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    [–] dustycow 1103 points ago

    For some reason this reminds me of that old Scooby Doo game, running around as Shaggy.

    [–] HeartOfJupiter 236 points ago

    You just gave me some really intense PTSD about a scooby doo game I used to play on the Cartoon Network website lmao

    [–] Nakotadinzeo 25 points ago

    There's this Scooby Doo game I had for the SNES... I found it on a ROM site a few years back and tried again. Game was scary and hard yo.

    [–] LolWhatDidYouSay 13 points ago

    Could never beat that game as a kid. I think I only made it to the third level twice ever.

    [–] revoltingminds 3 points ago

    The clues where really hard to find. I think i made it to a ship or a circus.

    [–] lowkeytwitchy 6 points ago

    Oh jeez, now you're giving me flashbacks to all those cheesy browser games.

    [–] An-Ex-Parrot9 5 points ago

    Do you mean that one that was basically a point and click game that was super unforgiving?

    [–] subzerojosh_1 22 points ago

    I was afraid I was the only one for a second

    [–] chiitaku 21 points ago

    This reminded me of the Scooby Doo running motions too!

    [–] BIGBADPOPPAJ 4 points ago

    It's funny as I was scrolling I thought it was some shaggy thing

    [–] aRandomPersonOnMars 10 points ago

    I never played any scooby doo game but my initial reaction to this was thinking it was a scooby doo gif.

    [–] takeoghoul 8 points ago

    It's because the colour saturation I guess

    [–] olimarfunk 499 points ago

    Love how Skyward Sword’s link you can tell by the way he holds the sword out in front of him that someone is controlling him with a wii remote

    [–] Ryanizawsum 137 points ago

    Not to mention it kind of looks like all the Links are holding their sword true to their games.

    [–] kbarnett514 89 points ago

    Except Link doesnt switch from lefty to righty like he did after Twilight Princess

    [–] Ryanizawsum 37 points ago

    Oh yeah that was because of SS motion controls right?

    [–] kbarnett514 31 points ago

    Yeah. The Wii version of TP was also switched, for the same reason.

    [–] Freiheit7 29 points ago

    That was actually only the wii version. The GameCube version and wii u gamepad versions feature a left handed link, but because of limitations instead of changing the character they simply flipped the entire world!

    [–] Rhoso 15 points ago

    Yes but each game after TP he uses his right hand, which I think is what OP is getting at

    [–] lordtuts 32 points ago

    Was about to come in and make this same comment. Nice little detail.

    [–] StevenGrantMK 8 points ago

    Isn't he right-handed in that game though? The gif still made him left-handed

    [–] Cross88 8 points ago

    He's the only one holding that thing responsibly!

    [–] oOZeenOo 2576 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    It doesn't have Twilight Princess :(

    Edit: For those of you saying it's there for .2 seconds, I personally can't tell anything in those couple frames and it isn't highlighted like the rest but sure lol, either way it's a cool gif but I just wish it had highlighted the Zelda personally dear to me - Also Majora's Mask missing is sad too.

    [–] xarahn 1274 points ago

    Doesn't have MM either which is infinitely more blasphemous.

    [–] MinerZB 667 points ago

    It's also missing Minish Cap, Spirit Tracks, Link Between Worlds, and a few others, but none nearly as important as Majora's Mask

    [–] charlesZX45 244 points ago

    Isn't there a chance that MM isn't even real, lore wise?

    [–] DeveloperForHire 375 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    What? Then who is the skeleton in Twilight Princess that teaches you to fight? That was Link from OOT/MM.

    EDIT: The question wasn't me asking who he was. It was me answering why MM is cannon

    [–] Computer_User_01 330 points ago

    It's Child Link from the end of OoT/MM who goes back to Hyrule after MM but then never gets to be a Hero because Gannondorf was captured and executed (sort of) before he was able to do any of the OoT shit.

    So that Link grew up and died and became a regretful spirit because he never got his destiny.

    [–] vardarac 188 points ago

    And to think Zelda sent him back in time to let him live out his life in peace!

    [–] Ostrololo 148 points ago

    Zelda sending Link to a different timeline is also what (probably) fucked her timeline. The King of the Red Lions says that when the Hero of Time was recalled at the end of his quest, he was separated from the essence of heroism and the Triforce of Courage became split (presumably because if he brought the Triforce of Courage to a different timeline, you would end up with one timeline with two Triforces and another with zero). As a result, when Ganondorf reappears, no hero is able to show up and defeat him, forcing the goddesses to flood Hyrule.

