Summary: Its a pretty decent game. But if your not accustomed to a purely stylus game I don't recommend it. Over all design is actually a lot like sunshine islands and how it all starts. Dates and times are very good in a over all manner.
Summary: I love Harvest Moon. This particular HM game is tougher to get into than Another Wonderful Life or Friends of Mineral Town. But overall, it still has the HM charm. I definitely prefer Tale of Two Towns and Sunshine Islands over this one so far. It uses movement base on solely stylus touhes.
Summary: Like many of the reviewers that gave average scores, I'm a veteran HM player. I've played Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness for over fifty hours now (almost to year 5) and have been quite disappointed. It's addictive, but it's no fun and frustrating. Pros: 1.
Summary: The game started out a little slow, but got way better as I kept playing. If you like using your stylus this is a good game for you. It also adapts for left-handed people. If you love any of the Harvest Moon games (I've played most of them) you'll like this as well.
Can be a great game and great concepts, but the controls are terrible.
30 August 2008
Summary: I have this game and bought it at Gamestop, but I played this game for 2 hours now and seems like a really fun game so far. But all I have to tell you is that Natsume made a big mistake of the concept of using the stylus for the entire game which makes the controls really annoying.
Summary: I brought this game as i was in love with More Friends of Mineral Town on the Gameboy SP. The gameplay is so much different. You now have stamina levels and hunger levels and as you start of with no money and no food you practically can't farm properly, you can do like a little bit everyday.