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Artist's Spotlight - Only One Fish in This Sea

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Hello, friends! Since it is December, this will be the last Artist's Spotlight update of 2016! Wow, this year has gone by in a flash! Let's get to it!

This month's winner is quirkykoi!

Though having only joined a short time ago, you may recognize quirkykoi from the art she posts on the forum galleries, her placing in this year's Halloween Funfest, etc. As you can see, she's a talented individual who has made a place for herself on these forums in just a short time. She has a bright future ahead of her and I look forward to see her future works.




Congratulations, quirkykoi! Enjoy the badge! You are a talented artist and I hope you stick around the forums in the future!

Artist's spotlight updates the 1st Saturday of every month! Hope you're looking forward to it!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (4) 2016.12.03 @ 14:54 CST by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Flowey Picking

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Hello, people of the world! How about we start off the weekend early with Fanworks Friday?

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Marcotto with his delightful drawing of the Chosen Four!

Marcotto has been apart of the forums for years and has posted countless amazing pieces in the past. I was so happy to see the familiar avatar and art style appear in the gallery. The piece is humorous, colorful, and really shows Marcotto's unique style. It's a good piece by a talented artist.

Marcotto, thank you for popping your head in and I sincerely hope you come by to post your work more often! Enjoy your new badge, you have certainly earned it.

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

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.12.02 @ 11:00 CST by CerealQueen

Monthly Prompt Post: Thank You ALL!

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How are you guys? Today, Let's take a look at this month's submissions to Monthly Prompt Post! Each month, so many great pieces come in and if you don't frequent the Writing Board, these are something you should check out!




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!

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 November's wonderful submissions! The prompt was: Giving Thanks!





So many fantastic submissions, once again! They're always a pleasure to read! If you submit your prompt late, this post will be edited to feature your work as well, so no worries!

Next month's prompt is Memories! Monthly Prompt Post always ends on the last day of the month, so get submissions in by the end of December 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) 2016.12.01 @ 12:39 CST by CerealQueen

New! Artist Feature - Loco for You

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Hello! It's been a little while!
Today, I bring to you something I don't believe we've ever done before.



Artist Feature

Starmen.net has sooo many incredible artists frequenting the site, of all mediums! Writing, painting, drawing, music, there are just so many things our members are good at! I have seen people improve so vastly over the years and a number of members who were once here have grown to be successful in their fields. Really, it's an amazing sight to see.
So I wanted to find a way to showcase many of the talented individuals that you may know and TragicManner's Fangame Highlight gave me an idea. While it is a bit similar to Artist's Spotlight, I want to take it one more step and actually get to know the artists who make up the forum.

Every month, I'll feature one of the many talented individuals you may have seen around the site; this is not just limited to compart or handart, rather, we could feature an author, musician, etc. I'll also feature some of their work as well as an interview with the artist.

If you'd like to nominate someone, send me, CerealQueen, a PM!


This month's feature is: Lindsocolo!


To see the interview with Lindsocolo, check after the jump!

STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (8) 2016.11.30 @ 18:40 CST by CerealQueen

Halloween Funfest '16: The Results are In!

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Let me start off by giving you guys a huge thanks for participating! This year has been a blast and I was really happy by the number of submissions that came in. It was insane! You guys are the reason we have these fests and you are the reason that they are successful. There were so many incredible entries, it was a tough decision! All of you are winners in my book!

Without further ado, here are the winners of the Halloween Funfest 2016 overall category!

Overall:



Third Place:




Second Place:

  • Ghosts That Sing

    I decided to write about Ninten and Maria’s relationship, with a distinctive autumn feel.




First Place:

  • Picky's Haunted Castle

    BOO! Reg here, bringing the long-awaited comedy-horror sequel-spinoff to Jeff’s No. 1 Bass Fi...




The winners of the individual categories are behind the jump!
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (19) 2016.11.22 @ 11:49 CST by CerealQueen

Theories - Is Land?

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How's your weekend going? Did you see any snow today? It's theories time! Hope you're prepared! Now, let's get to it!

