Catan

Catan


"Catan", the legendary strategy game provides gaming fun anytime, anywhere.

True to the original game, you can compete with up to four players for the most settlements, the longest roads and the largest army. You can trade with each other and claim the precious land with all its resources.

Update 4.0 of the game allows you to challenge other Catan fans online via cross-platform multiplayer to prove your strategy skills.
But also various computer opponents, each with their own individual characteristics, will prove themselves worthy competitors: the pirate Jean, who knows no compromise, Vincent the merchant, who never allows himself to be cheated, Sean the knight, who takes what is rightfully his...

The popular Catan expansions "Seafarers" and "Cities and Knights" are available as In-App purchases.

The complete Seafarers expansion includes more than 10 additional scenarios with an extensive campaign. Become Harbormaster, discover new islands and extra game elements like ships, gold fields, treasures and pirates. Ahoy!

The Cities and Knights expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics that add even more variety to Catan. Invest new trade goods in city improvements to build one of the three metropolises of Catan – but beware of the barbarians attracted by Catan’s new wealth! You’ll need your best knights to fend them off! C&K contains a short campaign and 7 challenging maps.

Features:

- Available languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
- Optimized for smartphones and tablets
- Original "Settlers of Catan" rule set
- Smart computer opponents with individual strategies
- Scrollable game board including zoom option
- Freely combinable game settings
- Game statistics
- Comprehensive tutorial
- Seafarers LITE: New scenario "The 4 Islands" and two additional game variants
- Cities and Knights LITE: Test the new expansion in the scenario "The first Island"
- 3 different graphic sets to choose from


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Catan FAQ:

Question: Why do I have to download additional files after purchasing?
Answer: The download from Google play includes the basic game data and a tool that will determine your device’s display resolution and then download the optimal graphics data for your device.

Question: Which Android security permissions does Catan need and why?
Answer: “Storage” to write data to the SD or move the game data, “Network communication” to download game data and access the In App Store and “system tools” to check if Catan is already running to resume a game.

Question: I bought one of the expansions but after an update, reinstallation of Catan or after restoring my phone the expansion seems gone?
Answer: Don’t worry; your initial purchase is already saved in your Google account. However for technical reasons you have to select “Buy” again. Confirm and a message will tell you that you’ve already purchased it. You will NOT be billed twice!

Question: I lost my campaign progress after reinstalling, updating from or when restoring my phone. Is there any way to restore it?
Answer: Savegames from old versions can usually be restored automatically. For all other cases we’ve integrated a cheat code: Enter campaign mode and go to select player. Enter „CatanWarp*“ (* = 1–15, e.g "CatanWarp5") as your player name and confirm. Exit the game via the home button. Enter your phone’s settings menu. Select applications/manage applications/Catan/ and then “Force Stop”. Restart Catan. The campaign can now be continued from the specified level number by selecting “New scenario *”.
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Suggestions for improvements and feature requests?
Mail to [email protected]
We are looking forward to your feedback!

When contacting our support team, please provide details on the type of device and Android OS version used as well as a detailed description of the issue. Thank you!

For news and updates follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Recent changes:
Catan 4.2 adds online multiplayer to C&K and offers a new scenario pack (IAP) for single player games: Defeat dragons in the “Enchanted Land” and help to build the “Great Canal” in these scenarios with special rules and challenges. Furthermore we’ve added a special deal for all Catan expansions to the Catan store.

Additional Changes:
-Added “News” screen on startup and to help menu
-Updated and optimized network code for online games
-Improved stability
-Various smaller tweaks and optimizations
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About Catan
"Catan", the legendary strategy game provides gaming fun anytime, anywhere.

True to the original game, you can compete with up to four players for the most settlements, the longest roads and the largest army. You can trade with each other and claim the precious land with all its resources.

Update 4.0 of the game allows you to challenge other Catan fans online via cross-platform multiplayer to prove your strategy skills.
But also various computer opponents, each with their own individual characteristics, will prove themselves worthy competitors: the pirate Jean, who knows no compromise, Vincent the merchant, who never allows himself to be cheated, Sean the knight, who takes what is rightfully his...

The popular Catan expansions "Seafarers" and "Cities and Knights" are available as In-App purchases.

The complete Seafarers expansion includes more than 10 additional scenarios with an extensive campaign. Become Harbormaster, discover new islands and extra game elements like ships, gold fields, treasures and pirates. Ahoy!

