Theories - From Dungeons to Dounuts


Are you guys ready for some more theories?

If you remember, you were given the prompt two weeks ago: Why does Brick Road have such a fondness for dungeons?​ Is it a deep-rooted childhood mental phenomenon? Does he owe some sort of debt to a dungeon-loving friend? Or is it perhaps something entirely different?

There were some great responses, but the Theory of the Week Winner is StarstorMew!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

(You can check your progress here!

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

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.06.25 @ 0:42 CDT by CerealQueen

Get Hyped for Hyperbound's Hack!


Go find your Twitch passwords and have some popcorn ready, because tonight at 9:00 PM EST, HyperBound will be showing off his ambitious EarthBound hack Unearthed live on twitch! It’s a completely new story with new enemies, new characters, and new battle mechanics, all built in the EarthBound game engine!

Watch the action unfold on HyperBound’s twitch channel!

STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (3) 2016.06.23 @ 18:14 CDT by LadyTe-chan

Fan Work Friday: Fan art of the Week and Undertale Fan Work of the Week!


Happy Friday,! I am pleased to announce the winner of this week's Mother Fan Art of the Week. Congratulations, Greenfinger! Let's show off some of their work:

Well done! Your bright use of colors, varied expressions, and beautiful backgrounds are eye-catching and aesthetically pleasing. For your beautiful art, you get this badge:

Keep reading to see what the Undertale Fanwork of the Week is!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (1) 2016.06.17 @ 11:07 CDT by LadyTe-chan

Theories - Shy Guy am I


Hope you guys are ready, because it is time for Theories!

If you remember, you were given the prompt: Perhaps one of the most perilous locations in the entire Mother series is the Lost Underground. Inside of this world of prehistoric creatures are a tribe of Tenda villagers, split away from the original group up above. What caused the division between these two tribes? Was there conflict? A geography issue? Maybe something else

There were some great responses, but the Theory of the Week Winner is Silfeed0!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

Check after the jump to read Silfeed0's awesome theory! (and also see what the next prompt is~)

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (3) 2016.06.10 @ 23:10 CDT by CerealQueen

Badge Contest!


Get out your MS Paint,! We are looking for badge makers to help us create a series of new badges!

As some of you may know, we recently revived the old event, the Monthly Prompt Post. For participating, you get this nifty badge!

To encourage participation after one month, we want to offer badge upgrades. That’s where you come in!

We need two badges, altered from the original. As to what you do with it is your choice, but try to make it reflect an upgrade.

Just stick to the format guidelines:

30×30 pixels

no .bmp files

any animations must be subtle

unused space must be transparent

If your badges are selected, you’ll win your own copy of the badgemaker badge:

Submissions close Friday, July 1st at 11:59pm EST! Please post them in this thread!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.06.09 @ 16:33 CDT by LadyTe-chan

Fan Art of the Week Winners!


This week, we have decided to announce both the winners of the Fan Art of the Week Award and the Undertale Fan Work of the Week in one exciting news post!

Congratulations to mr_brickroad for winning this week's Fan Art of the Week Award! His astounding Lego depiction of Ness leaving his house in Onett is very well done, with a variety of colors adding some life to the background. The addition of the cameraman makes the scene that much more interesting, and captures perfectly that moment when Ness starts off on his adventure. Enjoy your new badge:

Our Undertale Fan Work of the Week Award goes to PassiveFish! Their narrative about an alternate ending where Asriel can be saved is inventive, sweet, and very creative, despite Mettaton's initial claims. Your excellent work earns you this:

Well done to both of our content creators! I hope that you look forward to June 17th, when the next two Fan Work Fridays Winners will be announced! Stay tuned!

FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.06.08 @ 16:24 CDT by LadyTe-chan

Return of the Monthly Prompt!


As announced in the last Newsroom post, we mentioned the revival of the Monthly Prompt Post, and here it is!

The idea is simple. Cereal Queen will give you a prompt, and you give her 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 a wonderful badge!

There are a few rules:

Your story must be at least 500 words in length.

Your story must be proofread for spelling and grammar errors. Small errors are fine, but avoid them if at all possible.

You may interpret the prompt any way you like, but it must be an identifiable influence in your story.

All other forum rules apply.

Breaking these rules will result in you not receiving a badge.

New prompts will be released on the 1st of each month. The deadline is usually the last day of the month, but considering this was released a little late, entries will be accepted until July 7th, but a new prompt will be released on July 1st.

Now, without further ado, this month’s prompt is: Revival!

Even if you have already received a badge, I urge you to participate anyway! Now, show me what you can do by posting in the topic here!

FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.06.07 @ 18:10 CDT by LadyTe-chan

The Return of Site Events! (And our newest Artist Spotlight Winner!)

Fanart Hello! Today marks the beginning of the revival of many site events, starting with the crowning of our newest Artist Spotlight winner! We aim to bring back some of the fun events that have fallen by the wayside, including:

-Artist Spotlight!

-Fan Art of the Week!

-Undertale Fan Work of the Week!


-Monthly Writing Prompts!

...and more to come!

Announcements will be made on the Front Page, Newsroom, and in the Writing/Undertale/Fan Forum boards, so please keep an eye out- your name might be there next! For now, everyone give a big hand to our winner, PKBeats!
FANART | READ COMMENTS (6) 2016.06.07 @ 12:05 CDT by LadyTe-chan

Mother to Earth - A Documentary about Earthbound Beginnings


Mother to Earth Kickstarter!

Hey you guys! Did you know that some of Starmen.Net's finest have been working on a documentary about the original Mother? They've spent the last two years working with professionals to explore the history behind the leaked prototype that would come to be known as EarthBound Zero and the twenty-five year journey that eventually brought us EarthBound Beginnings, and now they're crowdfunding their way to completing this labor of love so they can share their journey with all of us!

As of right now, there are only about 68 hours remaining in their campaign, so let's all head over to the Mother to Earth Kickstarter page and give them the Starmen.Net boost!
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (22) 2016.05.16 @ 13:54 CDT by vid

Starmen Podcast Episode 4: Mother to Earth Interview

Youtube Link
iTunes coming shortly. Enjoy!

Back the Kickstarter (13 days left!)
Follow them on Twitter @MotherToEarthMV for updates.

Fanart of the Week!

NOTE: Theories was not covered this week, the podcast will have a slight format change from the next episode onward and theories will likely be covered as a regular update (also we didn’t get enough submissions for it to even really be a contest). Please Understand.
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (6) 2016.05.06 @ 22:19 CDT by Sith

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