Weekly Round-Up #18
A few months back, we released the translation tools for MOTHER 3 so that other translators could translate the game into their native language. The tools could also allow fans to create script hacks or the like… and almost immediately after the tools were uploaded, CrabbyRhys began a quest to polish and rewrite the English script! The rewrite project isn’t finished yet, but it recentl...Read More »
Some new official MOTHER/Mr. Saturn merchandise has been announced – a Mr. Saturn Hot Water Bottle! It looks like it also comes with a tag that has both the MOTHER 2 and MOTHER 3 logos on it. So if you’ve been lamenting the lack of official MOTHER 3 merchandise lately, here you go! Price-wise, if you buy the hot water bottle cover and the actual bottle, it’ll cost 5400 yen. If ...Read More »
To celebrate Nintendo’s 125th anniversary, IGN recently played a bunch of games and posted videos of them on YouTube. Here’s a look at their short MOTHER 3 video! Since they’re a big player in the industry they don’t use the translation patch, but they do discuss the fan translation and a number of other things. Also, holy crap, MOTHER 3 is already over 8 years old now ...Read More »
A while back I posted about a podcast titled, “Gentlemen Discussing Mother 3“. It was well-received, so I thought I’d mention that two more parts have been released! Part 2 Part 3 Actually, I’m not sure why, but for some reason the podcasts aren’t playing on Chrome for me, but they work fine in Firefox. So if you have trouble getting them to play, try a different b...Read More »
Rob Welch recently let me know about a MOTHER 3 podcast series he’s doing called “Gentlemen Discussing EarthBound”: Gentlemen Discussing Mother 3 is the first in a series of 3 podcasts dedicated to analysis, opinions and trivia on the video game Mother 3. Warning: may contain facts, lies and coarse language. So if you want some more MOTHER 3 in your ears, check out Part 1 here!...Read More »
At long last, version 1.2 of the MOTHER 3 fan translation is out! You can download it from the fan translation site here. Here’s what’s new: A number of minor, rare bugs have been fixed A few rare typos and other text issues have been fixed Some bugs present in the original Japanese game have been fixed Script text encoding has been undone Duster’s sound battle sounds play prop...Read More »
(Marcus holds Pokey one last time before bashing him into pieces) Good ol’ Marcus Lindblom is still up to his gaming antics – it’s been like almost 20 years since he worked on EarthBound’s localization but he’s still in the industry! He has his own game company now, Carried Away Games, and he’s just put up a Kickstarter for his latest creation, The Robot Apocaly...Read More »
A follower on Twitter showed me this really-long MOTHER 3 Medley on YouTube very recently, check it out! Man, it’s over 50 minutes? That must’ve taken a long time to put together! It’s nice and easy to listen to, though, so thanks to Mr. Orchestra for making it! If you’d like to get an MP3 version, you can download it from here! ...Read More »
For years Jeffman and I have worked on-and-off putting together the next version of the MOTHER 3 translation patch – mostly fixing existing bugs, glitches, typos, and such. Before releasing the new version 1.2 patch, though, we need to test it out all the way through to make sure stuff hasn’t broken… and I had an almost spur-of-the-moment idea to stream it live while testing it....Read More »
- neonix: It’s a Mr. Saturn enema bag…
- neonix: I think it only makes sense for Magicant to also be in the Wii U version. They said that exclusive stages for each game would be ones based...
- AConcernedGamer: Keep in mind that a Masterpiece does not necessarily need to begin at the time that the guest console is booting up. Super Smash...
- MysterySprite22: This is weird, but not as weird as the belly warmers. xD
- Toby: I doubt you could get to Jr./Son of Starman, as you would need to have everything memorized to come even close. Besides you also have that...