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Forum: A Link Between Worlds Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 849
Posted By minervyx
For dungeons with sophisticated puzzles and a...

For dungeons with sophisticated puzzles and a sense of exploration. The Wind Waker universe games, which you seem to hold to higher esteem, are an abomination in this regard.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda Today, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 78
Posted By minervyx
Curious as to why. Is it because you find...

Curious as to why.

Is it because you find them too difficult, confusing, easy to get lost in or inconvenient to traverse through?
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda Today, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By minervyx
I largely agree with the above post on nearly...

I largely agree with the above post on nearly every point. Though I will differ in saying that OOT and MM's dungeons are a lot better.

WW's dungeons (bar Earth Temple) suffer from:
1. Linearity,...
Forum: A Link Between Worlds Today, 05:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By minervyx
ALBW dungeons vs. ALTTP dungeons

Since most of the dungeons are the same, it's about time we compare them.

Exclusions: House of Gales and Misery Mire are unique to their respective games. Hyrule Castle in both games aren't...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By minervyx
They are both excellently ported. Aside from a...

They are both excellently ported. Aside from a few targeting issues in Majora's Mask.
Forum: General Zelda Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By minervyx
Zelda Art Style Eras

Semi-Realistic (1998-2006)
Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Twilight Princess

Cel-Shaded (2003-2009)
Wind Waker, The Minish Cap, Phantom Hourglass, Spirit Tracks

Impressionist (2011-now)...
Forum: A Link Between Worlds Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By minervyx
yeah the video is really lazy. at the very...

yeah the video is really lazy. at the very least, you could've at least put the text on windows movie maker
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 72
Posted By minervyx
Favorite. The masks with abilities. Least...

Favorite. The masks with abilities.

Least favorite. The masks that have no abilities/effects. Like, half of them.
Forum: Future Zelda Yesterday, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By minervyx
Liven up the ugly overworld. Add more save...

Liven up the ugly overworld.
Add more save points.
Allow infinite lives and temporary invincibility for newer players.
Forum: General Zelda Yesterday, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By minervyx
Yes. 1000 times. And I have the console version...

Yes. 1000 times. And I have the console version too.
Forum: A Link Between Worlds Yesterday, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By minervyx
1. Ice Ruins 2. Desert Palace 3. (the final...

1. Ice Ruins
2. Desert Palace
3. (the final dungeon)
4. Dark Palace
5. House of Gales
6. Thieves Hideout
7. Turtle Rock
8. Skull Woods
9. Tower of Hera
10. Eastern Palace
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda Yesterday, 01:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By minervyx
raised wind temple and lowered dragon roost...

raised wind temple and lowered dragon roost cavern.

i don't think it was fair to give one a pass because it was an introduction and condemn the other because it was a later dungeon.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,037
Posted By minervyx
Near the later part of the game there is a part...

Near the later part of the game there is a part where you are forced to backtrack to other locations to collect X amount of each item to progress. Dumb padding and forced exploration.

Quest logue...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda Yesterday, 12:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 668
Posted By minervyx
1. It's not linear 2. It requires an eye for...

1. It's not linear
2. It requires an eye for detail
3. It requires a good memory
4. It requires logical deduction beyond "slash 5 enemies. collect 5 silver rupees. advance to the next door".
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 78
Posted By minervyx
Rank the Ocarina of Time dungeons (2014)

Includes all dungeons, child and adult.

1. Water Temple
Pure crystalline puzzle-packed labyrinth.

2. Ganon's Castle
Loved the variety. And its puzzles
challenged me to think in new ways....
Forum: Serious Discussion Yesterday, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By minervyx
The problem is that you are all looking at the...

The problem is that you are all looking at the absolute number of spending rather than the relative number.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 03-04-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,930
Posted By minervyx
Flaws in Ocarina of Time

Zelda: Ocarina of Time is the greatest game of it's time but to say it's the greatest game of all-time is nostalgia bias. Having first played it in 2008 (10 years after it's release) I can say it's...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 03-04-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,451
Posted By minervyx
It's a 45 hour game and at least 15 hours...

It's a 45 hour game and at least 15 hours could've been cut from it.
Forum: A Link Between Worlds 03-04-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By minervyx
good luck. you may draw inspiration from...

good luck.

you may draw inspiration from this guy lmao

puzzle feet - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD-8SMOh9Qg)
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 03-03-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 668
Posted By minervyx
It's difficulty will vary on the player. Some...

It's difficulty will vary on the player. Some will find it harder than others.

Reasons why some find it difficult:

1. It's monochromatic and organized in a crystalline pattern. therefore, its...
Forum: Future Zelda 02-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 840
Posted By minervyx
Prediction: Zelda-U will be victim of the "zelda cycle"

There will be lots of hype for Zelda-U because it's a new Zelda on a new console. The first HD zelda. It's the game that Aunoma said will subvert the structure.

I do think it will be an...
Forum: Future Zelda 02-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Poll: Zelda III
Views: 755
Posted By minervyx
But AOL didn't bear any resemblance to Zelda I. ...

But AOL didn't bear any resemblance to Zelda I. It would be purely numerical.
Forum: General Zelda 01-29-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By minervyx
What order would you recommend Zelda games to someone new?

I'm not new. But lets say someone said "I'm new. Which do you recommend".

I wouldn't go with the best one. I'd go with the one a new player would be most comfortable with.

