How to Play Co-Op with a Mod in Stardew Valley
The official multiplayer for Stardew Valley is slated to drop sometime in 2018, allowing players to finally be able to farm and explore together. Until then, you can download Spacechase0’s mod titled Makeshift Multiplayer. The intention of the mod is to allow players to enjoy a co-op experience before multiplayer gets officially added to the game, so the creator states that certain bugs and crashes users face may go ignored. If you’re still interested, read on.
Once the mod is downloaded, load Stardew Valley like usual and a pop-up will appear that gives players the option to play as a host, client or single-player. If you are a client, you cannot play at all until the host starts the game.
In the co-op mode, inventory, wallet, skills etc. will be shared (with the exception being your house). In-game chat can be accessed by pressing the enter key and everyone needs to sleep in order to trigger the next day cycle.
You can download the co-op multiplayer mod here. If you’re having any problems, be sure to sound off in the comments below.
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