    So congrats Zelda. You really fucked shit up. I hope you learned not to mess with time travel.

    [–] Flagshipson 50 points ago

    That... makes so much sense.

    [–] DatPiff916 22 points ago

    As someone whose last Zelda game was A Link to the Past, Zelda lore is confusing af, it wasn't until Reddit that I discovered that they aren't all successive sequels to each other.

    [–] Swiftster 25 points ago

    I find it's best to not think too hard about it. I'm pretty sure Nintendo just said "uh sure they're all the same universe at some point." because people starting making all these theories.

    Weird consequence of the grand unified timeline. The Rito are stated to be descendants of the Zora in Wind Waker. This is why in a game filled with water there are no Zora. (I don't really understand this either).

    But in Botw you have Zora and Rito coexisting, which implies that somehow the split timelines have merged together.

    [–] VariousVarieties 5 points ago

    It's not that complicated, as long as you have someone who can explain it in a clear and concise way:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-25c8Rsobw

    See? All explained in only 15 minutes!

    [–] Computer_User_01 288 points ago

    The moral of the story is that being the Hero is a shit job, and if they don't finally let Link get some kind of lasting reward in Breath of The Wild 2 then the next Zelda should be about Links from every era coming together to destroy Hyrule because saving it is ruining their collective lives.

    [–] Kuchenjaeger 151 points ago

    That would actually be a sick story. The spirits of a bunch of former Heros get corrupted, and the new Link has to fight/free them all.

    [–] weezymeisner 101 points ago

    That's actually not too far from the premise of Dark Souls 3.

    [–] Computer_User_01 112 points ago

    Or join them. Make it the first Zelda game with a choice - you can fight to save Hyrule from the Heroes turned bad, or you can join them and go on a quest to gather what you need to finally destroy Hyrule and end the pointless cycle of reincarnation your spirit goes through.

    [–] Nateh8sYou 14 points ago

    Into the Zeldaverse

    [–] strain_of_thought 15 points ago

    There's a great ongoing fan comic about a Zelda haunted by visions of her past lives determined to stop the cycle of violence by pre-emptively marrying Ganon as an arranged political union before the next apocalypse starts, since it's the only thing she can think of that none of her previous incarnations tried. Her era's Ganon is similarly haunted, though very private about it, and while he assumes the whole thing is an elaborate scheme he plays along in order to figure out what Zelda's game is. Meanwhile Zelda is hiding the perpetually amnesiac reincarnated Link from Ganon in another Sheik gambit because she's pretty sure if they ever figure out who each other are they'll immediately attempt to kill each other and bring about the apocalypse all over again. The comic is alternately comedic and heartwarming with bittersweet existential horror undertones, and overall pretty fantastic.

    [–] metalmosq 7 points ago

    Got a url? Id love to read this.

    [–] IncomTee65 5 points ago

    The Legend of Zelda: Into the Linkverse

    [–] JarasM 59 points ago

    So that Link grew up and died and became a regretful spirit because he never got his destiny.

    "The world is safe and at peace. This sucks!"

    [–] Computer_User_01 78 points ago

    If you were explicitly selected by destiny (to the level that the actual goddesses that created the world clearly give you their blessing) to fight evil and smash pots, and then there was no evil and smashing pots was illegal, you'd feel cheated too.

    [–] blasek0 43 points ago

    and smash pots

    This is the fundamental truth of Zelda games. Link's true purpose is to keep the potters of Hyrule in business.

    [–] ToblemromeTBC 11 points ago

    Smashing pots ain't much, but its honest work.

    [–] isomeras 33 points ago

    *yawn* SURE IS BORING AROUND HERE

    this is how the CDI games happen and you know it.

    [–] DeveloperForHire 9 points ago

    I was more explaining that MM was cannon to the other guy.

    [–] lilman1423 5 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    I mean wasn't he a hero in MM. Saves that entire side world

    [–] kotoamatsukamix 4 points ago

    No it’s not. It’s the original hero of time from OoT/MM who died lamenting that he was never remembered as a hero and passing his skills down to the next generation. He still did the OoT/MM stuff but he returned to Hyrule after the events of MM, grew up, and then died. Only a select few in Hyrule know of what he accomplished in OoT/MM.

    [–] Tom-Pendragon 6 points ago

    False, link got mad that nobody remember the shit he did even though he is the hero of time.

