I finally found a — well, I won’t say perfect, but suitable — town with my main goals in rebuilding fulfilled last night. It took many resets, but could have been worse, and I think the time spent was worth it, especially considering how long you can play this game! I only explored a town if I was intrigued by the layout Pelly showed me, and if I saw a house type I didn’t like, I turned it off. If the house types were promising, I time-travelled ahead to see what the other house types were.
I took some photos in a few brief towns:
I love Melba and her candy cottage. The interior of her house feels so cozy and warm with the cabin furniture, jukebox, and homely details, like the green counter, plant, and shower. K.K. Ragtime enhances the overall feel. 🙂
Again, I wasn’t completely satisfied by the houses in this town, though Melba’s was gorgeous. This is one of my favorite house styles, it looks warm and natural and enhances the surroundings in town. (I consider it one of the “cottage styles” in my previous post, and ended up finding a town I liked with colorful house styles.)
This is my new town:
I liked this layout Pelly showed me despite the diagonal bridges and lack of holding ponds (the only pond is by the gate, which is kind of an odd place to have one). Still, I thought the gently curving river and the tiny island were nice, so I decided to check out the houses of my first three neighbors: Vesta, Rod, and Puddles.
I was pleased to see both these house styles because they’re two of the colorful/whimsical styles I wanted for this town. But every town has four house styles, so before picking this as my town, I had to see what the other two styles were by time traveling.
And the final house style is revealed with the eighth neighbor to arrive in Dafdilly (and making my town full for the first time), Patty! I’m glad it was this green and yellow checkered house style because it goes well with the other checkered house styles I have, and my square grass. But I would have also been happy with this house style.
Then he wanted me to meet the rest of the residents in Dafdilly. I have a lot more to meet than usual since I time-travelled.
Vesta is really cute! She has a sewing machine and lots of shirts and sweaters in her house, so it seems like making clothes is a hobby of hers. And it kind of makes sense considering she’s a sheep and their wool is sometimes used for clothes.
Aww, it’s Joey. There are only a few villagers that I remember vividly from my first AC:GC town: Aziz (I remember talking to him constantly for a long time one night because he kept giving me presents), Tangy (I was probably jealous of her fruit furniture), Olivia (because she’s the first Animal Crossing villager I ever met), and Joey. I’m not sure why I remember Joey. I remember he had a backyard pool, sprinklers, and a red boom box in his house, but they seem to have changed it in Wild World.
Peewee. I don’t really like the grumpy apes, they seem more aggressive than other crankies (like when they yell and get angry). Plus, I already have his picture from a previous town, so I will let him move when the time comes.
Blaire’s got a lovely secluded beach house all to herself, a wonderful house location. I like her well enough, but I probably won’t hold onto her long because there are better snooties in my opinion. She has a nice citrus room, though.
The only tools available at good ol’ Nook’s Cranny were the fishing rod and the net, so I used them to get a good start on my museum and to pay off my first mortgage.
A few classic Blathers moments:
While I was fishing I noticed this pretty rainbow forming in the sky. I’m not sure why; I thought they only appeared after rainstorms.
But I’m not complaining. 🙂 Another good thing to happen on my first day in town!
Pictures of my house before it’s remodeled:
I made three additional characters and completed their chores with Tom Nook:
From left to right: Bell, Harmony, and Melody. My main character is called Twisk.