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Z-Man Games Looks Inside Carcassonne: Hunters & Gatherers

Many of you have played the original Carcassonne and many have even played Carcassonne: Hunters & Gatherers. In this article, Z-Man Games looks into the newest edition of the game, giving you a look at the way this variant plays. Have yourselves a look.

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You crouch behind a rock at the edge of the grasslands, carefully listening. The grass rustles and you slowly look around the rock to spot your prey: a deer gently nibbling at the long grass. You heft your spear. Tonight the tribe will eat well.

Before there were tall stone castles and walls, there were forests and rivers filled with wildlife. The classic tile-laying gameplay of Carcassonne journeys to the prehistoric era in Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers! Players will take turns placing tiles to expand and explore the wild landscape, aiming to find natural features and resources for them to claim for their tribe’s survival.


Since Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers was first released in 2002, it’s become one of the most popular standalone versions in the Carcassonne series. This new edition of Hunters and Gatherers includes all the same great gameplay, plus updated art and additional menhir tiles with unique effects. Will you be the one to claim the most points and help your tribe survive in this prehistoric world?