Family Feud (Fan Expansion)
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General info and comments
Family Feud fan-expansion was released by Carcassonne Central member Frédérick Renaud as a reimplementation of a previous fan-expansion Families by Carcassonne Central member Novelty.
No one knows how the feud started between two of the largest families in Carcassonne. Some say it was a boundary dispute, others say it was due to a cow. No one knows for certain. But the one certain thing is that the two families will have nothing to do with each other and will go out of their way to keep their distance from each other.
- 30 new land tiles most of which have a red-and-yellow coat of arms on a city segment.
New land tiles
The new Land tiles are played like those in the base game.
Shuffle the Family Feud tiles together with the other tiles. 
1. Placing a tile
The different-coloured coat of arms represent the two families — the quartered blue-and-white coat of arm represents one family and the quartered yellow-and-red coat of arm represents the other. As the families will have nothing to do with each other, city segments containing these two different coats of arms cannot be joined together.
If there is a city containing a blue-and-white coat of arms, then a tile containing a red-and-yellow coat of arms is forbidden to be added or joined into that city. The reverse is also true, if there is a city containing a red-and-yellow coat of arms, then a tile containing a blue-and-white coat of arms is forbidden to be added or joined into the city. No tile, with or without coat of arms can be placed that will join an uncompleted city containing one type of coat of arms with another uncompleted city containing the other type of coat of arms.
2. Placing a meeple
You may place a meeple according to the usual rules.
3. Scoring a feature
When a city is completed, a red-and-yellow coat of arms scores an additional 2 points for every coat of arms in the completed city, for the player with the most knights. As usual, if there is a draw, all players involved in the draw get an additional 2 points for every coat of arms in the completed city. The red-and-yellow coat of arm functions exactly as the blue-and-white coat of arms during completed city scoring.
This Expansion Selector allows you to pick what expansions (or parts of them) to use in the reference pages of WICA. According to your selection, the Order of Play and Scoring sections will be adapted. This way, you can customize WICA to suit your game without any hinderance from the expansions left out.
As hinted above, the expansions combining multiple elements permit a fine-grain selection of its elements. For example, you can choose the abbey tiles and the wagon from "Abbey & Mayor" and to leave out the barn and the mayor.
2. Use Guide
The selector has several tabs and below there is an area that lists the current selection at all times, no matter the tab displayed.
You can click on any tab label to go to the desired tab. Additional clicks on a selected tab will collapse it and expand it back in order to access the selector when needed. Switching to another tab will expand the selector automatically.
The following sections describe the tabs and their functionality.
2.1. "Expansions" tabs
The first three tabs from the left allow you to pick expansions in full or partially when possible.
- Major expansions: lists all official major expansions by HiG.
- Minor expansions: lists all official minor expansions by HiG and some of their licensed equivalents.
- Other expansions: lists the rest of licensed and unofficial expansions as well as those Print & Play and Cut & Play expansions released by HiG.
These tabs show a listing of expansions where each label is preceded by a checkbox to allow its selection and deselection if full.
Those expansions with various components show a clickable "[+]" symbol after them when closed or "[–]" when open. In the latter case, all the components are displayed and can be selected and deselected individually.
Each tab has a text label in accordance with the format "Group (X/Y)" in order to identify the set of expansions listed (indicated by Group), the number of expansions selected (represented by X) and the total number available (represented by Y).
2.2. "Quick Selectors" tab
This is the fourth tab from the left. It allows you to choose from a predefined list of available expansions sets. This tab contains the following elements:
- A dropdown list and a "Select Expansions" button: They allow you select and load a predefined expansion bundle, such as a Big Box or all the expansions for the New Edition.
- The "Clear All" button empties your current with one click.
- The "Select All" button selects all the expansions available with one click.
2.3. "Filters" tab
This is the fifth tab from the left. It allows you to choose what Carcassonne editions are displayed and your preferred edition. The editions considered are the 1st Edition (C1), the New Edition (C2+C3), and the Winter Edition (WE), which is included in a creative way if some of its expansions are of interest.
The tab displays two panels:
- "Show Editions" panel: it contains a checkbox for each edition available (C1, C2+C3 and WE.) The selector will show the expansions belonging to the checked editions only. For example, if the 1st edition (C1) checkbox is selected, expansions such as "The Wheel Of Fortune" or "Halflings" will be eligible in the Expansion Selector, otherwise they will not be available for selection. At least one edition has to be selected, thus they cannot be deselected at the same time.
- "Preferred Edition" panel: it contains a set of radio buttons for the 1st Edition (C1), the New Edition (C2+C3) and the Winter Edition. The radio button selected will indicate the Expansion Selector which edition has precedence over the other when:
- Describing the Game Reference, the Order of Play, the Scoring rules and Game Figures: If there are differences between editions, the preferred edition rules and wording will be displayed. For example, the movement of the dragon will be displayed in different steps in the Order of Play depending on whether C1 or C2+C3 is selected.
- Displaying graphics in the Scoring sections: For expansions available in both editions, the images shown will correspond to the selected edition. Images from an expansion only existing in one edition will not change.
The radio button for an edition will be enabled only if such an edition is available, that is, it is selected in the "Show Editions" panel.
It also includes a checkbox with the label "Mark rules adaptations": If checked, all the rules displayed in the Game Reference, the Order of Play, and the Game Figures not corresponding to the preferred edition will be highlighted.
This tab shows a label similar to "Filters (C1/C2+C3/WE) #" that lists all the editions selected in parentheses and one of them is underlined, indicating that it is the preferred one. The hash sign "#" is present if rules adaptations are highlighted.
This is the current tab displayed with help information about the Expansion Selector.
Unending Family Feud C2
Unending Family Feud C1
Family Feud C1
For Icons explanation and licensing please visit Icons page.
- ↑ The original Families expansion was designed to work with Inns & Cathedrals ✎ . This expansion has been expanded to include extra tiles for the The Princess & the Dragon ✎ , The Tower ✎ , River II ✎ and Abbey & Mayor ✎ expansions, such that the ratio of red-and-yellow coat of arms is equal to the total number of blue-and-white coat of arms. Players may wish to remove some of the tiles with red-and-yellow coat of arms if they are not playing with all the expansions, such that the number of red-and-yellow coat of arms equals blue-and-white coat of arms.