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Animal Crossing: 10 Wonderful Tiny Details You've Probably Missed

More Easter eggs than Zipper T. Bunny (and much less infuriating).

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In today's uncertain and stressful times, millions of people have found solace in the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Fans of the famously peaceful series had to wait about seven years for a new game, and their first HD offering has thus far delivered in just about every regard. Unlike other games with measurable objectives, Animal Crossing more or less gives players free rein to do as they please. Sure, there are goals to meet such as getting your island a 5-star rating, catching all of the available fish and bugs, and breeding all of the hybrid flowers (among other things), but there is no set order to these tasks; you can pretty much do whatever you want, whenever you want to. This freeform style helps to make Animal Crossing one of the most immersive gaming experiences available.

Oh, and it's f***ing adorable.

Yes, Animal Crossing is chock full of charm, not only thanks to its impossibly-cute characters and music but also its exceptional level of detail. Beneath the surface of this game lies plenty of hidden treasures for the player to experience. For example, did you know that you can actually play a game of pinball on your Pinball Machine? Did you also notice that frog villagers don't wear raincoats when it's raining? How about villager toe beans?

This game is so filled to-the-brim with "nice touches" that it was hard to narrow it down to only ten entries. Nevertheless, let's dive in...

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