The Cities and Knights expansion introduces various new gameplay mechanics that add even more variety to Catan. Invest new trade goods in city improvements to build one of the three metropolises of Catan – but beware of the barbarians attracted by Catan’s new wealth! You’ll need your best knights to fend them off! C&K contains a short campaign and 7 challenging maps.

Features:

- Available languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
- Optimized for smartphones and tablets
- Original "Settlers of Catan" rule set
- Smart computer opponents with individual strategies
- Scrollable game board including zoom option
- Freely combinable game settings
- Game statistics
- Comprehensive tutorial
- Seafarers LITE: New scenario "The 4 Islands" and two additional game variants
- Cities and Knights LITE: Test the new expansion in the scenario "The first Island"
- 3 different graphic sets to choose from


*****
Catan FAQ:

Question: Why do I have to download additional files after purchasing?
Answer: The download from Google play includes the basic game data and a tool that will determine your device’s display resolution and then download the optimal graphics data for your device.

Question: Which Android security permissions does Catan need and why?
Answer: “Storage” to write data to the SD or move the game data, “Network communication” to download game data and access the In App Store and “system tools” to check if Catan is already running to resume a game.

Question: I bought one of the expansions but after an update, reinstallation of Catan or after restoring my phone the expansion seems gone?
Answer: Don’t worry; your initial purchase is already saved in your Google account. However for technical reasons you have to select “Buy” again. Confirm and a message will tell you that you’ve already purchased it. You will NOT be billed twice!

Question: I lost my campaign progress after reinstalling, updating from or when restoring my phone. Is there any way to restore it?
Answer: Savegames from old versions can usually be restored automatically. For all other cases we’ve integrated a cheat code: Enter campaign mode and go to select player. Enter „CatanWarp*“ (* = 1–15, e.g "CatanWarp5") as your player name and confirm. Exit the game via the home button. Enter your phone’s settings menu. Select applications/manage applications/Catan/ and then “Force Stop”. Restart Catan. The campaign can now be continued from the specified level number by selecting “New scenario *”.
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Suggestions for improvements and feature requests?
Mail to [email protected]
We are looking forward to your feedback!

When contacting our support team, please provide details on the type of device and Android OS version used as well as a detailed description of the issue. Thank you!

For news and updates follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Recent changes:
Catan 4.2 adds online multiplayer to C&K and offers a new scenario pack (IAP) for single player games: Defeat dragons in the “Enchanted Land” and help to build the “Great Canal” in these scenarios with special rules and challenges. Furthermore we’ve added a special deal for all Catan expansions to the Catan store.

Additional Changes:
-Added “News” screen on startup and to help menu
-Updated and optimized network code for online games
-Improved stability
-Various smaller tweaks and optimizations

User reviews of Catan
I've not played the board game but as far as I can tell this is a very good conversion and the tutorial did a good job of teaching me the basics. The complaints over paying for the expansion seems OTT to me as you don't have to buy it and it's no different from the board game where you can also buy numerous optional expansions.
Jul 6, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Tuesday 7:37 PM
Used to love it - NO LONGER WORKS AT ALL Repeating what many others have said in the hopes that an update will be released. I have the app and paid for in-app purchases of seafarers and C&Ks. Great app, very fun, pretty display. C&K has some kinks in the programming (doesn't always highlight a city when it is supposed to highlight the buildings of an opponent you can choose from, occasionally the X and Check box will appear behind the normal menu options making it very difficult to click the check mark) but now I open the app only to have it crash immediately. At best you get a turn in before it crashes. Please reverse the last update or quickly work to repair whatever issue is causing the app to completely not function. It was an expensive app, would be nice for it to work.
A Google User
Tuesday 3:44 PM
Buggy game that crashes over and over again. Can make it through 1 round of turns full it crashes
A Google User
Tuesday 3:24 PM
Uses data in the background 336 mb of data without competing online.
A Google User
Tuesday 12:48 AM
Stops all the time Catan stops about 20 times a game. Right in the middle, it just stops and it shuts down. And this has been happening for months.Terrible app.
A Google User
Monday 11:22 PM
Starting to crash more often.... There are lots of bugs that need to be fix. Especially on the online expansion game. Many times during the middle or at the end of the game, it just crashes. 5 out of 7 expansion game I have played online so far has crashed. Very frustrating. Please fix it. Also, the game crashes too much in general. Keep having to restart again and again in the middle.