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Theories - It's the End of the World as We Know It

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Happy Wed-NESS-day! How are you fine people doing today? Ready for some theories?

The last theory was: What terrible events happened that rendered most of the world demolished?

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) 2016.12.07 @ 20:57 CST by CerealQueen

FFotM Winner - Haunted by the Past

Fanfiction

It's a little late in the day, but it's still the first Monday of the month, so you know what that means... Fanfiction of the Month, of course!

There's been so many submissions to go through, recently!

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 RaveFury with his "A Few Hours in the Darkness" piece for the Monthly Prompt Post!





This piece centers around the main protagonist of the original Mother game, Ninten, as he is packing away the remaining items of his childhood home, now an adult. His mother has since passed and Ninten struggles as he comes by remnants of his past, something he would rather forget. However, something still lingers and he is forced to confront his inner demon.
I have to tell you, I really enjoyed this piece! It was descriptive, the character is realistic, and it's definitely my cup to tea! The story painted wonderful imagery and a sense of dread. It's very well written, so I'd definitely advise everyone to check it out!

Congratulations, RaveFury! I really enjoy your work every month 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!

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

FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (2) 2016.12.06 @ 0:47 CST by CerealQueen

VGMotM - What Kind of Persona are You?

Fan Music

How's your weekend going? I'm updating this a tad bit late due to an extension, but worry not! Let's have another round of the

The Video Game Music Contest!

There were only two submissions last month, but each was amazing! I sure to hope to see more in the future! Remember, if you have a specific game you'd want to see or even just a console, let me know!

What is this?

As the name suggests, contestants are challenged each month to make music inspired by a particular video game. Each month, there will be a different game chosen as the theme. Submissions may be reorchestrations, remixes, or instrumental/vocal performances of official music from that game, or even completely original compositions written about or inspired by the game. You can even make it on Mario Paint if you want!

Though the thread was put up a few days ago, in case you didn't see... The theme for December is:


Pokemon!


Don't forget about the prizes!
Each month, a winner will be selected and will receive this fabulous golden Game Boy badge:
All accepted entries will earn this badge for participating:

But wait! That's not all!

There are also upgrades for the participation badge! If you come back and participate five times, your Game Boy gets upgraded to the smooth purple Game Boy badge:
And if you participate ten whole times, the music in your soul burns through and turns it red-hot:

To see the rules and to participate, be sure to check out the thread!

To see the November's winner and the entries, check after the jump!

FAN MUSIC | READ COMMENTS (0) 2016.12.04 @ 15:30 CST by CerealQueen

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

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