It's one of the biggest games on Steam, with no sign of slowing down. Take our quiz to find out why the "Harvest Moon"-like "Stardew Valley" is so much more than just another sim game!
JojaMart has come into town and shut down local businesses. The store is also the reason that the local community center has fallen into disrepair.
New "Stardew Valley" players learn that they have inherited a small plot of land from their deceased grandfather, giving them a space to set up a farm.
Morris runs the JojaMart and offers memberships to new players. If you purchase one, the community center in your game will turn into a JojaMart warehouse.
"Stardew Valley" players set up a homestead and become a part of the community in Pelican Town.
George, who is married to Evelyn and known for his grumpy attitude, relies on a wheelchair to get around.
Sebastian lives in the carpenter's shop in his parent's basement and is often at odds with his sister Maru.
General store owner Pierre is often at odds with the mighty Joja Corp.
Barone spent four years crafting every aspect of the game on his own before releasing it for PC on Feb. 26, 2016.
Linus is a homeless character in Pelican Town who lives in a yellow tent and forages for food.
Clint serves as head blacksmith in Pelican Town.
Marnie's Ranch is located just south of the player's farmland, to the west side of town. Shane lives on the ranch with Marnie.
When planning your spring crop, include plenty of strawberries, which will net you 500 gold in profit per crop, the most of any spring crop.
Rare seed will earn you a profit of 2,000 gold per crop, while pumpkin nets just 440 per crop, making rare seed the best fall crop for building your bank account.
"Stardew Valley" characters can choose from 10 potential mates over time, and yes, same-sex couplings are allowed.
Linus is not one of the potential mates, which include Abigail, Alex, Elliott, Haley, Harvey, Leah, Sebastian, Maru, Penny and Sam.
Giving gifts is the best way to win someone's heart in the game. Food generally ranks among the best gifts, especially if you take the time to cook it.
In order to marry, you must visit the Old Mariner and purchase the Mermaid's Pendant for 5,000 gold, which you can then give to your beloved.
Procreation requires a level three home, which requires 50,000 gold and 150 hardwood.
Stardew Valley has two spring festivals, including the Egg Festival and the Flower Festival.
The Dance of the Moonlight Jellies occurs each Summer 28th and is one of two summer festivals.
Each Fall 27th, players can enjoy a spooky maze during the Spirit's Eve Festival.
In Stardew Valley, Winter 25th is the Feast of Winterstar. It is one of two winter festivals, which includes the Festival of Ice on Winter 8th.
The five legendary fish that players covet include the angler, crimsonfish, glacierfish, legend and mutant carp.
Of the elusive legendary fish, the legend — valued at 11,250 gold — is the most valuable. It can only be caught on a rainy spring day at Mine Lake.
There are eight rarecrows in "Stardew Valley," which work like scarecrows. Players obtain the rarecrows by buying them, finding them or exchanging them for donations to the museum.
Hitting a worm with your hoe nets you a special prize or reward, which can range from books to artifacts.
Completing all 120 mine levels gets you the Skull Key, which you can use to open the door to Skull Cavern.
New players have to wait until Spring 5th for the mine to unlock. Once you get inside, the mine cart won't work until you complete the appropriate community center bundle.
Every 10 mine levels, you earn a treasure chest. To proceed to the next level, keep mining rocks and killing enemies until you find the next ladder.
The indie "Stardew Valley" sold over a million copies on Steam at $14.99 each in just two months.