Stardew Valley Creator’s new game is about making chocolate with ghosts

The producer of the beloved “Stardew Valley” Eric “ConcernedApe” Baron (Eric “ConcernedApe”) unveiled his next sweet title. The upcoming game is called Haunted Chocolatier by ConcernedApe. The task is to run a chocolate shop in a ghost-infested castle.

The announced trailer provides a vertical section of the game content. It has a similar demo to Stardew Valley, albeit with a more dreamy atmosphere.in a Overview of the game’s blog, Barone said that this is an RPG/simulation game, and its core cycle includes collecting raw materials, making chocolates and operating a store. He also emphasized that adventure offers far more than that. In the trailer, we see your character participating in combat (Barone said the game emphasizes the overall action), choice-driven dialogue, and hints of a larger and perhaps sinister plot. Barone stated that he did not want to be tied to any particular game style, and clarified that this is a single player experience. He also said that this game has some similarities with “Stardew Valley” in terms of gameplay, but overall it is a completely different experience.

But why is it chocolate and ghosts? Barone wrote in his blog:

“Chocolate represents something pleasant. The haunted castle represents the unknown charm. The ghost represents the imprint of the past. All of these are important. However, don’t think for now, because this game has ghosts in the haunted castle, so it’s It is an evil or negative game. On the contrary, I hope this game is positive, exciting and affirming to live. However, if Stardew Valley mainly channels the energy of the sun, then Haunted Chocolatier channels the energy of the moon. Both Very important.”

Although according to the trailer, this game seems to be in the foreseeable future, ConcernedApe stated that he only started developing this game last year and emphasized that he still has “a lot of” work to do and only focuses on the “meat and potatoes” of the game so far. until. ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier is currently only confirmed on PC, there is no release window, so don’t expect it to play for a long time.

Barone has worked in Stardew Valley for 10 years, the game has won praise and numerous awards, and will enter the Xbox Game Pass sometime this fall. After he has done a great job for this title, we can’t wait to see what this weird and fascinating adventure has for fans.