The iconic Final Fantasy V baddie may behave like a Saturday morning cartoon villain, but that doesn’t mean he should be named like one. Here’s a case for and the history behind a cooler and more appropriate name.
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In Japan it’s called Mother, while for North America it’s called Earthbound. Either way, Shigesato Itoi’s series is unique and worth some discussion.
It was a time when relatively few RPGs crossed the Pacific, and not all of those that did were memorable. For our 200th episode, talking about the most operatic Final Fantasy on the Super Nintendo just seemed like a great idea — and it was.