At a glance: Carcassonne is a tile-laying game for 2 to 5 players, ages 7 and up, and takes about 35 minutes to play. The age rating is pretty good—I know some kids start playing at 6 or 7, but it’s also great for adults.
Includes: The Abbot and The River Expansions
72 Land tiles
12 River tiles
40 meeples (8 each in five colors)
5 Abbot meeples (in 5 colors)
- Area control
- Tile placement