History Creator / ShigesatoItoi

2nd Dec '16 11:06:44 PM ElectroKraken
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* HeAlsoDid: Unsurprisingly, many people in the west aren't aware of his non-''MOTHER'' work; it's kind of inverted in Japan, where ''MOTHER'' is just another thing he dabbled in and comparatively obscure.
23rd Oct '16 3:15:38 PM Blazer999
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* NightmareFuel: In-universe example, you could say - pretty much everyone knows the story behind him and [[Film/TheMilitaryPolicemanAndTheDismemberedBeauty the film]] that ultimately inspired Giygas, [[http://earthboundcentral.com/2008/02/shigesato-itoi-giygas-and-boobies/ but in case you don't]]...

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* NightmareFuel: In-universe example, you could say - pretty much everyone knows the story behind him and [[Film/TheMilitaryPolicemanAndTheDismemberedBeauty the film]] that ultimately inspired Giygas, [[http://earthboundcentral.com/2008/02/shigesato-itoi-giygas-and-boobies/ but in case you don't]]... then maybe look it up somewhere else unless you know what Giygas looks like.
2nd Apr '16 3:30:19 PM CantNotLookAtThisSite
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Of course, that's [[HeAlsoDid not what he's known for]] in the western world. No, the west knows him better for something that to him and to Japan was little more than a little experiment in storytelling he did on the side. Around here, he's best known as the brilliant mind behind the ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' trilogy of Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, namely ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}'', ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' and ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''. He's a good friend of Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/HirokazuTanaka and Creator/SatoruIwata (who [[GeniusProgramming singlehandedly reprogrammed]] ''EarthBound'' from scratch midway through development, rescuing the entire project when all seemed lost), he served on the board of Nintendo subsidiary [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} HAL]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Laboratory]] for a while, and he is an occasional participant in the ''Iwata Asks'' interview series. Other video game endeavours of his include bass fishing video games for the SuperFamicom and {{Nintendo 64}} (he was ''really'' into bass fishing in the late 90s) and a health diary for UsefulNotes/NintendoDSi.

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Of course, that's [[HeAlsoDid not what he's known for]] in the western world. No, the west knows him better for something that to him and to Japan was little more than a little experiment in storytelling he did on the side. Around here, he's best known as the brilliant mind behind the ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' trilogy of Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, namely ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}'', ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' and ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''. He's a good friend of Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/HirokazuTanaka and the late, great Creator/SatoruIwata (who [[GeniusProgramming singlehandedly reprogrammed]] ''EarthBound'' from scratch midway through development, rescuing the entire project when all seemed lost), he served on the board of Nintendo subsidiary [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} HAL]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Laboratory]] for a while, and he is an occasional participant in the ''Iwata Asks'' interview series. Other video game endeavours of his include bass fishing video games for the SuperFamicom and {{Nintendo 64}} (he was ''really'' into bass fishing in the late 90s) and a health diary for UsefulNotes/NintendoDSi.
12th Feb '16 1:20:08 PM Berrenta
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* TheMerch: This is how his site is supported, as it contains no advertisements. Memorably, his line of customizable ''Hobonichi'' day planners has sold over 300,000 copies (that's right, Itoi can make ''day planners'' sell like hotcakes). And yes, there have been ''MOTHER'' shirts at some point. [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment Also]], [[http://earthboundcentral.com/2010/07/shigesato-itoi-ramen/ ramen]].
28th Jan '16 6:06:47 PM nombretomado
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* ''SuperSmashBros''

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* ''SuperSmashBros''''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''
18th Oct '15 11:05:02 PM Usagi1992
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[[caption-width-right:299:[[BlatantLies tHat's itOi On tHE lEft]], [[VerbalTic ZOOm]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:299:[[BlatantLies [[caption-width-right:299:[[BadLiar tHat's itOi On tHE lEft]], [[VerbalTic ZOOm]].]]
9th Aug '15 5:13:05 PM Prfnoff
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* TheCameo: He appears as an NPC in ''{{For The Frog The Bell Tolls}}'', mining for gold.

