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Carcassonne

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Designer
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Year Published
2000
# of Players
2 − 5
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 2 players
Recommended with 2, 3, 4, 5 players
(1237 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
8 and up
Playing Time
30 − 45 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8 and up
(338 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
(396 voters) [poll]
Honors
Subdomain
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Primary Name
Carcassonne
Alternate Names
Carcassonne Jubilee Edition
Carcassonne: Plus
Domínio de Carcassonne
Στα Κάστρα του Μυστρά
Каркасон
Каркассон
Средневековье
קרקסון
คาร์คาซอนน์
カルカソンヌ
卡卡頌
카르카손
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Carcassonne is a tile-placement game in which the players draw and place a tile with a piece of southern French landscape on it. The tile might feature a city, a road, a cloister, grassland or some combination thereof, and it must be placed adjacent to tiles that have already been played, in such a way that cities are connected to cities, roads to roads, etcetera. Having placed a tile, the player can then decide to place one of his meeples on one of the areas on it: on the city as a knight, on the road as a robber, on a cloister as a monk, or on the grass as a farmer. When that area is complete, that meeple scores points for its owner.

During a game of Carcassonne, players are faced with decisions like: "Is it really worth putting my last meeple there?" or "Should I use this tile to expand my city, or should I place it near my opponent instead, giving him a hard time to complete his project and score points?" Since players place only one tile and have the option to place one meeple on it, turns proceed quickly even if it is a game full of options and possibilities.

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Carcassonne Expansion Wiki

Large Expansions:
1. Inns & Cathedrals (2002)
2. Traders & Builders (2003)
3. The Princess & the Dragon (2005)
4. The Tower (2006)
Kreivi ja Kuningas (2006, Lautapelit.fi only. Repackaged mini expansions.)
5. Abbey & Mayor (2007)
6. Count, King & Cult (2008, HiG only. Repackaged mini expansions.)
- Count, King & Robber (2013, Z-Man. Repackaged mini expansions)
7. The Catapult (2008)
Wheel of Fortune (2009, can replace base game)
8. Bridges, Castles & Bazaars (2010)
9. Hills & Sheep (2014)

Small Expansions:

Carcassonne Minis:
1. The Flying Machines (2012)
2. The Messages (2012)
3. The Ferries (2012)
4. The Goldmines (2012)
5. Mage & Witch (2012)
6. The Robber (2012)
7. The Corn Circles 2 (2012. Six new tiles for the Corn Circles expansion.)

Awards

Online Play

  • BrettspielWelt (real-time, with expansions)
  • Aso Brain Games (real-time, with Inns and Cathedrals and Traders and Builders expansions)
  • Xbox LIVE Arcade (real-time, officially licensed, with King and Scout, River and River II expansions)
  • Apple iOS (real-time, asynchronous, officially licensed)
  • Concarneau (real-time, asynchronous, web-based, with Inns and Cathedrals and Traders and Builders expansions)
  • SevenCastles (real-time, web (Flash based) + IOS + Android , with Inns and Cathedrals)

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Components (Rio Grande Base Game):

  • 72 Land Tiles
  • 40 Followers (8 × 5 Colors)
  • 1 Scoring Track
  • 1 Rule Booklet
  • Before 2010 the base set also included The River

Special Editions

The table below indicates which expansions were included in the various compiled editions that have been available (✓ included; – not included):

Set
Limited
Big Box
10yr
Big Box
2003 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Carcassonne
The River
The River II
1. Inns & Cathedrals
2. Traders & Builders
3. Princess & Dragon
4. The Tower
5. Abbey & Mayor
6. Count, King, & Cult
7. The Catapult
8. Bridges, Castles & Bazaars
9. Sheep & Hills
Wheel of Fortune
The Festival
Minis including Corn Circles 2
Extra Player Pieces

