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Short and simple answer: The mayor cannot be placed in a castle. (From footnote 161 in the Carcassonne Complete Annotated Rules) If the mayor is in a city that is turned into a castle, you won't get any points from the mayor as there are no banners in a castle. In that case, the mayor will not be returned to you until the castle is scored (that is to say, ...


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At any time when the builder is on the table, it functions as documented in the rules. The number of builders in a single city does not affect the way in which each builder functions. Nor does the number of knights. Only the active player gets an extra play if he/she extends the road or city. A builder can be deployed even if there are thieves, knights, or ...


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Sometimes these rules can be confusing, but the iOS edition of Carcassonne has answered a lot of rule grey areas for me, including the River II city-bridge one. The Carcassonne app makes it clear that this city-bridge over the river is, in fact, high enough to keep the fields connected. While I still find this visually confusing sometimes, the app rules ...


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I found a bunch of house rules in this document, some of which could be used to weaken The Tower: Towers cannot capture over empty tiles. (Thanks to viberunner) A single-storey tower can only capture a follower on its own tile. Each additional storey adds an additional tile of range in each direction – the rate of increasing range is the same as ...



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