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February 28th, 2010 | Weekly Round-Up
Another interesting week for EarthBound merchandise collectors – first the super-rare EarthBound ruler showed up, then a Franklin Badge (which sadly turned out to be a Mother 3 one), and then a set of the rare EarthBound pogs. The past few weeks have been crazy with all this rare stuff. If this keeps up, maybe an EB64 proto will show up 😀 Okay, maybe not, but that’d be cool.
Anyway, let’s have a look at what EarthBound stuff has happened elsewhere on the web in the past week!
- Cassie Haze’s retrospect on ebsaga.
- MOTHER x Nintendo of America
- Friday Fives – Worst Character Names
- If Mother 3 came to America…
- Mother 3 Awareness
I smell, so I can’t possibly keep up with every single thing that happens in the EarthBound community, so if you’ve done something cool or if you know of something cool that belongs here, let me know!
Cool Auctions & Merchandise
The last few weeks have been exciting for merchandise collectors. Here’s some of the stuff on eBay from the past week that’s worth checking out!
Remember, you can also see all the EarthBound / MOTHER stuff on eBay all gathered in one handy place here!
- Mega-ultra-rare EarthBound promo ruler! – Now you can measure the lengths of things too!
- Complete set of EarthBound pogs! – rare AND fadtastic!
- Rare MOTHER 3 Franklin Badge – doesn’t really deflect lightning though…
- Rare Mr. Saturn MOTHER 1+2 Art Book! – the Mr. Saturn plush and the box are in separate auctions for some reason
- MOTHER 2 for only $12!
- Mint EarthBound with original box and player’s guide
- Cute Franklin Badge made by Japanese fans and given out at Japanese conventions
- New mini Mr. Saturn plushes starting at $27.95!
And here’s some cool stuff on Yahoo! Auctions Japan:
- Rare official MOTHER 3 t-shirt!
- Set of two MOTHER 1+2 strategy guides
- Cool-looking MOTHER 1 strategy guide – I miss the charm that old guides like this were filled with
Last week there was a GREAT deal on Amazon where someone was selling EarthBound + Player’s Guide for only $79.99. I usually post super-awesome deals that won’t last long on the site’s Twitter account, so check it out if you’re into that sort of thing.
Anyway, here’s some stuff on Amazon this week:
- EarthBound prices start at $89.99 this week
- EarthBound Player’s Guide starts at $125
- MOTHER 1+2 sountrack CD, new – only 1 left
What’s Up With Itoi
- This past week Itoi talked a lot about the Olympics and the various Japanese winners. Nothing else of much interest.
Has anyone sent in their postcards for the Postcards for EarthBound thing? If so, what kind of postcard did you send? What did you say on it? How much did it cost to send? Think it’ll make any difference? Tell us all!
Also, I just put up a banner for it here, but I’m horrible at making things like this. Would anyone be willing to make a better one? It needs to be 558×50. If anyone can help, that would be awesome + 2!
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