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It's got a lot of potential, and is already a fun game for some of us, but it's not to everyone's taste, and it REALLY needs to be refined some. I think a lot of the backlash against the game is because of people deciding that Natsume is trying to do something underhanded and "trick" gamers, etc etc., and the backlash (if you can call it that) started even before the game came out.
There are people badmouthing it that haven't even touched it, all because Natsume dared to put out a game under a name that they have the rights to, and that they've been handling for decades.
I like characters that have patterns and some element of story to them on some days.:3Anyhow, back to the original topic, might as well give my personal ranking of the DS/3DS games from best to worst, if that helps any: A New Beginning (3DS)Harvest Moon DS Cute Island of Happiness/Sunshine Islands (not sure which I like best, it's been too long.)Grand Bazaar Harvest Moon DS (Would probably be higher, if not for the bugginess)Tale of Two Towns Why is Tale of Two Towns so low on said list?I know the 3DS version is buggy, but I was probably going to get it over bazaar in a downloaded version since it fixes the freezes and lag.And it uses a system where you automatically use the tool for the task you're trying to perform, so you don't have to go into your menu/swap around tools all the time. the time goes too fast, so there's not enough time to do all the things you want to do.(Although at least that helps the other seasons come around again sooner.) There's not really much in the way of hints for most of the mutations, so there are a bunch that still haven't been found as far as I know (likewise, I don't think anyone's figured out how to get "Great" fruits yet).
"Example Harvest moon for GBC has characters that stand there doing nothing all day, so do a few others.