Colonist.io

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Colonist.io is a free online board game inspired by Settlers of Catan. Take the role of a settler and build your civilization by expanding your territory, trading goods, and building an army. Set up a game with friends and build your empire!

How to Play

Getting started

If you know how to play Catan, you'll understand how to play Colonist.

For beginners, the game features comprehensive instructions and a tutorial mode to get started. The tutorial mode is easy to follow and features soft AI opponents.

The basic rules of Colonist.io

When you roll the dice, you'll be given the resource with the corresponding number on the map. You can use the resources to build settlements, cities, roads, and development cards. The development cards give you knights that build your army and rob opponents. If you're missing an important card, you can trade with other players and the bank. Building settlements by the port will give you a better trade deal in the resource offered.

The end goal of Colonist.io is to reach 10 victory points. You can achieve this with the number of settlements, cities, longest roads, largest armies, and VP cards. Keep that in mind!

More Games Like This

Colonist IO gives you the opportunity to play a Catan-style game online in your web browser. Check out our board games collection if you want to play more board games online. There are many classic titles including Snakes and Ladders, Ludo, and Guess Who. Browse the full list for more.

Release Date

December 2017 as Katan.io. The game has been rebranded as Colonist.io since August 2019.

Features

  • Play with bots or other players in real-time
  • 2 to 4 players per game
  • Beautiful and clean interface
  • Resource production and trading

Platform

Web browser (desktop and mobile)

Walkthrough

Controls

Press the left mouse button to play.

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