Field Artwork Brawl: Duel – Harvest Moon: A Fantastic Life

Picture: Nintendo Life

Hiya all; welcome to a different version of “Field Artwork Brawl”!

He is form of upset that it is already been per week, huh? The place does the time go?! Doesn’t matter.

Final week we took a take a look at among the finest of all time on the SNES: Mega Man X. It was an in depth one! Europe and North America teamed as much as tackle Japan and the duo solely managed to take the crown with 53% of the vote. Each of those designs are completely implausible, so we’re not solely shocked you had been a little bit torn on this one.

This week, to have a good time the latest announcement of Story of Seasons: A Fantastic Life, we’re having a look on the GameCube authentic from 2003 (2004 for Western audiences): Harvest Moon: A Fantastic Life. For a lot of (together with this author!), A Fantastic Life was the gateway to the world of Harvest Moon, boasting the gorgeous and tranquil setting of the “Neglect-Me-Not-Valley” together with a solid of characters who lived additional within the minds of followers for a few years since.

For this week’s Field Artwork Brawl, Europe and North America are as soon as once more teaming up as a result of overwhelming similarities between the areas’ field artwork designs, so Japan will likely be by itself! We reckon there is likely to be one other shut this week, however as all the time, the winner will likely be determined by you of us.

Be sure you solid your vote within the ballot beneath; however first, let’s try the field artwork designs themselves.

North America / Europe

The North American and European designs for A Fantastic Life are in all probability those you are most aware of. All of the regional designs are fairly related in composition – with the sport’s protagonist standing triumphantly within the heart, surrounded by a gaggle of animals and villagers – however what units the western design aside is the inclusion of a full background (related however not equivalent within the two examples above), in all probability set someplace within the Neglect-Me-Not Valley.

It’s a very peaceable murals; it definitely signifies the form of expertise you’ll have with A Fantastic Life.


Harvest Moon: It's a Wonderful Life Japan
Picture: Marvelous Interactive

Japan’s design for A Fantastic Life is once more related in composition, however the protagonist and animals are surrounded by a big wreath of flowers and greens; a sign of the sorts of issues you’ll plant throughout your life on the farm. We’ve to confess that regardless of the dearth of background, we really choose the extra vibrant, stylized strategy with the protagonist and the animals right here; it is cute! That is going to be a tricky one for certain…


Harvest Moon: Another Wonderful Life NA
Picture: Natsume

Harvest Moon: One other Fantastic Life was launched in 2005 and featured the very same gameplay and construction as the unique model. The distinction? You play as a woman as a substitute of a boy, and your love pursuits have additionally switched genders. It was crucial? Hmm, possibly not, nevertheless it might need gotten a couple of folks into the collection regardless.

The field artwork itself is a mash-up of earlier designs from A Fantastic Life. The animals from Japan’s field artwork had been lifted immediately into this one, nevertheless it additionally took a leaf from Western field design and opted to incorporate a background once more. It is a good strategy general; form of getting the most effective of each worlds!

Thanks for taking part within the Field Artwork Brawl as soon as once more! Be sure you vote beneath and tell us within the feedback which field artwork is your favourite!

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