Carcassonne: Tiles & Tactics (PC) (2017)

Overview: A video game adaptation of the board game Carcassonne.

Looking to break even on my purchase of Humble More Board Games Bundle by Asmodee Digital, I decided to start by playing Carcassonne, a board game I already own in real life.

Gameplay Log:
Even though I've played the actual board game, I decided to go through the tutorial to familiarize myself with the interface and refresh on the rules.
After the tutorial, I played a round against an AI set to "Focused" and enabled the "Inns & Cathedrals" expansion.

Tip: one of the main advantages for completing objectives is recovering the meeple. Otherwise, it's not always necessary to focus on completing an objective.

Steam Game Time: 0.9 hours / 53 minutes

20200209 Comment:
I spent a couple of minutes checking out if a Steam user could play with an Epic Games user. I logged into my Steam version and went to see what games and users were online. Then I went to my Epic Game version and saw the same games and users.

On a separate note, Asmodee doesn't allow the same account to be logged in twice. That is, logging into the game from the Epic Games installation kicked me out of being logged in from the Steam installation and vice versa.

+ Nice graphics
+ All the UI helps make the game easier to play than the real board game
+ Advantages related to virtualization: 1) no clean-up, 2) randomization of pieces is easier, 3) adding and removing expansions is easier, 4) automatic tracking of score, 5) automatic enforcement of the rules
+ Able to see tiles remaining in the stack; results in more strategy

~ I think the game needs a cheat sheet (for points)


Overall, this adaptation of the game delivers everything fun about the game and provides improvements made possible by the virtualization.

Carcassonne: Tiles & Tactics (PC) (2017)

Relevant Links:*
Carcassonne (
Carcassonne: Tiles & Tactics (PC) (
Carcassonne: Tiles & Tactics (Steam Store Page)
Carcassonne (board game) (

*There's a Wikipedia entry for a 2007 adaptation of the game.

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