If you’ve ever performed Stardew Valley and thought hey, working a farm appears actual good, I’d like to try this with none of the handbook labor, at this time is your fortunate day. The hit indie farming recreation has been tailored into what might change into successful board recreation, and it’s accessible right now.
The surprise announcement was made by developer Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone on the Stardew Valley web site. In it, Barone notes that he has been working with board recreation designer Cole Medeiros for a little bit over two and a half years to adapt Stardew Valley’s cozy mix of handbook labor, rural life, and friendship to tabletops, and the end result appears simply as charming because the digital recreation. There’s even a trailer:
Per the sport’s retailer web page:
Stardew Valley: The Board Game is a cooperative recreation the place gamers work collectively to revive the Valley. They accomplish this by rising crops, elevating animals, increasing their farm and amassing sources from throughout the Valley.
By befriending the native villagers, gamers earn hearts that enable them to disclose hidden targets. Only by working collectively will they hold Joja Corporation from transferring in and spoiling every little thing.
Barone additionally warns that Stardew Valley: The Board Game is “not a short, casual game,” emphasizing that he needed it to have the identical stage of complexity and customization as the unique recreation — going as far as to share the rulebook online for anybody who isn’t certain if it’s match for his or her desk. With that caveat out of the best way, cardboard Stardew seems like simply as charming a option to whereas away the hours as its digital sibling.
Stardew Valley: The Board Game is obtainable now by way of the Stardew Valley Shop.