Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone, the developer behind the favored farming simulator RPG Stardew Valley, has introduced his subsequent sport. It’s referred to as ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier, and although it appears like his earlier hit, this motion RPG is extra involved with concocting confections than with cultivating the backyard.
ConcernedApe revealed Haunted Chocolatier on Twitter, sharing a video of some cozy gameplay and chill music. However don’t let the wholesome-seeming vibes idiot you; underneath the floor is one thing spooky and unknown.
ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier appears to have you ever are likely to a chocolate store inside a haunted fortress. There are ghosts and sweet, and to make these confections, you’ll head out right into a fantastical world, the place you seek out components and kill creatures. It’s like Stardew Valley, solely as a substitute of tending to your greens, you’ll be chopping shrub beasts and whacking imply birds to make bomb-ass chocolate.
In a blog post saying the sport, ConcernedApe talked a bit about Haunted Chocolatier’s driving pressure. He mentioned he “wished to discover extra fantastical prospects,” one thing rather less grounded in actuality and “past the odd.” However whereas there are ghosts and frights aplenty in ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier, making it the right Halloween reveal, ConcernedApe mentioned it’s not “an evil or unfavorable sport.” The truth is, for ConcernedApe, it’s meant to be “constructive, uplifting, and life-affirming.” He capped the submit by saying there’s nonetheless numerous work to do on the sport. He mentioned it is going to be a “whereas earlier than this sport is finished,” however that he’s having enjoyable engaged on the challenge regardless.
As of but, there’s no launch date for ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier, or particulars about which platforms it is going to launch on. For now, although, it exists, and that’s sufficient.
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