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(Journalism Sample) Review: Stardew Valley

We’re all yearning for simpler days.

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Stardew Valley’s opening scene, provided by the Official Press Kit

A little background info:

Known to many an indie title lover as one man’s passion project, Stardew Valley has gently grown alongside its players: The game was first released on February 26th, 2016 and has since received a number of free¹ updates.




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