Gaming Interesting facts about a little game called “The Legend of Zelda” (18 Photos) March 8, 2017 borednerdist 220 Views 0 Comments about, called, facts, interesting, legend, little 1 sourceShigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka, and Toshihiko Nakago are the creators of The Legend of Zelda. The name Zelda was chosen because it was the name of the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. 2 sourceThe fastest record for completing “The Legend of Zelda” is 30 minutes and 6 seconds. 3 sourceLink’s appearance was based off of Peter Pan. 4 source“Ocarina of Time” was almost set to be a first person game. The idea was eventually scrapped as developers were worried that fans would be upset that they couldn’t see Link. 5 sourceThat famous “Hyaaah!” sound that Link makes in “Ocarina of Time” and “Majora’s Mask” is voiced by a woman named Fujiko Takimoto. 6 sourceAn early version of the game was to take place in several universes and times, with Link using the Triforce to travel to and from them. The name “Link” was meant to describe the fact that he was a link between eras. Nowadays, Nintendo is adamant that the name “Link” represents the link between the player and the game. 7 sourceA lot of “Link’s Awakening” was inspired by the TV show “Twin Peaks.” 8 sourceIn most games, Link is left handed. 9 sourceThe happy mask dude in “Majora’s mask” has a Yoshi mask in his wallet. 10 sourceNintendo did not think that the Zelda franchise would be popular in America. Boy were they wrong. 11 sourceOriginally, Link was supposed to start the game with a sword. However, developers decided that having no sword would inspire the game players to communicate with each other about how to get the sword. 12 sourceZelda has had different occupations throughout the series. She’s been a princess, a pirate, a ninja, and a childhood friend of Link. 13 sourceThe only enemy that appears in every game is the Stalfos Skeleton. 14 sourceThe original NES game was known by Americans as “The Legend of Zelda.” In Japan, it was known as “The Legend of Zelda: The Hyrule Fantasy.” 15 sourceLink’s fairy, Navi, has been voted as the most annoying video game companion of all time. 16 sourceAn early concept of the game had the Triforce made out of microchips. 17 sourceYou can visit Link’s grave in the Japanese version of the original “Final Fantasy” game. 18 sourceRobin Williams was a big fan of the Legend of Zelda franchise. He even named his daughter after Princess Zelda.