Normally farms in Stardew Valley are reserved for crops, animals and sheds to hoard your numerous kegs and chests. However for those who’re NetWarrior FM, your farm is a chunk of fantastic dirt-coated sheet music crammed with all kinds of videogame and popular culture melodies.
As noticed by GamesRadar (opens in new tab), the YouTuber has been making music on their Stardew Valley farms since September 2020. They use rigorously positioned flute bins and drum blocks to create the tunes and a path that guides the best way by the notes, plus completely different paths to indicate a pause within the music. Whereas some songs—reminiscent of Closing Fantasy 10’s To Zanarkand and Frozen’s Let it Go—have been created with mods so as to add extra notes to the music blocks, most are performed with the vanilla sport’s two octaves.
NetWarrior has additionally performed songs from the likes of Squid Sport, Naruto, Assault on Titan and basic video games reminiscent of Zelda and Pokémon. They’ve additionally performed a Stardew Valley-style rickroll, as a result of even in 2022 Rick Astley stays inescapable on the web. They informed GamesRadar that every track takes round two to eight hours to finish, including that “the hardest bit is getting began. As soon as I get the primary few notes in all of it comes collectively and it feels prefer it simply flows.”
It is a tremendous charming and inventive approach to utilise the farming sim, and infinitely extra healthful than the unhinged Grandpa death mods (opens in new tab) that have been far and wide final month. Though Stardew creator Eric Barone is now arduous centered on his second sport Haunted Chocolatier (opens in new tab), it is good to see that eight years and 20 million copies later (opens in new tab) persons are nonetheless discovering numerous methods to take pleasure in farm life.