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Summers
Summers
サマーズ
Samāzu
Appears in EarthBound
Region FoggyLand
Point(s) of interest L'hotel de Summers, Stoic Club, Scaraba Cultural Museum
Inhabitants Mr. Fork, Risosha Richmonde

Summers (サマーズ Samāzu) is a seaside town in EarthBound. It is home to the Stoic Club, Summers hospital, Captain's Seaside Shop, museum, a 4-star Seaside Resort, a Seafood Restaurant, and a seemingly crowded beach, is situated in the west. A port and seaside houses covers up much of the eastern area. Enemies like Crazed Signs and Mad Taxis ravage their streets. Moles Playing Rough can occasionally be found on the beach, and if the player is extremely patient and/or extremely lucky, the absurdly rare Tough Guys and Over Zealous Cops can appear on the beach as well.

Summers has very high prices for their food, items, and hotel stays. Pokey Minch, being very rich by the time Ness and his friends get to Summers, apparently spent lots of money in the city.

The city is connected to small port town called Toto.

MapsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The "Summers" theme has a similar melody to Lonnie Liston Smith's jazz composition, "Quiet Moments." The song can be heard here. This is possibly Itoi's reference to American Jazz, or it was just a coincidence.
  • Losing a battle against either one of the Shattered Men in the museum after beating Giygas will cause a glitch to occur. This glitch was later fixed in Mother 1 + 2.
  • There may be a reference to The Simpsons on the billboard that Pokey wrote on to the right of the hospital. It has "eat my shorts" which was Bart Simpson's catchphrase at the time the game was translated.
  • There is possibly a reference to the city of Nice in France. The buildings in the front of the sea really looks like the luxury hotel of the Nice : Promenade des Anglais (like Le Negresco). Summers avenue have Palm trees, Nice's Promenade des Anglais too, Summers have a beach with blue laggon water, Nice too. The typicals houses of Nice have red/orange roof, East Summers' houses too. Nice have a big Marina, Summers too. On the Earthbound World map we can se that Summers is in the West part of Europe. Nice is in Europe.

MusicEdit

The Summers theme, inspired by Lonnie Liston Smith's "Quiet Moments," lends itself to guitar covers:

Earthbound - Summers Theme guitar cover01:23

Earthbound - Summers Theme guitar cover

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