App description: Will you be Le Havre's next Titan of Industry?

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"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

"5/5: Very compelling and rewarding." - GameZebo

"4.5/5: if you're a fan of board games, you [...] owe it to yourself to pick this one up." - TouchArcade
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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
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Universal app
Supports 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 game
Create your own playlists from your iPod

Note: you must have iOS 5.0+ on your device in order to play online!


About
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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 whos 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
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Please send us your feedback and requests, and rate the game once youve bought it.
06-20-2012, 07:26 PM
#2
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Bought!

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06-20-2012, 08:34 PM
#3
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Insta-buy!

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06-20-2012, 08:39 PM
#4
Impressions please! Never played the board game, and the UI looks a bit cluttered. How is it?
06-20-2012, 09:18 PM
#5
The screenshots don't look very promising. I'm going to wait for the TA board game community to weigh in on this one.

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06-20-2012, 10:14 PM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tinsel View Post
Impressions please! Never played the board game, and the UI looks a bit cluttered. How is it?
Independent reviews:

http://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/11...lease-le-havre

http://ipadboardgames.org/2012/le-havre/

And we're sure TA board gamers will chime in soon!
06-20-2012, 10:39 PM
#7
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Game of the Year

These comments have been posted elsewhere as well:

I've been in the beta test group, playing the game for weeks and it is wonderful.

Full rules set with building descriptions etc., all easily accessible from within the game. UI functions flawlessly. Hugely helpful hint system for those still learning how to play. Undo ensures no swipe errors, a common problem with IOS games.

In all, I don't know how this product could possibly have been done any better. Even the background music works well. I found myself humming the tune during a round of golf two weeks ago and couldn't get it out of my head for the entire day.

Le Havre has my vote for IOS game of the year. A magnificent effort.

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06-20-2012, 10:59 PM
#8
Great game, well done! The AI seems to be also very good! So far ... five stars from me!

Thanks for that gem!

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06-20-2012, 11:00 PM
#9
This game is excellent.

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06-20-2012, 11:13 PM
#10
I am such a sucker for euro board games! Add to cart!

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