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  1. Sarianae

    Spoiler Do You Think Hyrule Celebrates Thanksgiving?

    Do they celebrate Thanksgiving? Indeed they do. Every year approaching the time of Thanksgiving, the Cuccos start watching their hinds more vigilantly since they are to Hyrule on Thanksgiving what turkey is to us. In light of this, at some point Cucco hunting was turned into an avant-garde...
  2. Sarianae

    Geography of Hyrule

    I've never actually sat down to study Hyrule's geography for some reason, but since I think it's probably something I should be taking a crack at at some point at least once, I figure now is as good a time as any. Agree wholeheartedly---the assumptions you point out are extremely essential...
  3. Sarianae

    A Link to the Past Any Advice on 3rd ALTTP Boss?

    I am bumping this topic on account that I actually do have some real advice to give that has not been mentioned. After being knocked off the platform an infuriating number of times myself, I began watching Moldorm's movements much more minutely, and noticed that there was a pattern to it that...
  4. Sarianae

    Fairy Tale Influence in Zelda

    This may seem an odd topic at first, but with some examination, it will not appear as peculiar as you may be inclined to think. Interestingly, there have been certain entries in the franchise that have incorporated some of Grimm's fairytales. In fact, what brought this subject to mind was after...
  5. Sarianae

    Your Favorite Zelda Commercials & Promotional Videos

    Over the years, the Zelda series has seen all kinds of commercials, from radical rapping to MORE RAPPING to crazed men screaming "ZEELLDAAAA!!!!" to MORE OF THAT to puppets either singing and dancing or laughing while attempting to murder each other over a key and curly-haired men climbing...
  6. Sarianae

    Mirror Mirror |vs| Snow White and the Huntsman: Movie Trends Talk

    I'm bringing this discussion up on account of not one, but two Snow White movies coming out around the same time. Mirror Mirror I believe just started playing, while Snow White and the Huntsman will be coming out in June. Because of this unusual circumstance, people have been saying a lot of...
  7. Sarianae

    Who is Your Favorite Fantasy Author?

    Philip Pullman for me, hands down. His Dark Materials is my favorite fantasy series and I am still looking for something to read that can top it. It doesn't surprise me to see that not many people have read it here, as it's one of those rare diamonds that splendidly dances outside the limelight...
  8. Sarianae

    The Hunger Games Trilogy

    I have to say that for the most part, I was very impressed with how well the movie adhered to the book. This is of course, with a few exceptions, most prominently the backstory of the mockingjay pin as has already been mentioned. Aside from that, they toned down the Cato carnage in the finale...
  9. Sarianae


    My thoughts? Oh, here we go. *cracks knuckles* What I would suggest is, don't trust the trailer. I can't say I'm too impressed with it myself, but I feel as though what I've glimpsed of it still has the potential to be great. It's mostly a matter of whether Pixar will do it right, and they...
  10. Sarianae

    Looking for E3 2010 Concept Art Without Logo

    Minitokyo is the place you want to go for high resolution images, usually for anime and manga series but at times they do have game series as well (if it's a Japanese series, you're in luck). They do have this image in high resolution, dimensions are 3531x5000. However, it doesn't exclude the...
  11. Sarianae

    Count to 100 Before a Mod Posts

    ^ This being the exact strategy I used to beat this thread the first time. Although it may not work if the mod is invisible~ =P
  12. Sarianae

    Fun Things to Do in SS when You're Bored

    Just heads up, I merged your thread with this one because they were nearly the same thing. =)
  13. Sarianae

    Zelda Art Zelda Art Made by My Wife

    Hmmm.....you must excuse me for pointing this out, but there is a piece of Zelda fanart I am familiar with from one of my favorite artists on pixiv that this does resemble a little too closely to overlook mention of. Please see below: So I must ask, does your wife often use other people's...
  14. Sarianae

    Bandai to Cease Distribution of Anime and Manga in February

    Exactly; I'd like to further what Erebea and Onilink have been saying here. I would say that contrary to the impression that people on the outside looking in may get, Fansubs in reality do a lot in the way of boosting the success of anime series when licensed and marketed for release, through...
  15. Sarianae

    Megaupload Taken Down

    Wow.....wow. I am speechless. Indeed. I suppose it gives a taste of what's only going to ignite across the internet in a raging domino effect were SOPA to see the light of day (and may I direct you to the bathroom if that taste is sickening.) There're details here for anyone interested.
  16. Sarianae

    WW-Wii U Skull Necklaces? I Need 20... I Have 16

    Papermaz mentioned this, but I wanted to second this particularly. If you want a good place to pick up goodies like skull necklaces and knight's crests (and not to mention just super fun in general), going to Shark Island in and of itself will give you unlimited stock of them, because you can go...
  17. Sarianae

    Skyward Sword The Lumpy Pumpkin.

