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Katan.io Patch Notes


Version 37 - 10 June 2019


General:

- Presale Pack hats show up in lobby, rooms and games (Lobby: ๐ŸŒ… Room: ๐ŸŒ…)

- Trading screen stays open after successful trades (Thanks ufff#0564)

- Added maximum 120 seconds for action bonus timer (Thanks Sande24)


Bot Trading:

- Increased average bot trade respond time by 2s

- Bots do not need a reply to offers if you don't have that resource (Thanks Sande24)

- Bots respond quickly if they don't have the resource asked for

- After rejecting a bot offer, bots respond immediately

- Bots wait a couple of seconds before jumping on offers that player can accept (Thanks Arjunlal)

- Bots don't immediately trade with bank while they have offers waiting for a response

- Fixed a scenario where bots traded stupidly (Thanks Hartle)

- Removed the temporary bot turn timer decrease by 4x


Bug Fixes:

- Cannot use Road Building card when you don't have road pieces (Thanks Wiskow, Irwin, Dranca, monkjack, rdosage)

- Road Building card passes to your turn when you run out of road pieces (Thanks Danny, Gospodarek)

- Fixed not getting resources after randomly placing settlement (Thanks Andersen, Jenny, FredBulsara, livejamie, Matos, Arjunlal)

- Fixed times showing extra 0 at game end stats (Thanks ะœะฐั€ะณะพ6789) ๐ŸŒ…


Version 36.1 - 04 June 2019

- Fixed infinite bot trading (Thanks Atilme, Sande24, AloeMyChildren, Glesach)

- Fixed bots placing knights on themselves


Version 36 - 03 June 2019


Friendly Robber:

- Replaced the setting 'Cant Place Robber Until VPs' with 'Friendly Robber'

- Fixed manipulating Friendly Robber by timing out (Thanks Ciupeiu, Meir, Blow-it-out-your-ass, s2164059, livejamie)

- Fixed bots ignoring Friendly Robber setting (Thanks Wangyu, livejamie, wetz1091)

- Chat prints when friendly robber is active to fix confusion (Thanks Mango, Catalyst, Sevil, nationaltreasure)


Bot Fixes:

- Fixed bots getting stuck while trading (Only 90% sure this is fixed, if it happens again take a screenshot)

(Thanks LinkUnseen, down_vote_magnet, alucidwake, Sande24, Sobaje, Randy, Khoo)

- Fixed trade window timer continuing when window closed (Thanks LinkUnseen & down_vote_magnet)

- Fixed bots hoarding cards (Thanks Randy, Giltner, Arjunlal)

- Slowed 'Play VS Bots' speed by 2x to make it new player friendly (Thanks fromkeith)

- Bots make smarter trading


Others:

- Active offers are closed after one has been accepted (Thanks livejamie & Thellimist)

- Added new FAQs to shop page (Thanks fromkeith)

- Improved texts in game and shop (Thanks fromkeith)

- Fixed 'Trade with bank' pop up not closing (Thanks AloeMyChildren)

- Fixed games hanging around forever after failing to reconnect

- Fixed some disconnection issues related with temporary slow connection


Version 35 - 27 May 2019

- Each successful action (building, buying/using dev cards) will add +20s to your turn timer (Thanks Erond, pwrx)

- Each successful trade will add +20s to your turn timer (Thanks Averell, wetz1091)

- Fixed exploiting turn timer by toggling actions (Thanks Ricky, Tripod#7956, Teixeira)

- Changed maximum VP setting to 20 (Thanks Margo)


Version 34 - 20 May 2019

- Changed Founder's Packs (Thanks Dan) (Check it out)

- Decreased card animation delay (Thanks Sande24)

- Rematch doesn't create 2 separate rooms anymore (Thanks Jenny, FredBulsara, leftsuzuki)


Version 33.6 - 17 May 2019

- Increased discard timer by 10 seconds (Thanks Casey, greendragonartist, Yoon)

- Fixed discard timer being too fast when Bots rolls 7 (Thanks everyone)

