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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

Artist Feature - Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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Hey-o, Starmen! You know what day of the week it is, right...? That's right, it's the day of the week a certain event is updated!



Artist Feature!

In case you missed it for the past couple months, here's the idea. Starmen.net has an incredible many 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: TurtleGirl!


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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (1) 2017.05.31 @ 1:44 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Filled with Joy

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Happy May Day! How has your week been? Let's get into another edition of Fanworks Friday!!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Fillerthefreak with their amazing Pork Tank model!

Fillerthefreak has only posted on the forums a few times, but brought some amazing 3D models of Mother 3 characters and location. While they each are amazing in their own right, I wanted to feature the Pork Tank. It has an incredible amount of detail put into each part and it leaves me really wanting a full 3D game!
Congratulations, Fillerthefreak! 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 hated enemy from Mother 2,the Territorial Oak!

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (2) 2017.05.19 @ 19:56 CDT by CerealQueen

Artist's Spotlight: We are Mother One

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Has May been bringing you flowers? Well, I can bring you all another update of Artist's Spotlight!

This month's winner is Mr. Meme!

I'm sure we all know from experience, to truly master a skill, it takes time and effort to hone your abilities. Art is no exception and requires endless hours of practice to improve. It's always an experience seeing another artist improve over time, and Mr. Meme is no exception. Since the beginning of the year, there is a noticeable improvement from then and now, which is really quite a feat. Mr. Meme always blesses the Mother art gallery with pieces of various characters and enemies, many overlooked. Today, we award Mr. Meme with Artist Spotlight for his growth as an artist.



For his continuous dedication and love, I give Mr. Meme this badge. Please keep this up and I look forward to seeing your growth as an artist!

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (6) 2017.05.06 @ 22:02 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: It Just Takes a Little Courage...

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Why, hello all you beautiful people out there! Let's start off this weekend with Fanworks Friday!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Erikku8 with his incredible picture of Ninten!

Erikku8 has been a member for quite awhile now and though his appearance on the forum seems to fluctuate, he always brings beautiful fanart with him. This piece has multiple types of lines that add texture and keep the audience looking more! The variety and brightness of colors, background with an awesome galaxy theme, and the attention to detail make this picture really stand out and pop. Thank you for your submission and please keep them coming!
Congratulations, Erikku8! Enjoy your deserved badge and I thank you for giving us so much incredible work!

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 minor, but lovable character from Mother 3,Fuel!

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.05.05 @ 21:41 CDT by CerealQueen

FFotM Winner: Do You hear the Bells?

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Hello, hello! It's a little late, but it has to be Monday somewhere, right? It's time for 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 Lindsocolo with "Starting Over"!





Lindsocolo is known for her love for Frank Fly and her original character, Shonda, and through her writings and drawings, she has so many members here on board with these two as well, myself included. That said, I was excited to see that she was writing a fanfiction about the two. The piece goes into how Frank and Shonda's relationship was compromised due to Giygas' influence over Fly and how Shonda leaves. Once Frank cleans up his act, he goes after his lady love and the two begin to rekindle that old flame.

One of the strongest aspects this fic has going for it is the character interaction. Shonda's manner of speech is reminiscent of old cartoons, like Betty Boop. At the same time, things like hippies, grunge, etc., are worked in, but like EarthBound, it's whimsical and it just fits. It's full of jokes, references, so many little things that make it an enjoyable experience. It can be hard to do, especially when you try to flesh out characters that have limited dialogue, but Lindsocolo managed to keep the game's vibe ever present in her story. It was a touching tale of love and even the most minor characters offered something memorable to the table. All in all, it was a solid piece and it's something I would definitely recommend reading.

If you guys have yet to read this, please do! Also, since she's also an artist, the lovely author of this story has provided us a picture of the ending.



Congratulations, Lindsocolo! I seriously enjoyed this piece, especially the ending. I'm getting married this month and it really warmed my heart. I hope you continue posting on the Writing board and honing your skills, perhaps with more Frank/Shonda fanfics...? Enjoy your new badge!

The Writing board has been booming recently and I have noticed an extreme increase of activity of the course of the past year. Thank you all so much for your continued activity!

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

FANFICTION | READ COMMENTS (1) 2017.05.02 @ 1:37 CDT by CerealQueen

Theories: Dear OI' Dad

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Wassup, you guys? Do you like theories? I like theories! So, let's have another edition of Theories!

The last theory was: What sort of lifestyle does Ness’s father lead in order to provide Ness so much cash?

As you can see, there were a bunch of phenomenal responses, but the Theory of the Month Winner is StarstorMew!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

You can now check your progress in the thread!

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

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (1) 2017.05.01 @ 19:17 CDT by CerealQueen

Theories: This is a Mistake

Articles This is a Mistake
ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (7) 2017.05.01 @ 19:13 CDT by CerealQueen

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