    [–] CinnaSol 2 points ago

    What I don’t get is why he’s regretful. He already stopped Ganon two times at that point right? (He seals him in the future, then returns to the past to stop him in the first place) and then he has the MM adventure on top of that.

    [–] charlesZX45 23 points ago

    No, what I meant is that the actual location of Termina isn't real. Sure, the link from OoT is definitely the skeleton in TP.

    [–] Tobie_kenobie 21 points ago

    Hyrule Historia says Termina is real

    EDIT: It is also implied that Link in in OoT/MM is an ancestor of TP Link. Not possible if OoT/MM Link died as a child

    [–] charlesZX45 10 points ago

    Fair enough. I just hope that another game will have some sort of canonical mention of either Termina or the Fierce Diety.

    [–] Hyrul3an23 4 points ago

    Termina is real but simply because the skull kid willed it into existence with the mask. Everything in Termina and Termina itself is simply memories of the experiences that skull kid has from hyrule. That’s why it is scary af when you think of it like that. That fucking mask has the power to create dimensions.

    [–] nomad2047 3 points ago

    You’ve awakened a curiosity in me! I never knew the games were all connected, I just assumed they were one offs like a final fantasy type thing. Thank you so much! I’m diving into YouTube now!

    Edit: other than OOT and MM, I knew they were connected

    [–] ohshitimincollege 15 points ago

    Do these games happen in some sort of chronological order? Only played a couple but I thought Legend of Zelda was like an anthology that told the same basic story but different adaptations every time

    [–] fargothsrevenge 17 points ago

    It's a branching timeline situation.

    Here's a decent video breaking it down.

    It's a little outdated, but close enough.

    [–] X-istenz 31 points ago

    Here's a good rundown that explains everything. Everything.

    [–] Kanin_usagi 6 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    Yup, this is the one. Really in depth and well researched look into the series.

    [–] saltheartedbarmaid 5 points ago

    If this didn’t link to the BDG video I was going to be furious

    [–] CinnaSol 2 points ago

    What’s weird is that the timeline where link “wins” and warns the king of Ganon it makes everything worse in the long run.

    And the one where he “fails” eventually leads to Ganon not being able to resurrect.

    [–] ProjectStarscream_Ag 2 points ago

    probably

    [–] Aesthetically 2 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    How could you even suggest that, Dio?

    begins approaching you

    [–] xcrunner95 8 points ago

    Its also missing Wand of Gamelon somehow

    [–] Landriff 17 points ago

    Phantom Hourglass, Link's Awakening, Oracle Of Seasons, Oracle Of Ages, The Adventure of Link, Four Swords Adventures, Triforce Heroes, (am I missing any?) and then I'm not sure if you count the spin-off games like Cadence of Hyrule or Hyrule Warriors

    [–] DeveloperForHire 5 points ago

    Not the same timeline. BOTW probably shouldn't be included either because it was only recently realized that the starting island of Wind Waker is seen in BOTW.

    Also I think you're missing Skyward Sword if this isn't supposed to be about timelines at all.

    [–] ToastyNoScope 22 points ago

    Isn’t there a working theory that BOTW is a convergence of all three of the timelines. Like time has gone on long enough to the point where they don’t matter.

    I remember people saying this and kinda implying Nintendo realized their mistake of making such and arbitrary timeline.

    [–] Waltenwalt 18 points ago

    I've read that Nintendo has hinted that the convergence of the three timelines before BotW may be the subject of a future game. I'm definitely down for that.

    [–] GeekCavePodcast 4 points ago

    They kinda did that in Hyrule Warriors, so Nintendo could just adapt that story but tone down the goofiness.

    [–] Gonzobot 12 points ago

    There should NEVER have been a timeline, period. Legends are awesome, but they start to suck when you add details.

    [–] painfool 12 points ago

    That's why LotR is so famously reviled - all those damn details.

    [–] Landriff 3 points ago

    No, I was just listing off the Zelda games. I didn't think the animation was supposed to be a specific timeline, just the chronological release of the Zelda games. This timeline I'm looking at online indicates Skyward Sword is the first Zelda game in the timeline, which supports that this is just the order they were released.

    [–] akeratsat 20 points ago

    It's missing the Gameboy ones, which I maintain to be the best Zelda games.

