The Harvest Moon Wiki

Harvest Moon GBC 3

2,824pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Main Page

Harvest Moon GBC3 (牧場物語GB3 ボーイ・ミーツ・ガール Bokujō Monogatari GB3 Bōi Mītsu Gāru, lit. Ranch Story GB3: Boy Meets Girl) is the third Harvest Moon game to be released on the Game Boy Color.


Harvest Moon GBC3 has two parallel plots, based on which gender the player picks to play.

Pete: The boy from Harvest Moon GBC 2 in Flower Bud Village has made a success of his farm. Mr. Heinz, the mayor, tells the player about a friend of his that lives on a far away island. He says that this friend has died and now his daughter is going to take care of the farm. The girl doesn't know the first thing about farming so Mr. Heinz asks you to help her get the farm started.

Sara: When playing as a girl, you start as someone who used to live on an island with her father, Harry. A while after leaving the island, you receive news that your father has died, so you return to look after the farm. Mr. Heinz enlists someone from another place to help you work on the farm.


Harvest Moon GBC3 Gender Select
Harvest Moon GBC3 Clothing Select

Harvest Moon GBC 3 has a partner system that sets it apart from other titles. There are almost two games depending the player's chosen gender. Girls take care of animals, and boys manage crops. At the beginning, the player may need to fulfill both roles, but as the partner grows fond of the player, they become more efficient at their work and will require no help. You get to choose Blood type, which is another unique feature.

The gender-based roles on the farm define the tools the player can use. Male players have farming tools that level with use, but no access to tools related to the care of animals like the brush or milker. They must rely on their female partners to gather milk and wool. While female players' tools will never level up, they have full control over the animals and have the ability to buy Shampoo to care for sheep. Male players cannot buy Shampoo and their partners will not have it either. Female players must also buy machinery to make butter, cheese, yarn and sweaters, while the male player can teach his partner the ability to make these items by hand from books at the mall. However, he has no control over what the female partner will make (or when).

Finally, marriage, which is the end of the game for players on the girl's path. The boy can continue after marriage and have children. Though the farm life is defined by gender, the game has two maps for different areas - the Island map, and the Mainland map. Both have a few different activities and events to experience.

In this game, players can:

  • Get married
  • Have part-time jobs
  • Own eight of each animal
  • Use a boat for ocean fishing
  • Sell items at a market stall
  • Play a snowboarding minigame

See Also

Games in the Harvest Moon & Story Of Seasons Franchise
Super Nintendo Harvest Moon
Nintendo 64 Harvest Moon 64
GameCube Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life  ·  Harvest Moon: Another Wonderful Life  ·  Harvest Moon: Magical Melody
Wii Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility  ·  Harvest Moon: Animal Parade
Wii U Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories
WiiWare Harvest Moon: My Little Shop
Game Boy Harvest Moon GB
Game Boy Color Harvest Moon GBC  ·  Harvest Moon GBC 2  ·  Harvest Moon GBC 3
Game Boy Advance Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town  ·  Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town
Nintendo DS Harvest Moon: DS  ·  Harvest Moon DS: Cute  ·  Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness  ·  Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine Islands  ·  Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar  ·  Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns  ·  Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming  ·  Puzzle de Harvest Moon
3DS Harvest Moon 3DS: A Tale of Two Towns  ·  Harvest Moon 3DS: A New Beginning  ·  Harvest Moon 3D: The Lost Valley  ·  Story of Seasons  ·  Return to PoPoLoCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale  ·  Harvest Moon: Skytree Village  ·  Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns
PlayStation Harvest Moon: Back To Nature
PlayStation 2 Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland  ·  Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition  ·  Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon
PSP Harvest Moon: Boy & Girl  ·  Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley  ·  Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon
PlayStation Store Harvest Moon: Boy & Girl  ·  Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley  ·  Harvest Moon: Back To Nature  ·  Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland  ·  Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition  ·  Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon
Android / iOS Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories · Harvest Moon: Lil' Farmers

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.