    It seems that this minigame is giving more people strife than had been intended. I had trouble with it myself...I can tell you that what helped me beat it was to adjust the motion of my hand in strumming, although I'm not certain this is the same case for everyone. Personally I found that...
  18. Sarianae

    OoT-GCN I Did the Unthinkable.

    Essentially, this. My friend has the collectors edition copy as well and he testifies to the same thing; the rumble feature is what usually causes the freezing in Majora's Mask, so always make certain it's off when you play. Back on my first playthrough of OoT on the N64, I actually had one of...
  19. Sarianae

    Favorite NPC

    Favorite NPC? Interesting. I'm going to go break this down by game... Although technically Kafei can't really be called a Non-Playable Character since you actually do play as him at one point during the Anju/Kafei Sidequest, I would definitely consider him a personal favorite, due to a...
  20. Sarianae

    General Modern Least Favorite Dungeon Out of All 3D Zelda Games

    Interesting. I think the Ice Cavern is also my least favorite 3D Dungeon, yet I have some difficulty identifying why exactly I dislike it so much. I don't think that there's really any other dungeon in the series that I dread in the same way. Although it isn't that I find it boring or...
  21. Sarianae

    Adventure of Link How in the World Do People Beat Adventure of Link?

    Since this thread seems to be essentially the same as this more recent one, there's really no need to keep both open. Please post in the newer thread if you wish to discuss this topic. :)
  22. Sarianae

    Things You Tried to Do.......

    Heh, interesting thread choice. Hmm, I'll tell you something that I tried that actually DID work that I don't think was meant to. In the Sky Keep, I managed to rearrange the rooms in a way that allowed me to completely bypass the Earth Temple room, although I'm fairly certain I wasn't supposed...
  23. Sarianae

    Skyward Sword Any Tips???

    May as well mention while here, my two cents is that it helped me to strum with the direction of my hand moving diagonally upwards away from myself and more towards the screen, rather than strumming with the wiimote moving mostly vertically, which I found to be the majority of the problem when I...
  24. Sarianae

    Skyward Sword Where is the Midnight Merchant?

    I hadn't heard about it before, but you got me interested enough to check it out in your mention of it. IGN's got a video about it which I'll drop below. The moonlight merchant can be found in Skyloft's Waterfall Cave, a bit ways in where there should be a few butterflies floating around. You...
  25. Sarianae

    What Was the Inspiration for Your Username/user Title?

    The root of my username is pretty straight forward. As anyone would likely guess, it originates from the girl Saria of Ocarina of Time. What's probably strange is that she's not particularly one of my favorite characters...I suppose I liked the sound of her name. Then I gave it my own touch by...
  26. Sarianae

    Ocarina of Time What's Your Favorite Warp Song?

    I'm pleasantly surprised to hear this much favor for the Bolero of Fire; it frequently appeared to me in the past that whenever I asked people what their favorite Ocarina songs were, the Bolero of Fire fell among the least liked, which both puzzled and disappointed me. See, there are times when...
  27. Sarianae

    You Know You're a Zelda Nerd When...

    I do believe this thread belongs in Forum Games (not World of Zelda), so I've moved it =) While I'm here I may as well do one though, :P You know you're a Zelda Nerd when you see a Zelda wallet at a store and buy it with no hesitation.....even though you already HAVE a different Zelda wallet...
  28. Sarianae

    Link Plush Doll Giveaway - Favorite Funny Zelda Quote

    It seems there are a lot of common favorites. I do have an uncommon one I found funny though: He says this in Ocarina of Time if you go up to him wearing the Gerudo Mask....gave me a good laugh. Although it did make me wonder what his wife actually looked like.... Oh and this quote...
  29. Sarianae

    This Game's a Joke, Right?

    Hello Raykay, sorry if you've been receiving some harsh reactions for your opinion. I must say though, with the tone of a thread title like "This Game's a Joke, Right?" it's already setting itself up to attract some negative responses. People are naturally going to get defensive about a game...
  30. Sarianae

    4Players Gives 84 Percent. The Verdict: The Weakest Zelda To Date

    U-M, I can tell you what I think this reviewer was thinking when they played the game: he was likely wanting it to be just a completely different game. Chances are, he probably wanted Zelda to have the popular "HD realism" style that Uncharted 3 and other modern games that probably appeal to him...
  31. Sarianae

    Gamespot Gives Skyward Sword a 7.5???!!!

    TheBitBlock actually posted a direct response video to GameSpot's claims about the controls in Skyward Sword not being accurate. Check this out and conclude for yourselves: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEge_2Vuft0&feature=player_embedded Well, I think that should clear that up at...
  32. Sarianae

    Gamespot Gives Skyward Sword a 7.5???!!!

    Just wanted to mention, the review has been updated. And about that, GoNintendo's comment on it is something really worth considering: [Source via GoNintendo] Honestly, it looks like the reviewer never actually understood the controls (and perhaps never cared enough trying to), played the...
  33. Sarianae

    Count to 100 Before a Mod Posts

    I was the first to beat this thread along with a few other fellows though~ :P Congrats anyway though, I know what it feels like :3
  34. Sarianae

    Count to 100 Before a Mod Posts

    Deja Vu in here! o.o Familiar, familiar.
  35. Sarianae

    Funny or Memorable IM or Shoutbox Conversations.

