If you haven’t picked up Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS yet, you should. It’s a life-simulation game where you can create and customize your own town. In said town, you can furnish your home, catch bugs and fish, talk to neighbors, collect furniture, play minigames, and much more. New Leaf is a big game, and knowing its ins and outs is crucial to your success. This guide aims to start you off on the right foot – if you’re new to the Animal Crossing series, you’ve come to the right place.