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  • Summary: Will you be Le Havre's next Titan of Industry????????????????????? "10/10: This game will undoubtedly go down as a perennial favourite." - iPadBoardGames.org"4/4: [A] great digital translation of this famous game." - iOS Board Games"[E]xcellent ... as elegant an adaptation as I can imagine. If you like Agricola and/or Caylus, I strongly recommend Le Havre." - The Dish???????????????????? In this universal adaptation of the popular board game (winner of a 2009 International Gamers Award, among others), you can compete with up to 5 people — or against a computer's AI — to construct buildings and ships to support your shipping empire. An in-depth tutorial and hint system help you develop the strategy you will need to dominate the harbor.Collect resources to build and use new buildings, while paying your workers and saving up for ships. Buildings are a good investment, but ships provide necessary income. Deciding where to put your resources early on may determine your fate later in the game, so choose wisely!With no setup time required, no pieces to lose, and no arguments about the rules, the future of board games is here and Le Havre gives you exactly what you want — to play! Features========Universal appSupports 3 modes of play: - Solo play; solitaire or against varying degrees of AI difficulty- “Pass and play” with 2 to 5 local human players with or without AI- Turn-based multiplayer using Game Center Full tutorial and in-game hints Eye catching design and interactive game pieces using art from the original board gameCreate your own playlists from your iPodNote: you must have iOS 5.0+ on your device in order to play online!About=====Uwe Rosenberg is an award-winning German game designer. He is well known for the development of innovative card game mechanisms. He also designed Agricola, a game that dethroned Puerto Rico as the highest rated game on BoardGameGeek.com. Le Havre is a successor to that game, and the second in Rosenberg's series of economic-themed building games.Sage Board Games is an independent software developer, focusing on bringing award winning and classic board games to mobile devices. With a veritable “who’s who” of Euro games already licensed, Sage Board Games is poised to become the premier source of board games for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.Visit us: sageboardgames.com Like us: facebook.com/sageboardgamesFollow us: twitter.com/sageboardgamesPlease send us your feedback and requests, and rate the game once you’ve bought it. Expand
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  1. Jun 25, 2012
    100
    The app seems perfect in every way, and hats off to Codito for pulling it off.
  2. Jul 11, 2012
    90
    If you're a fan of board games, you kinda owe it to yourself to pick this one up. I'm usually adverse to the idea of playing a board game on my iPhone but this actually went swimmingly well. It's a solid package and one that will keep your inner entrepreneur happy for hours on end.
  3. Aug 23, 2012
    85
    You like board games on your iPad? Then get this one. It is as simple as captivating and even though there are some usability flaws Le Havre is very well executed.
  4. Jun 28, 2012
    80
    Tightly pieced together, efficient, muscular if not nimble.
  5. Jun 28, 2012
    70
    Tough and brutal despite plentiful hints and in-depth tutorial, Le Havre is a faithful recreation of the award-winning boardgame.
  6. Jul 6, 2012
    70
    Le Havre is the most complete board game upon launch offering single player, pass and play and online multiplayer straight out of the box. It should have been cooked for a bit more to clean up the interface a bit, and given it retina resolution. Still it is a great adaption of the physical board game well worth diving into.
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