Laguna doesn t know who he is or where he comes from, so he goes looking for answers. He meets & befriends a young woman named Mist, who puts you to work on her farm. As you help her tend to the crops, you ll try and build a life for yourself in the Harvest Moon world.
For those who don't know, the Harvest Moon series is an Animal Crossing-like farming sim game. You raise crops and animals to get money, build up your house, make friends, and even date/marry one of townspeople. Rune Factory adds in dungeon style caves, complete with monsters! You have to fight them Zelda/Secret of Mana style, though admittedly the combat in this game is a tad rough but still quite passable. You can even tame some monsters and have them work on your farm!Besides the adventure/combat abi..
I'm a middle-aged man with plenty of game-playing experience of all types of games, but, I've never played a Harvest Moon game before. I review from this perspective.This is an excellent, highly addictive RPG/farming simulation. If you like RPGs but are dubious that a "farming simulation" could be fun -- get this game. Your only regret will be that you spend way too much time playing it! It's a cross between Dark Cloud and Animal Crossing.I've been waiting for a good RPG on the DS for some time now. I ..
Rune Factory is one of the best versions of Harvest Moon to come out in a while. This review, I should warn you, is targeted at those individuals who have played previous installments in the series. If you are an experienced player of the Harvest Moon franchise, like I am, then you will find much that is new in this experience.Graphically, this game is impressive. The environments, although 2-D, look beautiful in their hand-drawn style. The characters are 3-D, and it gives the game an interesting look.The f..