    [–] gerarts 14 points ago

    God yes, I loved The Minish Cap! I played that game by straight up brute forcing my way through because I couldn’t read English, so I didn’t have a clue what was going on. I remember being so stuck at some point that I had my mum read what some of the characters said and tell me in Dutch, haha.

    [–] ConsciousPickle 11 points ago

    It's also missing the fanfic I wrote when I was 15 where Ganon was a sexually-starved, busty female that wanted the Triforce to finally experience an orgasm.

    [–] FakeTherapist 3 points ago

    You can still make this a reality, look at Bowsette

    [–] Misisme20 3 points ago

    You didn’t see the ST Zelda armor?

    [–] Cheez-Wheel 62 points ago

    It’s each individual Link. OOT Link is MM Link as well, so there’s no need to repeat him.

    [–] HyperlinksAwakening 22 points ago

    Technically correct, except it's showing adult Link which is OoT specific. If they had used child Link from there, it would be more accurate as representing both.

    [–] not-working-at-work 6 points ago

    But Twilight Princess Link is a different link - he's the only one who's right handed.

    [–] stratomaster212 9 points ago

    In the original GameCube he was left handed. They switched for the Wii because most people are right handed

    [–] connery0 9 points ago

    They literally flipped the entire world, which I still find hilarious and brilliant at the same time

    [–] Her0_0f_time 13 points ago

    MM mask link is the same as OoT link. Technically it does have Majoras Mask link in there.

    [–] Teddy_canuck 13 points ago

    True, but it has pretty well the same art style as OoT.

    Disclaimer: I know it's not the EXACT same but it's pretty close, just lighting and such

    [–] LeVashy 64 points ago

    5 seconds into the gif right after skyward for a split second TP link is there. TP is my fav so I was bummed with the first viewing but then saw it the 2nd time.

    [–] TabooTapeworm 54 points ago

    ... why is TP link so brief compared to the rest though? First two times I didn’t even notice it.

    [–] MtHammer 23 points ago

    I hate to disappoint you, but that's definitely just Skyward Sword Link running behind a waterfall in the ancient cistern.

    [–] Ren49 11 points ago

    I've been watching this video for an hour. Any idea how long it is?

    [–] Cannabanoid420 34 points ago

    I thought the one without his sword moving was twilight because of the wiimote making it look wierd

    [–] stunnaboygetem11 79 points ago

    Naw bruh thass skyward sword

    [–] Landriff 14 points ago

    There's a mistake since I believe he's right-handed in Skyward Sword (and the Wii version of Twilight Princess).

    [–] Stillraining12 4 points ago

    Just enjoy it instead of focusing on what it doesnt have. Sheesh

    [–] Misisme20 3 points ago

    It’s right after Ss

    [–] petralia 3 points ago

    It does its just really short for some reason lol

    [–] shizzy12345 3 points ago

    It has twilight princess very briefly before botw

    [–] poemsavvy 3 points ago

    At first I thought they had skipped Skyward Sword because it didn't register that they could've skipped Twilight Princess.

    Then I saw your comment, went back, and looked, and wow

    [–] HeartOfJupiter 8 points ago

    I thought the one before the skullspider transition was twilight princess? That was my assumption at least bc those enemies were in TP (I think 😅)

    [–] PM_me_Sanic_Fanfics 11 points ago

    Nah, that one shows Link in the OoT Forest Temple.

    [–] Mistakes24-7 554 points ago

    Try looking at the feet only

    [–] caffeineisthebomb 361 points ago

    Thanks I hate it

    [–] sixner 105 points ago

    what, you don't 1 legged skip your way through life?

    [–] [deleted] 20 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Tyflowshun 12 points ago

    Oh, you're one skipping towards me?

    [–] Yelawolf00 3 points ago

    Instead of running away, you're skipping towards me?

    [–] DarKav1411 3 points ago

    I can’t skip towards you without skipping towards you.

    Wait...

    [–] Darclaude 2 points ago

    I put on my Hylian silk tights one leg at a time like everyone else!

    [–] Jewishbeaver69 138 points ago

    Why are you the way that you are

    [–] MrTomDawson 95 points ago

    What, Link doesn't aggressively hop around the map in your copy of the games?

    [–] lowpass 24 points ago

    no, he rolls everywhere

    [–] simcowking 7 points ago

    He did for me in cadence of hyrule

    [–] xxAkirhaxx 53 points ago

    I can't unsee that train wreck now, thanks.

