FrontierVille – The Budding Champion of Facebook Games

FrontierVille is the latest game from Zynga and it has made inroads in the Facebook gaming community and managed to add over 3.7 million users this past week alone. The game took many of the elements that make other Zynga games addictive and put them together to create, arguably, their best game yet!

Game Overview

Players enter the game as pioneers in the early century trying to make it on the frontiers of the new world. The general goal of the game is to live well and prosper on the frontiers, and in order to achieve that you will have to manage several tasks and goals.

Unlike other Zynga games that center around a single goal, whether it’s farming when it comes to Farmville or amassing power as is the case with Mafia Wars, FrontierVille requires the player to manage several goals. You will have to plant and harvest your crops, fight the pests and woodland creatures, you will be collecting items that will randomly appear once you complete an action and you’ll have to get married and take care of your virtual family and build your own town. And if that wasn’t enough, you will also be able to visit and establish relationships and trade with neighboring frontier towns and help friends completing their tasks and quests.

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What is it about?

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FarmVille is an extremely popular game on Facebook that is developed by Zynga. The game requires its player to plant and harvest their farms and maintain crops and animals that live in the farm. The game is highly addictive, has managed to attract over 80 million active users of the app and has a huge fanbase. The game recently released a widely anticipated non-Flash iPhone and iPad applications that will allow users to play the game while they are on the go (you can get them here).

Zynga the creator of FarmVille, Mafia Wars, YoVille and many other games teamed up with 7 Eleven to offer a retail tie-in for the convenience retailer’s products allowing players to redeem their Slurpees and ice-cream pints for some exclusive in-game goodies and perks!

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