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* TheCameo: He appears as an NPC in ''{{For The Frog The Bell Tolls}}'', ''VideoGame/ForTheFrogTheBellTolls'', mining for gold.
4th Aug '15 8:43:23 AM Adept
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Of course, that's [[HeAlsoDid not what he's known for]] in the western world. No, the west knows him better for something that to him and to Japan was little more than a little experiment in storytelling he did on the side. Around here, he's best known as the brilliant mind behind the ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' trilogy of Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, namely ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}'', ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' and ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''. He's a good friend of ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/HirokazuTanaka and Creator/SatoruIwata (who [[GeniusProgramming singlehandedly reprogrammed]] ''EarthBound'' from scratch midway through development, rescuing the entire project when all seemed lost), he served on the board of Nintendo subsidiary [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} HAL]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Laboratory]] for a while, and he is an occasional participant in the ''Iwata Asks'' interview series. Other video game endeavours of his include bass fishing video games for the SuperFamicom and {{Nintendo 64}} (he was ''really'' into bass fishing in the late 90s) and a health diary for UsefulNotes/NintendoDSi.

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Of course, that's [[HeAlsoDid not what he's known for]] in the western world. No, the west knows him better for something that to him and to Japan was little more than a little experiment in storytelling he did on the side. Around here, he's best known as the brilliant mind behind the ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' trilogy of Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, namely ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}'', ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' and ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''. He's a good friend of ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/HirokazuTanaka and Creator/SatoruIwata (who [[GeniusProgramming singlehandedly reprogrammed]] ''EarthBound'' from scratch midway through development, rescuing the entire project when all seemed lost), he served on the board of Nintendo subsidiary [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} HAL]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Laboratory]] for a while, and he is an occasional participant in the ''Iwata Asks'' interview series. Other video game endeavours of his include bass fishing video games for the SuperFamicom and {{Nintendo 64}} (he was ''really'' into bass fishing in the late 90s) and a health diary for UsefulNotes/NintendoDSi.
24th Jun '15 7:35:50 PM nombretomado
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Of course, that's [[HeAlsoDid not what he's known for]] in the western world. No, the west knows him better for something that to him and to Japan was little more than a little experiment in storytelling he did on the side. Around here, he's best known as the brilliant mind behind the ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' trilogy of Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, namely ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}'', ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' and ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''. He's a good friend of ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/HirokazuTanaka and Creator/SatoruIwata (who [[GeniusProgramming singlehandedly reprogrammed]] ''EarthBound'' from scratch midway through development, rescuing the entire project when all seemed lost), he served on the board of Nintendo subsidiary [[{{Kirby}} HAL]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Laboratory]] for a while, and he is an occasional participant in the ''Iwata Asks'' interview series. Other video game endeavours of his include bass fishing video games for the SuperFamicom and {{Nintendo 64}} (he was ''really'' into bass fishing in the late 90s) and a health diary for UsefulNotes/NintendoDSi.

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Of course, that's [[HeAlsoDid not what he's known for]] in the western world. No, the west knows him better for something that to him and to Japan was little more than a little experiment in storytelling he did on the side. Around here, he's best known as the brilliant mind behind the ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' trilogy of Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, namely ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}'', ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' and ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''. He's a good friend of ShigeruMiyamoto, Creator/HirokazuTanaka and Creator/SatoruIwata (who [[GeniusProgramming singlehandedly reprogrammed]] ''EarthBound'' from scratch midway through development, rescuing the entire project when all seemed lost), he served on the board of Nintendo subsidiary [[{{Kirby}} [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} HAL]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Laboratory]] for a while, and he is an occasional participant in the ''Iwata Asks'' interview series. Other video game endeavours of his include bass fishing video games for the SuperFamicom and {{Nintendo 64}} (he was ''really'' into bass fishing in the late 90s) and a health diary for UsefulNotes/NintendoDSi.
17th Jun '15 5:03:15 AM TokoWH
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** ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}''
** ''VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}'' (''MOTHER 2'')

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** ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER|1}}''
''VideoGame/EarthBoundBeginnings'' (''MOTHER 1'')
** ''VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}'' ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' (''MOTHER 2'')
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