148Apps Review Summary

Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: FEELS LIKE WORK :: Read Our Full Review >>

There's a good card game here, it's just buried under a ridiculously unfriendly interface.

What's New

- Optimized computer opponents in various details, e.g. cards to gain resources are now played more strategically
- Updated rule-set to reflect special situations, e.g. computer player will now always place trade ships correctly
- Updated multiplayer mode and matchmaking functionality
- Various smaller tweaks and optimizations

App Description

Be the Prince or Princess of Catan and decide on the fate of its settlers!

This exciting Catan card game challenges you to rule a realm on Catan. Construct cities and settlements, build ships and roads, and hire heroes to outplay your opponents!

Three different game modes provide varied challenges:

- An easy-to-play introductory game, ‘The First Catanians’ is exclusively played with the cards of the basic set and using simple rules. The ideal way to get started with the game!
- Theme set games represent new eras on Catan, adding numerous cards to the game: Make clever use of trade advantages and the opportunities of cards like the university or the pharmacy to achieve domination over Catan!
- The ‘Duel of the Princes’ is the most advanced game mode: it is played with cards from all theme sets, offering even more strategic and tactical possibilities, thus providing some truly sophisticated games.

Features:

- Based on the original card game by the creator of Catan, Klaus Teuber
- Exciting two-player duels
- Three game modes with various difficulties
- Numerous AI opponents with different personalities and tactics provide varied challenges
- Online and local multiplayer modes (online multiplayer via Apple Game Center)
- Based on the rules of the comprehensive, revised edition of the Catan card game
- Including Cards Almanac for easy reference and comprehensive tutorials to get started

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App Changes

July 01, 2014 New version 1.2
February 14, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
January 29, 2014 New version 1.1.1
September 26, 2013 New version 1.0.5
July 01, 2013 New version 1.0.1
June 20, 2013 Initial Release

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