Stardew Valley is one of the most enjoyable farming simulators in recent memory. While the game has lots of playability, the time will come when you finish the game, and will want to try something else. Here are five games like Stardew Valley that will fill the farming simulator sized hole in your heart.
Best Games Like Stardew Valley
We have compiled a list of five games like Stardew Valley that we think will be enjoyable for those who like farming simulators. In the list below, you’ll find all of our recommendations, if you keep reading, you’ll find a short description of each game.
- My Time at Portia
- Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns
- Voodoo Garden
My Time at Portia
If you’re a fan of The Sims and Stardew Valley, then My Time at Portia is the perfect combination. Admittedly, it can be a bit complicated to get the hang of in the beginning, but over time it can become quite enjoyable.
For example, you might need to make an extra effort to discover what you’re supposed to do next in the game. However, the moment that you understand how it should be played, you will realize just how beautiful this type of world can be.
My Time at Portia can be played on the PC, and your main goal is to improve the neglected workshop that was left behind by your Pa. You’ll be responsible for growing crops, fulfilling commissions, and a whole lot more — sound familiar?
This action RPG is an indie game which has gained quite the following since its 2018 release. During the day, players will act as a simple shopkeeper and will be responsible for creating a thriving business.
However, once the moon comes up, players will turn into a fighter who has dreams of being a hero. It’ll be up to you to make those dreams a reality.
Moonlighter is available on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Switch.
Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns
In Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, players will be required to plant crops, meet townspeople, befriend animals, and so much more. During your playthrough, you’ll quickly learn that friendship and marriage are important elements.
With three different towns to divide your time between, you’ll likely be spending a lot of time with this game. It’ll be up to you to navigate between towns and create a thriving city. This one is easy to get sucked into, which is one reason the game is similar to Stardew Valley.
Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns is available on Nintendo 3DS.
If you are searching for an action-adventure game that’s similar to Stardew Valley, then Terraria might be the perfect fit. The gameplay is a bit different from a traditional farming simulator, but even so, there are still enough elements present to suck you in.
Terraria will task players will building a city and fighting enemies. If you’re getting tired of the same ole same ole, then this action-adventure game might be fore you.
Terraria is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Switch, and Mobile.
Voodoo Garden is pretty similar to your traditional farming simulator, except with one twist — you’ll be creating voodoo rituals.
It’ll be up to players to gather ingredients and create different rituals that can be used throughout the game. If you’re tired of the regular farming simulators, then you might want to give this one a try.
Voodoo Garden is available on PC.
Bonus: Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor
We’ve included Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor in our list of games like Stardew Valley, because we think there is enough present to be enjoyable to fans of farming simulators. Essentially, you’ll play as a janitor who is responsible for picking up trash at your local spaceport.
Your overall goal is to pick up enough trash so that you don’t have to continue as a janitor. While this may sound a bit boring, the game offers beautiful graphics that will keep you sucked in.
Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor is available on PC.
Hopefully this list of games like Stardew Valley has given you a few ideas of what you might like to play next.
However, you’re not quite done with Stardew Valley yet, check out our grandpa’s scoring system guide, as well as our walkthrough on how to make hay.
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