Posts by Zack Hubbard
Realm of Memories: The phantom pain of a puzzle
By Zack Hubbard on July 12th, 2018 0
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On the whole, I try everything I can to be a positive person. When I write for this site, I try to focus on all the happy or heartfelt things. But alas, life is not always...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: Champion of the wild
By Zack Hubbard on June 29th, 2018 0
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It comes as no surprise to anyone who has read my work that I absolutely adored Breath of the Wild. It's one of those games I can see myself going back and playing through...
Medli’s Melodies: Pure piano perfection
By Zack Hubbard on June 25th, 2018 0
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When I first booted up my copy of Ocarina of Time in December of 1998, I was completely transfixed by the opening cutscene. The graphics were miles ahead of Super Mario 64 and...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: The melancholic princess
By Zack Hubbard on June 22nd, 2018 0
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Although Link is an iconic character in his own right, the titular Zelda herself is just as iconic. I always liked Zelda as a character more than most princesses in fiction simply...
Realm of Memories: The magic of a magazine
By Zack Hubbard on June 14th, 2018 0
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One of my hobbies outside of video games, and especially as a child, was reading. Throughout school, I spent most of my time just reading anything I could find and I loved myself...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: A Linkle in time
By Zack Hubbard on June 1st, 2018 0
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I'm going to be honest: When the WiiU came out, I wasn't impressed. Combine that with not having a source of income at the time, and I never actually ended up owning one....
CD-i Month: The music isn’t so bad!
By Zack Hubbard on May 30th, 2018 0
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Let's get this out of the way: The CD-i games aren't good. Even if you've only seen gameplay footage, one can quickly make an inference that they're not good. It's very easy for...
Realm of Memories: How beating the Water Temple made me cool
By Zack Hubbard on April 26th, 2018 0
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I've said this many times already, so I'll give the cliff notes version here: I grew up in the 90's and I dealt with being bullied for my physical appearance, the way I talked,...
Medli’s Melodies: The Rito Village retreat
By Zack Hubbard on April 23rd, 2018 0
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I am, by and large, a dreamer. I spend a lot of my time lost in my own imagination dreaming up various worlds and scenarios and living them out in my mind. Video games have, of...
Medli’s Melodies: Theophany’s powerful Oath to Order remix
By Zack Hubbard on April 16th, 2018 0
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Christmas in the year 2000 is a time I will never forget. It's the Christmas I obtained my favorite Zelda game Majora's Mask. A lot of the game's themes went right over my...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: The Zelda II HD art you never knew you wanted
By Zack Hubbard on April 13th, 2018 0
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For those of you who are regular readers of this site, you might already know that I really like Zelda II. It was an experimental title for the series and compared to a lot of...
Realm of Memories: The unexpected journey to obtaining a Switch
By Zack Hubbard on March 13th, 2018 0
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I have a confession to make, and it's not an easy one to make either; upon their announcements, I had zero interest in either the Switch or Breath of the Wild. "Oh great, yet...
Medli’s Melodies: Adventuring out in the Great Sea
By Zack Hubbard on February 12th, 2018 0
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More often than not, I'll find myself daydreaming about adventures. It's something I've done ever since I was a young child, and I spent a lot of my days in my imagination. Video...
Realm of Memories: How Zelda II brought me closer to my family.
By Zack Hubbard on February 8th, 2018 0
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Video games are a hobby that, for a short time, ran in my family. My older sister has "fond" memories of having me in her lap while I was two, trying to press the buttons on her...
Yuga’s Art Gallery; Link: The Faces of Zelda
By Zack Hubbard on February 2nd, 2018 0
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For many of us, we have an inherent bias to be drawn to things we enjoyed when we were young. Whether it be an old movie, a favorite book, or more relevantly, a favorite game. In...