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Stardew Valley: Seeking the Red Cabbage Since 2016

knitdanknitdan In ur baseKillin ur guysRegistered User regular
Majority of OP shamelessly stolen from Moriveth

Do you ever find yourself down in the dumps about modern life? Everything is just so stressful and busy all the time, you never get a chance to relax and appreciate the great outdoors. Well you're in luck, your grandfather just died. No wait, come back! He went peacefully (I think), and he left you the deed to his farm. That's right, you're movin' to Pelican Town in Stardew Valley!

What's there to do in Stardew Valley? Well, there's farming. Grow all kinds of crops across the four seasons. Cultivate (see what I did there) relationships with the various townspeople, and even bone some of them, regardless of gender! There's a guy that looks like Fabio, that's kind of funny, although most of the guys in the game look like total goobers.

There's also a very, very, very deep mine that seems to have mysterious and spooky monsters lurking within. And you can fish!

Unfortunately there's some conflict in good ol' Pelican Town. The once-rad community center has fallen into disrepair and the basically Wal-Mart Crossed With Coca Cola company Joja Corporation is trying to move in on their turf. Will you work with the weird little forest spirits to restore the community center or be a tool of THE MAN and join Joja Corp? It's up to you! But seriously, don't join Joja Corp.

Look, basically it's Harvest Moon But Not. It's real good, and surprisingly addicting.

Anyway, it's a real fun game and a lot of people here are into it.

Knitdan’s corner

Much information can be found in the wiki below, but here are a few tips:

Get to know the Options screen. In particular, I find the “Advanced Crafting” useful, as it shows exactly what you need to make an item and how many you can make with what is in your inventory. Also, there is now an option to take a Full Screenshot of your farm, it’s at the bottom of the Options page. Just need to make sure you’re outside on the farm and not in a building.

The day runs from 6 AM to 2 AM. The game saves when you go to sleep. If you are not in bed by 2 AM, you will fall asleep wherever you are and wake up in bed. Usually you will lose 10% of your money if this happens.

If you make a big mistake, remember you can exit out of the game and it will load the morning’s save. Make sure to do this on the day of, not later. There is only one save per character so if you screw up and then go to sleep you’re stuck with the consequences.

Have fun!

Previous Thread: https://forums.penny-arcade.com/discussion/203723/stardew-valley-join-us-thrive/p1

https://stardewvalleywiki.com/Stardew_Valley_Wiki

“I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
-Indiana Solo, runner of blades
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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    edited February 2020
    You forgot the most important point:

    Join us. Thrive.
    Srsly tho - good job

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    RingoRingo He/Him a distinct lack of substanceRegistered User regular
    Sterica wrote: »
    I know my last visit to my grandpa on his deathbed was to find out how the whole Nazi werewolf thing turned out.
    Edcrab's Exigency RPG
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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    That short video is full of a lot of great lines but I think “You know, sheep, all wooly? IT’S WOOL” is great.

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited February 2020




    time to get HYPED

    StarDew Valley 2 CONFIRMED. MMO and Farming Royale mode CONFIRMED. VR and AR mode CONFIRMED. Coming out LATER TODAY PROBABLY CONFIRMED. Romancing Linus and Krobus CONFIRMED.

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    TayaTaya Registered User regular
    I really want to start a new game and see the new features and updates but Stardew is such a timesink I don't think I should.

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    DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist I swear! Registered User regular
    edited February 2020
    I'm just holding out all hope for Star Deune Valley

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    "Simple, real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time." -Mustrum Ridcully in Terry Pratchett's Hogfather p. 142 (HarperPrism 1996)
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    ChicoBlueChicoBlue Registered User regular
    We have Jumino sign the likes of which even GAWD has never seen

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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    I stayed up until 5am playing this last night T_T

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    knitdanknitdan In ur base Killin ur guysRegistered User regular
    You must have a mod that lets you stay up past 2

    “I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
    -Indiana Solo, runner of blades
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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    :P

    Also boy I sure wish the game would have told me I needed a house upgrade *before* I could buy the mermaid pendant -_- Waited foreeeeeeeeeeeever for it to rain and then the guy is like "Nope, your house is too small..." Dude, I'll buy one, just sell me the damn pendant because I don't wanna wait for it to rain again! Meanwhile Abby is dropping hints left and right she wants me to propose and I'm like "I'M WORKING ON IT!"

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    JansonJanson Registered User regular
    Woohoo!

    I CAUGHT EVERY FISH!!!

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    DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist I swear! Registered User regular
    How do you people play co-op mode in one household? My daughter wants me to play with her but we've only played it on the PC so far. Would the Android version work with Co-op, or should I consider getting a Switch?

