Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life
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P9 Frequently Asked Questions P10 Errors with the game P11.1 My Say P11.2 Your Say P12 Contacting me P13 Legal Stuff P14 Credits Ok just for those of you who dont know, spoilers are things that give away parts of the plot that MAY ruin your enjoyment of the game, i.e. in some games it could be who killed who for murder mystery games ect! Spoilers are also Hints, Tips (only the sort that may give away parts of the plot!) and cheats. WARNING THIS GUIDE CONTAINS SPOILERS!! _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P1.1 Prologue Your farther always wanted to be a farmer. Years ago he bought a farm with his best friend Takaru but never lived long enough to fulfil his dreams. Did the same calling draw you to Forget-Me-Not Valley? Or did you want to escape your dreary urban life? Maybe the real reason is that you wanted to know your farther. Takaru can teach you about farming, but its up to you to find your own path. *thanks to the Harvest Moon A Wonderful Life Booklet for that J _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P1.2 Controls Ok confused? Dont know how to pick things up? Well Im here to help :D! (O) Control Stick - This Moves You Character! + Control stick - (the more classic looking control part!) This scrolls though menus! L Button - Centres the camera behind the your character, and also changes the page in the status screen! R Button - Whistle for Dog, press it twice to whistle for your horse, changes page in status screen! Z Button - See the view from your characters own eyes, (cool or what??) X Button - Short Item menu, to toggle though your inventory, use control stick to scroll though! Y Button - Function Button, Train Dog (I dont know how to!) also Item Description, Eat what you have in you hand, cuddle you animals, also play with your child! (only when he asks to be picked up!!) A Button Talk, Open, pick up stuff, uses stuff. B Button Put stuff into your back pack, cancel action. C stick - Controls camera angle Start/Select Button access status menu, pause game Hope that helped! _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P2 ::: *People Of Forget-Me-Not Valley* ::: * * WARNING * * Some of the descriptions of what the characters do, contain spoilers, read at your own risk!! I will put a * next to the name of some of the ones that contain spoilers. Ok here goes, over the years people will come and go in Forget-Me-Not Valley and here is what I know about them so far. Muffy Well what isnt there to say about her?? She is 1 of the 3 contestants for your future wife. She works in The Blue Bar, which Griffin owns. She just wants to have fun, shes bubbly and really over active. She loves Discounted Prices, Free stuff from your farm, Flowers, Pretty Ores And Old Coins, which you dig up from the ruins by the water fall the Carter and Flora runs. Her Diary is by the flowers in The Blue Bar. Celia Here is the 2nd future wife, Unlike Muffy Celia is the perfect farmers Wife. She knows a lot about farms (well she should do seen as she works on the farm with Vesta and Marlin!!), and the child you get with her is so CUTE!! She like Stuff that you have grown in your farm, flowers and pretty Ores. Celia is a traditionalist, she loves farms and family is a big thing to her.Her Diary is upstairs in the living part of Vestas farm, by her bed. *Nami - And heres constant number 3, humm lets see now, shes the hardest of the 3 future wifes to WOO. She has travelled far and wide, all around the world to try and find her soul mate. And well shes ended up here in Forget-Me-Not Valley, can you fulfil her needs?? Well she likes, flowers, crops that you have grown and things you dig up from the ruins. She is the smartest out of the three, and she leaves after one year so if you dont want her to go marry her! Her diary is in the left hand room on the second floor in the Inners Inn, which Ruby and Tim run, along with there odd-ball of a son Rock. You can only see her diary at certain times of the day though. *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* *~ Now thats the wifes out of the way, ~* *~ now heres the rest of them! (it will be in ~* *~ order of all boys then all the ~* *~ girls!) ~* *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Takakura Takakura was an old friend of your fathers, He and your father were the original owners of your farm. All the way though the game he helps you out by telling you what you could do to improve on things, he also take your dairy products and eggs ect to sell in Mineral Town. He will also buy things you order for you out of your money. In the trail year (the first year you do!!) he buys you a horse. Carter Carter runs the excavation at the ruins by the waterfall, he will let you help Out and keep anything that is not of any value to him, you can sell the stuff You dig up to Van the travailing sales man when he comes to visit. He lives In the tent next to the excavation point with flora. If you get really good friend with him he will give you a cinchowa (or what how ever its spelt :p ) as a pet. Merlin Ok here the low-down on Merlin, He works with his sister ( Vesta ) on her farm. Hes more of a loner, when he finds out that your marrying (if you decide to!!) Celia he become cold to you (well more cold lol!) but after you marry her he becomes alright with you!. Tim Well I dont know a lot about Tim, but what I do know is this, He and his wife Ruby and son Rock have travelled the world and finally ended up in Forget- Me-Not Valley, he runs The Inners Inn and knows a lot about cooking. Rock Rock is