- Fixed game crash issues

- Fixed rematch button not working


Version 33.5 - 16 May 2019

- Fixed reconnecting not showing roads (Thanks Noobie, Jenny, RegularRandomZ)

- Fixed game screen going down (Thanks Plessinger, Samaan, Meir, Bieberle)

- Fixed server crash issues


Version 33 - 13 May 2019

- Server kicks afk players after 2 turns

(Thanks DontTazeMehBr0, nosebooper, UnoDosThrace, KilikaRei, RegularRandomZ, DylLighted, Todd, Arjunlal, Yoon) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added 2 game modes: Play VS Bots & Play Fast VS Bots (Thanks Sande24 & RegularRandomZ & Khoo) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added profile pictures in game chat log ๐ŸŒ…

- Added hover tooltips on lobby game buttons ๐ŸŒ…

- Made Settler Pack roads more stand out from tiles (Thanks Karousis) ๐ŸŒ…

- Fixed canceling placements not working (Thanks Gospodarek, RegularRandomZ, down_vote_magnet, wetz1091)

- Increased robber placement timer by 10 seconds (Thanks Yoon, toochunky)

- After a player disconnects, bot waits before making moves (Thanks Akkalyoncu)

- Chat limitations lightened for registered users (Thanks Keli)


Version 32 - 07 May 2019

- AFK room hosts get kicked after 20 minutes (Thanks Arjunlal & Giltner)

- Temporarily decreased bot turn timers by 4x to make waiting less painful if they bug out (Thanks Sande24)

- Added profile images and colors for Settler, Colonist & Founder packs (Lobby: ๐ŸŒ… Game: ๐ŸŒ…)

- Modified piece colors & images (Before: ๐ŸŒ… After: ๐ŸŒ…)

- Improved port fonts (Before: ๐ŸŒ… After: ๐ŸŒ…)

- Fixed displaying of wrong user information after reconnection


Version 31 - 30 Apr 2019

- Added Founder's Packs for players who want to support the development of katan.io (Link)

- Lowered the speed of bots in Instant Bot Game (Thanks RegularRandomZ, RedactedByElves, foozballguy)

- Changed error message when missing pieces to place (Thanks Davis, Babou, Hole, cbals, RedactedByElves)

- Changed error message when no development cards left in deck (Thanks Damoc, Thellimist)

- Fixed bug when clicking on view stats when in room (Thanks Arjunlal)

- Fixed reconnecting back to game not showing available action

- Fixed quitting on your turn inside bot games added the poop emoji


Version 30 - 15 Apr 2019

- Reconnect back to single player games in 60 seconds (Thanks Barbier) ๐ŸŒ…

- Quitting single player games don't add poop emoji to your username (Thanks RegularRandomZ)

- Fixed using 2 knights bug (Thanks Jakov, Giltner, Arjunlal, chickendestroy, LinkUnseen)

- Socket closing doesn't attempt to reconnect and instead gives a message to refresh


Version 29 - 09 Apr 2019

- Added reconnect button inside the lobby (Thanks Barbier, Giltner, Zaidi, greendragonartist) ๐ŸŒ…

- Fixed reconnect not showing cards (Thanks Arjunlal)

- Gives error message when you try to request a card no one has (Thanks Ngo) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added Google login/logout button (Thanks Cqrbon One) ๐ŸŒ…

- Fixed naming and session inconsistencies with reconnection (Thanks RegularRandomZ)

- Made disconnect/reconnect texts more clear


Version 28 - 02 Apr 2019

- Reconnection! Refresh page or use the custom link to join (Thanks Tarik, Level126, Wolf's Hollow)

- Don't need to hard refresh the game after update (Thanks PantieOn & Sande24 )

- Fixed ports not showing in Firefox (Thanks Thellimist )

- Fixed not being able to join rooms from url (Thanks Japan cakes)

- Fixed not being able to join rematch (Thanks Zima)

- Changed lobby text placement

- Fixed private message bugs

- Fixed bugs with lobby player lists

- Limited maximum rooms per player


Version 27 - 25 Mar 2019

- Made player icon colors dark (Thanks Giltner & Hagerman & Sande24 ) ๐ŸŒ…

- Improved offer separation (old: ๐ŸŒ…new: ๐ŸŒ…)

