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July 19th, 2014 | EarthBound | 10 Comments

Marcus Lindblom has updated his project’s site with some more EarthBound memories and inside information! First up, he discusses a lot of the changes in the game, including the reasoning behind the bar-to-cafe change, the creation of the English Mr. Saturn font, those weird little extra lights on Dr. Andonuts’ lab, and more! Read his comments on these topics here! More recently, Marc...Read More »


July 6th, 2014 | EarthBound, Uncommon Knowledge | 4 Comments

EarthBound’s head localizer, Marcus Lindblom has begun to share some of his thoughts and experiences working on EarthBound! He has two posts up in the “updates” section of his game’s Kickstarter: A quick introduction His brush with the dangerous and partial real-life inspiration for the Happy Happyists Marcus has more articles planned for the coming days and weeks, so kee...Read More »


July 2nd, 2014 | EarthBound, Events, MOTHER 3 | 17 Comments

(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 »


January 26th, 2014 | EarthBound 64 | 21 Comments

Many years ago a bunch of us Starmen.Net people put together a petition for EarthBound 64/MOTHER 3 – if you’ve never seen or heard about it, there’s more info here. It was actually our second petition for the game, and I think it was the one Miyamoto mentioned when he said that EarthBound fans are “really solid”. Anyway, the other day the guys at Fangamer were lookin...Read More »


January 18th, 2014 | EarthBound | 13 Comments

During the EarthBound Bash, Marcus Lindblom mentioned to me that he had wanted to write a book about his experiences working on EarthBound’s localization back in the day, but that Nintendo basically said no and killed the idea. Well, Polygon has a new article that goes into a little more depth on the subject, check it out here. One of these days/years I finally hope to release a book versio...Read More »


January 7th, 2014 | EarthBound, Interviews | 13 Comments

Marcus Lindblom, the localization director for EarthBound, was on a recent episode of Sup, Holmes. He chats with Jonathan Holmes for almost two hours about EarthBound’s localization, his EarthBound book, his work in the gaming industry, upcoming game project of his own, his desire to work with Itoi on making another lighthearted game, and lots more. Check it out! I haven’t seen it all...Read More »


December 2nd, 2013 | Images, MOTHER 3 | 28 Comments

The EarthBound Bash is finally over! I’m still recuperating so I won’t have an update about it until later (and if anyone has screencaps of Day 3, please send ’em my way!) but I HAVE to share this off-stream photo from Day 2: That’s right – EarthBound’s localizer is playing MY translation of MOTHER 3! I’ve said this before elsewhere, but it really feels l...Read More »


November 19th, 2013 | EarthBound, Events, Videos | 14 Comments

Some new things for the upcoming EarthBound Baaaash have been revealed! Already, a number of guests and attractions have been announced, but now it’s time to kick things up a notch! Marcus Lindblom First up is Marcus Lindblom, the localization director for EarthBound! He’ll be flying in to Tucson to attend the event, and I’m sure he’ll have tons of amazing experiences and s...Read More »


September 4th, 2013 | Audio Stuff, EarthBound, Interviews | 6 Comments

Marcus Lindblom, the localization director for EarthBound, recently talked about some more cool EarthBound memories, thoughts, and tidbits on the Giant Bomb podcast. He also briefly discusses MOTHER 3! Check it out here! ...Read More »


August 24th, 2013 | EarthBound, Interviews | 28 Comments

Good ol’ Jason Schreier from Kotaku recently had an interview with good ol’ Marcus Lindblom, who was the localization director for EarthBound. As always, Marcus provides lots of really fascinating and interesting info about the project – check out the interview here! I think long-time readers might like what he has to say about the Giygas fetus theory too: “I think that th...Read More »


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