A Queer Narrative as Told by Farming Simulators and What Stardew Valley Means to me

My first exposure to Harvest Moon came when I got Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life for the Gamecube. I went through the introduction sequence, they gave me my first cow, who I named B Betsy and a dog with floppy ears and I was off to the races. To clumsily amble through the game in the most economically inefficient way I could have, raising cows, sheep, ducks, chickens and eventually a goat (who I later viciously neglected resulting in death because she stopped producing milk).

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