In case you’ve ever performed Stardew Valley and thought hey, working a farm appears actual good, I’d like to do this with none of the guide labor, in the present day is your fortunate day. The hit indie farming sport has been tailored into what might grow to be a success board sport, 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 sport designer Cole Medeiros for just a little over two and a half years to adapt Stardew Valley’s cozy mix of guide labor, rural life, and friendship to tabletops, and the end result appears simply as charming because the digital sport. There’s even a trailer:
Per the sport’s retailer web page:
Stardew Valley: The Board Sport is a cooperative sport 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 Sport is “not a brief, informal sport,” emphasizing that he wished it to have the identical degree of complexity and customization as the unique sport — going as far as to share the rulebook online for anybody who isn’t positive if it’s a great match for his or her desk. With that caveat out of the best way, cardboard Stardew seems like simply as charming a method to whereas away the hours as its digital sibling.
Stardew Valley: The Board Sport is offered now by way of the Stardew Valley Shop.