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Badge Contest: Author's Spotlight!

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Hello, hello! Today, we're challenging you talented folks out there to whip up a badge to be used on the forum. For this contest, we’re looking for a new badge design that revolves around writing in some fashion. You have a lot of creative freedom here, just make sure it has something to do with writing!

If you want to participate, simply follow these 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, April 14th at 11:59pm EST! You can submit your entry here!
    (Also, huuuge props to Xandalf this this incredible banner!)

    FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.03.27 @ 16:55 CDT by CerealQueen

    Fanworks Friday: The Beginning

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    Hey, everyone! I know it's a little late, but hey, it has to be Friday somewhere, huh? Without delay, let's end the day with...

    Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Gabriel the Starman with their lovely drawing of the Mother heroes, the broken antagonist, and the mother that started it all.

    What a wonderful hand-drawn piece! Your use of soft colors for a tender moment between Maria and Gigue are so endearing and really add warmth to such a pleasant and touching scene. Thank you for your submission and I look forward to your future works.
    Congratulations, Gabriel the Starmen! Enjoy the new badge and I hope you'll continue to post your 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:
    I'm going to start doing something new this week. I've heard that you've enjoyed writing prompts, so I decided to introduce art prompts as well! While there's no competition here, if you feel up to it, consider participating by drawing a scene/character from whatever the prompt is this week!

    Today, I challenge you to draw one of the saddest and most overlooked characters of the Mother series. That's right, Negative Man!

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

    FANART | READ COMMENTS (1) 2017.03.17 @ 23:44 CDT by CerealQueen

    Forum Games: Ace Attorney Mafia: A Courtroom Encounter

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    Welcome back, everyone! While some of the newer players are enjoying a tasty meal and a cold blooded killing, we will be travelling to a far more familiar setting. What better way to celebrate the ides of March than with a good old game of murder?

    As we all know, Mafia follows a theme of trusting no one and accusing everyone. The guilty walk among the innocent, and the guilty either face justice or the innocent face persecution. Sound familiar? It should; it matches up extraordinarily well with the game of justice and crime that everyone knows and loves: Ace Attorney! Welcome to Ace Attorney Mafia!

    Signups will close at 9PM PST, midnight EST on Sunday, March 19th. You can sign up here.
    STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.03.16 @ 17:18 CDT by CerealQueen

    Monthly Illustration Contest - Forever

    Fanart Hello, Starmen! How's your week been? Let's spice up our month with another edition of Monthly Illustration Contest!

    Every month, I’ll post a piece of writing relating to the Mother-series written by someone on the Starmen.Net community. Your job is to take something from it and illustrate it! Then, post it in this topic! Remember, your drawing doesn't have to cover the entirety of the story!

    The winner will receive a copy of the illustration badge, which looks like this: and will have their illustrations posted to the front page and our social media!

    There's a few rules:

  • You can draw more than one image, but it's not required.
  • Keep it family-friendly. Don’t draw anything you wouldn’t want to show to your grandmother.
  • You can participate if your fanfic is used
  • Keep it relevant to the story. Your illustration needs to relate to the fanfiction that you’re illustrating, so if the fanfiction is about Mother 3, you can't simply just draw Lucas. It has to be unique to the piece itself.
  • Authors picked can submit a picture regardless whether it is your fanfiction or not


  • This month, the fanfiction at hand is Lindsocolo's Starting Over!


    Your contest entry should be submitted to this thread by 11:59 PM PST on April 14th.

    If you have a fanfiction to nominate, please send me a PM!

    We're also looking for a banner for this event, so if you want a chance to earn a different badge by designing a banner, look here!

    Ask here or through PM if you have questions or concerns!
    Let me see those beautiful drawings!
    FANART | READ COMMENTS (1) 2017.03.15 @ 20:50 CDT by CerealQueen

    Forum Games: 12 Little Victims Mafia

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    It was a dark and stormy night when the 12 arrived at Carter manor. All of them were from different backgrounds, and most of them were strangers, but they all had one thing in common: they’d all been deeply and horrifically wronged by Mr. Carter in some way. They all received scarlet letters from him inviting them to a party in their honor, so he could make amends for the cruelty he had brought against them. What will befall these 12 lives as they all enter the mansion? Is Mr. Carter really a changed man? Is this just one more cruel trick he’s playing on people he’s already hurt? Will they even survive the night? Stay tuned to find out!

    Have you ever wanted to play a game of Mafia, but feel like you need a Mafia to English Dictionary in order to understand what on Earth is going on? Do you feel daunted by all the different roles that can be in place? Do you feel intimidated to be playing side-by-side with veterans who steal the entire game and sometimes play too aggressively for your taste?

