For most people, 13 is an unlucky number, but not for me. Or at least not for this blog. Today's frog contains probably my favorite gameplay session so far. It wasn't the most exciting, nor the most impactful for the plot, but it had a little bit of everything. For Frog #13, I met an … Continue reading Frog #13: The Vine Intervention
Well, I've finally made it. After playing Mother 3 frog by frog for about two months, I have made it to the game's tenth save frog. I'll be honest--I'm feeling pretty good. It has been a real skip and a hop to get here, and I know I still have a long way to go, … Continue reading Frog #10: Tragic Reconstruction
We must have balance in all things. For every action, a reaction. For yin, yang. In nature, we see decline grow to renewal, and renewal recede to decline, becoming and unbecoming in cycles. Of course, nowhere can this be observed better than in my Frog by Frog play-through of Mother 3. Last week, my post … Continue reading Frog #9: Fetch the Thief!
Seeing as we are now eight frogs in to a who-knows-how-many-frogs journey, I think it's important for me to be honest with you. This post is going to meander. This post is going to have little to no organization. This post is going to feel a little bit lost. As the main writer and curator … Continue reading Frog #8: A Cowboy + His Dog
Flint stands outside a burning cabin. Lighter's son, Fuel, is trapped inside, with seconds to go before the entire building collapses and goes up in flames. Flint is the last man in Tazmily who can save the boy's life. It's time to see what this cowboy is made of. But instead of talking about that, … Continue reading Frog #7: Pitch Black + Covered in Soot
Alec explains the intricacies of saving your game in Mother 3. (This post is also available as a video here). I always thought it would be simple: I would play Mother 3 frog by frog (that is, save point to save point) and chronicle my experiences each day. Seeing as each “save frog” in Mother … Continue reading Frog Zero