With over Plus, the medal rewards could fetch you some great items like the Mermaid series of furniture. Impressively, these mini-games varied significantly between fishing and bug catching challenges, buried treasure mix and matching, flower gathering, balloon hunting, and much more.
In the game, the human character takes on the role of mayor in a town populated with anthropomorphic animals. The game received positive reviews from critics. While retaining gameplay from older titles, Animal Crossing: New Leaf marks a change in the series, as the player now becomes the mayor of the town. With the help of the townsfolk and a secretary it is now the player's job to make the town a better place to live. Although the title was re-released under the Nintendo Selects banner in North America and as Happy Price Selection in Japan, an updated version with Amiibo support was released for free on the Nintendo eShop in November for owners of the original version. As in previous installments in the Animal Crossing series, players take control of a villager who is moving into a new town. Upon arrival, the player is mistaken for the new town mayor and is given that position instead of being a standard resident. Like previous games in the series, the game enables the player to explore their town, talk with other residents, and participate in various activities such as fishing and bug catching. Doing various activities or selling various items earns the player Bells, the games virtual currency, which they can use to purchase various items such as furniture or clothes, or pay loans used to renovate their house.
New Year's Day is a special event held in the first day of January representing the real-life holiday of the same name. It has appeared in every title to date since Animal Crossing. What actually happens during the event varies between the games, however. On the day prior to New Year's Day, the Countdown in anticipation of the new year. By talking to the villager making a wish near the well, the player is able to make their own New Year's wish by asking to go next. Katrina will also be present near the Wishing Well to read the player's fortune for the year for 50 Bells. She will give the player a letter where the fortune is written on Fortune Paper stationery. Additionally, the player receives 10, Bells from Mom in the mail, and they can talk to Tortimer to receive a random diary. In Animal Crossing: Wild World , the player can speak to Tortimer in this day to receive a random fortune.
New Year's Eve is a celebration of the past year that occurs in all versions of the Animal Crossing series. As the first part of the two-part New Year celebration, this holiday is the climax of each year. Tortimer hosts an outdoor countdown party for the villagers in town. In New Leaf , Redd appears at the countdown clock and sells hats. The holiday is analogous with the real world holiday of the same name. The villagers in the town will get excited about this event and how they celebrate it varies in all the different Animal Crossing games. Traditionally in many western countries, people sing "Auld Lang Syne," a practice mirrored by the villagers in Animal Forest. Translated from Scots, the song's title means "Times Gone By. The cutscene will also play if a player begins play after