I have started playing Earthbound and I decided, that in concert with that playthrough, that I would document some of my encounters, primarily interesting quotes and conversations. For the most […]
I have started playing Earthbound and I decided, that in concert with that playthrough, that I would document some of my encounters, primarily interesting quotes and conversations. For the most part, this is not going to be a step-step plot synopsis; there will, however, be spoilers to a certain degree, as certain story and gameplay elements will be pictured.
Before I really get into what is probably going to amount to little more than a tarted-up gallery, I should note that I have previously played this game (25 years ago when it was released), so I have some familiarity and I have made, and will continue to make, decisions based on this pre-existing knowledge. I will also no shy away from using some informationresources to make sure that I don’t miss anything.
That’s it for this entry. The game is largely broken into sectors, and I have just completed the first sector, so my next entry will focus on the second, which is in my opinion, much more interesting (special bonus surprise: sectors three and four are my favourites, and probably the best in the game!).
...the room is dark, lit only by a lone torch burning in a wall sconce. The smokiness from the torch mixes with a pungent odour of mildew and rot. You can hear the movement of rodents and insects around you, but none of that is nearly as disturbing as the occasional shake of the ground and rumbles that you hear from far below...