• Story of Seasons Friends of Mineral Town

    A Compilation Of Changes In The ‘Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town’ Remake

    Because Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is a remake, there are a tumultuous amount of changes that have been made. I’ve been watching streams and comparing any differences I see so you don’t have to! This list looks really ugly and plain right now, but I’ll come back and update when I have more information. The game now auto-saves at the start of the day. Villager sprites and the overall art-style has been re-designed. Birthdays can now be viewed on the calendar in your home. Resident Friendship Points (FP) and Love Points (LP) can now be viewed in the main menu. You begin the game with Four Tool…

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    5 Worst Changes In the ‘Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town’ Remake

    After the announcement of the Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town remake, I became increasingly curious of what changes, if any, would come to the remake. Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town (and the female version of the game) holds a very special place in my heart, as do most other games in the franchise, so I’ve decided to be whiny and petty and write an article about how discoverable they’ve made this remake, and how much easier it’s become. 5. More inventory space Remember when I complained about how I would go crazy if they gave us three inventory slots again? They didn’t, but I’m still not happy…

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    ‘Harvest Moon’ Isn’t The Same Game You Grew Up With

    A lot has happened since Natsume split from original developer Marvelous Interactive to create their own games under the Harvest Moon moniker – it was a major turning point at the beginning of Harvest Moon‘s 20th Anniversary. In Japan, Marvelous held the license to what roughly translates from Bokujo Monogatari to “Ranch Story”. Natsume localized the Bokujo Monogatari games as Harvest Moon until 2014. Though the company retains the rights to the title, Marvelous has partnered with XSeed games to localize the franchise’s games instead. To make matters more confusing, in 2014 Marvelous announced that their in-house publisher XSeed games would be localizing and publishing the Bokujo Monogatari series in…