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- Meepledrone: (distant voice) Has anyone been messing around with the prizes?
- Dorothy: OK. Question #1 was just a warm-up, right? Is that all the Carcassonne training I can get?
- The Grinch: (distant voice approaching) What is missing?
- Snowman: Er... Nope, that's not all, young grashopper!
- The Grinch: (to Dorothy) Darling, you ain't seen nothing yet...  (pausing)
- Snowman: (melting)  :-\
- The Grinch: (angrily) I know who took it....  >:(
- Meepledrone: (running towards them) Don't tell me!
- Dorothy: Quick, today's question!!!  :o



Question #2: The Snowman completes this road. How many points does Yellow score?
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Official Rules / Re: WikiCarpedia update
« Last post by Meepledrone on Today at 08:27:22 AM »
Ha ha ha!

You tried to gaslight me while creating the Tile Reference... I spent a whole weekend viewing pages that didn't match the text I was editing... Very puzzling...  ;)

Even so I got it done... Using several browsers and flusing my browser cache all the time... Very recomendable to exercise one's patience...  >:D

Seriously, I hope this new approach works great.  :(y) :(y)
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Official Rules / Re: WikiCarpedia update
« Last post by Sinscerly on Today at 07:57:36 AM »
I appreciate that the current implementation of tile reference is a little slow to load (?) so perhaps rather than implementing this by hiding all the unwanted information it could be done as a separate, faster loading, page with just this information on it - linked to from the same tile selector?

A subtle extension (which by the way I implemented in my Google Sheets version ;) ) would be to allow selection of multiple copies of the base game and expansions. This would be useful on the existing full information version too I think.

There is a way to load it faster >:D >:D, but Meepledrone wouldn't let me do it :-[

I found a way to load it faster, without obstructing editors from seeing "outdated" content. To bypass cache when you're logged in. But I will try to implement that this week and hope it works.
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Official Rules / Re: The Dragons' Meal plan - What can the Dragon eat?
« Last post by Kaleostro on Today at 07:00:40 AM »

All this makes me think this last document is fan generated and based on a previous draft of the FAQ, that includes errors removed and obsolete rules.


I also looked at it carefully, compared both PDFs (also with hex editor) and it seems that the oldest (19.05.2015) is actually a "fake", an interpretation by a Carcasonne fan, for which he used the as the basis version dated April 14, 2015. ::)
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Official Rules / Re: WikiCarpedia: request corrections or submit suggestions here
« Last post by Meepledrone on December 01, 2020, 03:19:40 PM »
It is a permanent exercise of self-control in order to keep my OCD under control...  :o
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Official Rules / Re: WikiCarpedia: request corrections or submit suggestions here
« Last post by cicerunner on December 01, 2020, 03:16:12 PM »
Thanks Meepledrone

It is "Abbey and the Mayor" which bothers me most! :yellow-meeple:
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Official Rules / Re: The Dragons' Meal plan - What can the Dragon eat?
« Last post by Meepledrone on December 01, 2020, 01:20:00 PM »
It is just fact checking... Just trying to understand the timeline... This is an interesting case.

This is a recurrent task when filling the gap between the CAR and the latest rules. Sometimes you come across some clarifications in CarC, CarcF or third parties that don't apply anymore. So you have to discard those outdated by later rulings...  ;)
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Official Rules / Re: The Dragons' Meal plan - What can the Dragon eat?
« Last post by Bumsakalaka on December 01, 2020, 01:06:24 PM »
So you have to be Sherlock Holmes to check all tumors and Entes or hoax :)

Odoslané z SM-A202F pomocou Tapatalku

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Official Rules / Re: The Dragons' Meal plan - What can the Dragon eat?
« Last post by Meepledrone on December 01, 2020, 09:37:44 AM »
There are several issues around this topic:

1. The CAR v7.4 is inconsistent about this matter:

1a) The teacher cannot be eaten by the dragon since it is placed on the school that is not on a tile in particular (latest version):

* Page 45: The 2015 FAQ: Meal plan for Dragons at the top of the page is aligned with the last FAQ document available on HiG's website until 11/2015 and on CarcF.

