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YuCatan Settlers of Catan Game Board Review

YuCatan Settlers of Catan Game Board Review

I review the YuCatan Settlers of Catan Game Board by Mayday Games. Despite a good idea, the cardboard warps too easily for long term use.

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Settlers of Catan on Xbox Live this Wednesday

Settlers of Catan on Xbox Live this Wednesday

Thanks to pantone from Ars for posting this. Settlers of Catan will launch on Xbox Live Wednesday, May 2. The game will sell for 800 points, or $10USD. As mentioned in my previous posts about Settlers coming to the 360, I am most curious about how the AI will work, especially in isolation from each […]

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More information about Settlers of Catan on the Xbox 360

More information about Settlers of Catan on the Xbox 360

Gaming site Joystiq.com has an interview with Brian Reynolds, CEO and director of Big Huge Games, who is making the Xbox 360 version of Settlers of Catan. In case you don’t want to read the interview, here are some important points for those of us who have loved this table top classic game for years: […]

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JSOC tournament entries closed, tournament begins tonight

JSOC tournament entries closed, tournament begins tonight

After a little delay, the entries for the second JSOC tournament are closed! It’s just us regulars who signed up, so it should be easy to conduct the games. Good luck, everyone! Tags: settlers of catan

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Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne Headed to Xbox 360 Live

Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne Headed to Xbox 360 Live

First zombies, now Euro-style board games. The Xbox 360 moves one step closer towards my household. According to this post at 1up.com, Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne will be offered on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Internet service. Other, as-yet-unnamed European games will be making their way onto Microsoft’s console gaming platform. There is no word on […]

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Settlers of Catan Travel Edition Review

Settlers of Catan Travel Edition Review

Settlers of Catan is one of my favorite games. I play it online almost every day and I play the tabletop version with friends whenever I can. One of the problems with the game is that it doesn’t travel very well. There are lots of pieces and Settlers requires a large playing surface. I purchased […]

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Roclar.net’s JSOC Server Under Lock and Key

Roclar.net’s JSOC Server Under Lock and Key

Thanks to some fucktard who decided that “all muslims must die” was a good game name, we’ve had to put a username:password on the roclar.net JSOC server. If you’re interested in playing, please email me and I’ll relay the pertinent info to you. Tags: settlers of catan

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Roclar.net's JSOC Server Under Lock and Key

Roclar.net's JSOC Server Under Lock and Key

Thanks to some fucktard who decided that “all muslims must die” was a good game name, we’ve had to put a username:password on the roclar.net JSOC server. If you’re interested in playing, please email me and I’ll relay the pertinent info to you. Tags: settlers of catan

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JSOC Tournament II Registration

JSOC Tournament II Registration

Registration is live again! Please register now! Register now! Okay, we’re cranking up the Java Settlers of Catan II Tournament. My buddy Stilts will be hosting the event. Registration will run until August 4, 2006. There’s no cost to enter. If you are new(ish) to Settlers of Catan or JSOC, you may want to read […]

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Java Settlers of Catan Tournament II

Java Settlers of Catan Tournament II

I know a fair amount of my Gibberish readers play the boardgame Settlers of Catan. For those of you who don’t, Settlers is a three to four player game (up to six with the expansion) and the object is to build towns on a random board made up of landscape tiles. Each tile produces a […]

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