    Fi and Kitsu broke up in #SkywardSword, it was hila- I mean heartbreaking.
  36. Sarianae

    Spoiler Skyward Sword Reviews Thread

    Yes, I was looking at this myself. http://www.metacritic.com/game/wii/the-legend-of-zelda-skyward-sword/critic-reviews For the lowest scores, we have an 80 from Giant Bomb, 80 from GamePro, and an 83 from 1Up. Quote from Giant Bomb: Quote from Game Pro: Quote from 1UP: I haven't looked...
  37. Sarianae

    Spoiler Skyward Sword Overview Trailer

    Wonderful new Trailer. Some random things I feel like mentioning: The noise that the tightroping bokoblin made right before falling surprised me with how high-pitched it was, the pirates are designed very differently than what I was expecting (if those are indeed the pirates, the design is...
  38. Sarianae

    Edge Review Out Today!

    A bit more, saw this on IGN: (It looks like they were referring to Overworld map rather than overworld) [Thread] Their cons list looks rather nitpicked in my opinion, but I suppose we should expect some reviews like this. I wouldn't let this type of review sway opinions of the game...
  39. Sarianae

    10/27 Trailer Ideas

    Heads up, they've teased a screenshot so far. [Source] Looks like Faron Woods gets flooded at some point. This is probably one example of how different areas will be revisited anyway, and I can see how this will open up being able to reach areas you couldn't access on earlier visits. I do...
  40. Sarianae

    Final Box Art

    While I do like both of them, I must agree that I'm really partial to the Japanese Boxart. I love the way Link is actually holding his sword up against the backdrop of the open blue sky. The image seems to have more perspective to it reaching up into the sky than the gold one does, which feels...
  41. Sarianae

    How is the World As Large As They're Claiming?

    I would also like to point out that even in the event of the overworld being as small as you're thinking, in retrospect it shouldn't matter because what's important in the end is a maximized experience, something which a huge overworld may contribute to as your thinking, yet is not necessarily...
  42. Sarianae

    What Do You Think of the Music in Skyward Sword?

    The music is absolutely gorgeous, and I believe this even more so after seeing this new gameplay video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iyPnWf9OX8&feature=player_embedded# Just listen to that music in the Spirit Realm at 2:33....it's the melody of Faron Woods, yet done in a way that perfectly...
  43. Sarianae

    Make Your Own Zelda Flipnote Contest Winners

    Hmmm, that's interesting that you say that Van. I was pretty impressed, but I guess that's my personal standpoint on it. I think a lot work went into these, and I think that work displays itself in the final product. To clarify though, I am not saying that those who didn't win aren't as worthy...
  44. Sarianae

    Make Your Own Zelda Flipnote Contest Winners

    Push aside all your Skyward Sword excitement for just a moment everyone, because you're going to want to see these. The following videos are compilations of not all, but many of the best among the Flipnote Winners. Prepare to be impressed...many of them are, in my humble opinion, incredible and...
  45. Sarianae

    Funny or Memorable IM or Shoutbox Conversations.

    Due to Djinn's revelation that there are no females on the internet, I realized one day that I was a bot. Then Locke the bot Skullkid and I proceeded to have a poetic conversation in our botdom. Heh, it was fun. xD ::EDIT:: Another rhyme, another day. And now for a cameo...
  46. Sarianae

    Attempt to Be the Largest Thread in DGN History

    .....I've never found Hyenas essential. They're crude, and unspeakably plain. Still, there's a glimmer of potential. When allied, with my vision, and brain. Hmhmhmhahahahahaa~~~~ It's true that your powers of retention, Are as wet, as a warthogs back side. But thick, as you are, PAY...
  47. Sarianae

    Confirmed to Be E10 Rated

    Interesting, but it always seemed to me as though every little detail in that animation pointed to the fact that Link was undergoing agonizing pain. The scream was only the half of it....if you look at the way he hunches over and shakes as he puts it on, his short gasps right before he screams...
  48. Sarianae

    Confirmed to Be E10 Rated

    I agree entirely. Basically, the ESRB rating of E10+ does not entirely reflect the boundaries that Nintendo will be placing on the content, and as Majora's Mask exemplifies most splendidly, there can certainly be content that can be considered dark or controversial outside of what ESRB looks at...
  49. Sarianae

    Confirmed to Be E10 Rated

    The official rating does not always entirely reflect the content anyway. Majora's Mask was rated E despite how thematically dark it was, which I would consider it is more-so than Twilight Princess despite the latter's T rating. Also, Nintendo has a way with slipping slightly questionable...
  50. Sarianae

    Post your desktop or phone wallpaper

    I LOVE THIS. It makes me wish for a Zelda manga in this art style.
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