- Platform: Linux
- Genre: Indie, RPG, Simulation
- Release date: 2/26/2016
- Developer: ConcernedApe
Stardew Valley Review
Stardew Valley is a farmer life simulator with RPG elements. It was developed by ConcernedApe and released in 2016. The game is available for PCs, consoles and mobile devices. Stardew Valley has more than 200K positive reviews on Steam.
When playing Stardew Valley you will enjoy pixel graphics that makes you dream of those good old times of 8-bit consoles and huge PCs. If you are missing those times, you will definitely like this game. Even if you are a fan of modern graphics, Stardew gameplay will capture you and will not let you go for months and even more.
You will start by creating your character. You are to name him, choose the appearance and sex. The game begins when an office worker (your character) gets a notification about a fortune he gets from his grandfather. You can choose one of five types of farms according to your preferences. Be prepared to work hard to make it profitable.
What should you do there? You can grow plants and breed animals. You will also need to communicate with the NPCs, inhabiting the neighborhood. Local NPCs will give the player various tasks that he has to complete. All the tasks are limited in time. Your character has a special health bar. When it is empty, the character will return to the farm to have a rest.
There is no final goal to achieve there. You can play Stardew Valley as long as you want. The game does not end after two years of working on the farm. At the end of each year, you get a kind of a review of what you have done and achieved during the game.
The game is available for many types of devices. You can control your character with a mouse, gamepad, or taps (if you are playing it on a smartphone or a tablet). The in-game controls are very simple. You need to click on the point you want your character to move to. The most convenient controller is the mouse. However, those who played it with gamepads have no complaints as well.
Stardew Valley is a game with high replay value. You don't even need to finish it after a couple of years of farming. You can continue if you want to improve your results. Moreover, you can restart the game choosing other locations.
If you want to test your farmer's skills, Stardew Valley is the right game to do it. You can buy it on Steam for $9.99.
The bottom line
Stardew Valley is a farming simulator that has many fans across the planet. This game involves the volume of equipment and tasks you will have to complete there as well as by the missions you will have to complete.
- Many locations to start from.
- You can do whatever every farmer does.
- Interesting missions from NPCs.
- Very high replay value.
- LAN cooperative mode.
- Outdated graphics.