Posts by pipking
Goodnight, Princess
By pipking on January 16th, 2011 31
When it comes to damselling, Princess Zelda tries to take it all in stride. “Well, you sort of expect it to happen eventually. I mean, it’s a hazard of the job, isn’t it?...
Same River Twice
By pipking on January 9th, 2011 23
Today I was a seagull. The fish told me what I needed to know. Another island, another chart - what, am I new? Kargorocs circle the many peaks. On the flat behind me I find a...
Dink’s Awakening
By pipking on January 5th, 2011 30
There is a hero whose legend has been whispered on the wind for an age. A boy of destiny, dressed in green and bearing the sword of evil's bane, or the golden arrow of evil's...
The Trouble with Adventures
By pipking on December 29th, 2010 29
In Which the Author Gets Slightly Personal, Among Other Things Here's the thing - Behind the Rupees has been off the block for a while. Though at least a third of this had to do...
Your Shadow Self: Dark Link
By pipking on December 26th, 2010 30
Your Shadow Self: An Examination of the Player's Relationship to the Game He made his first appearance in Zelda II: Adventure of Link as our hero's pixeled shadow come to...
Roundtable: Zelda: 2D vs. 3D
By pipking on December 18th, 2010 10
(Cody's Note: figured this one would be relevant again after the recent discussion so I brought it back from 2004. Enjoy!) Welcome to the first roundtable of Behind the Rupees....
The 100-Year Itch
By pipking on June 21st, 2009 41
The 100-Year Itch a part of The Missing Link series of articles Guest Article By pipking Spirit Tracks, the sequel to 2007’s Phantom Hourglass, reportedly takes place 100 years...
By pipking on March 11th, 2007 1
...will not be seen this week. Instead... (more…)
New PH Trailer! UPDATED
By pipking on March 8th, 2007 0
Tons of new footage, great use of a familiar Zelda tune... so much to love in less than two minutes. Read on for the trailer and details from Aonuma's GDC session. ...
Hey! Listen! 3-4-2007
By pipking on March 4th, 2007 0
Sunday. Bloody Sunday. (more…)
The Legend of Jacob
By pipking on February 23rd, 2007 1
There are fans and there are Fans. Little ‘f’ fans enjoy the ride, dig the scenery and buy a few souveniers. They like what they like for what it is. (more…)
God Save the Queen
By pipking on February 14th, 2007 0
And us all... Tingle RPG headed to the UK in March? (more…)
Zelda Figurines
By pipking on February 7th, 2007 0
Hello all, the ZU news team has yet another new member: myself. You may know me as the moderator of the I:SB section on the forums. I'll be handling any news that appears on...
Best Game, Writing – GDCA
By pipking on February 7th, 2007 0
The nominees for the 7th annual Game Developers Choice Awards were annouced yesterday. Twilight Princess was given two shots at glory - for Best Game and... gasp... Best...
BtR: TP – The Characters
By pipking on February 5th, 2007 0
The inestimable l-o-s returns to us with a meaty article discussing the many NPCs that populate Twilight Princess. (more…)