I think it's immediate--blue wins. If ever it isn't immediate, it's usually stated pretty plainly in the rules (Chrononauts, for example).
On 12/18/06, Bart Janssens
Season's Greetings everybody! I have a rule question for Martian Coasters.
It is possible to achieve a Nest on your home square out-of-turn. I can
of one way it can happen, but there may be more. If you have all three
pieces 'home', in the proper
order, but another player's piece(s) is/are between them, and they Dig
them out, you have your Nest.
Do you win immediately? Or do you have to win on your turn?
Consider this setup: Blue and Green coasters are adjoining, with arrows
giving a three-space path
from Blue's center to Green's. The Blue center has (bottom to top) the
Blue pawn, Blue drone, Green
pawn, and Blue queen; the Green center has the other two Green pieces.
It's Green's turn; he/she
rolls a Dig and a 4 (or more). Green can use those 4 movement points to
dig out the Pawn and get it
home, and then use the Dig action to Nest all three pieces. However,
Blue has gotten a Nest as well -
and that happened first, even though it's not Blue's turn.
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