Local Band Covers MOTHER Tunes
Many EB Central regulars know that I relatively recently started a new site called Legends of Localization in which I dig deeply into the localization and translation differences between various video games.
For years I’ve had my EarthBound/MOTHER 2 comparison here on EarthBound Central, but now it makes more sense for me to put it over on LoL (don’t laugh!). It took a while, but now the stuff has been moved over! Check it out here!
Rather than just move everything over as-is, I also gave the EarthBound/MOTHER 2 comparison a better layout and made it consistent with the other games I’ve compared. While I was at it, I fixed some small details and added a tiny bit of new content – not much, but just a few things. For instance, I point out that Starmen are apparently hired killers/assassins, which is something I didn’t mention before.
In fact, the whole first half of my EarthBound analysis is pretty thin – just compare one early page with any of the other games I’ve compared. So I’d love to go and add lots more content someday, but I think I might save all that as extra stuff for a book version.
To be completely honest, deep down I’d much rather start on a MOTHER 1/EB0/MOTHER 1+2 comparison before getting started with my MOTHER 3 notes again, but I also feel bad for neglecting the MOTHER 3 notes so many times for so long 🙁
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13 Comments to Legends of Localization: EarthBound
- Lvl.1 Chef: Thanks for the shout out! Jammy’s really doing some great stuff and I love that Pork Noodle cup haha. Makes me want to try doing...
- 4am: Cool, very cool. On another note, I wonder how Jeffman is doing with the translation of MOTHER 1+2 currently. I hope he decided to use the...
- PSI MOTHER: cómo me gustaría comer un ramen al estilo de Mother3 ;( bueno.. aunque creó qué es fácil de hacer ya qué mientras me hacía un bocadillo...
- PSI MOTHER: viva MOTHER
- Leeaux: I’m going to eat this all the time now. You could have posted this recipe and I probably wouldn’t have touched it. But you...