Carcassonne: Expansion 4 – The Tower

Carcassonne: Expansion 4 – The Tower

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The Tower is the fourth major expansion for the Carcassonne game. Tower segments are added to the game, as well as some new actions. Instead of placing a Meeple as usual on their turns, players can now either place a tower segment on a tile with a space for a tower, add a tower segment to a tower already standing, or place a Meeple on top of a tower (which "finishes" it).

Placing a tower segment allows you to capture other players' Meeples, so long as they are in view of the tower in an orthogonal direction. If the tower is 1 piece high, they can capture Meeples that are within 1 tile of the tower; if the tower is 2 pieces high, they can capture Meeples within 2 tiles of the tower; etc. Not only do players lose whatever they may have scored with that Meeple, but they also have to pay 3 victory points if they want to free their Meeple.

Part of the Carcassonne series.


Min Players 2
Max Players 6
Min Playtime 40
Max Playtime 40
Age 7
Mechanic Area Majority / Influence, Tile Placement,
Category City Building, Expansion for Base-game, Medieval, Territory Building,
Artist Anne Pätzke, Chris Quilliams, Doris Matthäus,
Designer Klaus-Jürgen Wrede,
Product Type Board game,