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The following should serve as the guideline for English nomenclature from the Mother series:
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*The first game in the series is to be referred to as "{{vg|Mother}}" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the original Japanese version ("Mother"), the American prototype's ROM ("Earth Bound" or "EarthBound Zero"), and the Japanese re-release ("Mother 1+2").
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The following should serve as the guideline for English nomenclature from the EarthBound series:
**English nomenclature is to follow that of the EarthBound Zero American protoype ROM, as translated by Phil Sandhop.
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*The first game in the series is to be referred to as "[[EarthBound Beginnings]]" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the original Japanese version ("Mother"), the American prototype's ROM ("Earth Bound" or "EarthBound Zero"), said ROM's Wii U Virtual Console release ("EarthBound Beginnings"), and the Japanese GBA re-release ("Mother 1+2").
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**English nomenclature is to follow that of the EarthBound Beginnings Wii U VC release, as translated by Phil Sandhop.
 
*The second game in the series is to be referred to as "[[EarthBound]]" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the original Japanese version ("Mother 2"), the American release ("EarthBound"), and the Japanese re-release ("Mother 1+2").
 
*The second game in the series is to be referred to as "[[EarthBound]]" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the original Japanese version ("Mother 2"), the American release ("EarthBound"), and the Japanese re-release ("Mother 1+2").
 
**Again, English nomenclature is to follow that of the commercially available EarthBound release.
 
**Again, English nomenclature is to follow that of the commercially available EarthBound release.
 
*The third game in the series (GBA) is to be referred to as "[[Mother 3]]" for all purposes.
 
*The third game in the series (GBA) is to be referred to as "[[Mother 3]]" for all purposes.
**English nomenclature is to follow that of the most up-to-date version of the [http://mother3.fobby.net/ Mother 3 fan translation] (at the time of this being written, version 1.1).
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**English nomenclature is to follow that of the most up-to-date version of the [http://mother3.fobby.net/ Mother 3 fan translation] (at the time of this being written, version 1.2).
*The planned third game in the series (N64) is to be referred to as "[[EarthBound 64]]" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the planned Japanese title ("Mother 3").
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*The planned third game in the series (N64) is to be referred to as "[[EarthBound 64]]" for all purposes except for distinguishing from the planned Japanese title ("Mother 3").

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This is an official WikiBound policy.
In a nutshell: If an official English name exists, we use that. For Mother 3 we use the names from the fan translation.

Please follow any guidelines provided on this page.

The following should serve as the guideline for English nomenclature from the EarthBound series:

  • The first game in the series is to be referred to as "EarthBound Beginnings" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the original Japanese version ("Mother"), the American prototype's ROM ("Earth Bound" or "EarthBound Zero"), said ROM's Wii U Virtual Console release ("EarthBound Beginnings"), and the Japanese GBA re-release ("Mother 1+2").
    • English nomenclature is to follow that of the EarthBound Beginnings Wii U VC release, as translated by Phil Sandhop.
  • The second game in the series is to be referred to as "EarthBound" for all purposes except for distinguishing among the original Japanese version ("Mother 2"), the American release ("EarthBound"), and the Japanese re-release ("Mother 1+2").
    • Again, English nomenclature is to follow that of the commercially available EarthBound release.
  • The third game in the series (GBA) is to be referred to as "Mother 3" for all purposes.
    • English nomenclature is to follow that of the most up-to-date version of the Mother 3 fan translation (at the time of this being written, version 1.2).
  • The planned third game in the series (N64) is to be referred to as "EarthBound 64" for all purposes except for distinguishing from the planned Japanese title ("Mother 3").
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