Mayfair Games is an early 1980s of Darwin Bromley, was established in Chicago publisher who board, card, dice, role games postponed. A special publishing segment are rail games, like the 18XX series. Much of the published games are licensed products, in particular the Franckh-Kosmos Verlag. So the games of the Catan series are published in English translation of Mayfair since 1996. Since 2003 Mayfair Games published the games of the Italian publisher daVinci and since 2005 the games of the Dutch Phalanx publisher. As a focal point for Catan players in the U.S., the virtual University of Catan was created. 2008 organized by Mayfair Games Catan World Championship on the Gen Con Indy in Indianapolis. Since 2013 Mayfair Games is an official distributor for Lookout Games in the United States.