Haunted Chocolatier: A Glimpse into Stardew Valley Creator’s Next Game
As one of the top indie games on PC, Stardew Valley has captured the hearts of many players. Its creator, Eric ‘ConcernedApe’ Barone, is now preparing to release his highly anticipated follow-up game, Haunted Chocolatier, which promises to offer a new twist on the beloved lifestyle game formula. Barone recently took to Twitter to thank his one million followers with a tantalizing sneak peek at the upcoming game, giving fans a taste of what’s to come.
Haunted Chocolatier takes players into a giant, spooky mansion where they will craft chocolate. The game retains Barone’s signature pixel-art style and gameplay reminiscent of Stardew Valley. One of the most noticeable new features showcased in the images is a bow, which the player appears to be using to shoot arrows at a nearby vegetable creature. The game also features a stunning water fountain as a centerpiece in the town, and a library filled with towering shelves of books, each with three specific lecterns likely related to different themes.
Barone’s dedication to creating a wholesome community is evident in the overwhelming excitement and gratitude expressed by fans upon the release of these images. Despite the desire for more information, players have respected Barone’s preference for keeping details under wraps until he is ready to reveal them. Fortunately, Barone has been providing small updates over time, such as hints about system requirements and confirming the presence of at least four ghosts in the game.
While fans eagerly await more news about Haunted Chocolatier, they can immerse themselves in other farming games or find solace in the cozy and relaxing games that embody the comforting vibes of Stardew Valley. Barone’s ability to engage and build a dedicated community is evident in the anticipation surrounding his next project.
As the release date for Haunted Chocolatier is yet to be announced, fans eagerly await further developments. Barone’s whimsical and imaginative creations have captivated players before, and it seems that he is set to do the same with his upcoming game. Until then, players can continue to enjoy the magic of Stardew Valley and eagerly anticipate the next delightful offering from Eric ‘ConcernedApe’ Barone.
[Featured Image: Haunted Chocolatier screenshots from creator Eric Barone | Photo Credit: pcgamesn.com]