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'''Mother 3''' is a role-playing game developed by [[Brownie Brown]] and [[HAL Laboratory]] and published by [[Nintendo]]. Mother 3 was released in Japan on April 20, 2006, for the [[Game Boy Advance]]. The game has not been released outside of Japan. It is the third game in the [[Mother (series)|Mother series]].
 
'''Mother 3''' is a role-playing game developed by [[Brownie Brown]] and [[HAL Laboratory]] and published by [[Nintendo]]. Mother 3 was released in Japan on April 20, 2006, for the [[Game Boy Advance]]. The game has not been released outside of Japan. It is the third game in the [[Mother (series)|Mother series]].
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==Plot==
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Mother 3 begins on [[Mt. Oriander]] on the [[Nowhere Islands]] with twins [[Lucas]] and [[Claus]] visiting their grandfather, [[Alec]] with their mother, [[Hinawa]]. Lucas wakes up in bed from Claus calling for him to play with the [[Drago]]s. Lucas goes out to play with his brother and the Dragos, when their mother calls them in for [[Favorite food|omelets]]. After feeding the boys, Hinawa writes and sends a letter home to her husband, [[Flint]], who had to stay hhome in [[Tazmily Village]] to tend to the sheep.
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===Night of the Funeral===
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Later that night, in the [[Sunshine Forest]], north of Tazmily, a strange group of [[Pigmask|men in Pigmasks]] set fire to the forest. The town goes into panic, with [[Thomas]], the town firefighter goes for help. He goes to Flint, who is awaiting the arrival of his wife and children.
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Thomas brings Flint and the family dog, [[Boney]] to the forest to help a [[Lighter|father]] and [[Fuel|son]] who live in a log cabin in the forest. They find Lighter, the father in front of the log cabin, injured. Thomas stays with Lighter while Flint goes to help his son, Fuel. They return to town to help the injured Lighter. While caring to him, rain starts and puts out the forest fire. Later in the night, Flint goes worrisome because Hinawa, Claus, and Lucas haven't returned. The town organizes a search party to find the three. After searching for awhile, Flint finds a piece of cloth the same color as Hinawa's dress. [[Wess]], a town senior citizen, tells Flint that his son has mastered a technique allowing to scale cliffs and walls. Wess sends Boney off to find him. Boney drags the man back who introduces himself as [[Duster]].He sets [[Thief Techniques|Wall Staples]] into the cliff side and the two climb to the top. Flint takes the cloth and him, Duster and Boney continue on the cliff. They see two Pigmasks working on a [[Reconstructed Caribou|caribou with robotic parts]]. The three destroy the creature and chase after the two Pigmasks. They barely miss them as they take off in a [[Mother Porkship|giant ship]]. They head back down the cliff to an area now cleared off from a torn down tree. They continue to a campfire where Flint is informed that the children have been found safe and sound. [[Bronson]], another villager comes back with good and bad news. The good news being that he found Hinawa. The bad news being he found a Drago fang pierced through her chest. Flint flies into a rage, hitting anyone who tries to calm him. He is then thrown in the village jail as the first prisoner ever in Tazmily.
  
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==

Revision as of 21:49, 14 January 2011

Mother 3
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System Game Boy Advance
Genre RPG
Rating CERO: A
MSRP ¥4800 (JP)
Publisher Nintendo
Developer Brownie Brown / HAL Laboratories
Release dates
Japan April 20, 2006

Mother 3 is a role-playing game developed by Brownie Brown and HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. Mother 3 was released in Japan on April 20, 2006, for the Game Boy Advance. The game has not been released outside of Japan. It is the third game in the Mother series.

Plot

Mother 3 begins on Mt. Oriander on the Nowhere Islands with twins Lucas and Claus visiting their grandfather, Alec with their mother, Hinawa. Lucas wakes up in bed from Claus calling for him to play with the Dragos. Lucas goes out to play with his brother and the Dragos, when their mother calls them in for omelets. After feeding the boys, Hinawa writes and sends a letter home to her husband, Flint, who had to stay hhome in Tazmily Village to tend to the sheep.

Night of the Funeral

Later that night, in the Sunshine Forest, north of Tazmily, a strange group of men in Pigmasks set fire to the forest. The town goes into panic, with Thomas, the town firefighter goes for help. He goes to Flint, who is awaiting the arrival of his wife and children. Thomas brings Flint and the family dog, Boney to the forest to help a father and son who live in a log cabin in the forest. They find Lighter, the father in front of the log cabin, injured. Thomas stays with Lighter while Flint goes to help his son, Fuel. They return to town to help the injured Lighter. While caring to him, rain starts and puts out the forest fire. Later in the night, Flint goes worrisome because Hinawa, Claus, and Lucas haven't returned. The town organizes a search party to find the three. After searching for awhile, Flint finds a piece of cloth the same color as Hinawa's dress. Wess, a town senior citizen, tells Flint that his son has mastered a technique allowing to scale cliffs and walls. Wess sends Boney off to find him. Boney drags the man back who introduces himself as Duster.He sets Wall Staples into the cliff side and the two climb to the top. Flint takes the cloth and him, Duster and Boney continue on the cliff. They see two Pigmasks working on a caribou with robotic parts. The three destroy the creature and chase after the two Pigmasks. They barely miss them as they take off in a giant ship. They head back down the cliff to an area now cleared off from a torn down tree. They continue to a campfire where Flint is informed that the children have been found safe and sound. Bronson, another villager comes back with good and bad news. The good news being that he found Hinawa. The bad news being he found a Drago fang pierced through her chest. Flint flies into a rage, hitting anyone who tries to calm him. He is then thrown in the village jail as the first prisoner ever in Tazmily.

Characters

Playable characters

Unlike the two games before it, having a set of four playable characters and rarely deviating from it, Mother 3's playable cast changes often before settling on a team of four in Chapter 7.

  • Flint - The main character in Chapter 1. He is Lucas and Claus's father, and Hinawa's husband.
  • Duster - The main character in Chapter 2, and later joins Lucas on his journey. He is an amateur thief and has a variety of special tools to work with.
  • Kumatora - A secondary character in Chapter 2. She is the tomboyish princess of Osohe Castle who has psychic powers, and accompanies Duster and later Lucas on their adventures.
  • Salsa - The main character in Chapter 3. He is a monkey forced to do Fassad's bidding, due to Salsa's girlfriend being held hostage by the Pig Army.
  • Lucas - The main character from Chapter 4 and on. He is a timid boy who recently realized his abilities to use PSI.
  • Boney - A loyal dog owned by Flint and his family, he travels with Flint and Lucas on their respective adventures.
  • Claus - Lucas's brother who disappears after Chapter 1. He is only playable in the prologue.

Antagonists


Trivia

  • Mother 3 was originaly going to be released on the Nintendo 64DD add-on under the name EarthBound 64. However, the add-on flopped, and although some games originally planned for the N64DD were continued on the original N64, EarthBound 64 was scrapped and moved to the GBA.[citation needed]
  • Near the end of the game, there is a room that shows off various objects from EarthBound. It also plays the song Pollyanna, from Mother.
  • Famous YouTube user chuggaaconroy did a "Let's Play" of the English fan translation as the fifth game in his "Let's Play" series.

External links


MOTHER by Shigesato Itoi
Ninten Ness Lucas
EarthBound Beginnings (Mother) EarthBound (Mother 2) Mother 3
Mr. Saturn Mr. Saturn
Mother 1+2 EarthBound 64
(unreleased)


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