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Stardew Valley multiplayer is 'coming along great,' Eric Barone wants you to look at his cabin

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A month ago, we reported on a Stardew Valley mod that enables idyllic country living in multiplayer, but we also noted that official multiplayer support is on the way too. It's expected to go live in (hopefully) early 2018, and based on a tweet today from solo developer Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone, it sounds very much like things are going well. 

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Seriously, check out that cabin.

It's not exactly a detailed developer update, but Barone's public enthusiasm very strongly suggests that development is on track. And it's not the only good news here, either: Last week Barone made the four songs from the Stardew Valley 1.1 update freely downloadable from Bandcamp, while the full 74-song soundtrack (which includes the 1.1 additions) can be had for a fiver.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.