Settlers of Catan

01/16/2018: Is "Catan" the next blockbuster?

Business<p>Economy<p>A new housing subsidy plan in Denver aims to make high end apartments affordable.<p>Economy<p>Business<p>Popular German board game Catan may be headed to the big screen.

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Defend Westeros against White Walkers in this GoT-themed 'Settlers of Catan' game

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Game of Thrones

Updated Rules for Settlers of Catan

While our popular board game <i>Settlers of Catan</i> is based on the basic foundations of any primitive civilization — agriculture, transportation, the …

Board Games

Play Carcassone, Lost Cities, and More Eurogames for Free Online

Six days left in your vacation and you’re running out of Lifehacker posts to read. The only games at your parents’ house are Sorry and Monopoly. Try …

Board Games

How Provably Loaded Dice Lead to Unprovable Cheating

Here’s a really interesting writeup by [Mike] that has two parts. He shows that not only is it possible to load wooden dice by placing them in a dish …

Board Games

How to Cheat at 'Settlers of Catan' and Never Get Caught

Probability makes this cheat impossible to detect, not that you should do it or anything.<p>If you’ve ever played a game of <i>Catan</i>, you’ve probably experienced the frustration of getting a bad roll multiple turns in a row. All you need is one brick to finish that road but the dice just refuse to give it …

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DOH probes Cebu boy hospitalized for dengue after vaccine

CEBU CITY - The Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas is investigating the case of a 10-year-old boy who contracted dengue after getting the …

Public Health

Ultimate Catan Gaming Table Doubles As Amazing All-Game Table

Image: Smobolob (via Reddit)<p>Custom gaming tables always sound like too much of an expense. Then you see one and you catch the envies, hard. I know it …

Board Games

Virtual sheep for virtual wood? Hands-on with Catan VR | Ars Technica

The venerable board game tries something new.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming …

Board Games

First Look: Settlers of Catan VR

<b>Beta sign-ups are now open.</b><p>When we first learned Settlers of Catan was coming to VR, not much was revealed at the time. We were told the multiplayer …

Catan VR Preview -- The Classic Tabletop Game Comes to Life

When it comes to tabletop gaming and “the classics,” few hold the regard of something like <i>Settlers of Catan</i>. Amassing over 22 million sales over the …

Board Games

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Want YOU to Come Over for Holiday Game Night: Here’s How

Not only are Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard one of THE cutest couples in Hollywood, but they also have hearts of gold. This holiday season, the pair has teamed up with Omaze (a donation site which offers people a chance at once-in-a-lifetime experiences for a charity donation of $10), to offer fans a …

Award Shows

The 8 best free iPhone games of the week

When it comes to mobile games, there’s almost always a game or two worth downloading every week. It might not hold your interest for long, but it …

Unreal Engine

The best new games we played this week - October 10

Another week has come and gone in this hectic, hectic life, and that means it's time to look back on another excellent few days of new mobile games. …

Mega Man

Sony Approves Settlers of Catan Movie Budget of 8,000 Wood, 9,000 Sheep, 4,000 Ore, 5,000 Wheat, 9,000 Brick

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> — Sony has approved a substantial budget for the upcoming <i>Settlers of Catan</i> movie, after much deliberation over sheep, wood, ore, wheat, …

Board Games

Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers is now available on the Play Store

Asmodee Digital is known for the for taking board games we love and transforming them into digital games we get addicted to. Now, they’re back with another.<p>Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers is now available on the Google Play Store. If you’re familiar with Asmodee Digital’s other games, …

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Syrinscape: Epic RPG Sounds at Gen Con 2017

Syrinscape: Epic RPG Sounds at Gen Con 2017<p>/ November 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM / Tabletop Games, Tabletop Interviews<p>Are you looking for a way to spice up …

RPGs

Asmodee Digital's Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers has landed on the Play Store

As was mentioned previously on AP, Asmodee Digital's <i>Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers</i> was set to release really soon on the Play Store. Well, …

Android News

Jerk Moves For Winning Board Games

I love playing board games with my nerdy friends by I can't stand it when they become overly competitive because that takes all the fun out of it for …

Board Games

Fantasy Flight Games Posts A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch Preview

<i>G.o.T. Catan</i>? (see what I did there?)<br>Anyway, Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with <i>A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch</i>, wherein the …

Game of Thrones

PlayPals Gaming App Up On Kickstarter

We all love gaming (or, at least, I assume we all do, considering the website we’re on right now). However, it can often be hard to find others to …

Loneliness

The Settlers Of Catan is (hopefully) being turned into a feature film

Sony Pictures is currently attempting to adapt the 1995 board game into a movie<p>Sony Pictures is currently attempting to adapt the 1995 board game <i>The</i> …

Board Games

Sony developing Settlers of Catan film franchise

The boardgame <b>Settlers of Catan</b> is about to make it to the big screen. According to Variety, Sony will develop the game into a feature film with the …

Board Games

Geekery: We May Get a Settlers of Catan Movie

Sony has secured the movie rights extremely popular board game.<p>I’m not sure who asked for this, but it’s in the works and it’s been fast tracked by …

RPGs

Settlers of Catan Is Getting Turned into a Movie for Some Reason

Will it tell the story of a young ore miner on a quest to build the longest road?<p><i>Battleship</i> may have been a weird, Michael Bay–aping mess, but that hasn't stopped the inevitable onslaught of board game movies in its wake. Adam Sandler's troubled Candy Land movie is still apparently a thing, the …

Board Games

'Settlers of Catan' Movie Adaptation in Development

"Settlers of Catan" is building a road to a movie adaptation.<p>Sony is in talks to buy the rights to the game, which was designed by Klaus Teuber. The studio is working with producer Gail Katz ("The Perfect Storm") who acquired the rights in 2015. Blaise Hemingway (the forthcoming "Playmobil") is set …

Board Games

Sony Wants to Turn 'Settlers of Catan' Board Game Into A Movie

The popular board game Catan—or the more formal name “The Settlers of Catan”—has sold more than 25 million copies. And now, thanks to Sony it could …

Board Games

‘Settlers of Catan’ Is Getting a Movie Adaptation and We Nerds Are Loving It

“Rolling in the sheeeeeeeeeeeep.”<p>You’ll have to excuse our Adele paraphrasing, we’re just excited to hear that Sony Pictures is in negotiations to …

Board Games

Sony Pictures working to acquire rights for 'Settlers of Catan' movie

Board games have not had the best record with film adaptations, but that hasn’t stopped Hollywood from trying. Sony Pictures is currently in …

Entertainment

Why a Settlers of Catan Movie is Such a Weird Idea

<i>(Welcome to Cardboard Cinema, an irregular feature that explores the intersection between movies and tabletop gaming. This column is sponsored by</i> …

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