Author Topic: Carcassonne: The Castle (jungleboy vs chooselife)  (Read 1914 times)

Online jungleboy

  • Viscount Chevalier
  • ****
  • Posts: 3043
  • Merit: 89
  • Nine points!
    • View Profile
    • Spirit of the Camino
Carcassonne: The Castle (jungleboy vs chooselife)
« on: March 09, 2018, 06:05:47 AM »
Last night I met Chooselife in a Brazilian bar in Lisbon for some reciprocal postman action and a couple of games. It was a good night for Chooselife as he won both games we played (Raiders of the North Sea and Carcassonne: The Castle) as my tradition of loving the Castle but not being good at it continued!

It was his first game of the Castle but he picked it up pretty quickly! He managed to create and build a good court early on and was fortunate to get the wall tile giving him an extra point per market in his court. I started off well by picking up the first two wall tiles and getting the biggest keep but I lost my way a bit in the middle part of the game, opening too many features (which would not get completed) rather than trying to close existing ones to keep the scoreboard ticking over and potentially get more wall tiles. Chooselife moved ahead on points about halfway through the game and began to pick up wall tiles of his own. The final score was 87-72 in favour of Chooselife. Congratulations!



Linkback: https://www.carcassonnecentral.com/community/index.php?topic=3876.0

Offline Chooselife

  • Viscount
  • ****
  • Posts: 629
  • Merit: 25
  • Just Ask
    • View Profile
Re: Carcassonne: The Castle (jungleboy vs chooselife)
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 03:18:08 AM »
Full table pic, with the best beer around (no milkshakes here).
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he today that sheds his blood with me, Shall be my brother;

Offline Decar

  • Global Moderator
  • Chatelain Grand Officier
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 6245
  • Merit: 288
  • Shut up and take my money!
    • View Profile
    • tehill.net
Re: Carcassonne: The Castle (jungleboy vs chooselife)
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 04:22:45 AM »
I do love me some Castles - I'm not really a fan of the bonus tiles (they make catchup very hard as it provides a bonus for those already aheead). Thanks for sharing!

Offline asp204

  • Freeman
  • ****
  • Posts: 66
  • Merit: 0
  • Cats and Carcassonne are a winning combination!
    • View Profile
Re: Carcassonne: The Castle (jungleboy vs chooselife)
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2018, 04:18:01 AM »
That looks like it was a lot of fun! Thank you for sharing this! :)
Meeple sheeples. :)


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via furl Share via linkedin Share via myspace Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via technorati Share via twitter

  Subject / Started by Replies / Views Last post
xx
To Castle Or Not To Castle?

Started by danisthirty

10 Replies
4350 Views
Last post November 01, 2015, 01:14:56 AM
by Hounk
xx
Jungleboy’s Carcassonne Cleanout

Started by jungleboy

42 Replies
8891 Views
Last post March 05, 2018, 01:31:38 AM
by Sinscerly
xx
Carcassonne League Round 2: Carcking vs jungleboy

Started by Carcking

7 Replies
2740 Views
Last post May 29, 2014, 08:36:50 AM
by Carcking
clip
Carcassonne League Round 1: jungleboy v jvnoledawg

Started by jungleboy

5 Replies
2669 Views
Last post May 08, 2014, 07:05:45 PM
by Carcking
thumbup
Gaming in Draughts with jungleboy and Decar

Started by danisthirty

11 Replies
6412 Views
Last post February 09, 2016, 07:21:01 AM
by kettlefish