Pathoschild

is creating SMAPI & Stardew Valley mods

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About

Hi there! I'm Pathoschild. I build SMAPI and nurture the Stardew Valley modding scene as a full-time hobby.


I develop SMAPI (the mod loader for Stardew Valley), Content Patcher (used to mod game content without programming), the mod build package (used to create SMAPI mods), the mod update check service, and my own mods (most in the top 50 mods).

I also maintain mods for inactive modders, submit pull requests, and prepare unofficial updates to keep mods compatible.

Otherwise I write documentation on the wiki, prepare migration guides for modders, and help players and modders on Discord, the SMAPI and Stardew Valley subreddits, Nexus Mods, and the Stardew Valley forums.

And finally I often get alpha access to major game releases to provide modding feedback, discuss with the game developers to propose changes to help modders, and coordinate with developers of external tools like Harmony and Tiled for requests from the Stardew Valley modding community.


I release SMAPI updates regularly throughout the year, with a 'major release' roughly once per year. See my public posts for what changed in recent updates and what's coming up!


SMAPI will always be free and open-source, but it takes a lot of time (e.g. development, planning, documentation, and support) and money (e.g. database and web hosting, domains, coffee, etc). Every dollar donated helps support ongoing development and is greatly appreciated!



Come chat on the Stardew Valley Discord if you have questions. :)
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