philosophy
Aonuma is wrong: Gameplay is not more important than story
By on January 25th, 2012 107
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[Warning:  Very vague plot details to Skyward Sword are included in this article.  Read at your own risk.] When I completed my first playthrough of Skyward Sword several...
Retro Article: The Philosophy of The Wind Waker
By on September 17th, 2011 204
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by Hylian Dan In this five-part article series for The Missing Link, renowned Zelda theorist Hylian Dan discusses The Wind Waker's deepest themes and philosophical connections....
Immortal Childhood
By on September 14th, 2011 161
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Immortal Childhood By Hylian Dan Contents Introduction Home, Sweet Home… Good-bye, Great Deku Tree Transformation The Playground Mortal Life The Child’s Wrath The...
The Message of Majora’s Mask
By on September 13th, 2011 338
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By Hylian Dan PART ONE A few years ago, while I was replaying The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, I reached the top of Stone Tower and took another look at the strange scenery...
Your Shadow Self: Dark Link
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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...
The Philosophy of The Wind Waker – Part Five
By on April 4th, 2010 62
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A five-part article for The Missing Link series by Hylian Dan In this brand new, five-part article series for The Missing Link, renowned Zelda theorist Hylian Dan discusses The...
The Philosophy of The Wind Waker – Part Four
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A five-part article for The Missing Link series by Hylian Dan In this brand new, five-part article series for The Missing Link, renowned Zelda theorist Hylian Dan discusses The...
The Philosophy of The Wind Waker – Part Three
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A five-part article for The Missing Link series by Hylian Dan In this brand new, five-part article series for The Missing Link, renowned Zelda theorist Hylian Dan discusses The...
The Philosophy of The Wind Waker – Part Two
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A five-part article for The Missing Link series by Hylian Dan In this brand new, five-part article series for The Missing Link, renowned Zelda theorist Hylian Dan discusses The...
Book Review: The Legend of Zelda and Philosophy
By on March 27th, 2009 16
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[caption id="attachment_4233" align="alignright" width="131" caption="Yes, we do book reviews. Are you listening, Viz, publisher of The Legend of Zelda manga?"][/caption] The...