Posts by Connor Schultz
The Master Sword: a blade, an ally, and a friend
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By Connor Schultz on August 15th, 2018 0
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Throughout the worlds of fiction and fantasy, there exist a near endless trove of unique and magical weapons and items. They give a sense of individuality to the characters...
Understanding the princess’ journey in Breath of the Wild
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By Connor Schultz on March 7th, 2018 0
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Breath of the Wild can easily be summed up in a single word. Like all the Zelda games before it, it is an adventure: a journey that takes you to the farthest reaches of your...
Why I keep returning over and over to The Legend of Zelda
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By Connor Schultz on February 14th, 2018 0
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Throughout our lives, we discover things that truly touch us -- items and ideas that spark our imaginations, drive our passions, and inspire us on a level beyond mere interest....
The growing aura of the King of Evil
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By Connor Schultz on October 2nd, 2017 0
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While every adventure needs its hero and every kingdom needs its ruler, there is no true journey without opposition to face, and the greatest of stories are only so in part...
Youthful images: The impact of Zelda’s visual style
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By Connor Schultz on April 28th, 2017 5
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A few months back when the 2nd Breath of the Wild trailer was released, I, and pretty much all of the Zelda community was in awe. Everything about what we were being shown filled...
Big pockets: How Link can carry so many items
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By Connor Schultz on February 10th, 2017 2
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When it comes to gameplay in The Legend of Zelda, one of the most prominent features is item usage. Not only is Link courageous, willing to explore perilous dungeons and face...
Why we hate the Water Temple (and every other aquatic dungeon)
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By Connor Schultz on December 10th, 2016 17
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The structure standing before you is immense, ornate, and ancient. Imposing statues flank the entrance. The flames from the nearby torches flicker as if they had been lit only...
The legend belongs to Zelda
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By Connor Schultz on September 24th, 2016 11
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Any fan of The Legend of Zelda has heard the joke. You see it on memes, comic strips, even T-shirts. It's the running gag that, to every person telling it, is hilarious and, to...