Tims son, he likes to party, he lives with his mum and dad in the Inners Inn. There is not much really to say about him. Gustafa One of my favourite characters Gustafa is a poet and a musician, his house is like a tent, become friends with him and he will give you this really cool cool sickle which looks like it has blood on it!! ( COOL or what??) go to his house during summer and you will get a scene where you and other town folk are singing with him, this is the summer festival!! Daryl Daryl is the town MAD scientist (empathise on mad!), he conducts lots of experiments in his house which to me looks like a princess castles meet Frankensteins house, during year 1 (the first year when you get a wife! if you are good friends with him and you visit him at 1pm 2 pm there will be a little movie scene where he is going mad saying people are stealing his ideas, he will give you a seed maker. (this is a reason why hes a Favourite character of mine, he saves you 6000g!!) he likes fish that you catch, especially snelts! Cody Cody is an artist, he lives in a caravan near the beach, in year 3,4 and 5 If your good friends with him he will give you works of art he has done For your house. You can put them up. Kassy & Patrick these a the towns pyrotechnicians, (really big fancy name for Firework maker!) these are my least favourite characters, no real reasons why, they just are! They make fireworks. They live in the house that looks like a rocket! You use the rope to get in and out of there! Wally Married to Chris, dreams his son Hugh will grow up to be an athlete like him! Lives in the 3rd residential houses. Hugh Cute, Funny, Sporty, Hot mom, sporty dad what can we say this kids got it all! Hugh dreams of being like his farther Wally, when your son is older, if he works for Hugh he will become an athlete. *Galen Lived in Forget-Me-Not Valley for most of his wife, sadly though in the 1st real year, Nina dies. However, if you visit it him during year 1 at 6:30 am in his new home on top of the hill near Vestas farm he will ask if you would like to polish Ninas grave! In the trial year he and Nina live next to Wally, Chris and Hughes House, Nina and Galen are grandparents to Hugh. I am Unsure who they are parents to, I think it is Chris but Im unsure! *Sebastian Sebastian is Romanas butler, he has been her butler for many years and enjoys his work. When you first meet him (hes in his room, its the second door that you come to, on the side with the piano!) go up to the picture on the dressing table, and he will say something and you can choose what to say, reply with is that Romana? and he will reply yes, and tell you some secrets. He lives in the Villa with Romana. *Murrey Ok here is the scruff of the valley. I cant help but constantly help feeling Sorry for this character, as he has a wife and kids in a place called Po-Po Valley, Murrey can found wondering Forget-Me-Not Valley. He also Begs for money, and picks up dropped food! When you get your son, Go and show him to Murrey, Murrey will say hes cute and how he Reminds him of his son. At some part of the game in the trail year he He stop by your food storage and you will have to make a decision of Whether to let him eat some of the food (If you do this he becomes happy, And returns again and again for more! I think it once a month!) or to say NO (he become upset and never returns there again!). Ok thats all I know on him, but if any one how is further knows whether or not he eventually leaves Forget-Me-Not Valley or not please contact me and I will add it a.s.a.p. you will find how to contact me in the COTNACT ME chapter. Grant - Grant comes in the second chapter, he moves in with his wife Samantha And daughter Kate. All I know about this character is that he works in Mineral Town, and he is a business man. Van Van the travailing sales man, hum other than being able to sell nearly absolutely anything to him and buying stuff from him he does nothing else. In the trail year he sell you some tools, in the first year he sells you toys for Your child and a goat. Thats all really. Hardy Oh I hate this character, I absolutely despise him!! Ok expect from Being a Dr Evil (out of Austin Powers©) wanna be hes just annoying. He serves as no purpose what so ever, well not yet anyway so when I find Out more about this character I will right more. OK and here is The Girls. (Apart from Celia, Muffy and Nami as they have already been mentioned!) *Flora Other than working with carter at the excavation site I dont know anything About her. But supposedly if you become really good friends with her she gives you a puppy dog. *Vesta Vesta runs the other farm, she is also the mother role to Celia. Go to Vestas farm to buy seeds ect. If you become great friends with here she gives you the Weird Hoe. *Ruby Wife of Tim, Mother to Rock, she is funny bubbly and a brilliant chief. If you become really good friends with her she gives you here special spice, known as Ruby Spice. *Nina Nina, well apart from being my one of my most favourite characters, and being shortly lived seen as the stupid people at Nintendo ect decided to kill her off in the first chapter, she is fun and bubbly for her age, she is Hugh grandmother and at least we get to tend to her grave. L Samantha ok I dont know to much about her apart from she is a good mother, wife And friend. But she has a rather short temper. She lives with her husband Grant and daughter Kate. She appears in Happy Birthday Chapter 1. And she lives in between Wallys House and Ninas old house, which is Now that stupid doctors house. *Kate She a B****, She a Tomboy, Shes a Bully, Shes a Sinner, Not A SAINT! Kate is Samanthas