It has always given us a multitude of colorful and memorable characters, one of them being the famous Tom Nook. Since his first appearance in 2001 (Dōbutsu no Mori, Nintendo 64), this likeable character has been called a “capitalist pig” on many occasions. Yes, it is true that he asks the player too many berries for a hoard; yes, it is true that he charges us a lot for each reform we want to do in the town; Yes, it is true that all the extensions of our home come out for an eye of the face. But did you know that all this is done for a good cause?
Tom Nook give the 90% of your winnings to NGOs y orphanages, as he himself tells us in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer on Nintendo 3DS. However, his charity and his good work are not limited to donations, because the famous Tendo and Nendo are not his direct family, as many might think, but rather orphans that he adopted and educated.
Knowing this, how can players continue to call good old man a “capitalist pig”? Tom Nook?
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