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Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 11-29-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By Parallax
No, you're not the only one, and this isn't...

No, you're not the only one, and this isn't surprising.

Over the past few years, there's been a growing segment of the Zelda fanbase that's turned away from the traditional Zelda types with their...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 11-29-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 105,242
Posted By Parallax
So it's MM with a wolf, then? Um, I...

So it's MM with a wolf, then?



Um, I only brought up the new villain because MM has a non-Ganon villain too (one of the things that gives MM lots of brownie points)

As for the dungeons, no...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 11-28-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 105,242
Posted By Parallax
So let me ask you, can you minimize TP as 'OoT...

So let me ask you, can you minimize TP as 'OoT but with just a wolf'.

What I'm arguing is that if you look at the differences between any two Zelda games, you can find substantial amounts of...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 11-28-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 105,242
Posted By Parallax
Lol. Yes, I did play it, all the way through....

Lol. Yes, I did play it, all the way through. Quite a few times. I just find it funny that people can criticize something like TP for say, being 'just OoT with a wolf'' when you could also minimize...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 11-27-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 105,242
Posted By Parallax
Why do people say this? MM uses the same: ...

Why do people say this? MM uses the same:

-graphics
-sound/music (mostly)
-physics
-characters
-first three temple styles (deku, goron, zora)
-same mode of transportation (epona)
-same...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 05-30-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
What about it? That it has a good story? Okay? ...

What about it? That it has a good story? Okay?



If you don't seem to understand how adding another dimension to something provides a different gameplay experience, even if the goals like...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 05-24-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
It seems you missed the main crux of my argument....

It seems you missed the main crux of my argument. That something like the "Jump" between OoT -> MM is in any way remotely even on the same scale as the jump between LttP -> OoT.

Yes, OoT borrowed...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 05-24-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
I absolutely love how OoT can be brushed off for...

I absolutely love how OoT can be brushed off for being a mere LttP clone "except in 3D" (as if there's a magical computer that you can just insert a game design document that it mystically transforms...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 02-06-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
What do you mean "gameplay"? You mean going...

What do you mean "gameplay"? You mean going around solving puzzles in dungeons and doing side quests? That was in the FIRST LoZ. By 'gameplay', you're clearly referring to getting the master sword...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-26-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,311
Posted By Parallax
I have to agree, that MM's 'darkness' is a tad...

I have to agree, that MM's 'darkness' is a tad overrated. I can accept that people think that overall, it was the darkest Zelda, but when people start comparing it to one of Shakespeare's work or...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-24-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
Uh, yes you are simplifying it. Lord of the...

Uh, yes you are simplifying it.

Lord of the Rings -Bad guy trying to take over the world.
Star Wars - Bad guy trying to take over the world (or galaxy)
Batman comics/movies
Superman...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-23-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
Well, if you simplify things that much, then...

Well, if you simplify things that much, then almost every game, movie, and book in existence can also be c0nsidered not a big deal.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-12-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
Uh, considering it was the first 3D game, which...

Uh, considering it was the first 3D game, which blew people's minds in the same way that SMB was the first sidescrolling platformer and LoZ the first open world 2D game which also blew people's...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
Yeah, all OoT did was be the first 3D Zelda. As...

Yeah, all OoT did was be the first 3D Zelda. As we all know, the most popular games are ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS the ones that come first. As evidenced by Super Mario World, Super Mario 3 being...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-07-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
Yeah man. In the same way that say, an airplane...

Yeah man. In the same way that say, an airplane is a car, but "just with wings".
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 01-06-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,481
Posted By Parallax
I think it may be overrated in the sense that it...

I think it may be overrated in the sense that it might not be the 'best game ever', but it's not overrated if we're simply talking about 'best Zelda ever'. I've said this before, but while I think...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 12-28-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 691
Posted By Parallax
I guess it depends on how you define...

I guess it depends on how you define 'innovative'.

Some people brush off a complete transition to another dimension as something that was a natural progression. But there would have been a...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 12-11-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,404
Posted By Parallax
I'll try to be a bit level headed with this post....

I'll try to be a bit level headed with this post.

I think with almost any game, a person can come up with several legitimate reasons to prefer a game, and Majora's Mask is no exception. People...
Forum: General Zelda 11-23-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,267
Posted By Parallax
Why should your opinion hold more weight than the...

Why should your opinion hold more weight than the gaming/Zelda community. I'm sorry that your favorite games aren't making the cut, but aside from a vocal minority on these boards, MM or any other...
Forum: General Zelda 11-23-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,267
Posted By Parallax
Uh...to all you OoT haters gloating at the fact...

Uh...to all you OoT haters gloating at the fact that OoT isn't making rounds (which is funny cause Edge gave it the top spot in their last issue again for like the third time I think), you do realize...
Forum: General Zelda 11-20-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,267
Posted By Parallax
I DO NOT LIKE THIS GAME THEREFORE IT IS...

I DO NOT LIKE THIS GAME THEREFORE IT IS OVARATED!111
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 10-30-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 15,137
Posted By Parallax
Eh...gonna have to disagree extremely on that....

Eh...gonna have to disagree extremely on that. The ending was one of the things I hated most about the game. (well, the final boss battle, at least)
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 10-30-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 15,137
Posted By Parallax
Yep, I agree with Abyss Master. Also, holy...

Yep, I agree with Abyss Master.

Also, holy bejeesus at the poll. o_O
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 09-08-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,366
Posted By Parallax
The latter. Why it's the best story. ...

The latter. Why it's the best story.

Bludgeon away, I expect it to happen anyhow. :P
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 09-08-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,714
Posted By Parallax
Holy balls. From a GAMEPLAY and game DESIGN...

