Animal Crossing’s Stalk Market, Much Like the Real Stock Market, Is Ruining Everything

My first few weeks on the very chill island of Mary Jane in Animal Crossing: New Horizons were bucolic and happy. My girlfriend and I set up our tents, planted flowers, built a date spot to enjoy, and got our first houses together. There was nothing much to do but chop wood, hit rocks, and slowly get furniture recipes. It was a perfect escape, and then I learned about turnips and nothing was the same.

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