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General / Re: NO√čL
« on: December 04, 2023, 02:26:16 PM »
Kudos and merit from me too.  Can't wait to see what's next!

General / Re: Combining Spin-offs with the Base Game?
« on: November 06, 2023, 07:04:14 AM »
Hi, nicholas813 and welcome to the forum!  As you've discovered, mixing Carcassonne with spin-offs can be problematic to say the least.  I prefer to use Cosmic Portal tiles to go from the main game to multiple side games using spin-offs.  It's all explained here:  Best of luck!

The Marketplace / Re: GAW Fantom display
« on: October 16, 2023, 08:47:24 PM »
Thanks for your time and generosity, The Edge!  Just received the box (along with a few other goodies) in the mail today.  Looks great on the shelf!  Thanks again!

News and Events / Re: New expansion teased featuring castle moats
« on: October 06, 2023, 11:43:34 AM »
I tried it and it turned out like this:

Very nice job, bohun!  These look great! 

The Marketplace / Re: GAW Fantom display
« on: October 04, 2023, 07:14:29 AM »
Thanks, The-Edge!  I await the shipping cost info, and in the meantime I'll start making room on my shelf.   :yellow-meeple:

The Marketplace / Re: GAW Fantom display
« on: September 19, 2023, 11:43:09 AM »
I'd give it a good home.  Please add my name to the hat: Ker42.

General / Vision of the Future?
« on: September 10, 2023, 06:19:38 AM »
Hi, all!  I just had an incredible dream.  I was pulling out tiles to start a game of Carcassonne, and one of the tiles "TURNED ON!"  It was a double-tile, and it had a little switch on the top edge like an iPad.  When clicked on, it actually displayed images of how to play the tile!  Unfortunately, I woke up before seeing what the full artwork or mechanics entailed, but it got me wondering.  What will Carcassonne of the future look like?  If we or machines don't wipe ourselves out, what amazing technology might exist a hundred years from now?  Carc tiles with moving artwork (an actual flowing river or tiny people bustling about in a busy city)?  A connected device could play audio: when you play a dragon tile, it roars.  And tiny tile sensors could track the dragon token's movement and make chomping sounds when it eats your meeple.  Or will everything be holographic like Star Wars chess?  Or better yet, imagine a Star Trek type holo-deck experience where you interact with visuals from the game (although I'm not sure I'd want to interact with a life-size dragon)! 

If anyone has a time machine, kindly pop into the future, check it out, and come back and tell us what Carcassonne of the future looks like.  I'm curious.  Anyone else?

Reviews & Session Reports / Re: I Love the Landscape!
« on: August 06, 2023, 04:17:58 PM »
Interesting assortment of tiles, Kothmann!  Did you use your tower and wind rose variants too?  I'm a big fan of Cosmic Orienteers.  Haven't tried Hatteras Captains yet though...

We played a game today using the large coaster tiles found here: along with large phantoms and mini meeples (given for filling a hole without an abbey).  It was a great game, despite playing on an uneven picnic table and the wind almost blowing away the tiles and moving the meeples!   

General / Re: pictures of Carcassonne
« on: June 15, 2023, 07:30:48 AM »
Great picture, oldbonz!  But why is he scaling the wall...??   :)

The Marketplace / Re: Cundco spring 2023 US group buy
« on: June 09, 2023, 11:42:38 AM »
Happy to say the map arrived safe and sound...and quickly!  Thanks, gamgeefan2!

The Marketplace / Re: Cundco spring 2023 US group buy
« on: June 05, 2023, 07:14:12 AM »
 :o  Fingers crossed.   

My daughters have played regular Carcassonne; in fact they give me a pretty good run for my money...when I can get them off their electronic devices.   ;)
Hoping this version with their favorite colors will make them want to play more.

The Marketplace / Re: Cundco spring 2023 US group buy
« on: May 23, 2023, 07:14:40 AM »

Reviews & Session Reports / Re: I Love the Landscape!
« on: May 23, 2023, 06:54:48 AM »
Kudos to your travel-sized game!  And to your graduating son, the secondary reason for being there.   ;D

Yes they did.  Hey, if it finally gets my daughters to play Carcassonne with me...  ;D

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