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Earthbound’s Onett In Mind-Melting HD

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 by

earthbound hd onett

“This took me about a year to make” says Christopher Behr, 3D designer extraordinaire. Looks like a year well spent.

Chris took the first town in Earthbound, Onett, and rendered it in such painstaking high-fidelity that I’m freaking out right now at it’s sheer awesomeness. Somebody calm me down before I hurt myself – or just come take a look-see at these pictures and freak out with me.

earthbound hd arcade

earthbound hd bakery

earthbound hd hospital

earthbound hd hotel

earthbound hd zburger shop

Just for fun, here’s the source material for comparison:

earthound onett

This took me about a year to make – Earthbound HD [r/gaming]

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  • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Fade to Slack

    That is absolutely insane, but an absolute labor of love.

    Here’s hoping for Moonside next. Neon, neon, everywhere!

    • http://deltaattack.com/ Mark A. Brooks

      Do you want Moonside done in HD?
      [Yes] [No]

      • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Markham Asylum

        Yes, even though I had mixed feelings about Earthbound. I loved the writing and quirkiness, but I seem to be ruined forever on the Dragon Quest battle system, which is too similar to Earthbound’s for me to grind through. I tried the game for the first time in 2012, and stalled out somewhere in the third town.

        • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Fade to Slack

          Hehe… and stalling out is why you said “Yes” instead of “No.”

          Some games are worth enduring the pains of grinding. This is one of them.