Now that Earthbound is available for Switch players who are subscribed to the Nintendo Online service, there are those who would need an updated Earthbound Nintendo Switch Guide Walkthrough. Earthbound is a game that is over two decades old and, while this is a direct port, there are still some things people did not pick up on their original playthrough. From lore to small details, you should follow GameDom to follow our Earthbound Nintendo Switch Guide Walkthrough.
Starting Earthbound means, you must start naming your characters, choosing your favorite food, naming your dog, and picking the coolest thing.
Of course, if you want to work with default names, you can just click “Don’t Care” when choosing a name. The first name that shows up is what the default character names in Earthbound are.
After a quick cutscene that introduces you to the quiet town of Onett, you are woken up by a large sound. There is nothing of note in the room, so you move out into the hallway. Once you are in the hallway, you will see a door in the background. Enter it by pressing up.
You can choose to talk to Ness’ sister, who gives you multiple pieces of dialogue before repeating herself. Opening the present in her room gives Ness the Cracked Bat.
Once you have finished exploring the room, you can exit and continue to the left where you will move down to the first floor of the house. Despite your mother’s objections, she knows there is nothing she can do to stop your childlike curiosity. The phone beeps if you click it and you can speak to your dog, but the next place to go is out the door.
Once you go out, you will see the path south blocked by officers. Head West and check out Pokey’s house. There is nothing of note in the house except for dialogue with Pokey’s brother.
Earthbound Nintendo Switch Guide Walkthrough: Part One – The Meteor
After walking out of Pokey’s house, continue down the path. This path is very straightforward, and you will find police officers along the way.
As you follow the path, you will see a present on the cliff. Continue following the path to get to the present for a Bread Roll.
Once you get to the end of the path, you will see the meteor at the top of the hill. However, you will not be able to get to it as Pokey and a barricade of officers stand in your way. The only way to go is back down the hill, unfortunately.
Once you are down the hill, you simply need to head back to your house, where you are given the option to move on through the story. If you are the type of player who wants to talk to everyone for the sake of lore, then you can say “No” and check everywhere before you move on.
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