Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town was the first Harvest Moon game released for Game Boy Advance system. It has similar premise to a lot of previous Harvest Moon games - to raise a successful farm. This includes growing crops and raising livestock. The characters from Harvest Moon: Back To Nature return in this game, with a few exceptions. The player starts off with a farm overrun with weeds, some money and some old tools left by the farm's previous owner. The main goal of the game is to run the farm successfully by growing crops and raising livestock, with two other main goals, befriending the inhabitants of Mineral Town, and marrying one of the six prospective wives before your five rivals do.