and Grants Daughter. I dont personally like here but thats all. If your child works for her when he is older she bullys him. Romana Romana is coming to the end of her long lived life and well I dont want her to go, she gets out when she can and trys to help anyone in anyways possible. When you get really good friends with her she gives you the Watering CanW. This is a pointless tool as it only has enough water in for one square, and doesnt change anything (tried and tested!) but its cool to have anyways. Lumina Ok here is what I know about her. Shes sweet, kind and a good on a piano. Lumina likes nothing better than to please her grandmother Romana. I dont Know what happens if your son works for her, so please contact me if you do know thanks. OK well now thats all the people done, know here is four more characters The Harvest Spirits, Nik, Nak & Flak One Small & Blue (CUTIE) Thats Nik, The Santa wonna whos Nak, and then theres the fat one Flak, they help you out with Things like naming new chickens ect. They also give you the blue Feather. They live in the BIG tree in the forest, eat one of the red Mushrooms to go and see them. _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P3 ..::*Rooms Of Your Farm*::.. OK here is a map of YOUR farm. ____________________________________________________________________________ | ________________________________________________________________________ | | | Fertile Field Very Fertile| | | | Unfertile Field  Field | | | | |??????|  |????|  |???| | | | | Dog | Home |  |Coop|  | | | | | | House|?||______|  |____| .-.  |___| | | | | ? '-' | | | | Well | | | | | | | | | | | | _________________________________ | | | | Tool Shed | | | | | | Food |????| | | |??? | | | |?????| |____|__| | | |??? | | | | | | | | | | | |_____| | Barn | | | | | | Storage | | Pasture | | | | | |_______| | | | | | | | | | | | Takakura's |_ | | | | | |?????| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |_____| |_|Water | | | | | House | | | | |_| |_________________________________| | | <-Town | | _____________________________________ ____________________| | |_____________________________________) (______________________| *this took me hours to do!! Takakura's House Takakura lives here, but most of the time he's not home. He's always wondering around town so don't expect him taking a nap when you walk in. Food Storage Room You can store food in here, ship your dairy products, order animals+tools+items+ upgrade buldings, and ship vegetables after getting 2nd generation crops. Dog House You never have to put your dog to his house, but you can set food for your dog here in his food tray. Home There is your castle and here you go to sleep, save, cook, watch tv, read info on game tips, play your music records. Your child and wife will stay with you in your home once you're married (starting 2nd year). Chicken Coop This is where chikens go, you can put chiken feed in there to feed them. Incubator here too where you can hatch eggs, sometimes even ducks after you get them ~_^ Well Fill up water here in your watering can to water your crops. Tool Shed All your tools are located here as well as all your other equipment. You can find a music record in the cabinet here and also your seeds, etc are in there too. You can enter the Barn from here also. Barn All your animals stay here where you basically milk, clip, hug, talk, etc. A switch in the back allows all the animals to come back inside if you let them out into the pasture to have some fun in the sun. Pasture Unlimited grass can be sickled down here to make fodder and might I add that finally no more spending 500G a bag to buy grass seeds (HM:FoMT). Also a switch is located outside on the Barn letting all the animals outside in the sun keeping them happy. Water Bring your animals next to it to wash them with the brush. Fields Un-Fertilized - I would use this for the crops Fertilized Field I would use this for the crops Very-Fertilized Field I would use this to plant the tree in! _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P3.2 ..::*Animal Care*::.. (Cows) - Keep all your cows outside when its nice outside & wash them (makes them happier). - Bring them back inside when the weather is bad (raining, snowing, etc...). - Don't bother your cows if they are sleeping - Feed them 2 times a day - you can Milk them 2 times a day - Cows can be milked for four seasons after giving birth - Feeding them good fodder (order from Notebook in Food Storage Room) will make them happier, thus giving you grade S milk (natural happiness is better). - You can keep your cow & impregnate it again or you can sell it once it's done producing milk and buy a better cow. - Don't Seed more than 1 cow, they must be 10 days or more apart before seeding another. - Pregnant cows must be fed accordingly due to their lack of movement - Once you get the Milk Processing Room, cows will milk themselves (Calf) - Feed them "Special Milk" twice a day right after it's born - Feed it regular milk once the "Special Milk" is no longer available (Additional Info) - You must also pay to have a cow seeded. A heifer will not give milk until she has a calf, and will only give milk for about a year after the calf's birth. Then the cow will have to be seeded again. However, if you have a heifer mate with one of the bulls on your own farm, then it will cost nothing to have it seeded. - Cross breeding is possible between Normal, Brown, Marble and Star cows. (Chicken) - In order to incubate eggs you must have a hen and a rooster with a fertilized egg. - Before buying a chicken make sure you have enough money to buy the Chicken Feed (chicken feed must be ordered