There is something about Stardew Valley where even though I can't say it's that interesting, it kept me playing for the last couple days and I'm just about done with my first year. I've spent a lot of time in the mine, while trying to minimize the social aspect of the game but cultivate a couple friendships. For some reason there is a but of a rush when I landed a big haul in the mine, upgrading my tools, etc.
I didn't make much of an elaborate farm in the first year, but now I have some of the advanced sprinklers and gold water bucket and hoe, so I'm ready for spring. I feel kind of guilty about spending so much time with this - moreso than other games. On one hand it feels so pointless, but there is something about it that makes me want to get more advanced stuff so I can be more efficient.I think that is what Diablo is supposed to do, but for some reason that gets tedious very fast.
I should mention that I thought the little scene was pretty cool when I started to become better friend with - I can't remember her name, she lives in the store and likes video games.
So, I'm not exactly sure why I've played this much, but there it is...