Throwback Thursday
Realm of Memories: How the Kokiri’s Emerald gave me courage and hope
By on January 4th, 2018 4
As a child, I was very impressionable and gullible. I had that sadly typical childhood of being an outcast with no friends, and as a result grew up awkward and terrified of many...
Throwback Thursday: Stranded and The Kirby Show
By on June 15th, 2017 0
This weekend I had gone out of state to my good friend's wedding. We’ve been friends since we were seven or eight years old, and seeing her walk down the aisle has brought back...
Throwback Thursday: Zelda’s magical impact
By on May 25th, 2017 2
The Legend of Zelda has been such a magical presence in my life, ever since I discovered the series when I was younger. Around that same time, I was reading novels centered...
Throwback Thursday: The wait for Twilight Princess
By on May 18th, 2017 3
In all the time I have been a Zelda fan, waiting for a new game to come out has been an experience in itself. There’s always that excitement building up inside as the day gets...
Throwback Thursday: Crossbow training takedown
By on April 27th, 2017 2
Link’s Crossbow Training isn’t a game usually discussed by many fans. Why? Because it’s a spinoff game. It’s not really important to the timeline or really even a full...
Throwback Thursday: My noble steed
By on April 20th, 2017 0
I have a very overactive imagination, and I’ve been this way ever since I was little. My introduction to Nintendo and all of its wonderful series have expanded my imaginary...
Throwback Thursday: Back to the…Groose
By on April 6th, 2017 0
This week I picked up and dusted off my Wii and started to play Skyward Sword again. Within the first ten minutes or so, I was rudely introduced to our not-so-friendly, pompadour...
Throwback Thursday: A nerdy voice acting journey
By on March 30th, 2017 0
When I was younger, I became fascinated with animation and video games. Some of the first games that captured my heart during my childhood were part of the Spyro the Dragon and...
Throwback Thursday: Getting into the game
By on March 23rd, 2017 0
Arbiter’s Grounds has always been one of my favorite Zelda dungeons to play through, and each time I tread through the cursed grounds I always find myself completely immersed in...
Throwback Thursday: Ocarina of Time
By on March 2nd, 2017 1
With the excitement of Breath of the Wild's highly anticipated release tomorrow, I couldn't help but feel nostalgic as I opened my Nintendo 3DS case this morning and looked at my...
Throwback Thursday: The way of the Hero
By on February 23rd, 2017 2
Even by my own standards, today's column is going to be somewhat whimsical, hopelessly romantic and bordering on self-indulgent -- but I beg you to hear me out. I’m harkening...
Throwback Thursday: Big Octo mistake
By on February 16th, 2017 3
“If you see seagulls flying all around some sea water, that's a sign that you need to be wary, fry. Because the seagulls flock to wherever Big Octos appear... BIG OCTOS, I tell...
Throwback Thursday: Gaining inspiration from Zelda
By on February 2nd, 2017 0
The Legend of Zelda has played a huge role in my life, especially when I was a pre-teen. It was around this time that I started exploring my love for video games, and I realized...
Throwback Thursday: An Elf on the Subway
By on January 26th, 2017 1
When you’re in a cosplay, the last thing you want is for someone to call you a different character than the one you’re dressed as. It’s embarrassing and it’s...
Throwback Thursday: Majora’s Mask
By on January 5th, 2017 3
Majora's Mask was the first Zelda game that I played after completing Ocarina of Time, and it was a perfect segue that increased my love for the Zelda franchise immensely. I fell...