought what the hell the online was great and the game was fast and very good looking. Was incredibly dissapoionted to spend 4x the amount and get no online and slower loading. They need to add online for the OSX!

Found helpful by 7 out of 8 people
1/5
Version 1.3
Review by swunderboy

Fun when it works - Been trying to play for the past few days since purchasing and it crashes a good 85% of the time it's in use. Saving helps you start back up where you left off but having paid $17 with the expectation that it would be stable enough to use with normal gameplay is leaving me extremely disappointed.

Found helpful by 7 out of 7 people
1/5
Version 1.3
Review by Sun2874313

Unplayable Graphics - Absolute Garbage - As other reviewers have noted, the game board is angled, which makes it very difficult to see some of the tiles. It’s also just a pain. The graphics are muddled and have serious contrast issues, which makes it difficult to see pieces on the game board and keep track of moves. User interface controls are strangely complicated. I like that you can customize boards, but despite loving this feature, there’s little you can do with this game. It’s just impossible to play with these awful graphics and crazy controls. This version costs actual money, and it’s the worst electronic Catan I’ve ever seen. The iPad version is the best. I like that version a lot, actually. I wish they’d make that even more customizable (option to remove the Robber, and option to make your own boards), add some even tougher bots, and expand it to the Mac. This version should be in the trash.

Found helpful by 6 out of 10 people
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