Review: Carcassonne (Steam)
The official adaptation of the famous board game Carcassonne! A modern classic tile-placement game based on the award-winning game in which the players draw and place a tile with a piece of southern French landscape on it. The player can then decide to place one of his followers, so-called Meeples.
- Nice big chunky graphics.
- 90MB Download size.
- How to play section.
- Optional tutorial.
- Has its own achievements.
- Connect Asmodee account to play online but also get the Abbot DLC for FREE.
- Stats screen.
- Karma rating on a 1-5 scale.
- Text chat channel.
- Offline- 1-6 against AI or 1-6 local multiplayer. You can set settings like dead tiles, Play with fields amd remaining tiles list.
- Three difficulties- Easy, Fierce and risk taker.
- Online leaderboard.
- Online multiplayer- Private and public.
- Public multiplayer- Set options- Min karma, Min rank, Online autoplay and duration 15 minutes to 15 days. You can save the game in between so fear not.
- Players online counter.
- 3D play pieces and you can zoom in and zoom out and move around.
- Easy to get into.
- Simple controls.
- Cross-platform multiplayer.
- A good way to learn the game.
- Carcassone is a game where you take turns in placing tiles, Create towns and place your Meeples on roads and Chapels to score points. Highest wins.
- Graphics options are limited. Quality slider, Resolution and windowed.
- No Steam achievements.
- No trading cards.
- UI is fine and all but kind of looks a bit mobile phone basic, Big fonts and bad scaling.
- Few random hard crashes.
- Quitters ruin the experience.
- No way to customise the whole experience at all.