Posts by Reece Heather
Realm of Memories: Solving Phantom Hourglass’s most baffling puzzle by accident
By Reece Heather on February 14th, 2019 0
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Having not played Phantom Hourglass since it released in 2007, my general memory of the game is admittedly rather hazy. There is, however, one puzzle in particular that still...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Unused Phantom Hourglass text shows Tetra’s pirate pride
By Reece Heather on February 12th, 2019 0
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I really enjoy Phantom Hourglass's opening cutscene. The game opens with a summary of events from the game's predecessor, The Wind Waker, illustrated with a charming series of...
We’re celebrating a divisive DS debut in Phantom Hourglass Week
By Reece Heather on February 11th, 2019 0
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When we discovered that our friend chuggaaconroy was planning a new Let's Play series on Phantom Hourglass, there was no way that we were going to let him have all the fun. This...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Skyward Sword’s Moldorms were inspired by honey ants
By Reece Heather on February 5th, 2019 0
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Many of the enemies in Zelda games seem to be inspired by odd combinations of real-life animals. For example, on the topic of Ocarina of Time's Gohma, director Shigeru...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: Sheikah Poke Ball
By Reece Heather on January 18th, 2019 0
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There are currently 809 different species of Pokemon. If, like me, you've been a fan since the beginning, just let that sink in for a moment. That's a far cry from the original...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The Wind Waker’s Rito were inspired by the manga’s Watarara race
By Reece Heather on January 15th, 2019 0
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There have been a number of non-canonical entries in Zelda media over the years. These are products that, while they may sport "The Legend of Zelda" brand, don't have a place...
Medli’s Melodies: “Saria’s Song” by Someone In A Tree
By Reece Heather on January 14th, 2019 0
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If you have followed our homepage for at least a couple of years, you may have, at some point, read Zelda- or Nintendo-related news from our former reporter, Douglas Forrester....
Let’s-A-Game are back for another 120 hours of Nintendo, in support of Direct Relief
By Reece Heather on December 17th, 2018 0
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Following a successful summer stream in support of Doctors Without Borders this year, the kindhearted folks at Let's-A-Game are back again, playing games for an insane amount of...
Princess Zelda’s Study: A world-ending egg was originally intended for A Link to the Past
By Reece Heather on December 11th, 2018 0
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Link's Awakening is such a weird and wonderful game, and it's hard to imagine it any other way. A driving force of the game's mysterious plot is the Wind Fish's Egg, which fits...
Hyrule needs YOU: Beautiful Breath of the Wild propaganda posters
By Reece Heather on December 10th, 2018 0
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Last year, we featured some spectacular Zelda-themed propaganda prints from Fernando “Fro” Reza. These posters pulled familiar concepts from various games of The Legend...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: An animated Wolfos showdown at the Forest Temple
By Reece Heather on November 25th, 2018 0
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When fans of Ocarina of Time recall the scariest moment of the game, it's usually the first encounter with ReDeads. It's a haunting memory and for good reason, but there's also...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Ocarina of Time almost featured pachinko balls as slingshot ammo
By Reece Heather on November 13th, 2018 0
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Last week, I dug up an interview with Zelda producer Shigeru Miyamoto which dated all the way back to 1997, a year before Ocarina of Time's release. The translation of the...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Link and the Kokiri were originally destined to “disappear”
By Reece Heather on November 6th, 2018 0
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Following the release of a particular Marvel movie that got a ton of people talking, we're no longer unaccustomed to the horror of seeing our favorite heroes fade away (in the...
We’re celebrating 20 years of Ocarina of Time with Ocarina Month
By Reece Heather on November 1st, 2018 0
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20 years. It's hard to believe. Ocarina of Time first released in Japan on November 21, 1998. It launched in other territories shortly afterward and changed the gaming industry...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The creepy hidden mask in Majora’s Mask’s Lottery Shop
By Reece Heather on October 9th, 2018 0
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If you play Majora's Mask under regular conditions, in the manner it was meant to be played, there's already no shortage of horror themes throughout the game. It's widely...