The farming simulator RPG genre is one of the most popular genres among gamers around the world. Stardew Valley is a fan favorite open-world farming simulator RPG that was released for the Windows PC in 2016. It was a massive indie hit. Likewise, it was later released on various platforms including macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation Vita, iOS, and Android. The game is still very popular and also receives continued constant updates and support from the developers.
Stardew Valley 1.5 Update
The game received a massive 1.5 update on PC in 2020. The update later came on consoles and also on other platforms. The 1.5 update features included many new features along with some major bug fixes. The update added an entirely new region of the world, Ginger Islands ( Part of the Fern Islands ). The new region featured new events, minigames, puzzles, and also some new questline involving multiple NPCs. It also added an unlockable island farm and farmhouse area, where you can plant crops in any season but can’t construct buildings.
The update also added secrets and puzzles to discover for the player around the new island. New farm features were also part of the 1.5 update features, including newly added advanced game options, which can be used to customize a new game.
The Stardew Valley 1.5 update also brought many new things that can be discovered by the player. As it is standard with any RPG game, likewise there are many items, resources, and also materials that the player can grind for. One of the newly added important materials for grinding in the new Ginger Islands is the Cinder Shards. The Cinder Shards are red crystals and they are important for learning new recipes.
Here is our brief guide on how you can farm or get Cinder Shards
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