Quick Sketching Princess Zelda

DevonApril 21st, 2014 by Devon

zelda_sketch Hey Zelda fans, ever wondered how Zelda is drawn and what detail goes into it? Well YouTube user QuickTimeEvents shows us how it’s done by sketching our favorite princess in only eight minutes. That does leave a question though which game did they choose to draw Zelda from? I am pleased to inform you that our artist chose the princess from the ever popular title, The Wind Waker!

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Princess Zelda Fan Art

KevApril 20th, 2014 by Kev

ZeldaI have mentioned before that we would never be able to write about all of the Zelda fan art in the world. It’s for that reason you can bet that, when we do write about one, it’s going to be good. This time we are turning our attention to deviantART member Zolaida who has created an amazing fan art of Princess Zelda herself.

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After our one day mini-marathon last Saturday, the Zelda Dungeon community raised over $2700 dollars. On Friday evening I took a trip over to the Galloping Ghost Arcade to interview its founder, Doc Mack, and present to him our collective donation. On top of the $2700 dollar donation that we raised, I added a special donation myself that you can see in the interview.

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Song of Time Cover: Voice of an Angel

DevonApril 19th, 2014 by Devon

yhst-46117395216933_2269_76135010Everyone has heard the song in the Temple of Time while playing through Ocarina of Time or Twilight Princess. Well prepare to have your mind blown as you watch this video and travel back to your youthful days of playing Zelda. YouTube user Carley Cartunes has gone above and beyond to recreate that incredible melody that we all know and love.

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Zelda Artist Exposition: TixieLix

LukeSaturnApril 19th, 2014 by LukeSaturn

SuniHello everyone! Welcome to Zelda Artist Exposition, it has been a while since the last one (Internet and scheduling troubles got the better of me, sadly). For those who are unaware, Zelda Artist Exposition is an editorial/feature series where I show a different artist with each post. The purpose is to spread the love of art and gain recognition for these excellent artists. Suggestions are always welcome in the comments so if you know an artist who has a few Zelda pieces you really enjoy please let me know. Today’s feature is TixieLix of deviantART.

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45391 This is a comparison of every main-line Zelda game on how they performed, how well they sold, and how long it took to complete. These are nobody’s opinions or arguments about these result- just straight down to the numbers.This table was put together by a site called ScoreGods and have really outdone themselves with the statistics.

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Zelda-Themed Cookie Cutters Available on Etsy

Colonel-MajoraApril 18th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

Hylian_Shield_Artwork_(Skyward_Sword)Looking for a nice snack to go with your all-night Zelda marathon? Well, you can head over to Etsy and pick up some Zelda cookie cutters! They are rather simple things, but it is a great idea. There are a few to choose from, so take your pick of shapes.

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Collection Spotlight: Hylian Musicians

Tyler TagApril 18th, 2014 by Tyler Tag

2This week’s Collection Spotlight will be very unique in its own way. So much so that it will start off with the spotlighter’s own introduction. Enjoy!

Hi, my name is Izzi. I am 16, and I love music, video games, and reading. Zelda didn’t play much of a role in my life as a child. When I was four, my next door neighbor’s brother had a Nintendo 64, and Majora’s Mask. That was my first Zelda game, and it remains my favorite in the franchise, and one of my favorite games of all time. I don’t remember much about it as a kid, and I kind of forgot about Zelda until Twilight Princess came out. When we got our Wii, my dad bought me Twilight Princess, and I fell in love with Zelda all over again. To hear more stories like this and even see a Zelda-themed high school band performance, hit the jump!

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Stop-MotionYouTube user Raff365 has recently created a paper cut stop-motion video of the early moments from The Legend of Zelda. The stop-motion video covers Link’s early adventure, acquiring the sword, defeating Octoroks, and entering the first dungeon. It lasts just over a minute and is rather simplistic, but it is certainly a job well done. Go ahead and make the jump to watch the video.

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Zelda-hoodie-featuredThe folks over at Gamer Haven are offering a ladies Legend of Zelda Hoodie for pre-order. The hoodie has a nice look to it, but it will cost you, priced at $60.44. Seeing as I am not a lady, and this isn’t a licensed product, it’s something I’ll be passing up on. The hoodie is available in May, just when most of North America and Europe begin entering the warmer months and leave behind the heavier clothing.

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Super-Smash-Bros-Final-DestinationMasahiro Sakurai has revealed a new feature of the Gerudo Valley stage in the 3DS version of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. As was revealed in the recent Nintendo Direct, almost every stage will have its own Final Destination mode, leaving a blank, unobstructed platform to fight on, and Gerudo Valley is one of those special stages.

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1000px-Kokiri_ForestFew Zelda games, or games in general, have made as big of an impact on the world of gaming as Ocarina of Time. While all of the areas in this game are memorable, intriguing and challenging, none are more important than Kokiri Forest. This wooded village might seem like a wonderful place in which to live, especially since the game sets it up to be nothing short of an in-game utopia. However, the personal fairies and the lack of any real responsibilities cannot change the fact that Kokiri Forest would be a horrible place in which to live, especially for the Kokiri. Hit the jump to find out why!

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NEOGDS-109921Nendoroid is a Japanese action figure company known for making miniature figures based on anime and occasionally a non-anime franchises. Some include Attack on Titan, Super Mario Bros., and even Iron Man. Now, announced last year, a Nendoroid figure based on The Wind Waker HD is available for pre-order!

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Super Smash Wars 3: Return of the Hero – Part 1/2

Colonel-MajoraApril 12th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledOnce again, Link Skywaker is back to save the day in the latest episode of YouTuber James Farr’s awesome series- Super Smash Wars, a fast-paced Nintendo parody of Star Wars. This creative series manages to perfectly match Nintendo characters with those of Star Wars, and this episode is no different.

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UntitledA popular cover artist on YouTube by the name of supershigi has recently done a vocal cover of the Kakariko Village theme. The entire song is comprised of nothing but piano and several voice cuts, and she did a very good job.

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