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Fanworks Friday: Birthday Cookies

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Hey, Starmen! Guess what time it is! That's right! Hamme... I mean, it's Fanworks Friday, of course!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is PSIduck 7 with their amazing drawing of Jeff

Wowza! When one usually imagines Jeff, he is seen as rather frail. However, you really brought out that tough and cool, gun-wielding side that is so often overlooked. The simple color scheme really adds a lot to the picture. Really, a fantastic piece of art and I look forward to seeing the others members of the Chosen Four.
Congratulations, PSIduck 7! Enjoy your deserved badge and I do hope your consider posting your future work on the forums!

Remember to submit your Mother-related fanart/music for the chance to see your work featured!



ART PROMPT OF THE WEEK:

For this week, I challenge you to draw the ever-worried Tony!

To see the Undertale Fanwork of the Week winner, check after the jump!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (2) 2017.07.21 @ 18:12 CDT by CerealQueen

Coming This Summer...

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Hello, Starmen.net! Today, I am so pleased to announce The Joy of EarthBound Funfest! Watch other forum-goers play through the beloved EB and let's celebrate the summer together with a good ol' fest!
There will be streams, prizes, and much fun to be had!

Additional info will be released soon. We sure hope you are psyched and will join us!
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (4) 2017.07.09 @ 6:50 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Re:None

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Hello Starmen! Welcome to the start of the weekend! Allow me to start you off with a fresh batch of fanart!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Borzoiteeth with their amazing drawing of Mother's Gabilan!

What a wonderful submission this time from Borzoiteeth! This creature has so much character and dimension with the use of color and shading. The details put into the coloration, facial and body features, textures through different strokes and lines, and even the position of the subject for this piece just tie everything together for an aesthetically appealing submission. This sassy Gabilan could saunter into any player's path to cause one heckuva time. Thank you for submitting a great piece!
Congratulations, Borzoiteeth! Enjoy your deserved badge and I do hope your consider posting your future work on the forums!

Remember to submit your Mother-related fanart/music for the chance to see your work featured!



ART PROMPT OF THE WEEK:

For this week, I challenge you to draw the most forgettable enemy from Mother 3,the Tree!

To see the Undertale Fanwork of the Week winner, check after the jump!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (3) 2017.07.08 @ 1:47 CDT by CerealQueen

FFotM Winner: Bird is the Word

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Salutations! It is I, CerealQueen, here today to announce the winner of Fanfiction of the Month! First, let me explain for any newcomers here today!

Every month, we go through the forum's Writing Board and on the first Monday, we will choose the story we think is most deserving of the award. Winners will receive this beauty.

To qualify, simply post any fanfictions relating to the Mother-series on the Writing Board. It can be poems, stories, whatever! All I ask is that you be sure to include a title! Even submissions to the Monthly Prompt Post will be looked at! Don't forget to proofread!

I am pleased to announce that this month's winner is Ostricho with "Dark Clouds"!





Ostricho, the king of theories, has been a part of the site for quite a while now and has nudged out a place in the writing community. Though focusing on original pieces, such as his Search Astray series, this piece being recognized today shows he did not forget his love for the Mother series.
This story focuses on Bruno, a man traversing the rocky cliffs of Mount Itoi as he attempts to find the man living in isolation. Who has lost his tail? The riddle plays in an endless loop in his head, no doubt giving him the motivation to continue on. Unfortunately, to avoid spoilers, I cannot say much more about the plot, but trust me when I say this is a fantastic tale I would highly recommend. The story is engaging and just interesting. I have never seen a more descriptive story before and it never felt forced. Ostricho put in time and effort and it certainly shows. I certainly hope the author will consider writing a continuation in the future.

Congratulations, Ostricho! It was a lovely story and I hope you'll write more Mother-based stories in the future! Enjoy your new badge!

If anyone has any questions or concerns, feel free to comment or simply drop me a line.

FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (2) 2017.07.03 @ 22:30 CDT by CerealQueen

Theories: 1.21 Gigawatts!

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Why is a raven like a writing desk...? While I'm contemplating this, why not treat yourself to some delicious theories?

The last theory was: What precisely are the effects of time travel on lifeforms, and why does it seem to affect people differently?

As you can see, there were some phenomenal responses, but the Theory of the Month Winner is myrmaker!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

You can now check your progress here.

Check after the jump to read myrmaker's awesome theory! (and also see what the next prompt is~)

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.07.03 @ 2:03 CDT by CerealQueen

Monthly Prompt Post: Hello Sir Robot-o

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Hello hello! You know what goes great after all that fun in the sun? Why, monthly prompt post, of course!





