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I've played Agricola (my favourite game) about a million times, and Le Havre only once so far. But I'll give you some of my basic impressions. Agricola and Le Havre are much more similar to each other than, for example, to other Uwe Rosenberg games like Bohnanza and At The Gates Of Loyang. Both are about creating a working food engine in an environment of ...


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It's entirely situational. Sometimes you have more food than you need and are clearly better off spending the extra food. Other times you don't have enough food and would end up spending more money for food at the end of the round anyways. Often it is in between these two extremes, and then it can be a tricky decision. When paying to another player, that ...


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The rules say this (for the long version. I don't play the short version and don't know anyone who does). Players Minutes(Rules) My estimates 1 60 Depends on YOU (30-300) 2 120 90 3 180 135 4 200 180 5 210 225 I've played about 20 ...


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@thesunneversets gives a fantastic overview, so I just have this to add: I've found that it's easier to meet your basic food needs in Le Havre than in Agricola. In Le Havre, you're making a profit while trying not to forget about collecting enough food. In Agricola, you're trying to collect food and occasionally making a profit, which is quite appropriate ...


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It's 30-60 minutes for player, very much like Agricola. This is in the Wikipedia article, but I think it says it on the box too. The rules (zipped pdf from the publisher) have a time/rounds per player table with the conservative estimate (60 minutes per player) for the full game, along with a ~30 minutes per player estimate for the shortened version (20, 45, ...



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