Stardew Valley is a board game now

If you’ve ever played Stardew Valley and idea hello, running a farm appears genuine great, I’d like to do that with no of the manual work, today is your fortunate day. The hit indie farming video game has actually been adjusted into what might end up being a hit parlor game, and it’s offered today.

The surprise statement was made by designer Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone on the Stardew Valley site. In it, Barone keeps in mind that he has actually been working with parlor game designer Cole Medeiros for a little over 2 and a half years to adjust Stardew Valley’s comfortable mix of manual work, rural life, and relationship to tabletops, and the outcome appears simply as lovely as the digital video game. There’s even a trailer:

Per the video game’s shop page:

Stardew Valley: The Parlor Game is a cooperative video game where gamers work together to bring back the Valley. They achieve this by growing crops, raising animals, broadening their farm and gathering resources from throughout the Valley.

By befriending the regional villagers, gamers make hearts that permit them to expose covert objectives. Just by interacting will they keep Joja Corporation from relocating and ruining whatever.

Barone likewise cautions that Stardew Valley: The Parlor Game is “not a short, casual game,” stressing that he desired it to have the exact same level of intricacy and personalization as the initial video game — presuming regarding share the rulebook online for anybody who isn’t sure if it’s an excellent suitable for their table. With that caution out of the method, cardboard Stardew appears like simply as lovely a method to while away the hours as its digital brother or sister.

Stardew Valley: The Parlor Game is offered now through the Stardew Valley Store.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.