The idea of Monthly Prompt Post is simple. I give you a prompt, and you give me a story. The story can be about the Mother series or something completely original, as well as everything in between!
Get your story done on time and you will receive this wonderful badge:

In addition, there are upgrade badges for participating 5 times: and 10 times: as well!
Another upgrade badge has also been thrown into the mix!
For anyone who participates a whopping TWENTY times will get this wonderful badge:

But there's more! While these entries can be about whatever you like, any Mother-related entries submitted automatically qualify for Fanfiction of the Month! In addition, you are free to review other stories from the thread if you want to snag yourself the Review Badge (but be helpful to the author of course!)

This is a great way to keep practice and motivate yourself to write!

Without further ado, let's look at all of June's wonderful submissions! The prompt, quested by a writing board regular, was: Robot!





Lots and lots of fantastic pieces today! Thank you to all those who participated and please join us again!

Next month's prompt is Heat! Monthly Prompt Post always ends on the last day of the month, so get submissions in by the end of July 31st!

For see the full set of rules, see the full list of entries, or submit to the prompt, check the thread!


Hope to see you all participate this month!
FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.07.03 @ 1:19 CDT by CerealQueen

EarthBound Included on the SNES Classic!

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The rumored Super Nintendo Classic system was announced and fans are excited! Not only is the never before released, Star Fox 2, going to be released on the console, but the beloved cult classic we all love is going to be included as well!

That's right! EarthBound will be one of the 21 games on the system!

Interestingly, Japan's Super Famicom version will not include MOTHER 2.

If you weren't able to dish out the cash for the original or still haven't purchased the game on the Virtual Console, this is a great opportunity to finally own not only EB, but many other terrific titles!

The system will release September 29th of this year, for $79.99 USD. There's a good chance these will be a hot item and quickly go out of stock, so be prepared!

You can find a full list of games and additional information on Nintendo's site.
If you want to join in on the discussion with other forum goers, check here!

So, are you looking forward to the SNES Classic? Excited about the game list? Surprised to see EB? Let us know!
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (12) 2017.06.27 @ 1:39 CDT by CerealQueen

FFotM Winner: Truth or Lies

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Hello, friends! It's Monday and I know you've been looking forward to it, so let's have another edition of Fanfiction of the Month!

Every month, we go through the forum's Writing Board and on the first Monday, we will choose the story we think is most deserving of the award. Winners will receive this beauty.

To qualify, simply post any fanfictions relating to the Mother-series on the Writing Board. It can be poems, stories, whatever! All I ask is that you be sure to include a title! Even submissions to the Monthly Prompt Post will be looked at! Don't forget to proofread!

This month's winner is lessermook with "The Boy from Onett"!





This is the first and the last post lessermook has made on the site thus far, but fanfiction is always welcome! This story covers the portion of EarthBound when Paula first encounters Pokey. In lessermook's take, Pokey shows up at Paula's residence, a seemingly nice boy with knowledge of her dreams of the destined child. When he informs her that he is friend's with Ness, her curiosity gets the best of her and she accompanies Pokey, unaware she's being led to her capture.
The piece is not terribly long, but in a short span, lessermook successfully formed the character's personalities. What's more, the dialogue, interactions, all of it is written to be believable. One of the strongest things going for this piece is the flow; it's well paced, well written, and it's definitely something I enjoyed. I only wish that there were more!

Congratulations, lessermook! I quite enjoyed this piece and I hope you consider posting on the Writing board in the future! Enjoy your new badge!

If anyone has any questions or concerns, feel free to comment or simply drop me a line.

FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.06.06 @ 0:58 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Somewhere Over the Rainbow...

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It's June! It's summer! It's hot! It's Fanworks Friday!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is RaeOvertheRainbow with her endearing drawing of Ninten.

RaeOvertheRainbow is a new member to the site, but already her art is highly enjoyed in the gallery. Not only is she highly talented, being able to draw in a variety of styles, but she's also capable of making something beautiful in a matter of minutes. I had multiple options of drawings to choose from, but I chose this particular piece because I feel it embodies the traits of what I've seen of her work.
Congratulations, RaeOvertheRainbow! Enjoy your deserved badge and I do hope your consider posting your future work on the forums!

Remember to submit your Mother-related fanart/music for the chance to see your work featured!



ART PROMPT OF THE WEEK:

For this week, I challenge you to draw one of the most iconic characters from the series,the Starmen! Any species will do!

To see the Undertale Fanwork of the Week winner, check after the jump!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.06.02 @ 23:46 CDT by CerealQueen

Theories: This is Coffee?!

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Hey hey, you you, let's do some theories!

The last theory was: What is the nature of the Mr. Saturn’s coffee and the messages that come along with it?

As you can see, there were some phenomenal responses, but the Theory of the Month Winner is Magenta Flame!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

You can now check your progresshere.

Check after the jump to read Magenta Flame's awesome theory! (and also see what the next prompt is~)

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (3) 2017.06.01 @ 14:34 CDT by CerealQueen

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