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Old 06-10-13, 12:14 PM
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Animal Crossing New Leaf

Anyone get it? I remember the old AC threads on here lead to some good trading and turnip profits.

My impressions thus far:

Slightly improved graphics (over the DS version), but otherwise it's pretty much the same.

Although it feels great to play again (haven't played in 5 years) I can't help but feel nothing has radically improved. Are a few extra shops, ability to dive for new creatures, and the mayor role enough to keep me interested as long as the first?

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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

Man I'm tempted to buy a 3DS for this damn game.
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

We've been discussing it in the 3DS thread.

My friend code is 2878-9605-2191, and my gates should be open. I have peaches, although I just planted some cherry trees as well.

And I think the differences will become more apparent when you begin working on the mayoral stuff. The stupid thing is that in order to do any work as mayor, you have to have a 100% approval rating from the citizens.
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Amazon actually delivered mine today so I'm very very excited to jump right into this one.
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Wait, so the actual mayor never actually comes to take the job?
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No, he even sends you a message saying something to the effect of, "I couldn't hack it, so I tricked everyone into thinking you were the mayor. Don't tell anyone!"
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

spent all day yesterday looking for the 3DS bundle. I hate the current XL colors available. I'd love to play the game, but it looks like I'm a little late to the party.
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I just don't get why they didn't release this for the Wii U.
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0 View Post
I just don't get why they didn't release this for the Wii U.
I'm sure one is in the works, but wasn't the Wii entry not as well received as the other installments?
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Plus isn't the WiiU userbase tiny at this point? I mean I guess they could do something like Monster Hunter and release both, but I think it makes sense to get an iteration out for the 3DS and maybe one for the wiiU a little down the line.
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Plus isn't the WiiU userbase tiny at this point? I mean I guess they could do something like Monster Hunter and release both, but I think it makes sense to get an iteration out for the 3DS and maybe one for the wiiU a little down the line.
But apparently this is a system seller, as 2 or 3 people in the 3DS thread bought a 3DS just for this I just can't get into these games.
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

Honestly it's about to be for me too.
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Same here. Probably buying one this week while they're on sale at Best Buy, and this game is the reason.
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

I caved. I bought it tonight. Won't get a chance to play it until tomorrow afternoon though.

I had said it in the 3DS thread...I wasn't so hot on Wild World, but I can't remember why. Maybe I was just in the wrong state of mind when I played it before, so that's why I figured I'd give this iteration a chance.
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

This is my first AC game so please pardon me if this is a bad question but....

I booted mine up around 11pm and my entire town was closed. Is there anything you can do at night?
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Man, that fucker Redd sold me a counterfeit painting!
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

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This is my first AC game so please pardon me if this is a bad question but....

I booted mine up around 11pm and my entire town was closed. Is there anything you can do at night?
If it's anything like other games, you can fish, dig for fossils, hunt for bugs... I'm not really sure what else. And since you never played you probably don't have a fishing pole, bug net, or shovel so I'm not sure.
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Originally Posted by starseed1981 View Post
This is my first AC game so please pardon me if this is a bad question but....

I booted mine up around 11pm and my entire town was closed. Is there anything you can do at night?
I read somewhere that if you only played at night, eventually the game changes to fit your playtime? This might be a load of bs though as I have yet to get the game.
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

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Man, that fucker Redd sold me a counterfeit painting!
Luckily both of the paintings I bought have been real. I'm assuming Blathers will tell you its fake when you try donating it to the museum otherwise?

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I read somewhere that if you only played at night, eventually the game changes to fit your playtime? This might be a load of bs though as I have yet to get the game.
I don't know about that, but I read there are two "mayoral proclamations" you can make having the stores open earlier, or close later.
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Just a head's up to people that are just starting (even if late at night). Keep talking to Isabelle (your assistant) at Town Hall (keep selecting the 1st option ..how to improve or something like that) and she will eventually sell you a Fishing Pole or Net. If you go all the way through her stuff she gives you the watering can.
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Yeah, Blathers tells you that it's fake when you try to donate it.
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Ugh, I played all morning and then forgot to save. Ffffffuuuuuuu
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My friend code is 4682-8449-8871. Feel free to add me.
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Tom Nook wants his fuckin bells!
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Re: Animal Crossing New Leaf

Cybercrime Unit Says Animal Crossing Not for Adults
"There is no reason an adult should have this game," says Missouri cybercop.
By Steve Watts, 03/17/2009

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Animal Crossing: City Folk

You adult fans of Animal Crossing: City Folk had better watch out, because the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force is totally on to you. A story from Missouri ABC affiliate KMIZ (via GamePolitics) claims that adults playing the game could have ulterior motives. The report warns that child predators are using kid-friendly games like Animal Crossing to contact kids. "There is no reason an adult should have this game," said Andy Anderson of the task force. Apparently oblivious that adults can have innocent fun with a kids game, the report implies that anyone over 18 playing it is doing so for the "wrong reasons."

"The heart of the game is building relationships with the animals in your town as well as other players," the report states. "To really reach the next level, the game urges you to exchange letters, gifts, and favors." Anderson says the task force doesn't have the resources to keep an eye on the problem, so is warning parents of the risk. It says not to be paranoid about the danger, but that awareness is key. The report states that three children in Missouri have been contacted, but doesn't specify if those contacts were made inside Animal Crossing.

Of course, thanks to Nintendo's Friend Codes, there's no way a predator could actually talk to your kid in Animal Crossing without meeting them. Both parties have to exchange the codes, and each has to register them inside their own system. If your kid has come face-to-face with a child predator and had time to exchange multi-digit codes, a videogame should probably be the least of your worries. You might think a cybercop or the news station covering his comments would point this out, but why let little things like facts get in the way of good sensationalism?

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