Return of the EB Zero Prototype
A little while ago, The Completionist and pals went through the MOTHER 3 translation for the first time and then made a thorough video about the game and their experience. Check it out! After the video went up, my wife Poe and I had an hour-long chat with them about the translation project, EarthBound 64, and more. You can check that out here: It was a lot of fun and I hope we’ll get to co...Read More »
KamiWasa posted this video the other day – it’s a 3D version of the old hot spring guy from MOTHER 3! I’m always amazed at how well MOTHER series stuff looks in 3D like this. I guess the simple art style lends itself to it or something. ...Read More »
The New Japan BGM Philharmonic Orchestra, an orchestra that specifically does video game music, recently published this video on YouTube – it’s the song that plays when you’re walking around in Winters! Man, this sounds so nice! And guess what? There’s a lot more! Bein’ Friends Twinkle Elementary School Twoson Snowman Humoresque of a Little Dog Threed Eight Melodies...Read More »
Supergamerk sent me this video of a battle with Diamond Dog in EarthBound. It starts out normal but ends in a silly way: I wonder if this would be useful for speedrunners in some way, or if there’s a quicker way to beat Diamond Dog. ...Read More »
EBfan sent this quick message to me: I don’t know if this was already posted but while surfing on the web, I came across a youtuber called Biddy Diddle (Feathery-Wings on deviantart) who made a really awesome Ninten plush doll last year. The amount of work put into it is amazing and it even sings! Whoa, it even sings??? Here’s a look at the doll: And here’s a video about it and...Read More »
After a few weeks away I’m back and have a huge pile of things I need to update about First, though, is a set of videos published on Double Fine’s YouTube account about each of the games in the MOTHER series: “Programmer on Costume Quest 2 and Mother superfan Ben Burbank shows off selected scenes from the entire trilogy and explains the complicated history of this beloved cult s...Read More »
I’ve posted earlier about a project to remake all of the locations and maps in EarthBound in Minecraft. It was a huge undertaking, but the fans behind it have finally completed it! You can find more info here and download the resource pack here. ...Read More »
H.S and friends have been working hard on the EarthBound ROM hack that remakes the first game in the series. Here’s a look at the current title screen: And here’s a short video showing off stuff in the first town in the game: There’s still a lot to be done, and if you want to keep up with all the itty-bitty, nitty-gritty details, you can follow the project’s progress here...Read More »
Fangamer is at it again – this time they’re planning an EarthBound project bigger than ever before! The full details are available on the Kickstarter page, but basically, they’re working on: An EarthBound handbook along the same lines as the MOTHER 3 handbook A full-length documentary on EarthBound fans outside of Japan A music album A collection of fan works You can find a ...Read More »
- DJMankiewitz: I’d be wary of reading any Australian magazine, because it might actually be a wolf spider or some other horrible thing.
- DavemanDeluxe: “The story is a surreal blend of school children and aliens, with some of the weirdest characters you’ll ever meet.” I...
- Liliana: “…and should do well in the States, too” I wish…
- Anonymous: It’s a little weird reading old EarthBound articles and thinking about how in retrospect their expectations of the game were...
- MarioFan3: I haven’t been here in yonks. Considering the article mentions that Mother was talked about in an earlier issue there must be...