    Well, this mafia game is for you! This is a Newbies only mafia. This entire game has been built from the ground up to be more friendly to our newbie players with simple roles, simple premises, and the only twists will be the plot twists. Basically, if you’ve been holding out on mafia because you’re not sure how to play, and aren’t sure if you can play with the veterans, this is your chance; get your footing here, and feel more confident jumping into the main games later.

    This game is for people who have played as few as one full mafia game, or as few as five epicmafia, irc, or irl games. More importantly, this is for people who may have played mafia before, but feel like a basic mafia game would help them out. Please, for the sake of people playing, do not sign up unless you’ve only played a few games and would like a mafia refresher of sorts. If you have questions about your eligibility, please PM The Director.

    Signups will close at 9PM Sunday March 19th PST.
    You can sign up here.
    STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.03.13 @ 14:51 CDT by CerealQueen

    Valentine's Funfest '17: We Have the Results!

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    I want to start by saying "Wow!" There were so many enjoyable entries this time submitted and you've really given not only the judges, but the community itself a bundle of fanworks with a plethora of love in it. Thank you all for participating and know you're all winners in my book.

    Let's start with naming the overall winners!

    Overall:



    Third Place:




    Second Place:

    • The End?

      This is based off of some dialogue that appears in the black screen The End? sequence...




    First Place:




    The winners of the individual categories are behind the jump!
    STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (15) 2017.03.10 @ 17:02 CST by CerealQueen

    FFotM Winner - My Fair Lady

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    My, these months just pass by in a flash, don't they? It's already a new month, so let's get to what you were all waiting for! Fanfiction of the Month, of course!

    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!

    Once again, we're going back a bit to an entry posted a few months ago, simply because it was deserving of this award and I didn't want to skip over it.

    This month's winner is LadyTe with "Once Upon a Time"!





    Mary, a queen beloved by her people, falls into a coma-like state and witnesses a vision of her grandson. When she awoke, though the dream was hazy in her mind, she asked her husband and son to go to America to help the child. The queen blesses those accompanying her husband with pieces of a melody, in hopes to aid her grandchild, but it comes with a price.

    The Writing board has always been one of my favorite parts of the site, and this story is an example of why. Every part of the board contains gems and this one happened to be hidden in a past theories topic. I don't know how many of you look through the full extent of the board, but every now and then, you'll find golden nuggets like this tucked away. This piece is very well written and not only does the author have you viewing the suffering of the protagonist, but at the same time, we know it's necessary.
    If you haven't read it yet, please do take the time to look it over. LadyTe is an incredibly skilled writer and I always look forward to see what she posts next.

    Congratulations, LadyTe! I really did enjoy this story and hope we see more of you and your work on the Writing board in the future. 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 (1) 2017.03.06 @ 13:44 CST by CerealQueen

    Artist's Spotlight - Green Thumb

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    How's March been going for you all so far? Why not kick it up with yet another edition of Artist's Spotlight?

    This month's winner is Greenfinger!

    Greenfinger has been around for quite awhile now and over the years, has regularly contributed art to the site and forums. There is always so much passion and work that goes into their art and this is made especially clear in their recent funfest pieces. It's been a pleasure to see their growth as an artist over the years and I would like to finally present Greenfinger with Artist Spotlight!




    Congratulations, Greenfinger! This was well earned! Enjoy the badge! You are a talented artist and I hope you continue to post your work on 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 (1) 2017.03.04 @ 15:35 CST by CerealQueen

    Fanworks Friday: Down to the CORE

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    How is everyone doing today? You know what makes every Friday just a little bit better? Why, a Fanworks Friday, of course!

    Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Evaan with their lovely drawing of some of Mother's main protagonists.

    One of my absolute favorite things when looking at pieces of art is seeing the characters reflect the sense of feelings they express and in this case, you can feel the warmth of their expressions. The colors are warm, it's simple, but well drawn, and I really do enjoy the artist's style. It's a great picture of two of Mother's beloved characters and definitely deserving of this award.
    Congratulations, Evaan! Enjoy the new badge and I hope you'll continue to post your work on the forums!

    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) 2017.03.03 @ 19:36 CST by CerealQueen

    VGMotM - How Puzzling

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    It's a new month and you know what that means, right? Let's have another edition of

    The Video Game Music Contest!

    Only a few submissions last month, but each was fantastic! If you guys have any game recommendations, feel free to PM me!

    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, videos of you playing, or even completely original compositions written about or inspired by the game. You can even make it on Mario Paint if you want!

    The theme for March is:


    Banjo Kazooie!


    Don't forget about the prizes!
    Each month, a winner will be selected and will receive this fabulous note block badge:
    Winning five times will earn you this upgrade:
    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:
    If you decide to go above and beyond and participate fifteen times, you will upgrade to the golden Game Boy:

    To see the rules and to participate, be sure to check out the thread! You can also check your participation progress there!

    To see the February's winner, check after the jump!

    FAN MUSIC | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.03.02 @ 15:39 CST by CerealQueen

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