Eric Barone, who goes by the handle ConcernedApe, is Stardew Valley's sole developer. He programmed the game, wrote the story and dialogue, created all art assets as well as all sound effects and music.
게임 개발에 4년이 걸렸으며, 그 동안의 게임 개발 진행에 대한 내용을 그가 블로그에 업데이트 해두었습니다.:
He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.
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Setting your favorite thing when starting the game to ConcernedApe will trigger special dialogue upon consumption of a Stardrop.
When launching Stardew Valley if the player clicks on ConcernedApe's face he will open his eyes and either a 'splat' sound or the sound of a goose honking will play.