Animated EarthBound Parody
Last year was the first-ever Camp Fangamer, and it turned out to be an amazing, memorable, once-in-a-lifetime event. So I was surprised when I found out that a Camp Fangamer 2016 is happening this July! This year’s event is going to last for three days, one more than the last one. Tickets are available on Fangamer’s site here at a variety of levels – apparently you can even get s...Read More »
To celebrate the MOTHER series’ 26th anniversary, Shigesato Itoi and his company, Hobonichi, are holding a special event at the Village Vanguard store in Shimokitazawa from November 21, 2015 to December 6, 2015. The various MOTHER 2-themed planners, covers, and pouches that went on sale earlier this year will be available for purchase there. It sounds like they might be sold out online, so ...Read More »
Stephen Georg, who EarthBound fans might also know as xfis, has been a professional vlogger on YouTube for years. He attended Camp Fangamer back in July 2015 hoping to get some footage for his channel… but so much happened at the event that he was left with too MUCH footage! Anyway, he recently shared this via e-mail: I’ve finally gotten around to editing the vlogs I shot during Camp F...Read More »
Cap from the Nerdy Show recently posted a nice article about what happened during the Camp Fangamer a few months ago. It’s got some great, detailed info and some awesome photos – check it out here! It’s still unclear if there’ll ever be another Camp Fangamer in the future. But if you’d like there to be more, let Fangamer know! Tell them on Twitter or leave a special ...Read More »
Ryan Stevens sent this in the other day: Hey! My name is Ryan Stevens and I made a podcast called Game is a 4 Letter Word, it’s not a typical “Whatcha playing/talk about the news” roundtable, it’s a documentary show, like This American Life, that uses a 4 letter word each week for inspiration. For episode 3, CULT, my producer Matt went to Fangamer 2015 and produced a bunch...Read More »
Yesterday was Monday, which meant a new edition of EarthBound Central Live! Unlike previous episodes, this one was entirely focused on last weekend’s Camp Fangamer event. We summarize what the event was and explain it from our own perspective. We share inside, behind-the-scenes info, including pics and videos! It was a once-in-a-lifetime event, so if you missed the full event, you’ll p...Read More »
So, so, so much happened on Day 2 of Camp Fangamer that it’ll be impossible to list it all here. EarthBound fans are amazing and weird and just great people! I took lots of pics throughout and tweeted them throughout the day. Check them out on my Twitter here! I’m serious when I say so much happened that it’s impossible to remember it all, so DEFINITELY check out the archived vi...Read More »
If you couldn’t attend or couldn’t watch live, here’s the archive of today’s main event at Camp Fangamer! Tip: Start around 4 minutes 50 seconds in, that’s when the amazingness begins! Camp Fangamer EarthBound Bash, Day 1 There was a lot of stuff going on during the previous day too, it was great. It’s archived on Fangamer’s Twitch channel too, so check...Read More »
At last, the big EarthBound convention is about to get underway! It begins later today and lasts until the end of Sunday. It’s going to be crazy and like nothing else before it! Even if you can’t attend, there’s going to be a live stream for some of the main events, starting on Saturday and lasting through to the end of Sunday. You can check out what’s happening here once t...Read More »
A couple readers let me know yesterday that the Too Many Games convention being held this weekend has a very strong EarthBound theme to it! In fact, the website itself is EarthBound themed right now: And here are some photos from the event itself that people have sent my way: Cool stuff! It’s a fun time to be a fan – EarthBound stuff seems to be going on everywhere lately! ...Read More »
- NecrosaroIII: Itoi setting up his retirement
- Kamrom: My Recipe For Earthbound Rock Candy: 1. Get rock candy 2. Pour sugar on it 3. Watch as the sugar falls off 4. Eat the rock candy, clean up...
- Nessential: The stock is still pending listing, but you can find it on Bloomberg here: https://www.bloomberg.com/quot e/3560:JP I might buy some of...
- DJ: Well, unless they lose the big account and their financial manager hangs himself. Then they’ll have to figure something else out just in...
- KingMike: Buy all the stock so we can make him make Mother 4. 😛 (no, it wouldn’t turn out good unless Itoi wanted to make it)