|Harvest Moon: Magical Melody|
|Publisher(s)||JP Marvelous Entertainment|
|Release date(s)|| JP November 10, 2005|
NA March 28, 2006
|Genre(s)||Role-playing, Life simulation|
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (4)|
|Input methods||GameCube Controller|
Harvest Moon: Magical Melody (牧場物語 しあわせの詩 for ワールド/Bokujō Monogatari: Shiawase no Uta for Wārudo in Japan) is an updated version of Bokujō Monogatari: Shiawase no Uta with several differences:
It features plenty of crops, a variety of animals to care for, tons of festivals to participate in and loads of events to create a fun and entertaining game play experience. Play as either a boy or girl: Each gender has 10 potential spouses. Compete against a rival farmer; Your productivity will be judged on a daily basis against that of your rival's...you will also compete against your rival in the festivals. Cultivate a wide variety of crops and trees. Raise cows, sheep, horses and chickens. Harvest Moon: Magical Melody offers 4-player minigames. Purchase different plots of land and expand your farm by building various extensions. The Harvest Goddess has turned to stone and the Harvest Sprites need your help to bring her back. You need to collect Musical Notes throughout the game in hopes of restoring her to her former self. There are 100 Musical Notes in the game and to collect the notes you must do a variety of different tasks, such as shipping a certain number of items, winning a festival or making friends with the wild animals found around your farm. Only by collecting a certain number of notes will the Harvest Goddess come back.
There are no reported problems with this title.
The Widescreen hack has shadow issues that can be fixed with an AR Code. Disable the Widescreen Hack before using.
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This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Harvest Moon: Magical Melody since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 7||AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+||NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT||Playable|
|Windows 7||AMD Phenom II X4 945||AMD Radeon 6970||Black Screen|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650||ATI Radeon HD 5770||Perfectly Playable, just a 1 crash in awhile|
|Windows 7||AMD Phenom X3 8450e||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti||Works with occasional crashes with "Format Changes" off|
|Ubuntu 10.04.2||AMD Phenom X3 8450e||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti||Title, but no background, and then black screen with sound, takes input|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-2500K||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti||Black screen|
|Windows XP||Intel Pentium E5200||NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT||Fully playable but the map doesn't show up||the metal|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-2500K||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti||Perfectly Playable|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i3-370M @ 2.4GHz||AMD Radeon HD 6370M||Fully playable: No slowdowns, no known glitches.|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 @ 3.45GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti||Playable: some crashes at cutscenes, save states sometimes crash||xXDarkXx|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 @ 3.45GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti||Blackscreen (only text and box is shown)||xXDarkXx|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i-5 3570k @ 3.4GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti||Playable: Odd Shadows/No Map||Sir Thorne|
|Windows 7||AMD FX-8350 @ 4GHz||AMD Radeon R7 260X||Playable: Tested using default settings, no noticeable glitches anywhere. Map displays fine.||cjrobe|
|Windows 8.1||Intel Core i5-5200U @ 2.2GHz||Intel HD Graphics 5500||Perfectly Playable: Default settings, solid 30FPS, no lag and no visible glitches||Tester|