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Strategy Guide / Re: Guerilla farming
« on: March 04, 2021, 09:54:31 AM »
Carcassonne Standard 7.4, page 65?

"Any farmers already on the farm are scored immediately, in the same way as at the end of the game."

This sentence does not apply to farmers connected to a barn via the placement of a tile. It applies to farmers who are scored by the placement of the barn. Compare the yellow and red farmers in the diagrams in page 65 and 66, as well as the section titles in those two pages, "placing a barn" vs "a farm is connected". I hope this helps.

JCloisterZone FAQ, Suggestions & Bug Reports / Re: JCZ 5.5.1, no AI?
« on: March 02, 2021, 01:44:02 PM »
Thanks to both!
I'm sorry if my original post sounded impolite. That was just a cry. I hastily wrote it late last night just to confirm that was the case and not that I didn't probe enough. I actually like the new app more, as it looks more "formal".

JCloisterZone FAQ, Suggestions & Bug Reports / JCZ 5.5.1, no AI?
« on: March 01, 2021, 07:56:52 PM »
So, I can no longer play against computers in this version?

Same here. I'm in if it's still open.
It's been a while since I last used the JCZ app, so I'll need to confirm that it runs OK on my computer.
I'm in EST. Previous experience suggests that I can only arrange games with the Europe-based players on the weekends, unless they are night owls.

Mine arrived, too! Thanks again, Meepledrone.
I had a lot of fun and a lot of "now I need to catch up with the new expansions" moments.

I think the Catapult is the less of the evil, so I don't even own a copy of the Dice Game.

General / Re: Sometimes you just can't beat a good (physical) book
« on: January 27, 2019, 07:43:18 AM »
That's awesome!!!

General / Re: Worst Carcassonne expansion to date
« on: January 13, 2019, 08:39:24 AM »
There are a few that I don't like.
1. The catapult component of the Catapult. I, too, think the tiles are good.
2. The Count. You pretty much always need to check with everyone when someone is about to score. In a 3-player game, an hour-long game is now 4 hours.
3. Bridges, Castles & Bazaars. Echoing from above, Castles are so easy to forget and Bazaars interrupt the flow so counter-intuitively.
4. The half-sized and double-sized tiles. Caused so much trouble interpreting interactions with other expansion.
5. Messengers are not that bad, but whenever your score, you'll want to see which score-marking meeple on the scoreboard can give you a message.
6. Ferries. Just not enough incentive to put more effort on the not-so-interesting roads, especially when compared to the Inns.
7. Japanese Temples. If a modern convention centre does not blend in, how could buildings on the other side of the world?

Having finished the list, I realize that these are the bad expansions, in my opinion, from the worst to the least bad. I like all the other expansion that I have.

Official Rules / Re: tile differences between old and new BCB
« on: November 15, 2018, 05:49:11 PM »
So now they are the same, eh?

Anything Else / Re: New European Union law may affect this site.
« on: September 21, 2018, 10:21:05 AM »

Anything Else / Re: New European Union law may affect this site.
« on: September 21, 2018, 08:14:30 AM »
site is hosted under US jurisdiction

Did a quick search and found this.
I think this means the the US claims that this site is under its jurisdiction. This claim is not necessarily exclusive.
Is the server of this site based in the US?

General / Re: Favourite single Carcassonne item
« on: September 13, 2018, 05:49:18 AM »
That's a tough question...
I guess my answer would be the souvenir of the Abbey tournament (a single Abbey tile with a normal back). That tile always reminds me how not creative I am and never had the idea of mixing the abbey with other normal tiles. That's a genius idea.
Now, not every forum member has a souvenir like this of limited amounts, so I'll confine my answer to the commercially available items or those used to be. It's my blue meeple.

General / Re: Finally Complete!
« on: August 11, 2018, 09:44:34 AM »

Online Games and Competitions / Re: The Great Escape
« on: July 26, 2018, 01:15:50 PM »
Anyone free? ;)

The Marketplace / Re: Re: WTG: New Russian Carcassonne bag-counter
« on: July 24, 2018, 07:48:26 AM »
Depending on the pricing of one of these bags I'd be interested as well.


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