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Double-0-Snake
Farore Clan
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  • Member since Jul 28th 2008
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  • You're still around? That's awesome. Or at least you were around recently, haha.

    If you don't remember my previous username was Link367

    Posted by goronmario

    • Still around. Sort of. I lurk. How about you?

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

    • I'm still pretty active. I got made a board mod recently haha. I mostly just post in Din

      Posted by goronmario

    • I just log in every now an again to check for messages. I'm fairly out of date on Zelda, although I do have that new game on the 3Ds. Haven't played it yet though...

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

    • The last Zelda I played was ALBW. It was okay. I don't really come on for Zelda anymore haha

      Posted by goronmario

    • Yeah, I haven't for a few years. As far as games go I have other priorities, especially with having a job I don't have that much free time. There are a lot of games I want to play before I get to Zelda.

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

  • Hi!

    Posted by N64

  • So, get anything nice for Christmas? Mostly Dvds for me this year..

    Posted by Double-0-Snake

    • I bought myself a PS4. That was about it. Lol

      Posted by Luz

    • Nice! I also have a PS4, but not many games. The new Star Wars Battlefront is pretty good though. Got anything to recommend?

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

    • I haven't gotten the chance to play much recently, but I had been enjoying Assassin's Creed: Unity

      Posted by Luz

  • Ughhh. I need a new job.

    Posted by Luz

    • What's up? Did something happen?

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

    • Since I'm looking for a new job, they decided to start giving me ridiculous hours in an effort to get me to stay. It's more stressful than anything. I've worked 12pm-9pm twice this week.

      Posted by Luz

    • How is that meant to conince you to stay?

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

  • I just noticed. It's been too long. Even though I don't come here as often anymore, I feel like I've been having withdrawals, lol.

    Posted by Luz

    • Yes, it's been months. What's new in your life?

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

    • Got a job, started college, started vaping. That's pretty much it lol.

      Posted by Luz

    • Oh, what job? I'm still searching. My friend got one though, not great hours, he gets home after midnight

      Posted by Double-0-Snake

  • I only really did that in TP. Sometimes in TWW, but the aiming in that game is really weird sometimes. TP made it fun and easy once you got the Hawkeye.

    Posted by Luz

  • The Biggoron Sword is more powerful than the Master Sword, but it's a two-hander, so if you opt to use it, you can't use your shield. I don't use it much simply because I constantly shield, but it's nice to have against Iron Knuckles because they can take so many hits from the Master Sword.

    Posted by Luz

  • The Poacher's Saw is just part of the trade quest. It does nothing in terms of combat or utility. You just trade it for the next item in the chain, and it eventually leads you to getting the Biggoron Sword.

    The nuts themselves don't get upgraded. It's just an upgrade to your carrying capacity. It will either upgrade the capacity to 30 or 40, depending on if you got the other upgrade first.

    Posted by Luz

  • Actually, I recently played through Ocarina of Time again because of that :XD: There is an upgrade to the Deku Nuts that becomes permanently missable if you progress past a certain point in the Biggoron Sword sidequest. It takes you to the Lost Woods to get an item called the Poacher's Saw. The games code makes use of something called "finisher flags" which lets it know when you've completed an objective. Well, the Deku Nut upgrade and the Poacher's Saw were mistakenly set to the same finisher flag, so if you get the Poacher's Saw before the upgrade, you can never go back for the upgrade.

    Posted by Luz

  • Perhaps some people do it, but generally, when I play a game, I like to finish the main story up to the final area, then get all of the collectibles before beating the game. Having a certain item disappear after a certain point in the game is just a hindrance to the flow of the story, imo (although this could work for more sidequest-based games like Majora's Mask).

    Posted by Luz

  • I don't understand the point of permanently missable items. They do nothing but serve as pains in the ass to completionists.

    Posted by Luz

  • In TMC, they're completely optional, but if you progress past a certain point in the game, they become unavailable forever. Basically, they're just really powerful arrows, not needed for the final boss like in OoT or anything like that.

    Posted by Luz

  • Both. It's usually rupees or another kinstone piece, but some kinstone fusions result in getting another bottle, a bomb upgrade, or even the light arrows.

    Posted by Luz

  • It can do that, spawn treasure chests, make new characters appear, etc.

    Posted by Luz

  • TMC's sidequests are quite expansive, too. Two of them in particular: the figurines quest and the kinstones quest. The figurines quest is similar to the one from TWW, but instead of trading pictures for figurines, you trade items called mysterious seashells that you find throughout the game for them. It's also a little more complex in that the more figurines you get, the less your chance of getting a new figurine by betting one shell, so that you'll need to bet more and more shells as the quest progresses in order to have a decent chance to get a new figurine. If you get one that you already have, the figurine maker will buy it back from you for five rupees, though, which can help later on in the quest since the shells become less and less common.

    The kinstones quest is a semi-trading quest. Throughout the game, you get kinstone pieces, and you have to find NPC's that have a piece that fits with yours to make a whole kinstone. When you form a whole one, it alters the environment in some way.

    Posted by Luz

  • It's not that short if you do everything there is to do. It's similar to MM in that there are less dungeons, but there are [I]tons[/I] of side content.

    Posted by Luz

  • I've never played either. I feel like TMC is especially underrated when it comes to the handhelds.

    Posted by Luz

  • I mostly just go into Entertainment for the metal thread I made there :P Handheld doesn't seem like it's very active at all. There are hardly ever new posts when I go in there.

    Posted by Luz

  • Same here :D

    I actually frequent the Zelda section more than the others, but that's mostly because I just start at the top of the forums and read through the ones that interest me. I don't post much anywhere, though. Mostly lurking, like you said.

    Posted by Luz

  • I think it's something that we've become so used to that we don't really anticipate how long it's been. Sometimes I forget that I've even been on ZU since '06.

    Posted by Luz

  • Damn, really? I had no idea it's been that long.

    Posted by Luz

  • Well, there are very few rules regarding campaigning. Every year, someone runs for president as a joke, though only those with massive funds and rapport will make it very far.

    Posted by Luz

  • The problem is that that's how the rest of his party sees it, too. If there were more liberals than conservatives (they're pretty much even), that alone would've lost him the presidency. He ended up losing out to Obama anyway, though.

    Posted by Luz

  • It was first brought to light by the media during the last presidential election. Mitt Romney made a speech in which (iirc) he basically said that everyone in the 99% is there because they're lazy.

    Posted by Luz

  • It's more often company executives, but yes. The 1% is in possession of half of all the money in circulation in the US.

    Posted by Luz

  • If you've ever heard the term "corporate America," it's definitely true. Greed is very prevalent and the majority of politicians practically worship the corporations and the wealthy 1% of Americans.

    Posted by Luz

  • It is discouraging how much sway money holds over politics in this country. It's likely a big part of the reason nothing ever gets done in this country. I also wish the government (and people in general) viewed it the same way as that picture.

    Posted by Luz

  • It's terrible. I'm not sure if you've heard of the Koch brothers, but they are these two rich guys who were plotting with some friends to "buy out" Congress (in other words, bribe them). Who knows what would've happened if they hadn't been found out.

    Posted by Luz

  • It's unfortunately the culture that the United States has regressed to. Our government is practically run by corporations.

    Posted by Luz

  • It's considered customary here to tip, and we generally do unless the service is extremely poor, but that doesn't mean that people will always tip the proper amount. General consensus is that you should tip 15 to 20% of your bill.

    Posted by Luz