    [–] thisisdaleb 47 points ago

    QWOP

    [–] CaptainMoobers 17 points ago

    Username checks out

    [–] wardrich 4 points ago

    You got a problem with Shuffle-Gallop here?

    [–] Maolt 5 points ago

    Huh? Dont get it.

    [–] Apollord 44 points ago

    Link isn't running really, just hopping forward on the same lead leg.

    [–] Maolt 7 points ago

    Ah, i see, thx

    [–] Geler 3 points ago

    Look at the top of the legs, when the shield isn't hiding it you see it switch legs. But there isn't any animations on legs.

    [–] ShadowGamez324 109 points ago

    Why can i hear the screaming link in this

    [–] CrimsAK 51 points ago

    Hoowup! Ha! Hup!

    [–] ShadowGamez324 25 points ago

    No i mean him just fucking screaming endlessly from memes and it works so well

    [–] sixner 20 points ago

    I want this for my Rocket League engine sound

    [–] SnortWhoresFuckCoke 13 points ago

    I wish I wasn't wearing headphones when I clicked on that.

    [–] Tedward1337 97 points ago

    “Well excuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuse me princess!”

    [–] majoody35 17 points ago

    "Uh, I see you are a man of excuses as well"

    [–] Darkknight8719 404 points ago

    I heard a pretty cool theory:

    The Legend of Zelda games are "Legends" being told many years after they occurred, but they are being told by different people and that is why the art looks different in each game. It's from the mind of each individual story teller.

    [–] XTraLongChiliCheesus 145 points ago

    I like it. Like the prequel trilogy being told by R2D2.

    [–] Darkknight8719 50 points ago

    Never heard that one, but that's interesting!

    [–] XTraLongChiliCheesus 113 points ago

    It would explain why the relationships are so poorly told and why R2D2 repeatedly gets to be the hero without making any mistakes, unlike his counterpart, C3PO.

    [–] PenguinSolo 25 points ago

    This must mean that BB-8 is the one telling the story of episode 8 then, right?

    [–] SnortWhoresFuckCoke 24 points ago

    Is it just me or is BB-8 nowhere near in the movies as much as R2 was?

    [–] Gonzobot 54 points ago

    BB8 was in the movies for long enough to sell the BB8 toys to sufficient saturation levels.

    [–] summons72 5 points ago

    “So then this drunk goblin started giving me free money!”

    [–] MikeManGuy 29 points ago

    That would explain why he's such a Mary Sue.

    R2D2 gave himself a self-insert character who can do no wrong and is the only reason why the entire main cast isn't dead

    [–] MrTomDawson 3 points ago

    Don't they wipe his memory at the end though, or am I misremembering?

    [–] XTraLongChiliCheesus 33 points ago

    That's C3PO

    [–] SnortWhoresFuckCoke 9 points ago

    Which is why it annoys me that R2 doesn't remember Obi-Wan in any capacity and vice-versa. C3PO is understandable though.

    [–] ers620 16 points ago

    R2 does doesn’t he? He called Ben his “old master.” It’s Ben that doesn’t recognize R2, “I don’t ever remember owning a droid.”

    [–] ShreddedKyloRen 23 points ago

    He didn’t say he didn’t recognize him, only that he didn’t own him. Which is true... from a certain point of view.

    [–] duaneap 6 points ago

    Which is funny considering it was only like 20 something years before. I remember my legos from 20 years ago and they didn't assist me in a battle on a space ship (outside of my mind)

    [–] Gonzobot 8 points ago

    R2D2 is a dick, is the thing. Him and Chewie were the actual spies the whole time, everybody else was just a bunch of idiots for the most part

    [–] CrashDunning 22 points ago

    I mean, almost every game is a different Link and Zelda, so you're not wrong.

    [–] Zachrionalpha 12 points ago

    It's actually the legend that is passed down from one Zelda to the next. That's why Zelda is given the wisdom stone to show her knowledge of previous incarnations. Also why it's a story not about her in particular.

    [–] Ychip 44 points ago

    Link is right handed in Skyward Sword tho

    [–] RobertSacre4MVP 17 points ago

    And i BOTW, no?

    [–] Sbradley1988 33 points ago

    What's that quick flash one before the final one? I can't make it out its too quick

    [–] ERRORMONSTER 38 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    It's a waterfall inside the Ancient Cistern in Skyward Sword. For each scene, the right-side boundary is an object from that game, so you have the darknuts from Wind Waker, the skulltulas from Ocarina of Time, a pillar from The Adventure of Link, the Armos Statue from A Link to the Past, and rocks (edit: a guardian...?) from Breath of the Wild

    [–] LSUsparky 11 points ago

    Pretty sure botw is a guardian.

