Should 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 the moment is your fortunate day. The hit indie farming recreation has been tailored into what might become a success board recreation, and it’s obtainable 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 slightly over two and a half years to adapt Stardew Valley’s cozy mix of handbook labor, rural life, and friendship to tabletops, and the consequence appears simply as charming because the digital recreation. There’s even a trailer:
Per the sport’s retailer web page:
Stardew Valley: The Board Recreation 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 gathering sources from throughout the Valley.
By befriending the native villagers, gamers earn hearts that permit them to disclose hidden objectives. Solely by working collectively will they preserve Joja Company from transferring in and spoiling every little thing.
Barone additionally warns that Stardew Valley: The Board Recreation is “not a brief, informal recreation,” emphasizing that he wished 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 technique to whereas away the hours as its digital sibling.
Stardew Valley: The Board Recreation is offered now through the Stardew Valley Shop.