Method again in 2018, earlier than Animal Crossing: New Horizons, earlier than the pandemic, and earlier than the Nintendo eShop was filled with kitty video games, there was Cattails: A calming feline RPG that mixed the territorial nature of man’s second-best buddy with the survival life-simminess of video games like Stardew Valley. We gave it 8/10 on the time, praising its “enjoyable mechanics, cheerful writing and beautiful soundtrack” as the right factor to whereas away the pre-Animal Crossing hours.
Good mews for cat followers: Cattails is getting a standalone sequel, referred to as Cattails: Wildwood Story, and it is also coming to Swap! The sport is at the moment being Kickstarted, however whether or not you again it or not, it is already smashed its preliminary aim of $30,000 and is effectively on its method to $250,000 as we write this.
Here is a few of the description from the Kickstarter web page:
Expertise life as a cat in an odd wilderness. Prowl via dense forests, murky swamps, rocky highlands, and sandy seashores looking for uncommon herbs and scrumptious prey. Construct and customise your colony’s base of operations and appeal to new residents to develop a affluent group. Meet a various forged of distinctive cats and convey again items out of your travels to make pals!
Cattails: Wildwood Story is a single-player recreation, and attracts its inspiration from life sims (Harvest Moon, Animal Crossing), RPGs (Rune Manufacturing unit) and relationship sims to create a “distinctive cat-themed expertise”, together with loads of NPCs (non-playable cats, clearly) to befriend, woo, and calm down with.
Not like your ordinary life sims, Cattails has particular cat-mechanics, too — sneaking, looking, and even being unable to catch critters throughout hibernation season. You’ll be able to even take one other cat looking with you!
Take a look at the Kickstarter for extra info on Cattails: Wildwood Story, and hold an eye fixed out for the sport in the case of Swap in late 2024.