Animal Crossing was a shining star in my childhood, but if there was one character that could have ruined it all, it was Tom Nook. I'm being a bit harsh, since he very obviously has his purpose. House upgrades needed a warden, and Tom Nook was there. As much as I loved Animal Crossing, it was a little funny and silly that the majority of my play time would be devoted to one person. I'd go fishing and grow fruit literally just to make money to give back to Tom Nook. He's a smart guy, but hated nonetheless.