- Discard UI shows how many cards left to discard ๐ŸŒ…

- Disabling trade is more obvious ๐ŸŒ…

- Increased initial settlement timer from 90s to 120s (Thanks pwrx )

- Fixed trade cards staying on screen after closing its screen (Thanks Thellimist )

- Limited max guest nickname to 6 characters

- Cards hovering over trade info does not show if there is only 1 card

- Fixed usernames resetting everyday

- Fixed some bugs related to connection


Version 26 - 18 Mar 2019

- Updated the username system

- Fixed randomly placing roads on the first settlement (Thanks Teixeira, Laycock, Martyn, Blow-it-out-your-ass, samtony234 )

- Limited maximum duplicate offers to 3

- Instead of a (B) prefix, bots now have a ๐Ÿค– emoji prefix ๐ŸŒ…

- Instead of a (G) prefix, guests now have a number a number tag suffix ๐ŸŒ…

- Quitters now have a ๐Ÿ’ฉ prefix ๐ŸŒ…

- Better random usernames are generated


Version 25.2 - 05 Mar 2019

- Limited maximum active trade offers (Thanks angrycompanda & bERt0r & DEG & Neusner)

- Limited maximum cards that can be requested


Version 25 - 26 Feb 2019

- Added player names on steal popup (Thanks Hagerman & samtony234 & Sande24 ) ๐ŸŒ…

- Fixed new rooms showing up at the bottom of room list instead of top (Thanks Clementine ) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added custom setting to hide bank cards (Thanks DylLighted ) ๐ŸŒ…

- Fixed game freezing after Bot trying to steal from a player with 0 cards (Thanks kaximat1 & TheRealTinfoil666 & Hagerman & Aurel & raynman4451 & timbosliceAFC & Awkwerdna & Heavlin)

- Fixed Bot robber targeting tiles with players without cards (Thanks kaximat1)

- Fixed rematch button not working in Instant Bot games


Version 24 - 18 Feb 2019

- Made it more clear which cards you need to click to offer trade (Thanks Randy & everyone) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added a bank trade button (Thanks everyone) ๐ŸŒ…

- Doubled the turn timer to give enough time to trade (Thanks Thellimist)

- Balanced bot waiting delay (Thanks rdagold)

- Bots close all offers after player accepts one (Thanks Sande24 )

- Fixed bots responding really slowly to offers in some cases (Thanks Sande24)

- Fixed bots accepting trades too fast

- Fixed bots creating same offer twice

- Fixed bots taking building actions while waiting for trade responses

- Fixed losing cards to bank when trying to receive a wildcard from it


Version 23 - 16 Feb 2019

- Trade system overhaul!!!

Trade Updates:

- Made trading system similar to PlayCatan (Thanks Dylan & Sande24) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added ability to create multiple trade offers asynchronously (Thanks Teixeira) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added ability to counter trade offers (Thanks Giltner & rdagold & Dylan) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added ability to offer wildcard trades (Thanks Teixeira & Dylan) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added ability to embargo other players ๐ŸŒ…

- Added ability to choose multiple trading targets (Thanks Wolf's Hollow) ๐ŸŒ…

- Bank automatically accepts any trade it can take (Thanks rdagold & Thomas)

- Trade offers don't reset turn timer (Thanks Teixeira & Krendelev & Giltner & samtony234 )

- Added better trade error messages (Thanks Xiang & kaximat1 & 31rhcp )

- Made trading UI more compact and clearer (Thanks Mendel & Wolf's Hollow & RockandSnow & Sevil & Disclay & tarikozket & Hubbard & Nocturnae & Quoth-the-Raisin & Izanagi104 )

- Increased the auto reject timer for trade (Thanks Mister E & rdagold)

Other Updates:

