App description: Famous boardgame and great iOS experience, with expansions as in-app purchases.
"iPhone Game of the Year", iTunes Rewind Germany.
"The single best board game experience in the App Store", gamezebo
"Carcassonne does just about everything right on the iPhone", ars technica
"It is quite simply one of the most polished games on the platform", wired.com
"There's nothing like a sneaky farmer to push you across the winning line", Edge Magazine
"Beautiful and intuitive", joystiq
"Carcassonne is as good as it gets", EGM
"Of all the tabletop games I have played on my iPad while pooping, nothing has as much time invested in it as Carcassonne", Wil Wheaton

Play the original award winning board game Carcassonne with friends, family, or other board game enthusiasts - online or offline.

Build a medieval landscape, tile by tile, claim landmarks with your followers and score points. As a winner of the prestigious "Spiel des Jahres" award in 2001, the game allows for a plethora of play styles and strategies. If you like social gaming or board games you will love Carcassonne!


FEATURES

Official Carcassonne game with original artwork
Universal App - Buy once, play on iPad and iPhone
Expansions available via In-App-Purchase
"The River" adds a new strategic element to the game play
"Inns and Cathedrals" adds a double follower and tiles to upvalue cities and roads.
"Traders & Builders" with trade-goods, pigs and builders.
"Princess & Dragon" with dragon, princess, fairy and magic portals.
"Phantom" adds the phantom, a game piece you can place in addition to other followers.
"Winter" with a new theme, tiles, and the Gingerbread Man.
"Double Base Tile Set" adds the possibility to play with twice the amount of base game (or winter) cards.
Easy mode that does not count Fields, ideal for Kids
9 different AI players: (Hans, Count, Countess, Maid, Servant, Juggler, Fortune Teller, Witch and Warlock)
Play with up to five players passing one device around
Unique Solitaire mode
Local network play
Internet multiplayer with Push Notifications
Online and offline ranking
Game Center Achievements
Comprehensive in-game manual
Tutorials with voice acting
Compete for the best score in Solitaire Game of the Week
Chat function for Internet and local network games
Play with Game Center friends


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I redownload my Expansions?

You can restore your purchases free of charge in the app's purchases menu. (The treasure chest in the main menu.)

Help! Im trapped in a menu screen!
Try opening http://carcassonneapp.com/cleanup.html in your iPads or iPhones Safari.

What about more Expansions?

We are continuing to work on further expansions. Please don't hesitate to tell us which one you'd like to see next!

Can I play asynchronously?

Yes. In "Play with Friends" you can leave the app and will be notified when it's your turn again. No pressure though, unlike "Quick Play" there are no time limits.

Can I play against my familiy or friends by passing the device around?

Yes, of course. Up to five players can play on the same device.

Do I need to buy the expansions to participate in a game with expansions?

If you are playing local network multiplayer you can share an expansion with your opponents. To play online multiplayer, you need to buy the expansion to play with it.

Can I play with expansions in quick play?

Yes. However currently we limit the combinations of the expansions in quick play to avoid fragmentation of the player base and longer waiting times for games. We try to give three or four useful combinations for quick play. There is also the "Automatic" category that tries to match you up with anyone who wants to play right now.
06-03-2010, 08:18 PM
#2
JUST beat me to the punch! Better late than never!

06-03-2010, 08:21 PM
#3
Insta buy!
06-03-2010, 08:26 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: United States of America
Posts: 2,210
All over this one sweet

here's some ipad 2x zoom screenshots of game I played




Last edited by mrbass; 06-03-2010 at 10:34 PM.
06-03-2010, 08:26 PM
#5
Going through the tutorial now; It's fully voiced, and the interface is breathtaking.

I'm so glad I saved money specifically for this game.

I'm in love
06-03-2010, 08:28 PM
#6
I feel slightly stupid because I really couldn't wait for this to come to the iPhone. But now that it's out, I kind of realize something... I have no idea what Carcassone is, or if I am even interested in it.

Introductory price of $4.99!? Wah wah wee wah

わたしのねこはがこうえいきます。
私の猫は学校絵行きます。
06-03-2010, 08:28 PM
#7
Looks interesting.
06-03-2010, 08:32 PM
#8
Very Classy! Tutorial voiceover top notch.
06-03-2010, 08:32 PM
#9
Has anyone ever played this before? It looks really interesting, I'm just having a hard time trying to picture the gameplay. How exactly does creating a "medieval landscape" translate to a board game?

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06-03-2010, 08:32 PM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by MasterChief3624 View Post
I feel slightly stupid because I really couldn't wait for this to come to the iPhone. But now that it's out, I kind of realize something... I have no idea what Carcassone is, or if I am even interested in it.

Introductory price of $4.99!? Wah wah wee wah
5 bucks for a board game that costs 25-30 online. Plus this has a solitaire mode, an interactive tutorial, online multiplayer with push and ELO ratings, an ipad update coming later, and the expansions coming as IAP later.

It's worth far more and the game is brilliant (though I understand your view if you've never played before)


EDIT: You have to add people via email put you can send a link that opens the game and adds them to your list. carcassonne:///f/2f6b75da6d7ffa77

Last edited by VeganTnT; 06-03-2010 at 08:36 PM.

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