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The holidays are coming closer and closer, and trying to find the perfect gift for the gamer in your life can be trying. You want to get them something unique and yet something you know they will love. Just in time for our winter celebrations is Clyde Mandelin’s Legends of Localization book. This detailed volume discusses in depth the differences between the original Legend of Zelda for the Japanese Famicon and the English localized version for the Nintendo Entertainment System. We have been anticipating this book all year and now it is ready for pre-order! Hit the jump to see the official Fangamer commercial and find out how to pre-order your copy today.

This awesome collection is only $29.00 USD and includes:
208 full-color pages
Hardcover with foil and deboss
‘Obi’-style jacket / poster
Bonus postcard
Exclusive content not found online, including a look into re-releases of the first Zelda game to see how the localization process changed them over time

There is also a deluxe bundle upgrade for only an additional $6.00 (limit of 500) which adds:
‘Passport’, a helpful booklet full of Japanese tips and tricks for English-speaking fans who want to play through the original Japanese version
Gold foil bookplate hand-signed by the book’s authors
Bookmark illustrated by Laura MW

If you want to own this piece of Zelda history, you can pre-order here. Make sure to reserve your copy now, and if you can upgrade to the deluxe bundle. It is sure to be the perfect gift for your favorite gamer (even if that gamer is yourself :D)

Source: Fangamer

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