- Remade discard screen ๐ŸŒ…

- Remade robber screen ๐ŸŒ…

- Fixed private rooms with bots hanging around forever

- Fixed victory screen misalignments

- Decreased clickable area around lobby logo

- Made timer turning to red feel better

- Updated the link in 'More Games' button


Version 22 - 06 Feb 2019

- Added private room option ( Thanks Frederic & Thomas & timbosliceAFC & Shafticus )

- Increased the animation speed of cards ( Thanks timbosliceAFC & Mitch & Wilmot)

- Added a rematch button at the End Game screen ๐ŸŒ…

- Improved design of End Game screen ๐ŸŒ…

- Made game files load faster


Version 21 - 29 Jan 2019

- Created End Game and Stats Screen (Thanks Jim & kaximat1 & Dylan & rdagold & Mihai & Teixeira) ๐ŸŒ…

- Cards animate slower and one at a time

- Improved player & bank stats UI

- Settings button moved to top (Thanks Alper)

- Timer becomes red when time is almost up

- Rules and Patch Notes pages don't create a new user (Thanks Thellimist)

- UI improvements (Thanks Mango)


Version 20 - 17 Jan 2019

- Fixed network connection bugs (Thanks Sparrow & Elusive)

- Fixed socket is closed bugs (Thanks Sparrow & Elusive & Jessica)

- Secured network connection

- Added command to disable/enable chat: '/disablechat' (Thanks Bryan & Ashley)

- Added measures against weird chat characters (Thanks rdx_mania)

- Added measures against weird player names (Thanks rdx_mania)

- Made usernames and message visually distinctive in chat


Version 19.3 - 11 Jan 2019

- Added measures against spamming in chat

- Added measures against setting similar names


Version 19.2 - 09 Jan 2019

- Fixed games not closing after ending

- Lobby shows custom names before guest names


Version 19.1 - 08 Jan 2019

- Added message sounds

- Added icons to players in game (Thanks Tarik)

- Made whose turn it is more clear (Thanks Tarik)

- Fixed bug with game loading before downloading images (Thanks Calvin)


Version 19 - 06 Jan 2019

- Improved lobby design (Thanks Alper)

- Improved room design (Thanks Tarik, Sevil)

- Improved dice design (Thanks Alper, Dylan)

- Game dynamically scales with browser screen change (Thanks Wolf's Hollow, Sevil, Phosegena)

- Shows on lobby when a room is full (Thanks Tarik)

- Tiles shine when dice is rolled (Thanks Wolf's Hollow, rdagold)

- Improved information text when hovering over

- Changed game logo

- Improved some chat emojis


Version 18 - 25 Dec 2018

- Can play knight cards before rolling dice (Thanks Paul & Dylan)

Speed Updates:

- Added Game Speed setting to custom games (Thanks raynman4451)

- Added Bot Speed setting to custom games (Thanks Frontguenter, lolNidi, Dylan & rdagold)

- Increased settlement and city placement timers from 10s to 15s (Thanks Sevil)

- Doesn't reject trades instantaneously if the other player does not have the requested resource (Thanks rdagold)

UI Updates:

- Background doesn't highlight anymore on your turn (Thanks Thellimist)

- Trade icon changed (Thanks osolmaz)

- 11 probability fixed to have 2 pips (from 3) (Thanks 31rhcp)

Sound Updates:

- New sounds: Trade, Players enters room (Thanks rdagold)

- Decreased all sound volumes by 50% (Thanks Wolf's Hollow)

- Turn countdown sound changed

- Fixed sound not working in Safari (Thanks 31rhcp)

Chat Updates:

- The texts: 'wood', 'sheep', 'wheat', 'house' are also turned into card emojis, type /help to get more info!

- Chat properly prints 2xOre emoji (Thanks Wolf's Hollow & Thellimist)

- Chat emojis show correct color of road, settlement, city

- Added new card & dice emojis to chat log

- Made resource distribution emojis more compact in chat

- All unready player names are shown on chat if they haven't pressed ready

- Can send private messages to people who are in games and room

- Fixed connecting to lobby chat bug on game end (Thanks Thellimist)


Version 17 - 18 Dec 2018

- Design overhaul!!!

