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SHH! Don’t tell anyone, but we uncovered 6 cool semi-secrets in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game. Like, stuff that’s hidden in plain sight! You just need to know where to look. Did you know…


ESRB Rating: Everyone



You can take special requests?

Someone left a perfectly good Nintendo 3DS system upstairs at Nook’s Homes. If you have SpotPass enabled on your own system, you can use the in-game system to take on special requests (when available) from characters who don’t normally appear in the game.



You can redesign houses?

If you want to make changes to a project you’ve already completed, just visit your former client via the Client List and change their home design. But you can only do this while visiting your client during the day (not at night).



You can take a photo of a room?

It’s easy to show off your amazing home designs. Just press L & R (or tap the camera icon) to take a photo and share it from your game via ImageShare or Miiverse.



You can turn off the lights?

While you’re designing a room, tap the switch on the lower corner of the Touch Screen to either brighten up the place or leave it in the dark. Lights on, lights off!



You can stack furniture?

It’s true! You can place some smaller items (like lamps) on top of some larger items (like desks). Just like you can in real life—wow!



You can change your character’s clothes?

As a Nook’s Homes employee, you MUST wear your official jacket and shirt. But that doesn’t mean you can’t change everything else! Check out the changing room on the second floor of Nook’s Homes for other clothing options and accessories.


For more information about the game, you can visit the official site.