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Stardew Valley is a farming simulator and RPG game released by the indie game developer Chucklefish in 2016. The game is available on Windows, and is playable on Linux and Mac. Stardew Valley is a single-player role-playing video game developed by ConcernedApe and published by Chucklefish Games. The player takes control of a civilian, who was recen...

Stardew Valley

  • Greg Burn
  • Sep 26, 2021

Stardew Valley is a farming simulator and RPG game released by the indie game developer Chucklefish in 2016. The game is available on Windows, and is playable on Linux and Mac. Stardew Valley is a single-player role-playing video game developed by ConcernedApe and published by Chucklefish Games. The player takes control of a civilian, who was recently forced to move to a new town due to a job change. The player inherits their grandfather's rundown farm, which includes an old, run-down house and a neglected farm. The player eventually restores the farm to its former glory, and can choose to become a farmer, marry one of the town's NPCs, or explore the mines and earn some extra cash.

Gameplay

In Stardew Valley, the player manages a farm, and is able to grow a variety of different crops, as well as raise animals to sell or consume. In addition to raising crops, the player can also explore the world, complete quests, and interact with the various townsfolk in the game. Stardew Valley is a single-player role-playing video game. The player takes control of a civilian, who was recently forced to move to a new town due to a job change. The player inherits their grandfather's rundown farm, which includes an old, run-down house and a neglected farm. The player eventually restores the farm to its former glory, and can choose to become a farmer, marry one of the town's NPCs, or explore the mines and earn some extra cash. The player can also buy or sell items, grow crops, and craft new items.

Graphics

The graphics in Stardew Valley are a mixture of 2D and 3D. The 2D graphics are reminiscent of a classic 16-bit RPG, while the 3D graphics are a mixture of low-poly and a bit of cel-shading. The graphics in Stardew Valley are reminiscent of the games from the SNES and early Nintendo 64 consoles. The graphics are 2D, and sprites and tiles are used to represent the player, NPCs, and buildings.

Information about replayability

Stardew Valley is rather short, and can be completed in about 50 hours. However, there are a plethora of things to do in the game, and the player has the option to replay the game as many times as they would like.

Conclusion

Stardew Valley is a farming RPG created by ConcernedApe. The player starts their adventure with a single, large plot of land. The land is not all farmable though, as there are spaces for buildings and other spaces. The player must upgrade their farm to increase production. In order to do so, they must collect resources from the land, such as wood and stone, and use those resources to craft buildings and furniture.

Pros:
  • Is a great game for when you want to take a break from your usual games
  • Is a very relaxing game
  • Is a game for when you are in need of some easy, mindless entertainment
  • Is a great game for when you want to experience the nostalgia of the old SNES or Nintendo 64 games
  • Has a great soundtrack that will keep you entertained for hours
Cons:
  • Has a low replayability because completing the game is easy
  • Is a game that does not have a lot of action
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