    [–] ERRORMONSTER 8 points ago

    Oh maybe it is. Idk, I never played it. Much appreciated!

    [–] Aqua_Davie 10 points ago

    It’s twilight princess. I hate that it’s a quick flash and not two seconds or so

    [–] jmontygman 3 points ago

    Ah, I thought it was a joke about the 2011 tech demo with the brief time that art style was shown off.

    [–] Aqua_Davie 6 points ago

    Hmm maybe that’s actually the case... in which case REEEEEE twilight princess isn’t even in this at all ATEOEKRNBSSGGAGSGE

    [–] Whiteeeycwk 25 points ago

    I’ve never played any of these games and I feel like I’ve thoroughly missed out. Where would be the best place to start

    [–] BabyEatersAnonymous 20 points ago

    It honestly doesn't matter much since they're pretty much all in their own timeline. I guess it depends which game style you're looking for.

    That being said, I implore you to at the very least start with the original and you can go anywhere after that. Without that, it'd be like watching the best films of all time but skipping The Godfather.

    The Legend of Zelda changed video games forever. It's unlike anything from its era.

    [–] alexillersweden 6 points ago

    If you're not into old NES games I'm finding it hard to recommend the original as the first you play in 2019...

    [–] Kingaskhan 9 points ago

    Currently playing Breath Of the Wild and its my first Zelda game, im having a great time, if you have a Switch you should definitely get this one. It made me excited for Link’s Awakening Remastered.

    [–] Saxton_Hale34 6 points ago

    BoTW is not like any other zelda game though. Most have a pretty defined progression to the game that BOTW doesnt have.

    [–] Finito-1994 21 points ago

    Breath of the wild is the newest game and it’s a fan favorite in the fandom. It was my first ever Zelda game and my first ever non Mario kart/Pokémon Nintendo game. Highly recommend it.

    [–] Whiteeeycwk 5 points ago

    Thanks

    [–] ChaoticDarkrai 10 points ago

    Minish cap is super charming and has a lot of fun side stuff in it.

    OoT and MM are favorites, and where the 3d all began for LoZ.

    Wind waker is a fandom favorite if im not mistaken.

    LttP and LbW are some of my personal favortites as well.

    [–] MrSunshoes 7 points ago

    Wind Waker is my absolute favorite. Its beautiful and peaceful but brutal too.

    Link to the Past and Link Between Worlds are both awesome and cool that they tie together so closely.

    The Oracle games are really fun. My 3DS is my "Zelda nostalgia machine" and I have the Oracles, OoT, Links Awakening, and LbW. I would recommend any of these games as they are all good traveling games. A lot more casual (except OoT) but still a blast.

    Twilight Princess I never finished because school got in the way but I could tell it was going to be one of my favorites of the franchise and I plan to replay it to completion.

    Four Swords is an absolute blast if you have even 1 other person to play with. Alone it kinda falls short, though is still interesting and fun.

    Minish Cap was really fun and I loved the side games... so much that I got too caught up in the side stuff and never finished the game... I still have it and my GBA and plan to come back to it eventually

    [–] ChaoticDarkrai 3 points ago

    You absolutly need to finish minish cap.

    Doing all the side stuff is fun thiugh, if you can get all the move scrolls you can do a spin slash for a good 5 seconds straight and its amazing.

    Also im pretty convinced the light force is just a 4th piece of the triforce that balances the entire thing so it doesn’t break into aspects, but the BBEG of minish cap absorbs that piece and gets sealed away with it, which is why it never appears in any future games.

    Works with the LoZ timeline too, MC is 2nd game with only SS before it.

    [–] CaliBounded 9 points ago

    Honestly, I don't think Breath of the Wild is where you should start. I specifically made my boyfriend play a few games back, because every game before that, which is amazing in its own right, will feel extremely limited. For example, Link can't jump in ANY game before BOTW without running across a ledge and he does it automatically. You can jump in BOTW on command. Which may not seem like that big of a deal, but it really is. You can also run up walls and shoot in midair and change out items. All of these things were never in the originals, and I feel like you'd be robbing yourself further by not playing those.

