Posts by Staci Mead
Medli’s Melodies: Midna’s Lament and the Rains of Castamere
By Staci Mead on February 4th, 2019 0
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Music is at the heart of every Zelda game. The themes of overworlds, dungeons, and character leitmotifs are ones that become permanently etched in our thoughts so that years...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: The towering journey
By Staci Mead on February 1st, 2019 0
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If you visit an art gallery or examine collections of personal artwork, you will eventually find a picture of the sea.  The ocean is undeniably beautiful, and it begs to be...
Realm of Memories: Father and Daughter
By Staci Mead on January 17th, 2019 0
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When most people think of Majora’s Mask, they think of the moon, the timer, or the masks themselves.  They think of the game’s contrasting themes, the music which seems so...
Tingle’s Maps: Lanayru Promenade
By Staci Mead on January 16th, 2019 0
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There is a musical track from Breath of the Wild entitled “Life in Ruins.” Though it's only three simple words, it sums up the feel of the game very succinctly. There are...
Tingle’s Maps: Skyloft
By Staci Mead on December 19th, 2018 0
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Link has had numerous homes over the course of 18 games: a mysterious forest where children never grow up, a quiet island on a vast sea, and a treehouse in the village of Ordon,...
Medli’s Melodies: Sacred Grove of nostalgia
By Staci Mead on December 10th, 2018 0
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Twilight Princess has numerous callbacks to Ocarina of Time: the presence of Epona, Hyrule Castle and the surrounding town, and hints of ocarina melodies hidden inside wolf howls....
Realm of Memories: My affair with Ocarina of Time
By Staci Mead on October 18th, 2018 0
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I was a teenager when Ocarina of Time was released, and like many teenage girls, my boyfriend was my whole world.  So when he picked up a new game for his Nintendo 64, I sang a...
Realm of Memories: I’ll never forget The Forgotten Temple
By Staci Mead on October 4th, 2018 0
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Breath of the Wild was nine months old when I was finally able to play it. The Switch was a Christmas gift to myself for taking on a few extra jobs around the holidays. Before...