Does any one remember earthbound anymore?

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  1. MSaki
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    Destruction of this planet
    iv been looking around lately and i was surprised to see that Nintendo never added Earthbound to wii shop not even nes one.....

    i know there's a wad but i was wondering if anyone new why?


    lol playing earthbound on my xbox 1 with piracy protection enabled lots of enemies and bosses are harder but its more fun [​IMG]


    (yes i have the original snes cart btw)
     
  2. Schlupi

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    !!!!!!!!

    [​IMG] OF COURSE!

    Earthbound is one of my FAVORITE GAMES ever, good sir. There are MANY, MANY people who want the MOTHER trilogy on VC... but Nintendo refuses to deliver. There are several reason people say as to why... some say the game is "too infringing on copyrights", with many references and things that could POSSIBLY land Nintendo in some hot water. But those are just rumours...

    There was an ESRB rating sometime in the recent past for the Wii. it got the community all hyped up... and nothing came of it. After several petitions, thousands of signatures, nothing we have done has swayed Nintendo into considering it...

    Earthbound was such a sleeper hit, the sales were mediocre for the time it came out. It wasn't until Nintendo was already butthurt that people noticed the game (a few years later when Ness appeared in SSB).

    I agree, man. They SHOULD release it on VC, or in SOME form, somehow. Earthbound Zero/MOTHER and MOTHER 3 BEG TO BE RELEASED too. Mato has even offered his translation to Nintendo free of charge. They just... won't. They Troll Earthbound fans for everything they have.


    See the following:

    http://starmen.net/ebvc/
    http://earthboundcentral.com/2008/12/earth...irtual-console/

    There was a page on EBC full of listing things in the game... can't seem to find it.

    EDIT: FOUND IT!

    http://earthboundcentral.com/2009/02/earth...d-legal-issues/

    It literally lists JUST DOZENS of reason why we most likely won't see a release on VC...
     
  3. machomuu

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    Trust me, no one's forgotten about Earthbound.
     
  4. pistone

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    in your heart...coz secretly you love me !!!!
    i just installed a emu on wii for gba and sens but i dont know which version to play :s , any help ?
     
  5. machomuu

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    The GBA one isn't translated yet, so go SNES.
     
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    in your heart...coz secretly you love me !!!!
    i wasnt aware of that thnx
    also we can just hope about a new mother game [​IMG]
     
  7. Schlupi

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    Masterspongebob: I know. I will always hope for the day. [​IMG] If you wanna play them, play EB on SNES emu, and play MOTHER 1 and 3 on the GBA emu. Mato's translation patch for MOTHER is WAAAAAAY better than the EB0 for NES.
     
  8. machomuu

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    YES! And it needs to be translated officially and shipped overseas, too.
     
  9. Schlupi

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    WORLD.WIDE.MOTHER.TRILOGY.

    THAT is my one true dream.. if it happens, I can die a happy man.
     
  10. pistone

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    in your heart...coz secretly you love me !!!!
    from what iv read from your link there is a certain company that offered Nintendo a free of charge translation but Nintendo refused !
    the translation and the shipping will not be a problem as from what iv heard its a great game with a great fun base [​IMG] , but the true problem will be make a mother game great as the originals one and avoiding law suits without changing the identity of the game
     
  11. m3rox

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    Terrible game. Tried it recently. Don't know why it's popular.
     
  12. Schlupi

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    Huh. You've come out from under your bridge to troll ANOTHER Earthbound thread, have you? I believe you're the one who broke my heart with my first EB review. >=(

    Nope, that was dib. my bad. [​IMG]
     
  13. pistone

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    in your heart...coz secretly you love me !!!!
    now that i watch closely your avatar isnt that a char of the mother game
    also how the heck you edit your post without the notification under the post itself ?
     
  14. Schlupi

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    1.Yeah, it's a Ghost of Starman (with Kamina Glasses [​IMG]).
    2. Magical pseudo-staff powers. [​IMG]
     
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    Kanedaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa-
    Oh wait, wrong anime.
     
  16. Wllmrly

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    eathbound is beyond my time but i asked my dad and he said he could remember coming home from work tired but still playing that game
     
  17. Schlupi

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    Just because it's "before your time" doesn't mean you shouldn't try it still. [​IMG]
     
  18. machomuu

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    That's how I found out about retro games.

    Oh how I love them [​IMG]
     
  19. wolffangalchemist

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    i'm working on making a EarthBound Zero Reproduction cart for my self, gonna order the chips pre burned and a label next month from here.
    already gutted and desoldered the chips from a copy of "Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego" said to be a compatible donor cart on NES Reproductions and i just had to battery back the WRAM chip with a diode (effectively turning it into SRAM) here is a picture,
    [​IMG]
    i had to run a wire where i broke a solder joint but no biggie.
     
  20. Schlupi

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    That's sexy. [​IMG] I would LOVE to see your custom label, if you make one. [​IMG]

    I actually bought my EB0 from there, by the way. they do a bang up job for repros.