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Artist Spotlight - Somewhere Over the Raenbow

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How is your weekend going? Let's have ourselves another Artist Spotlight!

This month's winner is RaeOvertheRainbow

This artist's work has a great display of different stylistic approaches. With rough lines and soft splays of color he can capture an innocent and endearing side of his subjects and with defined lines he can make them pop out to capture the audience's attention to detail. Excellent work!





I am proud to award RaeOvertheRainbow this badge. Please keep submitting! I do love seeing your work!

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (4) 2017.08.06 @ 0:14 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: The Final Frontier

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What's a better way to start off the weekend than with a fabulous round of Fanworks Friday?

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Lopuii with her amazing drawing of Mother 2's girl psychic Paula!

Such a beautiful piece! This piece is overflowing with depth and the details are impeccable. This piece made great use of negative space and movement. Slanting the focal point in the center allowed for light to shine through the top portion near Paula's face and a rich shrouded darkness to also be present at the bottom. Her dress separated both elements beautifully and made it simply whimsical and full of movement. Very well done!
Congratulations, Lopuii! 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!



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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.08.05 @ 0:03 CDT by CerealQueen

Theories: Not all that Glitters is Gold

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Roses are red, violets are blue, I like some theories, how bout you?

The last theory was: Just what exactly is the true nature of the Mani-Mani Statue?

As you can see, there were some 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 here.

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

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.08.03 @ 15:11 CDT by CerealQueen

Joy of EarthBound Funfest: A Vast World

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Hello, Starmen.net! I come today to remind you all of the Joy of EarthBound Funfest we currently have going on! There's about 10 more days to get a submission in and if you have not already, be sure to check it out! Not only is it a fun way to bond with the community, but there's also a chance to win prizes!

Just take a gander at these amazing submissions!



So many fantastic entries so far!
If you don't see your work here, no worries! Check back next week for another batch!

Remember, the Funfest ends on August 13th, so be sure to get those submissions in! You can submit and find the info about the streams on the board!
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.08.02 @ 23:36 CDT by CerealQueen

Monthly Prompt Post: Beat the Heat

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Oh, hello! Didn't see you there... Well, since you're here, why not take a gander at these wonderful Monthly Prompt Post submissions?





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!
Another upgrade badge has also been thrown into the mix!
For anyone who participates a whopping TWENTY times will get this wonderful badge:

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 July's wonderful submissions! The prompt, was: Heat!





Wow! So many wonderful submissions! I love the turnout, so thank you all for participating and reading!

Next month's prompt is Silence! Monthly Prompt Post always ends on the last day of the month, so get submissions in by the end of August 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) 2017.08.01 @ 15:48 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Birthday Cookies

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Hey, Starmen! Guess what time it is! That's right! Hamme... I mean, it's Fanworks Friday, of course!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is PSIduck 7 with their amazing drawing of Jeff

Wowza! When one usually imagines Jeff, he is seen as rather frail. However, you really brought out that tough and cool, gun-wielding side that is so often overlooked. The simple color scheme really adds a lot to the picture. Really, a fantastic piece of art and I look forward to seeing the others members of the Chosen Four.
Congratulations, PSIduck 7! 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 ever-worried Tony!

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (3) 2017.07.21 @ 18:12 CDT by CerealQueen

Coming This Summer...

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Hello, Starmen.net! Today, I am so pleased to announce The Joy of EarthBound Funfest! Watch other forum-goers play through the beloved EB and let's celebrate the summer together with a good ol' fest!
There will be streams, prizes, and much fun to be had!

Additional info will be released soon. We sure hope you are psyched and will join us!
STARMEN.NET | READ COMMENTS (4) 2017.07.09 @ 6:50 CDT by CerealQueen

Fanworks Friday: Re:None

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Hello Starmen! Welcome to the start of the weekend! Allow me to start you off with a fresh batch of fanart!

Today's Fanart of the Week winner is Borzoiteeth with their amazing drawing of Mother's Gabilan!

What a wonderful submission this time from Borzoiteeth! This creature has so much character and dimension with the use of color and shading. The details put into the coloration, facial and body features, textures through different strokes and lines, and even the position of the subject for this piece just tie everything together for an aesthetically appealing submission. This sassy Gabilan could saunter into any player's path to cause one heckuva time. Thank you for submitting a great piece!
Congratulations, Borzoiteeth! 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 forgettable enemy from Mother 3,the Tree!

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

FANART | READ COMMENTS (3) 2017.07.08 @ 1:47 CDT by CerealQueen

FFotM Winner: Bird is the Word

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Salutations! It is I, CerealQueen, here today to announce the winner of Fanfiction of the Month! First, let me explain for any newcomers here today!

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!

I am pleased to announce that this month's winner is Ostricho with "Dark Clouds"!





Ostricho, the king of theories, has been a part of the site for quite a while now and has nudged out a place in the writing community. Though focusing on original pieces, such as his Search Astray series, this piece being recognized today shows he did not forget his love for the Mother series.
This story focuses on Bruno, a man traversing the rocky cliffs of Mount Itoi as he attempts to find the man living in isolation. Who has lost his tail? The riddle plays in an endless loop in his head, no doubt giving him the motivation to continue on. Unfortunately, to avoid spoilers, I cannot say much more about the plot, but trust me when I say this is a fantastic tale I would highly recommend. The story is engaging and just interesting. I have never seen a more descriptive story before and it never felt forced. Ostricho put in time and effort and it certainly shows. I certainly hope the author will consider writing a continuation in the future.

Congratulations, Ostricho! It was a lovely story and I hope you'll write more Mother-based stories 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 (2) 2017.07.03 @ 22:30 CDT by CerealQueen

Theories: 1.21 Gigawatts!

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Why is a raven like a writing desk...? While I'm contemplating this, why not treat yourself to some delicious theories?

The last theory was: What precisely are the effects of time travel on lifeforms, and why does it seem to affect people differently?

As you can see, there were some phenomenal responses, but the Theory of the Month Winner is myrmaker!

Remember, participate 10 times and get this Giygas badge!

You can now check your progress here.

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

ARTICLES | READ COMMENTS (0) 2017.07.03 @ 2:03 CDT by CerealQueen

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