Mother 3 Handbook - The guide by Fangamer and Starmen

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  1. War
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    "What's the perfect companion to the new Mother 3 English-language translation? Why, this unofficial Mother 3 handbook. It's a guide. Made by fans (Fangamer & Starmen). It's a Mother 3 book. It's a work of art. There's professional printing, there are over 200 pages, and there are even clay model replicas of the game's characters sprinkled throughout for colour. Amazing. The book will be released free online next year, but at $20, the tangible product seems a much better investment."

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  2. Toni Plutonij

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    This looks fantastic...amazing......I'll get that for sure!!

    Thanks War for the link and info...I'd miss it otherwise..

    EDIT: I just downloaded that free 1st chapter...and it's more amazing than I thought.....

    You should all really check it out....what they managed to do is really on a professional level and with unbelievable quality..
     
  3. Sick Wario

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    looks like a really stylish gift for my little brother

    thanks for sharing this
     
  4. Doomsday Forte

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    I want to buy this. [​IMG]

    Oooh, if you preorder, you can get a Courage Badge keychain. XD
     
  5. War
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    Yeah, it looks amazingly good! I really want to buy it, but I think it's even more amazing that they're offering it for free by next year (as a .pdf, I'm sure)

    Hopefully I can get a PayPal account by the end of the year and buy one of these. I haven't read the first chapter, but the guide looks very proffesional.
     
  6. JPH

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    They look really cool! [​IMG]
    I plan on getting one, as you get the cool little action figurines and I know I'll be playing this game for years. [​IMG]

    It looks a bit tiny in the pictures, hopefully it'll be a nice size.
    Also, they're only 20 dollars so you can't go very wrong.
     
  7. TheSpade

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    I'm in awe here. Honestly.
     
  8. Narin

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    I just ended pre-ordering this myself, its an awesome handbook. From the looks of the preview, its very well made and they put a lot of work into it. I recommend it for any Mother 3 fan.
     
  9. tbgtbg

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    While I don't doubt this is awesome (the sample chapter is incredible!), what happens if/when Nintendo hits them with a cease and desist? Sure, I'd bet the downloadable version is safe, but an actual book being sold? I hope they have lawyers they can call.

    Yeah, I know unauthorized guides have come out in the past, they even used to have them in stores, but unless I'm mistaken, it was Nintendo going sue crazy on unauthorized pokeymans guides that put an end to that.
     
  10. Trolly

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    Even if it does get banned, it'll get redistributed round the internet like crazy (once it's released for free). It'll be pretty hard to squish then.

    Anwho, this looks awesome, and I'm loving how it looks. However, I wouldn't count myself enough of a Mother 3 fan to get it.
     
  11. Doomsday Forte

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    They'd get hit with a C&D for this and not the translation? ;P

    Nintendo doesn't care about Mother that much.
     
  12. Seven

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    The site says it's free on the Internet after distribution of the book, but there's something about a hardcover handbook with a new strategy guide smell that I can't really miss out on.

    -wishlist'd-
     
  13. MR_COW

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    This will be a HUGE collectors item.
     
  14. Drift Monkey

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    Do want!
     
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    [ PREORDERED ]

    Now I'll just have to wait till January o.O

    and BTW I dont think this is C&D material since they created the whole book from scratch - even the pictures are created by the fans.
     
  16. Raven Darkheart

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    nice but im cash strapped
     
  17. SomeGuyGG

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    The world is now seeing just how crazy mother/earthbound fans really are [​IMG]

    I will order one of these once there is a solid release date.