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| image    = [[File:Trendy Game Shop Owner.png|50px]]
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| image    = [[File:Trendy Gamester.png]]
 
| game    = ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]''
 
| game    = ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]''
| location = [[Trendy Game Shop]]
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| location = [[Trendy Game]]
 
| race    =  
 
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| gender  = Male
 
| gender  = Male
 
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[[File:TrendyGameGuy.gif|left]] The '''Trendy Gamester''', also known as the '''Trendy Game Shop Owner''', is a minor character in ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]''. He runs the [[Trendy Game Shop]], a popular pastime found in the southeast of [[Mabe Village]]. For 10 [[Rupee]]s, [[Link]] can play this game and win prizes, such as more Rupees, [[Magic Powder]], a [[Shield]], or the [[Yoshi Doll]].{{Ref|LA|89|Trendy Game Shop Owner}}
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[[File:TrendyGameGuy.gif|left]] The '''Trendy Gamester''' is a minor character in ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]''. He runs the [[Trendy Game]], a popular pastime found in the southeast of [[Mabe Village]].
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==Overview==
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The Trendy Gamester can be found standing behind the desk at the Trendy Game. For 10 [[Rupee]]s, [[Link]] can play this game and win prizes, such as more Rupees, [[Magic Powder]], a [[Shield]], or the [[Yoshi Doll]].{{Ref|LA|89|Trendy Game Shop Owner}}
  
 
When Link enters the Trendy Game Shop with [[Marin]], she wants to play the game.{{Ref|LA|14|Marin}} If Link lets her, she will pick up the owner with the crane. He compliments her, but then he says that pros are not allowed and kicks them out.{{Ref|LA|16|Trendy Game Shop Owner}}
 
When Link enters the Trendy Game Shop with [[Marin]], she wants to play the game.{{Ref|LA|14|Marin}} If Link lets her, she will pick up the owner with the crane. He compliments her, but then he says that pros are not allowed and kicks them out.{{Ref|LA|16|Trendy Game Shop Owner}}
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In the [[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)|2019 remake]], Link can also collect [[Link's Awakening Figures|figures]] from the Trendy Game. If he collects them all, the Trendy Gamester will be impressed by his coordination and give him a [[Chamber Stone]] as a reward.{{Ref|''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)|Link's Awakening (2019)]]''|You've got a good eye and a steady hand. In here, that makes you a champ! And here's the lump of rock to prove it! I think it's called a chamber stone?|Trendy Gamester}} He will also allow Link to play the game for only 5 Rupees thereafter as well as refer to him as a champ.{{Ref|''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)|Link's Awakening (2019)]]''|And listen: no champ pays more than 5 rupees a go in my establishment!|Trendy Gamester}}{{Ref|''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)|Link's Awakening (2019)]]''|How goes it, champ? Here to have a go at the game for 5 rupees?|Trendy Gamester}}
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The [[Trendy Game Shop Owner]] has the same exact sprite as the [[Rapids Ride Operator]], except the Trendy Game owner is wearing blue instead of green in the [[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX|DX version]] of the game. Both bear a strong resemblance to [[Takamitsu Kuzuhara]], one of the developers of ''Link's Awakening''.
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*In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]'', the [[Trendy Gamester]] has the same exact sprite as the [[Raft Shop Owner]], except the Trendy Game owner is wearing blue instead of green in the [[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX|DX version]] of the game. Both bear a strong resemblance to [[Takamitsu Kuzuhara]], one of the developers of ''Link's Awakening''.
  
 
==Naming==
 
==Naming==
 
Known as the ''Trendy Game Shop Owner'' in [[The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia]], the character was renamed as the ''Trendy Gamester'' in the [[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)|2019 Remake]].
 
Known as the ''Trendy Game Shop Owner'' in [[The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia]], the character was renamed as the ''Trendy Gamester'' in the [[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)|2019 Remake]].
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:Trendy Game Shop Owner.png|''The Trendy Gamester's sprite in'' Link's Awakening DX
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</gallery>
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}

Revision as of 07:01, September 28, 2019

Trendy Gamester
Trendy Gamester.png

Gender

Male

Games

Location

TrendyGameGuy.gif

The Trendy Gamester is a minor character in Link's Awakening. He runs the Trendy Game, a popular pastime found in the southeast of Mabe Village.

Overview

The Trendy Gamester can be found standing behind the desk at the Trendy Game. For 10 Rupees, Link can play this game and win prizes, such as more Rupees, Magic Powder, a Shield, or the Yoshi Doll.[1]

When Link enters the Trendy Game Shop with Marin, she wants to play the game.[2] If Link lets her, she will pick up the owner with the crane. He compliments her, but then he says that pros are not allowed and kicks them out.[3]

In the 2019 remake, Link can also collect figures from the Trendy Game. If he collects them all, the Trendy Gamester will be impressed by his coordination and give him a Chamber Stone as a reward.[4] He will also allow Link to play the game for only 5 Rupees thereafter as well as refer to him as a champ.[5][6]

Trivia

Naming

Known as the Trendy Game Shop Owner in The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia, the character was renamed as the Trendy Gamester in the 2019 Remake.

Gallery

References

  1. "TRENDY GAME! One Play 10 Rs. Play No" — Trendy Game Shop Owner, Link's Awakening.
  2. " Wow! Link , can I try this?! What do you say? Okay No Way" — Marin, Link's Awakening.
  3. "You're good! You're a pro, aren't you? ... ... ... ... Well, beat it! Pros aren't allowed in here!" — Trendy Game Shop Owner, Link's Awakening.
  4. "You've got a good eye and a steady hand. In here, that makes you a champ! And here's the lump of rock to prove it! I think it's called a chamber stone?" — Trendy Gamester, Link's Awakening (2019)
  5. "And listen: no champ pays more than 5 rupees a go in my establishment!" — Trendy Gamester, Link's Awakening (2019)
  6. "How goes it, champ? Here to have a go at the game for 5 rupees?" — Trendy Gamester, Link's Awakening (2019)

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