Start with Ocarina...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-07-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By minervyx
yes, in terms of original content, wind waker has...

yes, in terms of original content, wind waker has the smallest overworld.
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-07-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By minervyx
yes. wind waker doesn't only fail to engage your...

yes. wind waker doesn't only fail to engage your reflexes, but is completely devoid of any cerebral challenges too.
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,299
Posted By minervyx
If there's only one black character with a decent...

If there's only one black character with a decent role in an entire series spanning 25 years and 16 games, that's not a huge accomplishment. The point is these examples are mostly anomalies.


...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By minervyx
so erikson took every minute detail of wind...

so erikson took every minute detail of wind waker's overworld and just the collectibles of tp's
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,489
Posted By minervyx
Actually, control-wise I agree with McShea. He...

Actually, control-wise I agree with McShea. He mentioned one flaw where moving your sword quickly from left to right to confuse an enemy will recognize it as a strike rather than a repositioning. ...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,299
Posted By minervyx
I love this argument. It's a great way to...

I love this argument. It's a great way to justify.

I'll put it simple. The complexion on the Hylian's skins are tantamount to that of the complexions of white people in real life. If you...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,489
Posted By minervyx
Rehabilitation of Skyward Sword

Basically.

The hype was large at first and anyone who criticized it was just a Microsoft fanboy. I remember the huge rage the gamespot reviewer Tom McShea got for giving it a 7.5, complaining...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By minervyx
About Wind Waker's overworld...

I really don't get why people praise Wind Waker's massive empty overworld and condemn Twilight Princess' massive empty overworld. If you were to drain the ocean of WW, it would be exactly like...
Forum: General Zelda 12-27-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By minervyx
Gorons have always been the best. Deku's have...

Gorons have always been the best. Deku's have always been too delicate and Zora's have been too unlikeable.
Forum: General Zelda 12-27-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By minervyx
Depends what you consider dark and light. ...

Depends what you consider dark and light.

Earthbound is a really dark game, but people who just look at its visuals will assume it's a light game.
Forum: General Zelda 12-27-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By minervyx
Bomb Mask could be changed to "player does not...

Bomb Mask could be changed to "player does not take recoil damage from bombs".
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 12-27-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,299
Posted By minervyx
This damsel in distress archetype started with...

This damsel in distress archetype started with Kong in 1979. Yes, this is the same case with Mario and Princess Peach, but Zelda is a storydriven game that takes pride in it's history yet can't...
Forum: General Gaming 12-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By minervyx
i guess i meant mainstream game. larry used to...

i guess i meant mainstream game. larry used to be a popular game but now its a relic.

i think the worst part of heavy rain is that it's actually trying to be a serious story.
Forum: General Zelda 12-27-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By minervyx
Zelda Remake Wishlist

2016 - Majora's Mask (for 3DS)
- Easy UI for side-quests
- Removal of ammo (stamina/magic instead)
- All masks have useful abilities
- Hero Mode (no inverted song of time)

2019 - Skyward Sword...
Forum: General Gaming 12-27-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By minervyx
Heavy Rain: most sexist game?

nearly all the women in the game are strippers, struggling vulnerable single moms, prostitutes or women whose lives have been deeply fractured by the absence of men. i dont think there are any women...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 12-27-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,299
Posted By minervyx
Sexism: Wind Waker and Skyward Sword

Many games in the series have this problem, but Wind Waker and Skyward Sword have sexist undertones to them in particular. I'm saying sexist. Not misogynistic. By sexist I mean "ignorant but...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 12-23-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By minervyx
nostalgia, of course

nostalgia, of course
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 12-23-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By minervyx
Yeah, I loved it. I don't understand the...

Yeah, I loved it. I don't understand the ambivalence either.

I think context matters here. Twilight Princess had immense hype. I mean, it was probably one of the top 5 most hyped video games of...
Forum: Future Zelda 12-22-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,380
Posted By minervyx
9 Wishes for Zelda U (a wishlist)

1. More save slots.
If I want to save in front of each dungeon, or save in front of a moment of the game I really enjoy, I have a right to. They don't take up a lot of room at all.

2. No...
Forum: Serious Discussion 12-22-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By minervyx
To be honest, it feels inconsistent when it...

To be honest, it feels inconsistent when it becomes "This book is the word of God" when it's convenient and "This book isn't meant to be taken literally" when it isn't.
Forum: A Link Between Worlds 12-21-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By minervyx
at least it's better than skyward swords fetish...

at least it's better than skyward swords fetish with the number 3
Forum: Future Zelda 12-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 12,635
Posted By minervyx
I say be skeptical, go in with your expectations...

I say be skeptical, go in with your expectations low and hope for the best. Nonetheless, I'll probably get it.
Forum: Zelda Theorizing 12-16-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,468
Posted By minervyx
Fi is meant to be a woman.

Fi is meant to be a woman.
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 12-16-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By minervyx
For me, the lazy dungeon design was the big flaw....

For me, the lazy dungeon design was the big flaw. Even if you fix the pacing and the visuals.
Forum: General Zelda 12-16-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By minervyx
Villain Genders in Zelda: Feminine, Masculine, Androgynous

In the Zelda series, mostly Aunoma's games, there are two villains: one masculine and one feminine. Often times, Ganon[dorf] is the masculine (the main villain) and his summoner is a feminine.
...
Forum: Zelda Theorizing 12-16-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,468
Posted By minervyx
Androgynous villains aren't uncommon throughout...

Androgynous villains aren't uncommon throughout the series. Like, Yuga, Zant and Ghirahim, I feel that Majora is a man with feminine traits.
Forum: General Zelda 12-15-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By minervyx
twilight princess. he was stiff

twilight princess. he was stiff
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