Designed by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede 2000. German edition published by Hans im Gluck. For 2-5 player's and takes about 30 minutes. There's is a free river expansion with 12 tiles plus an expansion, which allows for 6 players and a large piece which gives the double value plus a few inn tiles. There's a follw-up game on the same theme called "Carcassonne - Hunters and Gatherers" (in German "Carcassonne - Jäger und Sammler". The game play is very similar, but more simple and logical in some cirumstances in this version. Idea of the Game: The players lay out Landscape cards to build up a map of the area around Carcassonne. There are roads, towns, meadows and monasteries into which a player’s followers can be placed to gain Victory Points. Carcassonne Historical Board Games Games.
Carcassonne ( French: ; Occitan: Carcassona ; Latin: Carcaso ) is a fortified French town in the Aude department, of which it is the prefecture, in the Region of Occitania . (wikipedia)