1b) The teacher can be eaten by the dragon since you are forced to place it on one of the two tiles od the school when playing with the dragon (previous version)

* Page 195: [492] If playing with the dragon, the teacher will have to be placed on one or the other of the school
tiles (i.e., not in the middle), as he can be eaten by the dragon (per the footnote below). (3/2015)

* Page 196: [499] The dragon is allowed on the school tiles and can eat the neutral teacher figure, removing
the teacher from the game entirely. This represents a change to a previous clarification, where the
teacher could not be eaten. Additionally, this requires players to place the teacher on only one of the
school tiles each time he returns to the school when playing with the dragon, as precise location will
be important. (3/2015)


2. The latest original FAQ document (published as: http://www.hans-im-glueck.de/fileadmin/data_archive/Regeln/Carc_3Erw_Drache_FAQ.pdf) in not available on HiG's website (which matches 1a), but it can be found here:

* Archived version available here:
   http://web.archive.org/web/20151121062431/http://www.hans-im-glueck.de/fileadmin/data_archive/Regeln/Carc_3Erw_Drache_FAQ.pdf

* Copy maintained on CarcF renamed as Drache_FAQ.pdf (see last link in the table on this page):
   https://www.carcassonne-forum.de/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=10

You can see both documents share some properties:
- Title: Carc_3Erw_Drache_FAQ_14.indd
- Created: 14/04/2015 11:57:40
- Modified: 14/04/2015 12:08:17
- Application: Adobe InDesign CS5.5 (7.5.3)
- PDF Generator: Adobe PDF Library 9.9
- PDF Version: 1.7, Adobe Extension Level 8 (Acrobat X)
- File size: 3,63 MB (3.810.741 bytes)
- Page size: 120 x 180 mm


3. The other FAQ version in PDF (03.2 Speiseplan für Drachen.pdf) available here (https://www.dropbox.com/s/js146pba3iq91ha/03.%202.%20Speiseplan%20f%C3%BCr%20Drachen.pdf?dl=0) differs in a number of properties:
- Title: Untitled
- Created: 19/05/2015 12:58:52
- Modified: 19/05/2015 12:58:52
- Application: PDF24 Creator
- PDF Generator: GPL Ghostscript 9.14
- PDF Version: 1.4 (Acrobat 5.x)
- File size: 2,81 MB (2.948.229 bytes)
- Page size: 176 x 256 mm

Although it was generated a few days later than the one referenced in section 2), it contains some indications it may not be an official version by HiG:
- Its last page included a text reading "Basic rules format for the Carcassone Forum"
- It contains a typo that was corrected in the latest version (the draft indicated that the catapult tokens belong to Expansion 6). Check this post:
  https://www.carcassonne-forum.de/viewtopic.php?f=281&t=2600&start=15#p28695
- The file is not generated from InDesign and its page size is larger than a normal major expansion rules leaflet (120 x 180mm) 
- The ornaments in the perimeter of the whitish area have been removed partially (on page 1) or almost totally on (on page 2 - you can see some remains at the bottom)
- The info inside the page has been shrunk to make room for extra lines. On page 1 the scale is not maintained and you can notice some extra shrinking in the vertical axis
- The page numbers have been removed along with the blue semicircular area at the bottom to make room for the extra lines.

All this makes me think this last document is fan generated and based on a previous draft of the FAQ, that includes errors removed and obsolete rules.

WICA follows the CAR v7.4 (bullet 1a). I researched this matter some time ago (as I came across these inconsistencies in the CAR itself) and updated the clarifications about the interactions of the teacher and the dragon accordingly. You can see the explanation for the latest ruling here:

https://www.carcassonne-forum.de/viewtopic.php?f=281&t=2600&start=15#p28749

Hope this helps!

EDIT: Added more details in section 3).
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The Marketplace / WTS Russian Каркассон Promo tiles 6 sets
« Last post by GeneralHaos on December 01, 2020, 06:52:15 AM »
Hello again, fellow Carcassonne players and collectors!

I managed to find 6 more sets of russian promo tiles. These tiles have never been played (I pushed them from frames myself), but some of them have different levels of wear from storage. Photos of all the sets can be seen here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/fh4ud4nb4wzKVujq5
I would like to sell the sets for different prices, according to their condition (all the prices don't include shipping price and transfer fee):
Set #1, perfect condition: 200 euro
Set #2: 170 euro
Set #3: 160 euro
Set #4: 150 euro
Set #5: 140 euro
Set #6: 130 euro

I am open for answers in case you have any. I can make additional photos if needed.
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