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Posted: 10 weeks ago.

Author: Ben Kendall, Jo Robertson and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Fae Farm is a simulation game where you build a farmstead, harvest your crops, and go adventuring. It's an increasingly common set-up for a game. Here though, you use magical spells to grow your plants, defeat enemies and interact with a varied cast of characters. Coming from the team behind Dauntless, Fae Farm combines that same deep co-operative play with shared farming spaces to create a fresh take on the tried and tested forumla.

After moving to the enchanted isle of Azoria, you establish a homestead and build a farm to harvest crops and make money. As you explore deeper, you soon uncover secrets in the island's ruins and dungeons. To get to them though, you find yourself taking on monsters and needing to craft and upgrade your various weapons and magical abilities to survive.

Gameplay consists of building and tending to your farm, growing and selling crops to make money that allows you to buy and craft items and decorations for your house. When playing with others, you all work towards improving the same space as a shared goal. As you play, you unlock more magical spells and abilities which can be used to explore, grow crops, fight, or navigate.

You can also interact with the townsfolk, completing missions for them and unlocking rewards. Exploration of the island's ruins and dungeons leads to you discovering hidden secrets and getting into fights with monsters, where you use various weapons and magical abilities to attack. as you play, you unlock more magical spells and abilities which can be used to explore, grow crops, fight, or navigate.

The result is a charming game that offers a combination of a cosy farm and life simulation with exploration and fights. The fun comes from creating your own unique homestead, made special by the spoils of your adventures and escapades.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: Switch

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1-4 (4 online)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Role-Play and Simulation

Developer: Phoenix Labs (@PhoenixLabs)

 

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DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room or as a 4-player online game. You can play the whole game either by yourself or with other people locally or online. Local wireless play and play on the same system are both supported for local play.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 12.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Skill Rating

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. The bulk of the game is farming and life-simulation, where reactions and timing aren't key, but there are some instances during fights where you need to dodge and attack skillfully.

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.
 

CostsCosts

There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
     
 
It's important to set up your accounts and devices appropriately. More information is on our Financial Resources page.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Fae Farm Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@PhoenixLabs) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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