Posts by Ethan Pelletier
Realm of Memories: The Goron’s nightmare
By Ethan Pelletier on September 27th, 2018 0
Imagine being a Goron rolling along a narrow track. Falling off the track resets the Goron back to the beginning. Now imagine this track with multiple 90-degree turns that must be...
Tingle’s Maps: Pyramid of Power
By Ethan Pelletier on September 26th, 2018 0
After a long grueling fight through Hyrule Castle, Link finds Zelda only to watch her disappear at the hands of Agahnim. He chases after the wizard and after a hard fight, Agahnim...
Realm of Memories: No! Not the Miniblins! Ahh! They’re in my eyes!
By Ethan Pelletier on September 6th, 2018 0
“De ne, de ne, ne ne, de ne, de ne de ne”. The sounds one hears before true terror arrives. By terror, I mean the kind of terror that a kid can become when exacting trouble...
Tingle’s Maps: Private Oasis
By Ethan Pelletier on September 5th, 2018 0
The Private Oasis is a particularly special island in The Wind Waker. This quadrant is best known for the cabana, which awaits its master's return. To gain access to it, Link...
Tingle’s Maps: Zora’s Domain (Ocarina of Time)
By Ethan Pelletier on August 22nd, 2018 0
When I first came across the waterfall at the end of Zora's River, my mind filled with curiosity. I wondered what could be hiding behind the waterfall, and why it was such a...
Tingle’s Maps: The Forsaken Fortress
By Ethan Pelletier on August 8th, 2018 0
The Forsaken Fortress is one of the 49 islands mapped in The Wind Waker. The tightly guarded island fort is also Ganondorf's hideout during the first half of the game. This...
Realm of Memories: The first playthrough of Breath of the Wild is the best one
By Ethan Pelletier on August 2nd, 2018 0
I was thinking about my first playthrough of Breath of the Wild the other day. It seems like nothing will ever top it. I wish that my mind could forget all of my experiences...
Medli’s Melodies: The Goddess gets groovy tonight
By Ethan Pelletier on July 16th, 2018 0
Remixed by Garrett Williamson and Sir Jordanius of the Over Clocked Remix Video Game Music Community, "The Goddess Gets Groovy Tonight" blends the groovy elements of R&B into...
Realm of Memories: The Battle of the Toucan Sam Wizzrobes
By Ethan Pelletier on June 28th, 2018 0
Many great games came out on the Nintendo GameCube. Between all the great titles, Wind Waker remains as my favorite game on the cube-shaped console. It’s grand adventure and...
Medli’s Melodies: The Breath of the Wild soundtrack is a subtle masterpiece
By Ethan Pelletier on June 11th, 2018 0
The composers of the music in Breath of the Wild created a soundtrack that I consider a subtle masterpiece. The music featured in the game tends to be more relaxing than the...
Realm of Memories: The worst shrine in Breath of the Wild
By Ethan Pelletier on May 31st, 2018 0
The Mirro Shaz Shrine will forever be burned into my memory. I feel like Mirro Shaz himself came and branded my brain like I was a cow and he the farmer -- and the brand in this...
Realm of Memories: How I beat A Link to the Past on my own merits
By Ethan Pelletier on May 17th, 2018 0
Before my family owned the Nintendo 64, my only exposure to the Zelda series was through A Link to the Past. As a six-year-old kid, I lacked the bravery required to venture...
Medli’s Melodies: Driving to the music of the Great Sea
By Ethan Pelletier on May 7th, 2018 0
I’ve always held a special place in my iTunes Library for "The Great Sea Theme" from The Wind Waker. Occasionally, I play this theme when I am driving my scrappy green 1998...
Realm of Memories: The Frustrating Worm of the Tower of Hera
By Ethan Pelletier on April 5th, 2018 0
A Link to the Past has a diverse pool of dungeon bosses. Some of them include an eyeball monster, a three-headed turtle, a big moth, a dinosaur, a wizard, and Ganon. I enjoy...
Opinion: Violent video games are the real threat to America
By Ethan Pelletier on April 1st, 2018 0
With all the talk about violence in America, I am beginning to understand why politicians have such a strong stance against violence in video games. Bringing companies like...