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Peter Hein
Netherlands
Delft
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10
Apr 2009*
My rating is based on the perspective of young children and their parents, at whom this game is aimed.

With that in mind, I can truly say that this is great Carcassonne variant for the young ones. It requires tactics rather than memory or dexterity, so in that respect, it's a true 'gateway' game. My daughter of five loves it, and I love it seeing her make her very first tactical moves in a game. Even her two year old sister plays along merrily, happy to place the tiles and put the kiddiemeeples when prompted to. The big tiles with very nice illustrations greatly add to the enjoyment we get out of it.

So yes, in a way, this is my favourite member of the Carcassonne family.
2009-04-26
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Mieke Delarbre
Belgium
Belsele (Sint-Niklaas)
Oost-Vlaanderen
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10
Dec 2009*
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shera wang
China
BeiJing
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10
Apr 2010
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darke 997
Germany
Erding
Bayern
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10
Sep 2011
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coco roco
Moldova
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10
Dec 2010
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Ben Bodrero
United States
Tremonton
Utah
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10
Jun 2011
Really impressed with this one and had a blast playing with my 2.5 and 5 yr olds. They understood it all pretty quick. Even though every tile is designed to always fit, I like that a little bit of forethought (dare I say strategy) can help you get all your meeples on first for the win.

Update 5 months later: This is now on my list of must have games for families with young kids. My five year old is catching onto the (small) strategy aspect, and my near three year old plays right along with the rest of us (he does still need reminding of when to put pieces on). Our one year old has watched us play enough (she usually is the city destroying monster), that she knows the meeples are supposed to go on the tiles.
2011-06-07
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Xaime Recio
Spain
Manzanares el Real
Madrid
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10
Jan 2011
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jiao yinhang
China
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10
Apr 2011
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Hegedűs Csaba
Hungary
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10
Oct 2011
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United States
Malibu
California
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10
Jun 2012
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Ashley Park
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10
Dec 2011
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Loncha Fina
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10
May 2013
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Magdalena Jedlinska
Poland
Gdansk
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10
Sep 2013
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Aleksandar Saranac
Serbia
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10
Jan 2014
One of the best games for kids.
2014-01-07
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Ryan R
United States
Indiana
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10
Feb 2015
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Jesus S. Atan
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10
Jun 2014
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Agn Mass
Poland
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10
Nov 2014
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Nick Hegge
United States
Rochester
Minnesota
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10
May 2015
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Phillip James
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10
Jul 2015
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Ladislav Dobias
Czech Republic
Milovice
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9
Jun 2009*
Carcassonne game for 4 year old kids, and adults, too.
2010-05-21
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Chad V
United States
Atlanta
Georgia
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Aug 2014
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Nicolas Guay
Canada
Memramcook
New Brunswick
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9
Aug 2009*
Excellent design
2010-05-11
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Kristof
Belgium
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Aug 2009*
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Andre Viana
Brazil
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9
Oct 2009*
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k harris

lexington
Kentucky
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9
May 2010
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Floris De Paepe
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9
Mar 2010
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Dany Simard
Canada
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9
Jan 2012
This rating is based on this being a young child's game.
2012-01-03
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Rob H
United States
Indiana
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9
Dec 2010
Great game for kids. Rules are simple to explain. I find that my son tries to match colors sometimes instead of finishing roads that would help him.
2011-02-15
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Randy Buehler
United States
Bellevue
Washington
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9
Aug 2010
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Matej Batič
Slovenia
Ljubljana
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9
Nov 2010
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Jared Heath
United States
Dallas
Texas
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9
Jun 2011
One of the best kids games ever.

Rating as from my 5yo
2011-06-29
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Bo Hovgaard Thomasen
Denmark
Grindsted (Aalborg)
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Apr 2010
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James Jester
United States
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Unspecified
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9
May 2010
Great Kids game!, Even the newbie game adults wanted to play it more and it has gotten my kids thinking abut strategy and "aggressive" play. Highly recommend
2010-04-25
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Brian Drabek
United States
Tulsa
Oklahoma
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9
Jul 2010
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Greg Kiedrowski
United States
Warriors Mark
Pennsylvania
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9
Jun 2010
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Sven Baumer
Germany
Munich
Bavaria
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9
Feb 2013
great kids variant
2010-06-04
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George Miclea
United States
Irvine
California
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9
Jun 2010
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Zack Stackurski
United States
Mankato
Minnesota
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I love almost all games, play Boardgames with my wife, have three kids, generally enjoy cats and understand and like those bumper stickers with the little fishies sprouting legs.
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9
Jan 2013
That rating is relative to other kids games. As a grownup game this is no more than a 5... or maybe 6 with the "rainbow variant" where everybody gets a pair of meeples in each color.

The components are just great. Big thick tiles each with unique artwork and the big chunky meeples are fun just to hold. The game itself is a very clever take on traditional Carcassonne. I find even high schoolers having trouble making everything match in regular Carc so making every tile fit every space every time is genius for little kids. I did find there to be a pleasant bit of pre-planning in your tile placement as well giving opportunities to make it easier (or harder) to finish long paths though luck of the draw is always a factor.
2013-01-04
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Game C
United States
California
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Oct 2010
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Jeff Sprandel
United States
Crofton
Maryland
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9
Nov 2010
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Shawn Isenhart
United States
Minneapolis
Minnesota
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9
Mar 2011
My kids - 4 and 2 yrs old - love this game. This weekend, at a lodge with other families, our 4 yr old pulled this one out and introduced two other kids and their mom to the game - and they loved it too. A nice, light game for kids.
2011-03-14
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Kwerve Supper
United States
New Mexico
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It is known.
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Almost as much as Red Cliff.
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9
Jul 2013
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Adam Kemper
United States
Parkville
Maryland
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Feb 2012
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Enrique Canales
United States
Texas
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9
May 2011
Way better than Carcassonne!
2011-05-02
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Seb Boyd
United Kingdom
Brighton
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9
Sep 2011
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Adrian Mckinnon
Mexico
Naucalpan
Estado de Mexico
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9
Jun 2011
Beautifully made and easy for very young children to handle and play with.
I enjoy playing with my daughter.
2012-01-23
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Brandon Jones
United States
Mason
Ohio
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9
Sep 2011
Excellent kids game. My favorite to play with 3 year old daughter.
2011-09-12
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United States
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9
Jul 2011
perfect game for little ones.
2011-07-13
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Christian Morasse
Canada
Quebec
Quebec
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9
Nov 2011
Un excellent jeu pour initier nos jeunes enfants aux "board games". J'ai beaucoup de plaisir à me faire battre par ma fille de 5 ans
2011-08-29
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Stephen F
Australia
North Melbourne
VIC
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9
Aug 2011
It's amazing to watch a 4yo pick it up so easily and grasp the idea of strategic decisions such as whether or not putting a tile down benefits someone other than themselves.

It's a perfect gateway game and a good one to get the kids away from an electronic screen.
2012-09-22
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