If you never played Earthbound you had an abusive childhood.

in #gaming4 years ago (edited)

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Earthbound was my favorite game growing up. Its bizarre humor and twisted charm gave me peace of mind in the pre-internet era.

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You walked around talking to unassuming locals and random pets while listening to a wide variety of moody tunes.

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Hostile creatures will initiate a battle sequence upon making contact. Here you're greeted with trippy backgrounds and a unique battle system that helped bring a large chunk of the Western world over to the (J)RPG genre.

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Those that stuck with it were treated to even stranger dialogues as you made your way through dozens of towns and villages.

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It tauts my testicles every time I need to slip behind the pizza shop to buy bottle rockets and bombs from a shifty arms dealer.

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Earthbound has so many dedicated fans that they translated the yet-to-be-localized sequel and re-balanced the Super Nintendo version with a patch called Earthbound Deluxe.

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A lot of wisdom can be found in Earthbound, so go watch @jennyy stream her journey, and talk to everyone you meet.

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Like real-time action RPGs better? Try Crystalis for the NES:

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let me tell u something, i never play the game lol, but seems very entertaining and funny

Luckily it made its way on to the SNES classic mini

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Omg this is awesome hahaha now you have to do a quick play and wrap this game !!!
You’re pretty cool thanks for the shout ;)

Never lose courage, keep your sense of humor, work through the tough situations, and enjoy yourself.

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