    "Simple, real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time." -Mustrum Ridcully in Terry Pratchett's Hogfather p. 142 (HarperPrism 1996)
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    DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    Co-op won't work on Switch unless you've got a Switch with a copy of the game for each person.

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
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    DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist I swear! Registered User regular
    Seems like that tweet got deleted @Brolo

    What did it say?

    "Simple, real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time." -Mustrum Ridcully in Terry Pratchett's Hogfather p. 142 (HarperPrism 1996)
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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    Oh it was this:



    Not sure why the original was removed.

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Follow the money

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    JansonJanson Registered User regular
    That’s cool! Seems like the gaps between updates for all systems keeps narrowing.

    I’m four items away from completing the museum in my current game. It feels as if artifact spawn rates are really low; I have a better success rate with digging in the mines (but certain artifacts don’t ever spawn in the mines).

    I also haven’t found every recipe, apparently, as I have crafted everything I can but still don’t have the achievement. Hmm. The wiki says some of the recipes I’m missing should be available from Robin so I presume I need to visit her on different days...

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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    edited February 2020
    Janson wrote: »
    That’s cool! Seems like the gaps between updates for all systems keeps narrowing.

    I’m four items away from completing the museum in my current game. It feels as if artifact spawn rates are really low; I have a better success rate with digging in the mines (but certain artifacts don’t ever spawn in the mines).

    I also haven’t found every recipe, apparently, as I have crafted everything I can but still don’t have the achievement. Hmm. The wiki says some of the recipes I’m missing should be available from Robin so I presume I need to visit her on different days...

    FYI, I know I got a handful of recipes from Robin once I raised her hearts up (IIRC one of them was the note block). So maybe that's it.

    In terms of the museum, there is that merchant guy in the desert who sells the artifact geode thing for 5 omni-geodes. Dunno if that can have every artifact in it but may be a way to help move that along faster (I assume that was added because of how stupid RNG it can be to get some of them)

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    knitdanknitdan In ur base Killin ur guysRegistered User regular
    Also the skull cavern occasionally has a dinosaur level and you can clean up on bones that almost never show up in the little wormy foraging spots.

    “I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
    -Indiana Solo, runner of blades
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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    knitdan wrote: »
    Also the skull cavern occasionally has a dinosaur level and you can clean up on bones that almost never show up in the little wormy foraging spots.

    Yeah, that was cool the first time I found it. Also screw those worms. Freaking clay for days. Also I once had one spawn right next to a lake and then when I went to dig it up the dino bone immediately fell into the water -_- Luckily I quickly checked and it was one I had already found.

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Brolo wrote: »

    God I'm so sick of all these hug simulators

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    JansonJanson Registered User regular
    Warlock82 wrote: »
    Janson wrote: »
    That’s cool! Seems like the gaps between updates for all systems keeps narrowing.

    I’m four items away from completing the museum in my current game. It feels as if artifact spawn rates are really low; I have a better success rate with digging in the mines (but certain artifacts don’t ever spawn in the mines).

    I also haven’t found every recipe, apparently, as I have crafted everything I can but still don’t have the achievement. Hmm. The wiki says some of the recipes I’m missing should be available from Robin so I presume I need to visit her on different days...

    FYI, I know I got a handful of recipes from Robin once I raised her hearts up (IIRC one of them was the note block). So maybe that's it.

    In terms of the museum, there is that merchant guy in the desert who sells the artifact geode thing for 5 omni-geodes. Dunno if that can have every artifact in it but may be a way to help move that along faster (I assume that was added because of how stupid RNG it can be to get some of them)

    I’m pretty sure I’m at 9 hearts with Robin, so I doubt I need to have 10 hearts with her, but I can check!

    I’m still missing a gem (even after hundreds of geodes) so I haven’t tried trading omni-geodes for artifacts yet. That’s definitely my next course of action.

    The three artifacts I am missing are:

    Chewing stick (I have never failed to get this before, but c’est la vie)
    Chipped urn thingy
    Golden plaque (again, never failed before, but this game the desert has been letting me down!)

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    ASimPersonASimPerson Cold... and hard.Registered User regular
    For those of you who have played more long-term, I'm getting frustrated in terms of getting the artisan economy going. I haven't found any Ancient Seeds yet, so I'm trying to maximize Starfruit jelly production, but basic resources are getting in the way of being able to produce more preserves jars (and other craft items). I have about 200k money, but I find that just buying wood and stone off of Robin is still too expensive. I can chop down a bunch of trees relatively easily, but getting a lot more stone requires grinding the mines, which I don't have a lot of in-game time to do. Is there anything that I'm missing?

    I'd like to get to a point where money isn't that much of a concern so I can start spending more time fishing or gearing up for a serious run at the Skull Cavern (I did manage to get to level 100 in the Mines).

