Means again in 2018, earlier than Animal Crossing: New Horizons, earlier than the pandemic, and earlier than the Nintendo eShop was full of 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 wonderful 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 solution to $250,000 as we write this.
This is a few of the description from the Kickstarter web page:
Expertise life as a cat in a wierd wilderness. Prowl by way of dense forests, murky swamps, rocky highlands, and sandy seashores searching for uncommon herbs and scrumptious prey. Construct and customise your colony’s base of operations and entice new residents to develop a affluent group. Meet a various solid of distinctive cats and produce again items out of your travels to make mates!
Cattails: Wildwood Story is a single-player recreation, and attracts its inspiration from life sims (Harvest Moon, Animal Crossing), RPGs (Rune Manufacturing facility) and courting sims to create a “distinctive cat-themed expertise”, together with loads of NPCs (non-playable cats, clearly) to befriend, woo, and quiet down with.
In contrast to your traditional life sims, Cattails has particular cat-mechanics, too — sneaking, searching, and even being unable to catch critters throughout hibernation season. You possibly can even take one other cat searching with you!
Try the Kickstarter for extra data on Cattails: Wildwood Story, and maintain a watch out for the sport on the subject of Swap in late 2024.