Just rediscovered this gem

#1 Posted by bibamatt (1086 posts) -

Just picked this back up after a year or so of sitting on the shelf (the game, not me). If anyone else was listening to the Bombcast's talk of Skyward Sword's 'time to sword' and found themselves agreeing, GET THIS GAME AND PLAY SOME CLASSIC ZELDA (kind of).

It's great.

#2 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19158 posts) -

It was a fun game, but I got really frustrated with it in dungeons and I just gave up right when I was about to start the last dungeon. Fighting the enemies wasn't too much of an issue, especially with how crazy your sword can get near the end, but generally finding your way was a big hassle. It took me so much time just to find how I was supposed to even reach the entrance of the last dungeon.

3D Dot Game Heroes introduced me to tower defense with its fun mini-game. Honestly, the tower defense was probably my favorite part of the game.

#3 Edited by TheFreeMan (2712 posts) -

I dug the tower defence minigame. I didn't play a lot of it, cause I'm not a big fan of Tower Defence games in general but it was a nice distraction from the main quest. I also, for some reason, dug the bestiary stuff - hitting a monster with it was kind of a fun and challenging (and occasionally really frustrating, but thankfully the Blue Dragon got glitched) way to fill it out. I still haven't got the final boss yet. He's the only one I'm missing. Oy vey.

I really liked 3DDGH, though, like FluxWave said, finding your way to dungeons could be pretty tough. I think it was the fifth dungeon, the one in the desert, that one took me a while to get to. I really dug the art style and the ridiculous swords. The writing was fun and clever, and the dungeons were pretty challenging. I just about didn't play any of the classic top-down Zeldas, though, so maybe that has an effect on my opinion. The only one I ever completed was Link's Awakening. Maybe when I've got more time I'll go back and do Link To The Past or Seasons.

#4 Posted by MrKlorox (11186 posts) -

Yeah, I stopped in the middle of it because a dungeon was kicking my ass hard. I'd probably start playing it again if the HDMI port on my screen wasn't messed up right now. That and I think I might still have to finish Link's Awakening on my 3DS.

#5 Posted by MightyDuck (1438 posts) -

I am really thinking of picking this up and giving it a 2nd go. I got frustrated after the 2nd dungeon. I think I wandered southeast to the desert. Definitely didn't give the game enough time. Any tips if I pick it up?

#6 Posted by Irvandus (2643 posts) -

I completely forgot about this. I totally wanted to pick this up, might end up being my fight off the summer drought game.

#7 Posted by ApeGantz (216 posts) -

I wanted to pick this game (and other good cheap games) since I've heard about it. I was turned off by the old school Zelda look but now that's like $20, I don't mind trying it out!

#8 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@ApeGantz said:

I wanted to pick this game (and other good cheap games) since I've heard about it. I was turned off by the old school Zelda look but now that's like $20, I don't mind trying it out!

Why are you turned off by the one of the best thing this game has going for it?

#9 Posted by ApeGantz (216 posts) -

Well it was probably because before this was released I was on a Zelda high, playing the majority of the 2d games(minus 1 and 2)in the span of 6 months. Always thought it looked interesting at least :D

#10 Posted by HarlequinRiot (1098 posts) -

I always wanted to check it out, but was afraid it's trick would go old. I really should try it out now though. My favorite part was how you could make your own sprite and animate it.

#11 Posted by Lego_My_Eggo (919 posts) -

I need to get back to this game as well. I started playing and got a few hours in but got distracted by other games, but from what i played i enjoyed the style and humor of it.

#12 Posted by ssj4raditz (1125 posts) -

You can never go wrong with a giant, screen-filling sword.

#13 Posted by EVO (3782 posts) -

I also never finished this games. Seems like not many did.

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