Holy balls. From a GAMEPLAY and game DESIGN perspective, Ocarina of Time was one of the most original games ever. Adhering to a template (in this case LttP's) hardly makes the game any more...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 09-08-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,366
Posted By Parallax
I can accept that most people seem to think that...

I can accept that most people seem to think that MM has the best story, even if it's not my own favorite, though I can't help but think that 95% of that is due to the fact that Ganon isn't in it.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 09-04-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,714
Posted By Parallax
Ganondorf battle was boring? Really?

Ganondorf battle was boring? Really?
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 08-22-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,810
Posted By Parallax
I think between a 7 and 8. I know it's considered...

I think between a 7 and 8. I know it's considered blasphemy among these parts, but there's a lot that brought the game down for me.


-Almost all dungeons were weak.
-Hated practically every...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 08-22-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 15,137
Posted By Parallax
Yes, better gameplay. Better dungeons, better...

Yes, better gameplay. Better dungeons, better bosses, and no having to worry about constantly restarting all the time.

As for the monsters, well that's more a knock on MM, since it reuses OoT's.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 08-08-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 15,137
Posted By Parallax
Haha, yes there's definitely that possibility. ...

Haha, yes there's definitely that possibility.

Sorry, I was just surprised, cause realistically, this is the first time anywhere I've seen MM get anywhere near, let alone surpass, OoT in votes....
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 07-29-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By Parallax
I can't really say that MM's temples are shorter,...

I can't really say that MM's temples are shorter, but they're sure as hell not longer/bigger than the adult temples in OoT.

I honestly didn't find any of the temples in MM particularly...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 07-06-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 15,137
Posted By Parallax
Eh, I was playing through MM and the dungeons are...

Eh, I was playing through MM and the dungeons are neither bigger not noticeably more complicated than the ones in OoT.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-30-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
What what what? Why is it the OoT fans fault?...

What what what? Why is it the OoT fans fault? Maybe you haven't been paying attention to the internet, but when TP was first revealed, Wind Waker fans were *****ing about how Nintendo 'sold out' by...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-25-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,255
Posted By Parallax
thinking that not having ganon is more unique...

thinking that not having ganon is more unique than transitioning to a whole new dimension



oh and op, i feel your pain. that's one of the many reasons most people don't prefer MM.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-25-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Who was talking about the best? I thought the...

Who was talking about the best? I thought the discussion was on which game brought most to the table for 3D Zeldas?

As far as what Zelda is 'best', again, everyone has their own opinions, and...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-25-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Majora's Mask wasn't necessarily moving forward....

Majora's Mask wasn't necessarily moving forward. It was a side step. I don't know why 'moving forward' means having a different bad guy.



I get what you're saying, and I'm saying that's absurd....
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-24-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
I'm trying to argue that Ocarina had way more...

I'm trying to argue that Ocarina had way more GAMEPLAY innovations than the games following it. GK and Hell Hawk's argument is that Majora's Mask and Wind Waker are more innovative because the former...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Where was I talking about the NPCs? I was only...

Where was I talking about the NPCs? I was only referring the Link, Ganon and Zelda.



You can't be this ****ing dense.

-Where was Epona in LttP?
-Where was Zelda hiding as Sheik in LttP?...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
I was referring to the 3D Zelda games. But I'll...

I was referring to the 3D Zelda games. But I'll let you off on that since one could have interpreted that either way.



I was talking about the music mechanic. Dunno where you got the magic...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Um....okay? I don't know where I said...

Um....okay?



I don't know where I said MM isn't original but ok. For OoT, I'm arguing the GAMEPLAY and MECHANICS were revolutionary and original. Just because it also had Ganon doesn't mean...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
And you're wrong. If you say so...

And you're wrong.



If you say so chief.



???
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Forgive me if I'm misinterpreting this, but are...

Forgive me if I'm misinterpreting this, but are you also trying to say that FFVII is FFVI in 3D? If so, that just raises a few more eyebrows.



It's nice that you feel that way, but for one...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Uh, you guys are the ones that are saying crap...

Uh, you guys are the ones that are saying crap like people only like OoT cause of nostalgia or whatever.
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
You know, I want to go. I really do, but it's...

You know, I want to go. I really do, but it's like turning away from a train wreck. You just have to take a look...



This is some bizarre rationale. As I said, the template is the same, the...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Oh, I didn't know that what, 3 blatantly biased,...

Oh, I didn't know that what, 3 blatantly biased, people of questionable intellect on a Zelda forum means that the reality is EVERYONE agrees with you. Oh, lawd, do you also think that Majora's Mask...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
All right, this is bullet-to-the-head-inducing...

All right, this is bullet-to-the-head-inducing level of stupidity. I'll just try and wrap it up.


1. I never said MM didn't have compelling character interaction or whatever. I said it wasn't...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
And if you can't figure out why OoT is...

And if you can't figure out why OoT is innovative, well...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Oh, I agree with both of you! You see, the third...

Oh, I agree with both of you! You see, the third dimension is nothing special. ANYONE could have done it. But it takes REAL skill to make something like MM, which is so unique because it only borrows...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
Eh, things slip when you're arguing with someone....

Eh, things slip when you're arguing with someone. Whatever, it was him and not you, congrats.

The point is still retarded however because the hardware ENABLED 3D to occur, but you kinda still have...
Forum: NES/SNES/N64 Zelda 06-23-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,255
Posted By Parallax
What are you babbling about? I'm talking about...

What are you babbling about? I'm talking about the influence in GAMEPLAY. I absolutely despise the argument that because one game had a different story, that it brought more to the series. I'm not...
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