(Thanks Paul Ruettgers, Nesir, TearOfTheStar, Sande24, catancollectordotcom, PolarEnds, Wolf's Hollow, glryx, rdagold, Phosegena, Lord Nikkas, Randy, Cqrbon One)

- Increased place road, settlement, city, rob selection, development card timers from 10s to 15s

- Can turn off sound (Thanks samtony234)

- Game settings use less space in game, shows up on click

- Fixed lobby UI player & bot, icon & names being distorted

- Fixed bug where the leader of the room passed down to bots and the room stayed forever


Version 16 - 13 Dec 2018

- Game remembers your nickname (Thanks Jerry & Wolf's Hollow)

- Can change player name inside room

- Changed beeping sound for bell sound (Thanks Wolf's Hollow)

- Added sound for your turn

- Increased initial settlement timer from 30s to 90s (Thanks ericpalumbo & Wolf's Hollow)

- Fixed cards appearing very small or invisible (Thanks traveler71214 & kaximat1 & Abe)

- Fixed settlements becoming invisible (Thanks Randy & lolNidi & Wolf's Hollow)

- Fixed kicking a player from room immediately joins them back (Thanks Wolf's Hollow)

- Fixed player limit preventing more people from joining (Thanks Wolf's Hollow)

- Fixed room setting bugs with Can't place robber until VPs

- Fixed HTML Bug: Stray end tag input (Thanks Phosegena)

- Changed private message format, type /help to learn

- Changed favicon and lobby color

- Added Roadmap to Patch Notes page


Version 15 - 08 Dec 2018

- Katan.io link at Google works

- Fixed server crashes


Version 14 - 06 Dec 2018

- Chat shows information and error messages ๐ŸŒ…

- Players in room look better ๐ŸŒ…

- Players in lobby look better ๐ŸŒ…

- Reduced max length of guest and bot names to 6

- Fixed bug where you couldn't use monopoly if all the resources in bank were taken (Thanks George & Randy)

- Fixed bug where you got disconnected from bot games, lobby and room (Thanks lolNidi)

- Fixed bug with bot game chat not working

- Fixed server crashes


Version 13 - 29 Nov 2018

- Rooms always show above games in lobby

- Rooms have a different background color

- Added a favicon to game to differentiate from tabs

- Removed the annoying game starting and ending texts from the lobby

- When the room leader leaves the next person is appointed as leader

- Room leader is always shown at the top

- Can not edit other players room names

- UI optimizations


Version 12 - 27 Nov 2018

- Complete lobby overhaul!!! (Old vs New)

- Can create custom games in the lobby (Thanks Jerry & Valentin) ๐ŸŒ…

- Player nicks can be changed (Thanks Valentin) ๐ŸŒ…

- Added friendly robber setting from PlayCatan inside game settings (Thanks Krystof & lolNidi) ๐ŸŒ…

- Reduced bots trade offering per turn from 3=>2 (Thanks RockandSnow)

- Fixed chat not working at times (Thanks Ray)

- Chat doesn't write every joined and disconnected players (Thanks Ray)

- Players are given a random human name instead of id at the start ๐ŸŒ…

- Game shows settings ๐ŸŒ…

- Game loads faster


Version 11 - 19 Nov 2018

User Interface Updates:

- Timer turns red and beeps last 5 seconds (Thanks lolNidi) ๐ŸŒ…

- Players have background colors (Thanks lolNidi) ๐ŸŒ…

- Hovering over cards show tips (Thanks Ray) ๐ŸŒ…

- Chat shows icons ๐ŸŒ…

- Shows current turn with an arrow near players side ๐ŸŒ…

- Dice images are properly updated (Thanks wetz1091)

- Your player info is always at the right bottom

User Experience Updates:

- Wrong clicks show floating texts instead of popups ๐ŸŒ…

- Clicking on build actions results in error texts when can't build ๐ŸŒ…

- Clicking on ports explain what they do ๐ŸŒ…

- Pressing ESC on trade offers denies trades (Thanks Iron)

- Fixed bug with card tips showing (Thanks Ray)

- Can't click development cards when it is not your turn (Thanks Iron)