List of Carcassonne promotional items and where to obtain them

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Polish second edition 2015
Publisher: Bard Centrum Gier, MINDOK
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Catalan second edition 2015
Publisher: Devir
Artist: Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams
Year: 2015
Size: 10.83 x 7.56 x 2.72 inches
1.40 pounds
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Hebrew edition 2014
Publisher: Monkey Time
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Brazilian second edition 2014 with standard box
Publisher: Grow Jogos e Brinquedos
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Year: 2014
Size: 9.76 x 7.28 x 1.57 inches
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German edition 2014
Publisher: Hans im Glück Verlags-GmbH
Artist: Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams
Year: 2014
Product Code: 48253
Size: 10.83 x 7.48 x 2.63 inches
1.65 pounds
German
Release Date: Oct 15, 2014
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12 History of Carcassonne Grand Campaign 1.4
The Roman colony of Julio Carcaso sat largely abandoned in the plains of Languedoc following the destruction of the Roman Empire in the mid-fifth century. The Visigoths, long established in the surrounding region, moved in and claimed the city as their own. The Muslims invaded Carcassonne in the eighth century, forcing the nearby Franks to fight back and take the city under its authority. By the thirteenth century, Carcassonne was a haven for heretics known as the Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade was called to rid Languedoc of its heretical cult. The Hundred Years War came soon afterwards, and with it came plague, famine, and depopulation. The Renaissance which finally arose in the aftermath of these crises brought renewed life to Carcassonne, even as wars of religion tested the...
English
2015-06-07
3 Complete Gamerules (Dutch)
Complete overview of all Carcassonne editions and expansions, including all rules and tiles in Dutch. Complete speloverzicht van Carcassonne en alle uitbreidingen, met alle spelregels en een overzicht van alle tegels.
Dutch
2015-05-15
2 Dividercards Dutch 2015
Dividercards for Carcassonne and all expansions in Dutch. Scheidingskaartjes voor Carcassonne en alle uitbreidingen in het Nederlands.
Dutch
2015-05-15
3 [HELP] scoring summary for base game
This file is a help for players, summarizing points scored by completing (or not completing) roads, cities, cloisters and fields. The files has 3 pages: page 1: base game + inns and cathedrals + the cathars page 2: base game + inns and cathedrals page 3: base game Print the one adapted to your game!
English
2015-03-01
15 Carcassonne Score Track and Starting Board
(( A4 Two Rivers Version )) Inspired by an upload by drewdane called "Annex and scoring track start tile" here are 3 versions of a Carcassonne Score Track and Starting Board that fits into a (1/2 size) expansion box if cut. The Score Track also fits in the base game box if uncut. PREPARATION: Print out the Score Track of your choice. Glue it to some card and cut the Score Track along the black lines. INSTRUCTION: * Place the central part of the score track in the middle of the table. Then, each player draws a score track tile and adds it to the 2 x 4 central part. Placing a tile diagonally is permissible. Players may place a meeple as tiles are placed. * If you have "scoring disks" (like the ones in Ticket to Ride), use them instead of meeples to keep score. it can get a bit...
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2015-02-22
2 Paper box for cards
Paper box for cards, 7x10 cm, pdf file, v. 1.0. [url=https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/187003/]Full list[/url] of boxes.
English
2015-02-19
0 Carcassonne Compact Scorecard (fits in Inns and Cathedrals Box)
Did you know you can fit all of the original Carcassonne game AND Inns and Cathedrals expansion in the little Inns and Cathedrals box? The only issue is the score card, which is too big. You can print this one out on card stock and it will fit nicely in the Inns and Cathedrals box, along with everything else you need for a complete game.
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2014-11-25
5 Carcassonne scoreboard for Exel and Open Office
This is the scoreboard i'm currently using for playing Carcassonne. It allows up to 5 players and lets you keep track of the composition of each player's score. Here is an endgame example: http://oi59.tinypic.com/2wmhu9j.jpg It's very easy to use, everytime one player scores points you just need to write them in the appropriate field following the simple rule "points he already had" + "points he's just scored". The graphs will automatically be created. Let me know if you have any advice! ;)
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2014-10-11
16 New Player Aid - Scoring Sheet
I help run a game night in my city and so I made this for when new players are introduced to Carcassonne. Please let me know if I have any errors or mistakes. I am not a graphic designer. ;)
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2014-08-10
0 Carcassonne rules (Vietnamese)
Carcassonne rules (Vietnamese) http://www.facebook.com/EnjoyBoardgame
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2014-07-05
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Carcassonne - Episode 9
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What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing Week 28!!!
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DJ73: Campionats a Sant Andreu de la Barca
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The Game Pit - Episode 29: The Expanded Expansion Special
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