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The wait is nearly over. The game is being detailed left and right by the media,… the amiibo have been announced,… and the Nintendo Switch is imminent… The Legend of Zelda series has been a special one for Nintendo fans since it began and the next chapter starts on March 3rd, 2017.
A hero's tale begins anew. Open your eyes and see what is true.
Fun Facts: Vast open world where you could go find the end of the game within 15 minutes… but you won't survive it. Weapons have stats and durability. Climb pretty much anything you want. Eat and cook to regain health. Full voice-acting for all except Link
Lets use this thread to discuss the game on the Nintendo Switch. To help hold the tide of the wait, here are some beautiful screenshots and links for your perusal.
@Shadowlink Yes, I destroyed evil that was plaguing it. And then it thanked me. Why would that translate to attacking it when I see it later?! Or attacking random other dragons for that matter?
That whole scenario put it into my head that these are friendly dragons. Even their "attacks" can be interpreted as them just exuding their own natural energy or something, because they're not really directed at anyone / anything, just kind of constantly happening.
Either way it's just logical to think you can ride them I mean why wouldn't you be able to?!
@Shadowlink Precisely why I thought the whole point of what was happening in that area was to eliminate the electricity danger to myself so I could take a ride! It never occurred to me to start attacking it, why would I do that when the game had me save one earlier?! I only attacked it out of frustration. And you don't even need the gear to do that anyway, it makes it slightly easier I guess but I did the cold one without any gear to protect from the cold.
Mind you I got a horn instead of a scale first time with the cold one and I had shot him right in the face so I guess what you get depends on where you shoot it? Maybe some shots are tougher to do than others without getting super close?
I think I'm missing the rubber boots actually?! I know I'm missing one piece and I don't think it is the chest. And I didn't get shocked by it last attempt so that must be enough to stop the electricity, I just couldn't get a grip on it either. Even landing directly on top of it made me slide right off. Must be made of the same stuff that insides of shrines are.
(I have no idea what is and isn't a spoiler at this point which is probably why my spoiler tags feel so random...)
I find the dragons in BotW to be extremely cool and I always get excited when one shows up, but the game does handle them kind of strangely. As far as I can tell, they're pretty much just there to get rare materials from by shooting them. Sort of odd...!
@TriforceBun It's just sort of bizarre to me that you can't ride on them. I mean, I guess that would make the whole point of them too easy, but still... IT'D HAVE BEEN SUCH A COOL WAY TO GET AROUND. They could have always I dunno... made the parts you need to hit all on the bottom or something.
@Zero I had similar thoughts. Those things are neat at first, but aside from that first quest they don't do anything interesting and they're annoying to farm for upgrades.
They're also kinda glitchy. I once saw one that wasn't really "there," my arrows went right through it and then getting closer, Link could glide through it as well. It's like it just generated the visual of it but not anything needed to interact with it.
So we not bothering with spoilers in here anymore? I see people just throwing out random stuff now.
No spoiler for rubber armor or leviathan. I knew about the former long ago but am still unsure what a leviathan even is. It seems like a lot of stuff is being treated as common knowledge now. At this point it's okay for most stuff but not everything. I'm still in the dark about the entire desert side of the world, Death Mountain, and various other chunks of land. I'm sure there's a ton of equipment I'm not aware of either. I've glanced at my bro's inventory screen and saw a lot of cool stuff I wish I didn't see.