Named after the medieval city of Carcassonne in southern France, which was famous for its fortress-like walls, attacks the same board game on the theme of urban Walls and challenges players to cooperate with strategic moves to increase an influence area. Shortly after its release in 2000, the game has received two prestigious awards - the German game prize as well as the award for Game of the Year. Meanwhile, it is one of the most successful author Games, for which the sales figures in millions speak. As you cards with different area markings shall together you build together on a map. In this case, you have to weigh again and again, in what direction their expanded next and how many pieces you use to back up your territory. Because in the end, the winner is collected with his ways, monasteries or cities with the most points.
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Depending on where your characters sit down, they perform different functions. Road sections, for example, highwaymen reserved. Through her loitering occupy your area and get you so points. Males, which sets her on a monastery, monks and act as the locks are occupied by knights. The figures remain there until a building, area or street is finished. In the case of roads, this means that a small settlement is at its beginning and end. Locks must have no more open walls and monasteries must be completely enclosed in another area maps. After you have completed a field, you take your figures again as neutral characters in your inventory.
There are farmers who loll around in meadows Finally. They remain there until the end of the game and get points for each city that borders on their lawn. To keep it until the end thrilling in Carcassonne, because farmers can turn things around at the last minute again. Your preliminary score you have during the game at a glance by moving her one of your pieces on a special board points forward.
In addition to the basic set of Carcassonne with 72 playing cards there are now numerous extensions that produce a map of considerable size.