Brewster Brewster

Nov 29 2021

Newer players may be wondering how to invite Brewster, the much loved NPC to their island museums and in doing so will discover why this cool pigeon is so well-loved by many. Thankfully, the fairies...

Villager Spotlight - Sasha

Nov 19 2021

Introducing Sasha

Hello Resident Reps, today we’d like to introduce you to one of the newest villagers to join the Animal Crossing gameverse - Sasha!

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Introducing GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS!

Nov 13 2021

After lots of requests from our lovely readers, we are very pleased to announce the launch of our gift subscriptions!

Do you know a friend who would LOVE their own copy of The Crossing Board fanzin...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 Update Is Released a Day Early!

Nov 04 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 update was scheduled for release on 5th November. However, a huge surprise on the morning of the 4th (or evening of the 3rd if you're a night owl like Blathers!) wa...

Halloween Round Up 2021

Nov 03 2021

Hello Friends!

This is your Halloween roundup for 2021 and hopefully, a spooky time was had by all. Seasoned players may have had the opportunity to complete their collection of special items from thi...

How to get the new Happy Home Paradise DLC

Nov 01 2021

One of the most exciting announcements to come out of the recent Animal Crossing Direct is the new paid downloadable content: Happy Home Paradise.

If you love to decorate your home in Animal Cr...

How to Prepare for the 2.0 Update

Oct 29 2021

Remember, remember the 5th November

Unless you’ve been living on a Mystery Island, you’ll know that we are a week away from the major final free update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Fam...

Blathers on Art

Oct 26 2021

’The Opulence of Nature’

Hello Esteemed Visitor, welcome to what I hope will be another informative and titillating sojourn into the world of art. A lovely season unfolds outside our windows as...

15 Things We're SCREAMING About from the Animal Crossing Direct

Oct 17 2021

The speculation has gone for months now that Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 was, well, on the horizon. Now, we’ve got confirmation of that after today’s Animal Crossing Direct. (An entire direct...

US Shipping Update

Oct 07 2021

Hey, readers in the United States!

We've heard your feedback and we've been hard at work to minimise postal times for you... We're very excited to finally be able to announce that one of our team m...

5 Things To Do After Finishing Your Animal Crossing: New Horizons Island

Sep 16 2021

Animal Crossing Timmy and Tommy

If you have finished decorating and terraforming your island and are looking for fun activities to do in the Animal Crossing:...

Best Museum Photo Opportunities ft. Blathers

Aug 23 2021

Hoo! August, it seems, is International Fishing Month! Of course, it would be wonderful if you chose to donate any new fish you find to your island museum in honour of this esteemed month. But mig...

CJ's O-fish-al Snack Mix

Aug 10 2021

Hey, seasports fan! CJ here, coming at you live from The Crossing Board. Summer is o-fish-ally coming to a close soon here in the Northern Hemisphere, and I’ve been doing fishing challenges left and...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sea Creatures Guide (Northern Hemisphere)

Jul 26 2021

We have all been enjoying exploring the waters around our islands for just over a year since the feature was reintroduced to the game in July 2020’s summer update, along with Pascal and Pirate...

Staying Safe Online in the Animal Crossing Community

Jul 12 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game like no other before it in the franchise. While New Leaf had online features and a healthy social media following, New Horizons has certainly eclipse...

June’s Ice Lollies

Jun 25 2021

Hi all!

It's me, June, rainbow. I have spent the last few hours making my very own versions of some delicious lemon and orange ice lollies I saw on the beach the...

Fanzine subscriptions via Paypal have arrived!

Jun 17 2021

We are so pleased to announce that we are now offering the payment option ‘Paypal’ when paying for your fanzine su...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Art Guide

Jun 04 2021

A returning character to the Animal Crossing series, the rebranded “Jolly Redd” was added to New Horizons in the 1.2.0 Earth Day upda...

Animal Crossing: New Horizon’s Update Announced!

Apr 27 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons next update will be released on 28th April.

With May fast approaching, we will see the retu...

Important update! We've moved...

Jan 08 2021

We have some BIG news to share with you all... Our current subscription platform can no longer handle the number of wonderful...

December Fish and Bugs Update! (Northern Hemisphere)

Dec 01 2020

One of our favourite things to do on Animal Crossing is to run around our islands looking for all of the animals, swimming or crawling, to donate to our beloved Blathers! We love seeing him display them in all their glory! But wh...

Turkey Day Recipes

Nov 26 2020

Calling all foodies! The first big event of the winter - Turkey Day - is almost here as chef extraordinaire, Franklin arrives on your islan...

Everything New In The Animal Crossing New Horizons Winter Update

Nov 17 2020

‘Tis the season to celebrate the next free update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons! From Turkey Day to Toy Day and every moment in between...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons November Update Predictions

Nov 12 2020

After two long months, we have finally been treated to the long awaited Fall update! While our villagers are gearing up for the Halloween f...

Fall Update Roundup

Sep 27 2020

Trick or treat? Nintendo has given us a very sweet treat today: The long-awaited Fall/Halloween update announcement for Animal Crossing: Ne...

ANIMAL CROSSING VISITOR ETIQUETTE: DOs AND DON’Ts

Sep 01 2020

When it comes to visiting someone else’s island, there are things that a visitor should and absolutely shouldn’t do. Ever wondered what the...

Animal Crossing Villagers’ Fudgesicle Recipe

Aug 20 2020

It’s the height of summer and your Animal Crossing: New Horizons villagers are wandering around the island with some kind...

Key Lyman Pie

Aug 10 2020

With summer in full swing, there’s never been a better time to appreciate the citrus in your life. Key limes can be pretty hard to source o...

Our Top 10 Features From The Second Summer Update.

Jul 30 2020

Well, it seems like the second wave of the summer update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons has a lot to offer! From firework shows to a mys...

How to Overcome Animal Crossing Burnout

Jul 23 2020

Have you ever felt like playing isn’t fun anymore? As if the game you once loved is tiring, like you’re playing just for the sake of it? You...

Diving Into July

Jul 13 2020

Pirates and mermaids and Pascal, oh my! Nintendo has really blessed us with this latest summer update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. We...

Welcome

Jun 30 2020

Hello there! Welcome to The Crossing Board; a fan-based project created by enthusiastic volunteers from around the world. Our platform is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and entertainment surrounding Animal Crossing. Ye...