A delicate breeze lapped towards the hay bales. Farmer Wyatt leaned towards his porch, soaking in one other day of rural paradise. Pigs snuffled, chickens chirped. Then one of many 99 different farmers caved his cranium in with a hoe.
Stardew Valley modder “Ilyaki” has introduced battle royale to the nominally peaceable farming-sim. Time to sharpen your pitchforks.
It works precisely such as you’d anticipate. Up to 100 farmers begin off in random locations throughout the valley, then eschew foraging for berries in favour of swords, slingshots, bombs and therapeutic gadgets – “and sometimes horses or even hats”. The map constricts round an more and more small play space, and the final farmer standing wins.
Fortnite followers can be happy to see the inclusion of tactical constructing, as proven off on this video of some “high-level play”.
You can obtain the mod here, although honest warning – I couldn’t get it to work. Or slightly, I couldn’t get the separate server browser mod to work, and seen a couple of others complaining about the same issue.
As such, I can’t touch upon how simple it’s to discover a game, or what number of farmers you’ll be dealing with off towards in the event you do. Or certainly whether or not that is truly any enjoyable: Stardew Valley’s fight is finest described as ‘functional’. It’s high quality for fending of slimes and such once you’re digging your manner in the direction of a broader objective within the precise game, however it’s a clunky means to a extra abstractly satisfying finish. You don’t want me to inform you that is principally a novelty.
Still, there’s loads to be mentioned for incongruous agricultural assassination.