Tag Archives: A Link to the Past

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past comic a triumph

Introduction The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is one of my favourite games of all time. But I don’t remember if I’d read the comic as it was serialized in Nintendo Power when I was a kid … Continue reading

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Xenoblade Chronicles: Open world boss battles, character variety

  Introduction I finally break into Prison Island and start playing with a different character. Shulk might be really feeling it, but I haven’t been. A Summary of the Session Tonight’s session was a good mix between gameplay and cutscenes. First, … Continue reading

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The defeat of Ganon, the return of Ganon

This entry is unprecedented, but why not make an exception for an exceptional game? After yesterday’s A Link to the Past session, and the entry that followed, I picked the game up again. Little did I know that the final … Continue reading

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Wizzrobes must’ve given Misery Mire its name

I’ve been dogged by a foe since The Legend of Zelda on the NES. A mysterious, vanishing wizard in form obscuring garb: the wizzrobe. These guys have ended more of my adventures as Link than Ganon could ever hope to. … Continue reading

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The Links between pasts and worlds

Going back to A Link to the Past after playing a bit of A Link Between Worlds is odd. Most Zelda games are just the same thing over and over again. You’re assigned some sort of quest (usually ending with … Continue reading

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Exploiting a Link-sized loophole

Like the Helmasaur King’s mask after the final hammer blow, A Link to the Past‘s linearity is now broken. Armed with the Magic Hammer, I figured I’d see what new areas of the Dark World could be broken into. A … Continue reading

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When Link got Helmasaur’d

The Helmasaur King and I have never gotten along. Every time that I’ve faced him I’ve fallen at least once before vanquishing him, the first of the Dark World’s fiends. Tonight’s session was no exception. I admit it, I struck … Continue reading

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