The last theory was: Where exactly does New Pork City reside in relation to the Nowhere Islands?

As you can see, there were a couple of phenomenal responses, but the Theory of the Week Winner is quirkykoi!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

(You can check your progress here!)

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

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.11.19 @ 17:35 CST by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Funky Fresh

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Hey-o! Happy Friday, everyone! This is an early morning update for you!

I'm doing something a bit different today and going back a bit in the gallery. So many good pieces get submitted and unfortunately, I can only award one person. Fanart of the Week is awarded to funikistune for her drawing of Ness!

funikistune is a relatively new member of the site, only having joined a couple of months ago, but she has made a huge wave. Not only is she a frequent poster in the Mother 1+2+3 Gallery, but she's dipped her toe in several other sections of the site. Today's piece is an example of the talent she possesses. I have to say, I really loved this piece. The trippy colors, the carefree attitude of Ness, when I think PK Rockin', this is precisely what I'm going to picture.

funikistune, thank you for all the pieces you submit and I hope we can see more in the future! Enjoy your new badge, you have certainly earned it.

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

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (2) 2016.11.18 @ 5:39 CST by CerealQueen

FGP Monthly Highlight - November Edition

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If you don't know the drill, every month we highlight a new game that is actively being developed at FG&P! TragicManner will be reaching out to game creators and asking them questions about their projects and then sharing with you all what I learned about the process behind their project, why they decided to start making their game, and more!

Often times there are questions about a project that don’t really fit into the conversation that goes on in a game’s thread. Hopefully the highlights will provide some insights into projects that simply wouldn’t happen elsewhere.

November's highlight is...


This month we’re highlighting MAD WORLD. I am very excited about this game. There’s a lot about jmas’s story and motivation that I really relate to. Looks like jmas has been putting a lot of time into something that’s inspired by games that a lot of us really love, as well. I hope you all enjoy the highlight!
- TragicManner

To see the TragicManner's interview with jmas , check after the jump!

FAN GAMES / APPS | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.11.12 @ 1:25 CST by CerealQueen

Consumed by Insanity

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I want to start off by saying amazing work, guys! There were so many terrific and amazing submissions for this fest and you are all winners in our books! You should all be proud of the work you've done. Thank you for making this year's Halloweeen Funfest a success!

Today, I am here to post the remaining submissions from the fest. Winners should be announced in about a week or so. (Don't worry! We won't keep you waiting terribly long!) Until then, please enjoy the last of the submissions for the Funfest. Hope you still have some sanity intact!





If you submitted and haven't seen your entry featured on any of the front page posts, just let me know!

Again, amazing work from all participants! This year's fest has been such a blast, all thanks to you! Good luck to all who entered and I'll be back to announce the winners soon!

STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.11.08 @ 19:02 CST by CerealQueen

FFotM Winner - Mr. Dream

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Hey, y'all! Today is the first Monday of the month, and you know what that means... Fanfiction of the Month, of course!

There was a lot to choose from this month! So much so, any writings that were posted since October will still be eligible for FFotM next 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 Mr. Meme with his "EarthBound Retold" series!





This series is quite refreshing. If you are not familiar with Mr. Meme's work, he has a way of bringing light-hearted stories and humor together in a delightful blend. This series is no exception. Each person encountered in the story has their own unique character and personality, which really makes the dialogue such a treat to read. In addition, he's constantly releasing new chapters. You can tell how much time and effort went into this story so far and the passion Mr. Meme has for writing.
Currently, this series is on chapter 31 and takes place around Fourside, so it's only about half way complete, give or take. Trust me, there's a good chunk to read and I certainly recommend giving this a look when you get a chance. It really is a fun retelling of the beloved tale.

Congratulations, Mr. Meme! I really enjoy your work and hope you'll continue to post on the writing board! Enjoy your new badge!

Again guys, keep at it! All the submissions were wonderful and I really have a great time reading them! Also, if you've submitted something writing-related to the Halloween Funfest, feel free to post it on the Writing Board as well!

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

FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (1) 2016.11.07 @ 21:02 CST by CerealQueen

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