There are some games that just transcend, they become something bigger than they were intended to be. Whether it's from people loving the concept, or how it plays, or even how it looks. It's just bigger than others. Stardew Valley is one such game, for since its release, it's taken the world by storm.
The plot is as simple as it can be. You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Now, it's up to you to make it work, make it big, make it grow, and of course, create your own life. To be clear, this is not a simple task. There are obstacles big and small you must face, and the town that lies in the valley isn't what it once was. But, if you're willing to do the work, you might just change life around you.
Build your farm the way you want. Raise crops to sell, get animals to use for various purposes. Do what you want with it. Then, become a part of the community! There are over 30 unique characters living in Stardew Valley, and you'll find each of them are unique in their own ways. The more you interact, the more they'll help you, and talk with you, and become your friends.
Don't want to be a farmer? Don't worry! Stardew Valley has options for you. You can be a miner, a fighter, or something else. This is your life, don't be tied down by what you think you need to do.