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Mother (video Game) - Gameplay
... By using any telephone in the game, the protagonist Ninten can talk to his father, who deposits money into Ninten's bank account and offers to record his progress ... is lost, but the party is transported back to the last area they saved at, only Ninten is left alive, and the amount of money they had on hand is halved ...
Mother (video Game) - Plot
... specifically in the Japanese original), focusing on a 12 year old American boy, referred to as Ninten, whose home is attacked in a paranormal event ... His father calls him and explains how Ninten's great-grandfather studied PSI, and asks him to investigate a crisis occurring across the world ... Pippi from the local cemetery in his hometown of Mother's Day (Podunk in the English prototype), Ninten discovers the worldwide phenomenon is the work of an invading alien race ...