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Board Game Collection: Carcassonne

A guide to information about the University of Idaho's board game collection and the the games that are a part of it


Carcassonne box cover art

A clever tile-laying game. The southern French city of Carcassonne is famous for its unique Roman and Medieval fortifications. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters, and in the fields. The skill of the players to develop the area will determine who is victorious.

Chart indicating that Carcassonne requires 2-5 players; plays in 45 minutes; features a civilization/medieval theme; and offers area control, tile placement, and city building mechanics


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