In a world where games like Batman Arkham Knight and The Witcher 3 are gracing our consoles, it’s sometimes hard for other games to get a look in, then again, there are games that promise the chance of driving a Lamborghini tractor, which means games like the Witcher can wait. Welcome to my field of dreams, in Farming Simulator 15.
If you have never played a Farming Simulator game – the premise couldn’t be any more simple – your job is to manage a farm, produce crops to sell, and make as much money as possible. You’ll need to monitor the fluctuating prices of the different products you can sell and try and time when it’s best to sell them. There are also missions you can take part in that are great for earning money early on in the game.
In practical terms the game is not as simple. Thankfully there are a number of tutorials to take you through some of the basics to get you on your way. The only trouble is when some of the equipment you use in the tutorials is more than you can afford at the start of the game, which means you are likely to forget what you had to do in the first place.
The game gives you two locations to run a farm in, the Scandinavian sounding village,Bjornholm or Westbridge Hills, which looks like a stereotypical American farm.
After choosing your location, you are given some basic equipment, a small amount cash and sent on your way to make as much money as possible. Early on you’ll start to sow seeds and when ready, harvest your crop ready to sell. It takes a while to get used to how everything works, the map has all sorts of icons for shops, cash machines and places to sell » Continue Reading.