Carcassonne: Wheel of Fortune*

Carcassonne: Wheel of Fortune (Carcassonne: Das Schicksalsrad) offers a unique twist on the classic Carcassonne gameplay by incorporating the Wheel of Fortune, a novel feature that adds an element of chance and strategic decision-making. This edition can serve both as a standalone game, replacing the base game, and as an expansion, bringing fresh dynamics to the familiar tile-laying and meeple-placement mechanics.

Gameplay Overview

  • Comprehensive Tile Set: Combines 72 tiles from the original base game, Inns & Cathedrals, Traders & Builders, and King & Scout, along with a special replacement start tile featuring the Wheel of Fortune.
  • Wheel of Fortune Mechanic: Introduces a new gameplay element with the Wheel of Fortune, where players can spin the wheel to impact the game in various ways, from removing followers from the board to gaining bonus points.
  • Flexible Gameplay Options: Can be played as a standalone game or integrated with the base game as an expansion, compatible with all other Carcassonne expansions.

Special Features

  • New Start Tile: The Wheel of Fortune start tile, equivalent in size to 16 standard tiles, introduces a central focal point for strategic considerations.
  • Varied Outcomes: The wheel offers six different outcomes, adding unpredictability and requiring players to adapt their strategies.
  • Compatibility and Versatility: Designed to be fully compatible with other expansions, enhancing the replayability and strategic depth of the Carcassonne experience.


Carcassonne: Wheel of Fortune revitalizes the classic Carcassonne experience with the introduction of the Wheel of Fortune, adding a layer of chance that influences strategic decisions throughout the game. Whether used as a standalone set or as an expansion to the base game, this edition offers a compelling blend of strategy and luck, inviting both new players and seasoned veterans to explore the dynamic landscapes of Carcassonne in new and exciting ways. The inclusion of tiles from key expansions and the innovative Wheel of Fortune mechanic ensure that Carcassonne: Wheel of Fortune stands as a distinctive and engaging addition to the Carcassonne series.

  • 2 - 5 Players
  • 30 Minutes
  • 8+ years old
  • Easy to learn

We like Carcassonne: Wheel of Fortune so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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