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Game review
Le Havre
Food for thought
by Will Wilson 28/6/2012
Product: Le Havre
Developer: Codito Development
Publisher: Codito Development
Format: iPad
Genre: Card/ board game
Players: 1-5
Networking: wireless (network), on one device
Version: Europe
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If you're finding iPad boardgame titles like Ticket To Ride and Catan far too easy for your sophisticated palate, then say hello to Le Havre - the boardgame with an almost vertical learning curve.

It's worth scaling the initially intimidating incline, however, as behind the wealth of icons and logic-stretching rules is a clever, if tough, game.

Settle down

The aim of Le Havre is to accumulate the most wealth when the game ends. To do this, you and your opponents have to create goods, build buildings, charge rent for said buildings, and generally get in each others' face from the get-go. ...
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Tough and brutal despite plentiful hints and in-depth tutorial, Le Havre is a faithful recreation of the award-winning boardgame
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 8
Overall: 7
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