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Harvest Moon


The original SNES game follows a young boy charged with maintaining his absent father’s farm, although later releases allow the player to choose a male or female character. In both Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town for Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance and Harvest Moon: Another Wonderful Life for Nintendo’s GameCube the character is exclusively female. The primary objective of the Harvest Moon video game series is to restore and maintain a farm that has fallen into disrepair. The player decides how to allocate time between daily tasks, such as farming, raising livestock, fishing and foraging.

For vegetables to develop, they must receive water each day; lack of water does not kill crops, but prevents them from growing. Animals must be fed once a day to keep them producing. While the only care that chickens require is feeding, cows must be continually talked to, brushed, and milked to retain their health. A cow may become sick if not fed for a day and, if untreated, sickness can lead to death. Chickens may die if left outside, where they can be blown away in a storm or eaten by wild dogs. After dark, the only business in town that the player can access is the bar, where a number of non-player characters gather to drink and talk.

All games are custom made with all new boards, chips and labels . These are not imports from China. With todays technology they are made even stronger than the originals and may even be heavier than the originals.