The GM4A Weekly Recap for October 27 - November 2, 2014

We are now into prime holiday game release territory. I find myself playing the wonderful Costume Quest 2 on the Wii U in my free time. The game is a charming downloadable RPG in the vein of classic games like Super Mario RPG and Earthbound. I highly suggest any RPG fan give it a try.

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Support: Fangamer's You Are Now EarthBound Kickstarter

Featuring all new Earthbound tribute album by Bad Dudes.

The ever expanding Fangamer is back with an incredibly ambitious kickstarter all about the Earthbound fans of America. For the price of $100,000 Fangamer will be producing a feature length documentary about US EB fans across the country. There is also the requisite tons of one-of-a-kind merchandise that only Fangamer can produce. Reward tiers begin at $16 for digital merchandise to over $8,000 for an all expenses paid trip to Japan with Fangamer.

Check out the kickstarter page for the run down on the insane amount of products that can be nabbed for the proper donations.

Of particular interest to readers of the site, is that part of the Kickstarter is a brand new album by musical collective Bad Dudes. Psychokinetic will be filled with an eclectic series of beloved themes from the Mother / Earthbound series, including "Snowman," and "Eight Melodies."

Listen to a sampling of themes from the upcoming album below. (listen for one of my all time favorite Earthbound themes at the 1:25 mark.)

The album can be collected along with plenty of other goods, such as the Earthboound handbook, documentary, and more starting with the $32 pledge tier.

Be sure to head over to the official You Are Now Earthbound Kickstarter page to learn more, and check out the nearly finalized tracklisting for the Bad Dudes' Psychokinetic album.

Team Teamwork - Talib Kweli & Mos Def - Bright As The Stars (Earthbound) - YouTube

One of my all time favorite mashups. Anything mashed up with the Mother series automatically takes on a deep new meaning thanks to my affinity for the worlds of Earthbound and Mother 3.

These verses by Black Star put things on another level entirely, and absolutely knock the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis mashup album out of the park on this final track.

From the album "Super Nintendo Sega Genesis"
Download at: http://tmtmwrk.com/downloads