Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Zeldaspiration: Old School Zelda

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Very interesting article here about the Legend of Zelda series' evolution through the years.

What is really fascinating is how closely the Legend of Zelda's evolution as a video game mirrors the evolution of D&D, from the little brown books to 4E and Essentials. 
I actually had a whole post written up analyzing this, but I realized it was probably going to wind up baiting edition warriors and Zelda fanatics, and the last thing I want to deal with here is any kind of flame war. I had a lot of thoughts on it all, but I don't want to come off as demeaning any of the many editions of D&D; I own books from every edition and I find them all useful in running my Microlite games. 

Anyway, if you're interested, it's a fascinating read and I think offers some good advice for D&D game masters, especially those familiar with The Legend of Zelda. 

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this! I wrote a follow-up post: http://digitalorc.blogspot.com/2012/02/zelda-d-province-of-sleepwalkers.html