An EarthBound Birthday Cake
I recently stumbled upon this video with Pat the NES Punk in it that touches on a weird story about eBay and a seller with 30 suspicious EarthBound cartridges. If you haven’t heard of this before, here’s the video (strong language warning, BTW): Somehow this story sounds familiar but it’s a fuzzy, hazy memory to me. If anyone has more details, lemme know in the comments! (Knowin...Read More »
Every once in a while I like to share EarthBound stuff that Fangamer has, and here are a few EarthBound-themed shirts that might interest you! Devastation This shirt is designed by Nina Matsumoto, who’s done so many bazillion awesome things that I’m not even sure where to start listing them from! Besides stuff like her manga work, her Simpsons work, and her Last Airbender work, you mi...Read More »
A group of EarthBound fans, led by a fan named Roach, has been working on a fan game called “EAGLELAND” for quite some time now. There’s also a lot of detail about the game’s story, gameplay mechanics, and more here. The team is actually looking for help, so if you can assist, let them know! For now, here are some sample screenshots of the game: Again, che...Read More »
Many years ago, xfis (who mostly goes by Stephen nowadays) made a series of EarthBound videos that revolved around public stunts – stuff like eating actual burgers out of trash cans, chasing a Tessie around as a Tessie-watcher, being a real-life Hint Man, stuff like that. Anyway, he’s recently repolished these videos and reuploaded them with better quality! Hey Mato! My old series, /e...Read More »
I’ve been super-duper slacking on my EarthBound price updates lately. I hadn’t updated buyearthbound.com since October, so some readers were curious to know how the prices have changed since then. The quick answer is that the prices haven’t changed too much: EarthBound cartridge (avg. price): $152 (up from $142) EarthBound guide (avg. price): $87 (up from $86) EarthBound complete...Read More »
GreatGonzalez88 sent this e-mail a while back: I was playing EarthBound recently and I had a weird thing happen with Escargo Express. I just used the Eraser Eraser and wanted to get rid of it right away so I called Escargo Express from the lab and then called Dad to save my game. After that I forgot about it and proceeded to the Stonehenge base. I made it considerably far and suddenly the delivery...Read More »
Many readers have sent in news about a new album by brentalfloss that includes an EarthBound track – here’s an e-mail from Anders about it: On the subject of recent Earthbound-related content done by YouTubers (The Completionist and Did You Know Gaming) I felt it might be relevant to show you that brentalfloss has done a medley of Earthbound tunes on his new album Flossophy, and curren...Read More »
A while back, an EarthBound fan from Chile e-mailed me about a video project: Dear Tomato: My name is Tomi and I’m from Chile. Sorry if my english is not the best, but you know, spanish is my main language, haha. Well. Me and some friends, we have a project, a youtube channel called Low Definition. Our last project inside this channel is “Creadores” (Creators), and is about game...Read More »
Gapzacho sent this e-mail in about the EarthBound maps in Minecraft project: Hey Mato! A while back I sent you an email about our EarthBound in Minecraft project we were doing, and now that it’s very near to completion, we made a trailer video showcasing some areas of the map! If you’re interested in the trailer, it’s here: And our project thread is at: LINK As of a release date...Read More »
Octocactus and a few other readers sent in this news, thanks! Hey! There’s this Youtuber called the Completionist, who reviews games by completing them all the way through, one hundred percent, and gives them a rating based on that. His most recent episode is about Earthbound. It’s not up on Youtube yet, but it IS available on NormalBoots. You can see the video here! ...Read More »
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