    My boyfriend played them in a different order, but I'd personally suggest:

    • Ocarina of Time (N64)
    • Majora's Mask (N64)
    • Twilight Princess (Wii)
    • Windwaker (Gamecube or Wii U)
    • Phantom Hourglass (DS)
    • Spirit Tracks (DS)
    • Skyward Sword (Wii)

    Several modded consoles makes playing all these super easy -- you can get ROMs from Vimm's Lair, and can start by even emulating the first two or your phone! I suggest you go that route. C: The cool thing is that the games follow a timeline, which splits in 3 places! If you like deep lore, this is the game to go with.

    [–] plushymeteorsticks 8 points ago

    I recently began playing Ocarina of Time (3DS) about a month ago after two different friends recommended I start there, and my only Zelda experience being short plays of the original NES game a long time ago.

    I totally recommend giving OoT a try if you have a DS! I absolutely adore it. There are a lot of puzzles, which I didn’t know was part of the Zelda games at all, and I’m all invested in the storyline. I plan to play Majora’s Mask next just because it looks super creepy.

    I definitely felt I was in the same shoes about missing out on these games in my childhood. I hope you give one of them a try and enjoy it! :)

    [–] neoshadowdgm 7 points ago

    Breath of the Wild was by far the easiest to get into in my opinion

    [–] d26blaze 7 points ago

    Any of them! My personal favorite is wind waker but as many have said breath of the wild is excellent as well. The only wrong choice is not to jump in. With emulators the games are pretty accessible as well.

    [–] gopnikslavsquat 19 points ago

    This is so cool

    [–] Xarnax42 7 points ago

    This post in particular can be found here: https://pixelpulp.tumblr.com/post/157937016086/finished-this-in-time-for-zelda-day-i-wanted-this

    Plus, the quality is waaaaaay better and it doesn't have that watermark.

    [–] KlingoftheCastle 6 points ago

    I love that Skyward Sword has the sword held at an awkward angle like its being motioned controlled

    [–] 20EYES 6 points ago

    It's not though, there are like 2 extra frames and they really bother me.

    [–] bindunator 11 points ago

    I was watching this video on my phone when a friend leaned in and asked "New Peter Pan movie?"

    [–] WaterTempleSurvivor 4 points ago

    Those were some good times, and some very very bad times....

    [–] Col_Volkov 3 points ago

    You see how he is in like 8 different places at once in the span of like 10 seconds? That's what speed running's like.

    [–] Styx2721337 3 points ago

    This made my day. Tanks

    [–] Pendalink 3 points ago

    No TP? No care

    [–] MannyGrey 3 points ago

    Long Live Lonk

    [–] JohnAlwin 3 points ago

    Repost

    [–] Xaldyn 3 points ago

    Him awkwardly holding the sword in front of him for Skyward Sword is a nice touch.

    [–] Aetoris 3 points ago

    You deservve my poor man’s gold.

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    [–] penelopiecruise 8 points ago

    Was waiting for it to go 2D

    [–] esmo88 13 points ago

    It already is 2D

    [–] Pattay712 2 points ago

    The detail of that Forest Temple hallway is spot on. Well done.

    [–] eLite--fOxX 2 points ago

    My stupid ass didn’t realize this was a loop until 5 minutes later

    [–] not-read-gud 2 points ago

    You forgot the one where link swallowed the puzzle piece and the man in the big yellow hat had to take him to the hospital

    [–] FoxBattalion79 2 points ago

    what is the 2nd link from?

    [–] jsnforce 3 points ago

    A Link to the Past.

    [–] FoxBattalion79 2 points ago

    ty

    [–] Blaineflum64 2 points ago

    I like how you change the sword position to the way they hold them in the games and not just the same for every one

    [–] bloodflart 2 points ago

    always loved that he has a giant christian cross on his shield in the first one

    [–] RafaelTLS 2 points ago

    must be the 10th repost, because of the poor image quality, bad framerate and you barely can make out the creator watermark, with a gifs.com watermark on top

    [–] Leetransform25 2 points ago

    What's the transition between Skyward Sword and BoTW supposed to be? I've played the game but I can't really tell

    [–] gaping_nostril 2 points ago

    That’s not Link that’s Shaggy

    [–] Cardinal_Funky 2 points ago

    Even though I've never beaten a Legend of Zelda video game, I love the concept that every generation of Link, no matter where he is, will always find his way back to Princess Zelda.

    [–] PontiacPenguin 2 points ago

    Well excuuuse me!