Tips for Buying EarthBound

November 11th, 2008 | MOTHER 1, MOTHER 1+2, MOTHER 3

Many things I should mention before I forget them.

  • MOTHER 3 Notes – I’ve been working on these on and off, but currently I’m very sick of the game so I’m going to let it sit for a while. I think next thing I add will be about character names.
  • The EarthBound Zero Remake Hack is still on hold, even though MOTHER 3 is done technically. Details about this here. The biggest problem (and the reason why I stopped, as you might recall) is that the existing map editors are very buggy and will screw up the game horribly. Also, the game’s map system is very inflexible and it’ll be a major pain to create good EB0-ish maps with it. Maps are the one reason I envy people doing RPG Maker EB0 remakes. They got that easy 😛 The map problem is so big that every so often I consider just creating my own remake not as a hack, but as a regular computer program from scratch. I don’t think I have enough time and energy to do much of anything, hack or otherwise, for a while though.
  • I’ve also been fixing bugs and typos in the MOTHER 3 translation. An improved patch probably won’t be released for a few months. I’ve also been helping others translate the game into other languages. It’s neat seeing this happen. I learned so much from the MOTHER 3 project. But when I look back at it now (and especially the blog), I can’t help but think, “WTF that was so much work, what were you thinking???”
 

Other Related Posts:

 

4 Comments to Misc. Project Round-up


Zoom! said on Jul. 29, 2011

For nearly 3 years no commemts were posted until now.

Shaun said on Aug. 2, 2011

I guess your Right Zoom!.D=

emobook101 said on Dec. 10, 2011

For nearly 3 months no commemts were posted until now.

dcent2 said on Mar. 25, 2012

For another 3 months, no one has posted any comments…..until now.


 

Find Merchandise!

 

Recent Comments

  • Marc: @idontlikenames, very specific example, haha. I’ll echo the sentiments of Chairman of the Bored. I played Earthbound back in…...
  • Chairman of the Bored: @idontlikenames: I can only speak for myself. I’ve been an EarthBound fan since 2010, and at the point in time it...
  • idontlikenames: Why’s everyone acting as if an old friend showed up at their other old friend’s funeral? This site is still awesome...
  • Garry Summer: Honestly i was expecting someone to walk up in a fancy suit and in the middle as the orchestra and have a mic then say “I miss...
  • Chairman of the Board: I’ll join in on the commentators above me. It’s cool seeing the site be updated, despite the overall lack of...
Subscribe to Comments Feed!

Archives

Search

Master Belch and Mr. Saturn plushes!