Mayfair Games, publishers of the popular tabletop game, Settlers of Catan, has bowed out of the industry.
Jonathan Kay in The Atlantic has an interesting article on the rise of German and German-style board games like Settlers of Catan, and how they’ve changed the gaming landscape at a time when the video game was supposed to have turned board games into dinosaurs. Show More Summary
Most people think about Catan, or Settlers of Catan for those with a penchant for complete titles, as the popular empire-building board game. It hasn't always been a tabletop affair, however, as Catan has existed in various forms since...Show More Summary
The board game Settlers of Catan is becoming a free-to-play multiplayer app, Catan Universe, for Android and iOS on November 15. Catan Universe is already available on PC. All versions will feature crossplay, meaning that iOS users can compete against PC players, for example. The mobile release is launching with the base game, the Cities […]
A few years ago, it looked like a movie based on the board game Settlers on Catan was on the cards. It's the sort of thing you hear about and think "Huh... that'll never go anywhere". Well it has gone somewhere -- it appears Sony is in the process of "fast-tracking" production of the flick. More »
Settlers of Catan is one of the most popular tabletop games of all time, and now it looks like a film adaptation of the beloved property is one the way.
Oh, boy. So it looks like Hollywood isn’t anywhere near done exploiting certain board games for potential films. We’d hoped that the Battleship movie would have been a sign, but we suppose not. According to THR, Sony is working to adapt the board game into a potential franchise starer. They were currently in negotiations to […]
Todd McFarlane wants Keith David in his Spawn movie... but only for a little bit. The Stargate webseries has found its Catherine Langford. Sony wants to bring Settlers of Catan to the big screen. Plus, how the Purge TV show will create tension without being about the Purge, and a cryptic new Stranger Things teaser. Spoilers, away! More »
(Welcome to Cardboard Cinema, an irregular feature that explores the intersection between movies and tabletop gaming. This column is sponsored by Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy in Austin, Texas.) For years, Hollywood threatened to make a Monopoly movie. Show More Summary
You know who Sony Pictures is. You know the kind of movies it creates, the drivel that its marketing executives spout. Jack and Jill, Fantastic Four, Pixels, Ghostbusters (2016), The Emoji Movie. This studio has generated some of the worst pieces of film I've ever seen. Show More Summary
"Settlers of Catan" is building a road to a movie adaptation. 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. Show More Summary
Sony is in a hurry to capitalize on the popularity of the board game Settlers of Catan that will bring the story to the big screen.
By Sheryl Oh Fast-tracking a 'Catan' movie is the first piece of the puzzle. The article Sony Wants to Build a ‘Settlers of Catan’ Franchise appeared first on Film School Rejects.
The board game has sold over 25 million copies The post Settlers of Catan Movie in Development at Sony appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Nerds are cool now, which means nerdy stuff like video games are superheroes are also cool, but there are really only so many video games and superheroes that Hollywood can turn into movies. Luckily, the back wall of the toy section in your local Target has a seemingly endless supply of sufficiently nerdy board games… Read more...
All men must trade. Redditor carlotta4th spent hundreds of hours learning the ins and outs of laser cutting to make a beautiful Settlers of Catan board game set with cities and settlements based on the major houses in Game of Throne...
Developers Experiment 7 recently unveiled a new trailer for Catan VR. It's a virtual reality take on the classic old-school game made by Klaus Teuber. Working with Asmodee Digital, the upcoming title for VR headsets takes the original board game and updates it for today's generation of...
One of the world’s most beloved board games is coming to virtual reality — and a group of designers who want to make the worlds we find inside our Oculus Rifts and Samsung Gears the next place for us to gather and play on magical tables. On Friday at the PAX game and culture fan […]
If you haven't found enough ways to make your friends hate you through hours of failed negotiations, here's another way to ruin friendships. Settlers of Catan is getting a VR spin off. More »
Settlers of Catan is a love it or hate it type of game among board gamers. Rivals for Catan, a two-player standalone variant, is arguably a better game (I'd argue that it is much better). It was good enough to make it to digital life way back in 2013. Unfortunately, it's starting to show its