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E3 - Nintendo Animal Crossing New Horizons is out March 20th, 2020

mooshie78

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Looks great. Fine with delay as this year is very crowded. Though next spring is too.
 

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Does crafting have to be in everything?
I would maybe be annoyed by it if it didn’t fit Animal Crossing. But it feels like a good addition. Animal Crossing has always been a game about collecting. Adding crafting feels like a natural next step in the gameplay. I’m excited.
 
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I would maybe be annoyed by it if it didn’t fit Animal Crossing. But it feels like a good addition. Animal Crossing has always been a game about collecting. Adding crafting feels like a natural next step in the gameplay. I’m excited.
Animal Crossing has been just fine without crafting.
 

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The Minecraft style axe crafting is really scaring me. This isn’t what I play AC to do.

Just make a pretty version of new leaf with some extras. You missed the Minecraft boat half a decade ago Nintendo.
 

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Ya'll crazy. I gladly welcome some crafting to AC, it's been needing it. One big reason why I vastly prefer Stardew Valley to it.
 

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Can't wait to get ripped off again by Tom Nook.

Next year is crazy. Animal crossing, watch dogs, and cyberpunk within a month of each other!!
 

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Really looking forward to this. Animal Crossing GC is a classic game imo, this looks to be similar.
 

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The road-plotting makes me think you're going to have a remarkable amount of control over the town as it develops. Perhaps even laying out plots for neighbor's houses? Town amenities? Is this Animal Crossing SimCity??
 

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"So far only seen in spinoffs" i.e. the last two games. Ah, but if you frame it as "spinoffs only" the narrative becomes much more interesting.

Amazing how you can position the same facts to say subtly different things. It's just too bad that the preferred interpretation for some outlets always seems to be the slightly more controversial one.
 
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The road-plotting makes me think you're going to have a remarkable amount of control over the town as it develops. Perhaps even laying out plots for neighbor's houses? Town amenities? Is this Animal Crossing SimCity??
Animal Crossing in many ways is a sim. While it wouldn't be popular with a lot of people, I've been wanting Animal Crossing to be more open world with the need to leave your town and explore a larger world map for resources, bugs, animals, fossils, etc. I think it'd be kind of cool to be able to have multiple towns on a large map. Maybe have a little bit of danger in the open world as well. Though, I know Nintendo is probably never going to take Animal Crossing in the direction, I think it would be cool personally.
 

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Animal Crossing in many ways is a sim. While it wouldn't be popular with a lot of people, I've been wanting Animal Crossing to be more open world with the need to leave your town and explore a larger world map for resources, bugs, animals, fossils, etc. I think it'd be kind of cool to be able to have multiple towns on a large map. Maybe have a little bit of danger in the open world as well. Though, I know Nintendo is probably never going to take Animal Crossing in the direction, I think it would be cool personally.
Big no to danger in Animal Crossing.

Animal Crossing is so comfy that even Lego games seem like a Souls game in comparison. If you look up the word "relaxing" in the dictionary there is a picture of someone playing Animal Crossing. One time a guy was walking down an alley with his parents after a show, and a thug shot both of his parents. When commissioner Gordon arrived, he gave the kid his DS with New Leaf to play. Within seconds the kid was smiling. That kid's name? Luke Skywalker. If it wasn't for Animal Crossing he would have grown up to be Darth Vader, ruler of the iron throne and mother of dragons.

Throw danger into animal crossing and it's not animal crossing, it's something else.
 
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Big no to danger in Animal Crossing.

Animal Crossing is so comfy that even Lego games seem like a Souls game in comparison. If you look up the word "relaxing" in the dictionary there is a picture of someone playing Animal Crossing. One time a guy was walking down an alley with his parents after a show, and a thug shot both of his parents. When commissioner Gordon arrived, he gave the kid his DS with New Leaf to play. Within seconds the kid was smiling. That kid's name? Luke Skywalker. If it wasn't for Animal Crossing he would have grown up to be Darth Vader, ruler of the iron throne and mother of dragons.

Throw danger into animal crossing and it's not animal crossing, it's something else.
Ha well i mean danger similar to the kind that is already in the game, mostly. You shake a tree and an angry bee chases you. Stuff like that. If you get stung by a bee or say attacked by a cute bear, you wake up back at your home lol.
 

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What is Animal Crossing even about? Like what kind of game is it? I literally have done zero research. 🤔
 

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What is Animal Crossing even about? Like what kind of game is it? I literally have done zero research. 🤔
Imagine for a second that you play Harvest Moon talk to everyone in city once, manage your crops for a day and then you need to wait for real world next day because game does not allow you to sleep or skip to next day.
So after about 10-15 minutes you run out of worthwhile things to do and that is it.


Always liked concept of it but not allowing people to play game is pure wankery that brings nothing to game.
IMHO it is deliberate thing to sparse out content which every Animal Crossing lacks.

Essentially it is Tamaguchi but with small city instead of some animal.

Which is why i will be playing it on Emuator instead of real hardware. On Emulator you can easily use cheat that will allow you to skip days without issue and actually play damn game.
 
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For Animal Crossing: New Leaf, I was a part of a Skype-based NeoGAF community. Does one still exist as I'll happily join to make new friends and reconnect with the OGs? :D