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Submission #1037: Phil's NES Legend of Zelda in 00:42.1

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Legend of Zelda
Game version: USA, PRG 1
ROM filename: Legend of Zelda, The (U) (PRG1).nes
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 00:42.1
FrameCount: 2526
Re-record count: 666
Author's real name: Phil. Côté
Author's nickname: Phil
Submitter: Phil
Submitted at: 2006-04-01 06:50:34
Text last edited at: 2012-11-05 17:43:32
Text last edited by: Zeupar
Download: Download (9290 bytes)
Status: decision: cancelled
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A long, long time ago the World was in an age of Chaos. In the middle of this chaos, in a little kingdom in the land of Hyrule, a legend was being banded down from generation to generation, the legend of the "Triforce"; golden triangles possessing mystical powers.

One day, an evil army attacked this peaceful little kingdom and stole the Triceforce of Power. This army was led by Gannon, the powerful Prince of Darkness who sought to plunge the World into fear and darkness under his rule. Fearing his wicked rule, Zelda, the princess of this kingdom, split up the Triforce of Wisdom into eight fragments and hid them throughout the realm to save the last remaining Triforce from the cluthes of the evil Gannon. At the same time, she commanded her most trustworthy nursemaid, Impa, to secretly escape into the land and go find a man with enough courage to destroy the evil Gannon. Upon hearing this, Gannon grew angry, imprisoned the princess, and sent out a party in search of Impa.

Braving forests and mountains, Impa fled for her life from her pursuers. As she reached the very limit of her energy she found herself surrounded by Gannon's evil henchmen. Cornered! What could he do? ... But wait!

All was not lost. A young lad appeared. He skillfully drove off Gannon's henchmen, and saved Impa from a fate worse than death. His name was Link. During his travels he had come across Impa and Gannon's henchmen. Impa told Link the whole story of the princess Zelda and the evil Gannon. Burning with a sense of justice, Link resolved to save Zelda, but Gannon was a powerful opponent. He held the Triforce of Power. And so, in order to fight off Gannon, Link had to bring the scattered eight fragments of the Triforce of Wisdom together to rebuild the mystical Triangle.

If he couldn't do this, there would be no chance Link could fight his way into Death Mountain where Gannon lived. Can Link really destroy Gannon and save the Princess Zelda? Only your skill can answer that question. Good luck. Use the Triforce wisely.


  • FCEU 0.98.15
  • Abuses glitch

The movie is done quick due to some new bug. Enjoy it, it really worth it. Imo, it is a star nomination.

P.S. Just to mention that a zelda movie starring Johnny Depp is coming at winter 2006.

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