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The Legend of Zelda is, quite possibly, my favorite IP.

I know this isn’t really relevant to the other content on this blog, but I thought I’d try to meet a quick post today even though I have to work.

I have played every Zelda game that has been released since I discovered the series with Ocarina of Time, with the exception of Triforce Heroes and Cadence of Hyrule. I have liked them all, though obviously I have my favorites — Wind Waker, to the surprise of most whom I tell, is probably my favorite overall.

I’m currently playing through the remake of Link’s Awakening, on the Nintendo Switch. It makes me feel very nostalgic. I beat that game time and again on my Gameboy Color. It was my second Zelda game. The recreation is incredibly faithful, and I have to say, I love it.

Nostalgia is powerful. Even the new Zelda games invoke some semblance of it, since they all refer back to their roots in one way or another. Maybe I love the games because of that nostalgia, but I think I love them because they’re good games. They make me happy.

That’s all I really had to say. It wasn’t much, I know. I’ll be back on Monday with another real post.

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