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DescriptionHarvest Moon: Magical Melody returns to the concept of the original Harvest Moon game, excluding much of the newer features brought into later titles.
Returning to the game are full 30 day seasons, festivals, and the top-down look of the originals. Also a first for the Harvest Moon series, play as either a male or a female (note: there is only a male character in the European/PAL version!) and choose from numerous spouses to marry. Other new features include buying land, placing furniture in the player's house, and numerous other things. Multiplayer mini games are also available to unlock, to play with friends and family.
Another feature is the rival system, where an opponent also tries to save the Harvest Goddess, win prizes in festivals, and be the one who ships most items on a daily basis. In the English version, the player may eventually even marry their rival, but this ends the game. Next to finding a spouse, the second major quest is saving the goddess. To do so, the player needs to reach goals to gather musical notes, to form the titular magic melody.
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- "牧場物語 しあわせの詩" -- Japanese spelling
- "Bokujou Monogatari: Shiawase no Uta" -- Japanese title
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Botany, Farming, Gardening
- Gameplay feature: Dating / Romance
- Genre: Simulation - Farming
- Harvest Moon series
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The Press Says
|HonestGamers||Apr 19, 2006||9 out of 10||90|
|Video Game Generation||May 04, 2006||9 out of 10||90|
|Cheat Code Central||Apr 13, 2006||4.3 out of 5||86|
|GameZone||Apr 26, 2006||8.5 out of 10||85|
|IGN||Mar 28, 2006||8.2 out of 10||82|
|GameSpot||Apr 05, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Apr 21, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|Kombo.com||Apr 20, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|JustPressPlay||Apr 18, 2006||7.6 out of 10||76|
|GameSpy||Apr 10, 2006||70|
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