from the Food Storage Room). - Taking good care of chickens can result in Golden Eggs, which sell for 300G each. - Eggs take 5 days to hatch & it takes baby chicks another 5 days before they can mature. (Sheep) - They are clipped once a season (be sure to have a pair of clippers/shears). - Keeping them in great condition results in Golden Wool (hug it twice a day). - Keep in mind that Sheeps cannot be sold. - Don't bother your sheep if they are sleeping. - Wash it & Brush it! (Horse) - Randomly given to you by Takakura anytime of the year. - Keep it outside when nice out, Ride it, Wash it. - Be sure to feed it everyday, brush & talk to it. - Drastically shortens the time getting around town by riding it. - Don't bother your horse if they are sleeping. (Goats) - Van sells goats in Chapter 2, Spring (each spring every year) (costs 4500G), but you can hagle with van to gte it for cheaper, just reject his prices, i think it 2000 you can get it for so keep me informed if anyone knows. Thankies - Gives milk for about one year - Don't bother your goats if they are sleeping - Brush & Wash it (Ducks) - A Pond must be built during Chapter 1 (ordered/bought from storage room). - Must be raising less than 6 chickens - You can choose weather or not to keep them or not - Placing some of the eggs in the incubator can hatch ducks instead of chikens. - Can be sold for 500G. (Dogs) - Be sure to feed it everyday if you want it to be happier - Once the dog becomes happy you can hug it - If you kept your dog really happy he'll follow you, bark, & maybe even learn tricks. - Chihuahua can be available after collecting all the Tablets in the Mines. - The dog also chases away strangers. (Cat) - Romana stops by with a cat (Fall, 1st year of Chapter 2). - You must be good friends with her in order for her to bring the cat. _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P4 ..::*TOOLS*::.. Tools are some of the games most important items. So youll need to be careful of what does what so you dont end up chopping down that 1800g banana tree. Coming soon! _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P5 ..::*SEEDS*::.. |-------------------------------------------------------------------------| | Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter | |~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| |~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| | Tomato | Tomato | Tomato | ------ | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | Watermelon | Watermelon | Watermelon | ------ | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | Strawberry | ------ | Strawberry | Strawberry | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | ------ | Turnip | Turnip | Turnip | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | ----- | Melon | Melon | ----- | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | Potato | ------ | ------ | Potato | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | ------ | ------ | Carrot | Carrot | |------------------|------------------|----------------|------------------| | ------------ | ------------ | Sweet Potato | ------------ | |-------------------------------------------------------------------------| - Crops can be used more for making home cooked meals. - Don't buy seeds that belong in a different season, they wont grow. - You can water your plants more than once a day (watering more makes it grow faster). - Fertilizer helps make high grade vegetables (Grade-A, Grade-S)(sells for more $). a. (Fertilizer) - Fertilizing is expensive but it is well worth it because when you use S-Level vegetables in the seed-maker, you'll get S-Level seeds to grow S-Level crops. - Plow->Fertilizer->Plant Seed (A-Grade 4X, S-Grade 8X) - The more Fertilizer you use the higher the Grade of vegetable (don't overuse). - Water as much as you can. b. (Planting) XOXOXOX - Plant in Checkered formation (results in faster growth & less watering). OXOXOXO - 3rd generation crops + sweet potatoes in checkered formation. XOXOXOX - Every other crop can be bunched up together. c. (Trees) - Can be planted any time of the year - Keep crops 2 spaces away (failing will result in dead crops) - Plant them in the smaller fields (add fertilizer) - Trees take 30X of Fertilizer for S-Grade fruits - Although fruits make ok profit, the seeds go for alot of $money$ so after getting the seed-maker, take the fruits and put them through the seed-maker resulting in bags of seeds which can be sold for 1000+ (save fruits for the seed-maker). d. (Watering) - You start out with a regular watering-can, but you can buy a Large Watering can which is definetly helpful so less trips are taken to the water pump. - Water twice a day (water more if you can) *(Wooden Watering Can) - grows trees much faster - become good friends with Romana for it e. (Tools) - Just like every HM game, you can upgrade your tools, but here we can go ahead and just buy the upgraded ones (example. Heavy Hoe, Hoe, Light Hoe). - Pros & Cons. Heavier tools builds up stamina, but makes you tired faster. Lighter tools lets you work more, but takes longer to build stamina. _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P9 FAQ Q. What does the locked room do? A. NOTHING, some say its for your son, but tried and tested and so far it serves no perpose. Q. How do I upgrade my house? A. You cant, it updates every new chapter More to come soon _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- P13 Leagle Stuff Copywrite By Me, If You Would Like to use any of this please contact me by email and i will tell you yes or no a.s.a.p ummmmmm more to be added shortly! _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-