Generic Fixes:

- Fixed start game button sending to white screen (Thanks Baris)

- Bots are more careful on discarding

- Fixed your action colors always showing red


Version 10 - 13 Nov 2018

- Winning players icon lights up gold (Image) (Thanks LordGrayMock)

- Hovering on player stat images shows information about them (Image)

- Current turn player is highlighted in yellow (Image) (Thanks gargantuaSy)

- Victory points show the private VPs (when you have VP development card) (Image)

- Animation shows where to click the dices if the player doesn't for 5 seconds (Image) (Thanks redempt98)

- Rules button added to top left of the game (Image)

- Decreased settlement & city sizes

- Hidden game screen scrolls bars

- Fixed buying development cards not being truly random (Thanks QThellimist)

- Fixed stolen resources not being truly random (Thanks QThellimist)

- Fixed bug where total cards in the game increases (Thanks Iron)


Version 9 - 09 Nov 2018

- Complete game UI overhaul!!! (Old vs New)

- Bots initiate and accept trades that are actually good for them

- Bots accept multiple resource trades, 2:1, 3:1, 3:2 etc..

- Bots can try to trade multiple times in a single turn

- Fixed bots not initiating trades

- Fixed being able to build cities after your 4th city (Thanks Ray)

- Made development cards clearer & moved dice to center with other buttons (Thanks avi_g_foodie)

- Fixed being able to misplace second starting road (Thanks Krystof)

- Moved game to a new server with 48x more speed


Version 8 - 25 Oct 2018

- Bots are more aggressive on taking longest road from opponents (Thanks RockandSnow)

- Bots don't place stupid looking roads (Thanks QThellimist)

- Bots are more aggressive and smarter in stealing resources

- Bots refuse to trade with the winning player late game

- Bots accept trade faster when it's an all bot game


Version 7 - 16 Oct 2018

- Fixed North-West tile not distributing resources at the beginning of the game (Thanks Paul Ruettgers)

- Fixed bots targeting red to steal from while there are better targets (Thanks Paul Ruettgers)

- Orange & White colors are more easily identifiable (Thanks Dezza88)

- Smaller placement circles (Thanks Dezza88)


Version 6 - 07 Oct 2018

- Bots will not accept trades that don't benefit them anymore (Thanks atilling99)

- Performance updates to make the game work better in lower end devices

- Changed support email address send all your suggestions to: kata[email protected]


Version 5 - 04 Oct 2018

- Added bots trade with bank when they have too much cards (Thanks Prasaanth)

- Added bots trade with bank if they need a card and can't trade (Thanks Prasaanth)

- Fixed bots trading too fast (Thanks atilling99 & Dezza88)

- Fixed bots accepting every trade player asks (Thanks atilling99)

- Fixed bot trading with itself

- Fixed bots failing to use Year of Plenty card

- Changed AI Game name to Bot Game


Version 4 - 28 Sep 2018

- AI plays development cards (Thanks Perron & Prasaanth)

- AI game waiting timer is now 4x longer (Thanks Vagrant_Charlatan & Catherine)

- Fixed game continuing after winning the game with largest army (Thanks jxv_)

- Fixed AI not placing robber in some cases (Thanks Paul Ruettgers)

- Fixed longest road not changing hands when someone cuts the road (Thanks Paul Ruettgers)


Version 3 - 31 Dec 2017

- Improved AI

- Added randomized map

- Added initial game placements

- Made better patch note

- Game starts instantly when all players are found

- Not showing ad bug fixed

- Fixed colors and building placement


Version 2 - 25 Dec 2017

- Added lobby

- Can choose to play vs humans or AI

- Updated colors & other game UI elements based on feedback

- Added a short rules page

- Better card animations


Version 1 - 18 Dec 2017

- Can use Knight before dice roll

- If you don't find a game for 30 seconds you'll be matched with lightning fast weak AI opponents

- Added card animations when using: Knight, Year of Plenty, Monopoly, Robber

- Writes in chat console when a player leaves


Version 0 - 11 Dec 2017

- Initializing the game


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