Yeah I have the least amount of time played in AC:CF. It certainly felt like it had less "love" poured into it than the others. They didn't compose new hourly music, there wasn't much done with the Wii's motion controls, they reverted to AC:GC's 3-bedroom system instead of AC:WW's 6, and there wasn't as much new and exciting stuff; Wild World introduced hairdos, hats, and accessories, and AC:CF introduced "change the color of your shoes".
I also didn't like how untalkative the animals were, if you spoke to them, they'd just repeat the same "follow-up" to their initial conversation for a long time (until you save & quit? I don't remember).
Grass wear -- enough said.
I do remember the developers talking about WiiConnect24 and how, "for example", it'd let you visit a friend's town 24/7. I feel like a ton of research+development was put into ideas that just didn't happen for one reason or another, and as a result, we're left with a game that's one of the smallest "upgrades" (outside of Japan) in AC history.
i mean, ok. are you capable of saying anything thats not absurdly negative?
I like City Folk. I made this account when I was 12 and at the time I wasn't exactly creative and mature when it came to creating usernames, so I wouldn't say I love the game anymore. But it's certainly better than Wild World. Like, Wild World is the worst Animal Crossing game imo by an absolute long shot - there is nothing about it as an experience you can't get out of any other game in the franchise, and they all have more to offer too. Wild World was the kind of game you took to summer camp with you when you had to leave your Gamecube at home.
I'd say City Folk on the other hand was about equal to GC, mainly because it basically is ACGC with less charm, less holidays but way more Quality of Life. There's some aspects of GC now that render it unplayable for me because they're so awkward and dated (storage, anyone?) even though the game is brilliantly charming and melts my heart.
Your rhinestone eyes are like
factories far away
City Folk is better than Wild World if you were to pick up the two of them for the first time today. At the time they were released though? Wild World was a huge step forward for the series. City Folk was basically a port. I have much fonder memories of Wild World than City Folk.
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer...
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain" - Dune