    For reference, it's the middle of Fall 2 in my current game.

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    DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist I swear! Registered User regular
    Artisan profits are slow. I've found it's easier just to scale up production of your crops or animals than to try to get a ton of kegs, casks, and jars.

    "Simple, real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time." -Mustrum Ridcully in Terry Pratchett's Hogfather p. 142 (HarperPrism 1996)
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    knitdanknitdan In ur base Killin ur guysRegistered User regular
    Artisan goods are disappointing and weirdly inconsistent with reality in how little money you get for them.

    Mayonnaise should not be a more reliable moneymaker than jellies, for example.

    One way to get Ancient Fruit seeds when you haven't found the Ancient Seed artifact yet is to use the Seed Maker tool a whole lot. A random number of Ancient Fruit seeds and Mixed Seeds will show up occasionally instead of the seed you put in.

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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    Janson wrote: »
    Warlock82 wrote: »
    Janson wrote: »
    That’s cool! Seems like the gaps between updates for all systems keeps narrowing.

    I’m four items away from completing the museum in my current game. It feels as if artifact spawn rates are really low; I have a better success rate with digging in the mines (but certain artifacts don’t ever spawn in the mines).

    I also haven’t found every recipe, apparently, as I have crafted everything I can but still don’t have the achievement. Hmm. The wiki says some of the recipes I’m missing should be available from Robin so I presume I need to visit her on different days...

    FYI, I know I got a handful of recipes from Robin once I raised her hearts up (IIRC one of them was the note block). So maybe that's it.

    In terms of the museum, there is that merchant guy in the desert who sells the artifact geode thing for 5 omni-geodes. Dunno if that can have every artifact in it but may be a way to help move that along faster (I assume that was added because of how stupid RNG it can be to get some of them)

    I’m pretty sure I’m at 9 hearts with Robin, so I doubt I need to have 10 hearts with her, but I can check!

    I’m still missing a gem (even after hundreds of geodes) so I haven’t tried trading omni-geodes for artifacts yet. That’s definitely my next course of action.

    The three artifacts I am missing are:

    Chewing stick (I have never failed to get this before, but c’est la vie)
    Chipped urn thingy
    Golden plaque (again, never failed before, but this game the desert has been letting me down!)

    Oh, then that's probably not it. I've been fairly neglectful of Robin so I doubt mine is at 10 hearts.

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular


    my dude charge some money or something I will happily give you another $10 for all the work you've done on this

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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    I'm really curious wtf more he could add. There's already so much in the game

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Full penetration.

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    I ZimbraI Zimbra Worst song, played on ugliest guitar Registered User regular
    Let me marry Krobus you coward.

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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    Actually now that I think about it, I will say marriage is something I would love to see improved. You get married and then that's kind of it. Nothing really happens. Sometimes your spouse waters the crops that are already setup to be watered by sprinklers or feeds the animals that get fed by an automatic feeder, but otherwise they don't do much. At the very least I'd love to see more dialog with your spouse and maybe some things you can just do together (i.e. go on a date or whatever)

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Yeah in all seriousness it’d be neat to see the town members change a bit over time - like maybe Alex actually gets to play football instead of just talking about it for like five years

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    Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    edited February 2020
    Moriveth wrote: »
    Yeah in all seriousness it’d be neat to see the town members change a bit over time - like maybe Alex actually gets to play football instead of just talking about it for like five years

    Yeah I'd love this. I mean, in general it would be kind of nice if some actual new events happened after year 2. Even if they were small things like that.

    Also this is probably too much for an update (maybe a sequel) but I think it'd be neat if the game randomized the layout of stuff a little. Like, at least in terms of picking from some pre-configured options to keep things fresh between different playthroughs (ex: maybe in one playthrough the mines are south of your farm or something). For this update tho I would settle for a handful of new farm types :3

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    He should let you romance Pam and then give a dialogue option with Penny where you can tell her that you fucked her mom

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    knitdanknitdan In ur base Killin ur guysRegistered User regular
    New friend eveent where you set Marnie up with the eyepatch dude instead of that noncommittal fuckboy Lewis.

    “I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Let me romance Marnie

    and Linus

    at the same time, damn it

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    Houk the NamebringerHouk the Namebringer Nipples The EchidnaRegistered User regular
    Brolo wrote: »


    my dude charge some money or something I will happily give you another $10 for all the work you've done on this

    it would be totally fair of him to do that, but also the original game made him a millionaire so I can imagine him just being happy getting to work on something he likes and have millions of people enjoy it.

    also i've owned this forever but it always felt too daunting to get into. how much will i miss/mess up if i just stumble my way through it without looking up guides or walkthroughs or whatever?

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    That's how I played it the first time! You're in no danger of messing anything up.

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