Bremerhaven is a strategy game for experienced gamers with simple and intuitive core rules but it generates a lot of interesting decisions. There are so many things you would like to do, but you can only do so much.
One of the core elements of this game is to play your five Influence cards most efficiently every round. The other core element is the time management of your incoming and outgoing Ship and Contract cards. Proper synchronization of these cards is what you need to score high and win the game. Money is not only needed to win this game, you will also need it to expand your harbor. This will provide you with even more prestige and influence. You will need influence in auctions to get your hands on good ships and contracts. At the end of the game, you will multiply your money and prestige to determine your final score. The player with the highest score will win the game.