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January 20th, 2009 | EarthBound, Itoi, Uncommon Knowledge, Videos | 62 Comments

Many probably know by now that Giygas in EarthBound was partly inspired by a really old murder mystery movie. I even tracked down a copy and wrote a huge thing about it here. This afternoon, I finally got around to making a short video of stuff from the movie, mostly THE scene and some stuff that happens after. It’s like a super quick version of the movie: Title screen, movie climax, end scr...Read More »

 

April 16th, 2008 | Images, Itoi, Uncommon Knowledge | 22 Comments

After some delays writing this up, I now present to you, faithful reader, a rundown of the movie that traumatized Shigesato Itoi and served as inspiration for Giygas, the main villain and final boss in EarthBound. If you want to jump straight to the part that he vaguely remembers, click here. Otherwise, read on and enjoy the quick summary of everything. Jan. 20, 2009 Update: I posted a video of th...Read More »

 
 

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