Questions tagged [animal-crossing-new-leaf]

a 2013 life-simulation game developed by Nintendo EAD and MonolithSoft, New Leaf is the 4th game in the Animal Crossing series. The player is a mayor of a town full of anthropomorphic animals, and sets about improving their home and entire town in various ways.

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How can I improve my fishing ability?

At the very beginning of the game, I didn't have much trouble catching any fish: put the bobber in the water, wait for the fish to bite hard enough for the bobber to dip under the surface, press A. ...
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How can I catch bees?

I know from previous Animal Crossing games that it's possible to catch the bees that fall out of trees (not the free roaming honeybees), assuming you manage to do so before they sting you. Sadly, I'm ...
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Are mosquito bites harmful or just annoying?

Mosquitoes seem to be especially prevalent around the river, where they like to fly up and bite me while I'm fishing. I get a dialogue pop-up that I was bitten and that it's itchy, but I've had ...
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Am I punished for playing with the game clock?

A time honored tradition is "time traveling" by scooting the game clock ahead in Animal Crossing to catch bugs/fish at certain times, make more bells, get rare items and all sorts of other things. ...
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Do multiple residents compete for resources (fruit, fossils)?

I'm playing on someone else's 3DS where he is the Mayor and I am just a resident. We are both concerned that because we are both gathering fruit, digging up fossils, etc., that it'll lessen what the ...
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How can I prevent grass deterioration?

Grass deterioration was introduced in City Folk, and remains in New Leaf. I didn't pay much attention to it in City folk, and I've heard there have been changes to grass deterioration in New Leaf. ...
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Is there an in-game catalog?

Previous entries into the Animal Crossing series offered an in-game catalog at Nook's shop where I could review all of the items I've obtained in the game. In New Leaf, the shops have changed ...
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How can I import patterns via QR code?

I've seen tons of Animal Crossing: New Leaf patterns posted across the internet accompanied by QR codes, implying that there's a way to scan those QR codes in-game to import those designs. However, I ...
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How do I set up StreetPass in AC:NL?

I found the option to turn on SpotPass in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, but I haven't found StreetPass yet. Am I just not far enough in the game for the feature?
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Are you ever able to make new ramps to the beach?

I've started up a new game of Animal Crossing: New Leaf and I'm trying to decide on a layout for my new town with Rover on the train. I'm trying to take future buildings and such into account in my ...