Stardew Valley has a thriving modding scene, with methods to tweak, tinker with, and add to the farming game in plentiful provide. Some of the best Stardew Valley mods are those who add total new locations to go to, individuals to fulfill, and issues to do – and one spectacular new creation has all of these, and more.

Rafseazz’s Ridgeside Village mod adds a “small town located on the west side of Stardew Valley”, as its creator explains. “Meet new interesting people with immersive backstories, engaging dialogue, and exciting events! Discover new forage, stories, secrets, maybe even fall in love? Who knows? A lot can happen in Ridgeside Village!” Looking on the breakdown of what the mod consists of, this definitely appears to be the case.

There’s a whole new – and very fairly map – peppered with options like cherry blossom timber, waterfalls, and windmills among the many scattered homes, farms, and the mod’s new outlets. Plus, there are new festivals included full with dialogue, and “over 200 locational messages” within the mod general.

As for the Ridgeside Village folks, there are 24 new NPCs to fulfill, 14 of whom are non-marriageable, with the remaining ten being open to getting hitched. The former every include “at least four friendship events”, whereas the latter every function a variety of coronary heart occasions, more than 150 strains of dialogue, dynamic schedules, and more. Lovely stuff.

Alongside these new additions, the mod brings customized music, new forage objects, and new legendary fish, too. Phew!

If you’re eager to take a nearer take a look at the mod – and even seize it for your self – you will discover it on Nexus Mods here. As ever, mod with warning! And make sure to take a look at what’s arrived together with the latest Stardew Valley 1.5 update – there’s a new endgame area to take a look at which is value getting a take a look at.