My Account
0
cart
Your cart is currently empty.
Search
 
Shop by Age Shop by Players Kids Family Strategy Card Party Puzzles Toys Extras
Funagain Frank's Adventures Funagain Points System Funagain Membership System Ashland, Oregon Eugene, Oregon Facebook
 
 
 
 
NEW!
REWARD
program
 
 
NEW!
MEMBER
program
 
 
ASHLAND
oregon
 
 
EUGENE
oregon
 
 
 
Close
 
 
 
Carcassonne
 
 
 
 
Get Funagain Points by submitting media! Full details, including content license, are available here.
You must be logged in to your account to submit media. Please click here to log in or create a free account.

Carcassonne

English language edition with River tiles


Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title [], but it may be available in another edition. Try: Carcassonne


Notify me if/when this item becomes available:
(you will be asked to log in first)

Product Awards:  

Ages Play Time Players
8+ 30 minutes 2-5

Designer(s): Klaus-Jurgen Wrede

Manufacturer(s): Rio Grande Games, Hans im Gluck

Please Login to use shopping lists.

Product Description

Note: While the future printings of Carcassonne will no longer contain the River expansion, these copies still do.

The southern French city of Carcassonne was founded on an important trade route between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. Because of its strategic location, the city was often conquered and has known many rulers. As a result of this varied history, the city is famous for its unique mixture of Roman and Medieval fortifications.

The players develop the area around Carcassonne by placing land tiles. Each turn the area becomes larger as the players expand and add roads, fields, cities, and cloisters. The players may also deploy their followers as thieves, farmers, knights, and monks to control and score points for the roads, farms, cities, and cloisters. As the players have only a few followers, the wise player will plan his moves carefully and deploy followers when and where he can earn the most points.

If there is any game that will attract new players, Carcassonne is certainly it. Even if one ignores the multiple fascinating expansions, the basic game takes tile laying and makes it an art. Players feel as if they are actually building a large puzzle - with scattered cities and monasteries amongst a network of roads and fields. Placing "meeples," miniature people to claim these cities and farms, players must tactically attempt to control the biggest cities and longest roads. It plays well in multiplayer mode (up to five) but also makes a tremendous two-player game. It's simple, easy, and fun -- and most new players will ask to play it again immediately!

Product Awards

International Gamers Awards
Best Strategy Game Nominee, 2001
Spiel des Jahres
Game of the Year, 2001
Deutscher Spiele Preis
1st place, 2001

Product Information

Contents:

  • 72 land tiles
  • 1 scoring track
  • 40 followers in 5 colors
  • 1 rule booklet
Carcassonne has the following expansions available:

Carcassonne: Inns & Cathedrals 2015 edition Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Traders & Builders New Edition Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Hills and Sheep Z-Man Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Castles, Bridges, & Bazaars Z-Man Edition Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Count, King & Robber Z-Man Edition Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Abbey & Mayor Z-Man Edition Out of Stock

Spielbox Magazine: 2009 issue 6 includes Carcassonne: Der Tunnel Out of Stock

Spielbox Magazine: Hans im Glück, Der Almanach includes Carcassonne & Stone Age expansions Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Catapult English language edition of Carcassonne: Das Katapult Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Cult, Siege & Creativity AKA: Cult, War, and Creativity Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Abbey & Mayor English language edition of Carcassonne: Abtei und Bürgermeister Out of Stock

Spielbox Magazine: Carcassonne Almanac includes Carcassonne: Die Katharer Out of Stock

Games Quarterly Magazine #13 (Summer 2007) includes Carcassonne: The Cathars expansion Out of Stock

Games Quarterly Magazine #11 (Winter 2006) includes a Carcassonne expansion Out of Stock

Carcassonne: the Tower English language edition of Carcassonne: Der Turm Out of Stock

Carcassonne: The River II English language edition of Carcassonne: Der Fluss II Out of Stock

Carcassonne: The Princess & the Dragon English language edition of Carcassonne: Burgfräulein und Drache Out of Stock

Spielbox Magazine: 2004 issue 5 includes Carcassonne: Die Katharer Out of Stock

The Count of Carcassonne English language edition of Der Graf von Carcassonne Out of Stock

Carcassonne: King & Scout English language edition of Carcassonne: König & Späher Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Inns & Cathedrals English language edition of Carcassonne: Wirtshäuser und Kathedralen Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Traders & Builders English language edition of Carcassonne: Händler und Baumeister Out of Stock

Carcassonne: The Expansion English language edition of Carcassonne: Die Erweiterung Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Die Erweiterung original German edition or Carcassonne: The Expansion Out of Stock

Carcassonne: The River tiles English language edition of Carcassonne: Der Fluss Out of Stock

You might be interested in these related products as well:

Architekton English language edition Out of Stock

Fjords Out of Stock

Carcassonne: The Discovery English language edition of Carcassonne: Neues Land Out of Stock

Carcassonne: Wheel of Fortune English language edition of Carcassonne: Das Schicksalsrad Out of Stock

Batt'l Kha'os Out of Stock

Product Reviews

Marcia Baldanza
October 22, 2003
Carcassonne recreates the interesting landscapes of the southern French city, founded on an important trade route between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. Each turn the area becomes larger as the players expand and add roads, fields, cities, and churches. The players may also place their followers as thieves, farmers, knights, and monks to control and score points for the roads, farms, cities, and churches. As the players have only a few followers, the wise player will plan his moves carefully. Carcassonne is a simple, clever tile laying game that brings new challenges with every turn. For ages 8+.

Other Resources for Carcassonne:

Board Game Geek is an incredible compilation of information about board and card games with many descriptions, photographs, reviews, session reports, and other commentary.