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Offline Carcassonne0123

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Builder and roads
« on: September 18, 2020, 07:15:34 AM »
Ok, so let‘s say I draw a road, place it down with a meeple on, next turn I draw another road I place so it continues my road and I place my builder on it, do I draw another tile or do I have to expand it again in order for me to darw a tile?

In other words, does the builder take immediate effect?
Please clarify this, thanks.

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Re: Builder and roads
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2020, 08:07:19 AM »
I moved this question to a new topic.

The answer to your question is that you have to expand the road once the builder is placed on it, so the effect is not immediate.

So on your next turn, if you add a new tile to the road, you will get a double turn for the builder, even if the tile placement completed the road.

You can revisit the rules here:
http://wikicarpedia.com/index.php/Traders_and_Builders#1._Placing_a_tile_and_getting_a_double_turn



Some additional info on particular cases you may find interesting:

1) If you close one end of a road with your builder with an abbey tile (from Exp. 5 - Abbey & Mayor), you will not get a double turn, since you are not actually extending (adding a new tile) to the road.

More info on abbeys and the builder in the following clarification:
http://wikicarpedia.com/index.php/Traders_and_Builders#cite_note-5

2) If you move a ferry on a lake connected to the road with your builder and you extend the road as a result, you will not get a double turn from the ferry movement as you are not actually adding a new tile to the road.

More info on the interaction of Ferries with Trader & Builders here:
http://wikicarpedia.com/index.php/The_Ferries#Other_expansions
Questions about rules? Check WICA: wikicarpedia.com


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