Some Nice DCMC Remixes
Jdaster64 – the fellow behind the Video Game Variations albums that we’ve looked at previously – has his new album ready, and as promised it’s full of MOTHER music! Here’s what he says: My second album of Nintendo piano arrangements is finally available on Loudr.fm! Like the first, it prominently features the MOTHER series, including the following tracks: “Be...Read More »
Last week or so I posted about French EarthBound fans banding together to get a big French video game site to cover the MOTHER series. After posting it, I received another e-mail from a French-speaking fan named Iwant. Rather than try to summarize it myself, it’s probably just easier to paste it here to keep the full details intact: Hi! I’m Iwant, the guy who once mailed you about samp...Read More »
A good while back I posted about map differences between the Famicom version of MOTHER and the NES English version. For example, the Magicant cave was redone and the path leading to Holy Loly Mountain/Mt. Itoi was simplified. Those weren’t the only changes though! Here are a few more! First, Halloween/Spookane had the town layout slightly altered, and things were streamlined a little more to...Read More »
A common debate among MOTHER/EarthBound fans is how the first two games connect, and in particular, how Ninten and Ness might connect. There are always lots of theories on how Ninten could be Ness’ father and stuff like that, and it usually gets people all riled up. The neatest one I’ve heard so far was this one, but I recently saw a line in the first game that got me wondering. When y...Read More »
A pretty common question I get is something like this one, which Josh B. sent in a while back: You’re probably really confused by the title, but I just need to ask this. Has there ever been a translation of the famicom version of Mother 1 but that keeps the same menu, dungeon, and world layouts? As in, excluding the look option and the longer Magicant exit? To the best of my knowledge, there...Read More »
I’m very much out of the loop, but there’s a series of Japanese visual novel games called DRAMAtical Murder. I don’t know much about it, except for what I’ve read here. It seems that for an April Fools joke, a parody called DRAMAtical Mother was created that looks a lot like MOTHER 1: Here’s a video of it in action: And it looks like you can play it here (scroll do...Read More »
While we’re on the topic of MOTHER/EarthBound cameos in stuff, here’s another! I’ve read Gintama manga Chapter 416. I found that they said about Earthbound (Mother2) advertise leaflet a lot, and have some parody of this leaflet. This manga is really popular, and I’m glad that everyone still remember Earthbound. This is a parody of the live-action scene used for the MOTHER ...Read More »
jdaster64, the Video Game Variations guy, recently sent me this Eight Melodies arrangement to share with other musically-inclined fans: Hey! I’m not sure if this deserves an article as there’s no finished product yet, but I’ve written a string-quintet arrangement of “Eight Melodies” with some influence from my piano arrangement and the vocal soundtrack version. Curre...Read More »
A good while back I posted about a fan-made music album by Jonathan “Jdaster64″ Aldrich that included really nice piano versions of MOTHER series music (see here). He has hopes of putting together an even bigger, better album now and has set up a small Kickstarter for it: For those of you who are into sheet music, he’s planning on releasing the sheet music for three of his MOTHE...Read More »
The other day a friend living in Mexico messaged me with this: so, i got a Reproduction Cartdrige of Earthbound, its the Earthbound Zero (without the Zero Logo) and my Nes is dirty, is a long time that i had not use my console and i got this glitch He wanted to know what the deal was and how this was even possible… so here’s a quick explanation! It turns out that the original MOTHER l...Read More »
- Mr. Tenda: 200 yen, huh? That means they’ll be like $40 on eBay, I guess. Man, it sure would be nice to live in Japan…
- BobLikesToFart: I am making a mother 4 fangame and graphics are alkie
- Nintendork: I can already see people getting ahead of themselves, thinking that this is a ‘sign from Nintendo’. Still, very cool, even...
- pk_stan: In my digging for info on these, I found a site selling bags of 50 assorted figures for around 8,000 yen. I believe the site was for...
- MagikoopaMaster: 2013 really was a good year for the series wasn’t it?