The Trendy Gamester, also known as the Trendy Game Shop Owner, is a minor character in Link's Awakening. He runs the Trendy Game Shop, a popular pastime found in the southeast of Mabe Village. For 10 Rupees, Link can play this game and win prizes, such as more Rupees, Magic Powder, a Shield, or the Yoshi Doll.
When Link enters the Trendy Game Shop with Marin, she wants to play the game. 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.
- 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 DX version of the game. Both bear a strong resemblance to Takamitsu Kuzuhara, one of the developers of Link's Awakening.
- ↑ "TRENDY GAME! One Play 10 Rs. Play No" — Trendy Game Shop Owner, Link's Awakening.
- ↑ " Wow! Link , can I try this?! What do you say? Okay No Way" — Marin, Link's Awakening.
- ↑ "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.