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Which game is this Link from?

This gif comes from the fan-made short "Racing for Rupees" on Youtube: The moment appears around the 3:30 mark.
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What is Zelda's Legend?

The first The Legend of Zelda game was focused on rescuing Zelda from the clutches of Gannon, as his name was originally spelt. The decision to name the game after the princess instead of the player ...
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In the 3D Zeldas, is it faster to roll or to simply walk?

Yes it is always faster to roll. By how much depends on the game, so let's break it down a bit. All of this information was found on the ZeldaSpeedRuns website, which has in-depth mechanical ...
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What is Zelda's Legend?

There really is an in-universe "Legend of Zelda", mentioned in the instruction manual of Zelda II as told by Impa: "Link, the time has come when I must tell you the legend of Zelda handed down in ...
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Which game is this Link from?

Given that the gif only shows a very restricted shot of Link, it's hard to say for certain, but I believe this is the Link from Hyrule Warriors, based on the graphics and art style. As you can see ...
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Where does the name "Yiga" come from?

It is originally Japanese. Additionally, their master's name, Kohga, also came from Japanese. Both names came from the Ninja school/clans Iga and Kōga, the most well-known Ninja school/clans in Japan. ...
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Where does Breath of the Wild take place in the Zelda Timeline

There is no definite answer currently. At present, Nintendo has not commented on the placement in the timeline other than saying it is after Ocarina of Time. In the game, there are references to each ...
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Is there any other kingdom than Hyrule?

Yes, there are places other than Hyrule kingdom. Koholint Island An island which Link visits during the events of Link's Awakening and is quite separate from Hyrule. While there is a castle on ...
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What is Zelda's Legend?

This was found within the initial game: To see this, all you had to do was wait at the title screen. (Simply do not press the Start button on the title screen. The music will get a bit more up-...
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What wishes have been made upon the Triforce?

In A Link to the Past, Link defeats Ganon and is able to take the Triforce for himself. His wish is that the effect of Ganon's evil actions are reversed, thus restoring Hyrule (the and Sacred Land) to ...
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Where does the Link death sound from Mario Maker 2 originate?

That's Link's death sound from the Famicom Disk System version of Legend of Zelda. You can hear a comparison here: The Famicom Disk System had extra hardware for audio, ...
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What is the most feasible option to play (almost) all Zelda games?

As of 2023-01-23 TL;DR The cheapest way to play all (main) Zelda games is to buy a Wii U and a New 3DS or New 2DS, which gives you access to almost all (main) Zelda games ever released, with a few ...
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Where does Breath of the Wild take place in the Zelda Timeline

In memory sequence #1 Zelda is holding a ceremony to honour Link and says (paraphrased by memory) be it skyward bound, through time or in to twilight… This references Skyward Sword, Ocarina of ...
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What created Dark Link, and what is his purpose?

There is a possibility that Dark Link actually may have come from the Corrupted Sanctuary, or Sacred Realm. If we have a look at the Timeline, Ocarina of Time is the First Chronological appearance of ...
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In which order should the branches of the Zelda timeline be played?

I'd play them in chronological release order. It's all a matter of preference in the end, as there is no right or wrong order to play them, and certainly no intended order. Zelda games timelines seem ...
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What is the difference between the LoZ songs "Lost Woods" and "Saria's Song"?

The difference as a composition is nearly zero. In the game, the Soundtrack "Lost Woods" plays as a background music when you walk through the eponymous Lost Woods, while "Saria's Song" is a music ...
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What are the origins of the Master Sword?

From the wiki page on the Master Sword: Originally crafted by the goddess Hylia as the Goddess Sword, it was later forged into the Master Sword by the Goddess's chosen hero and its spirit, Fi, who ...
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What games come with the Nintendo Switch Online Membership?

With the basic subscription you will have access only to NES, SNES and Gameboy titles. With Nintendo Switch Online - Expansion Pack you will get also Nintendo 64, SEGA Mega Drive e Game Boy Advance ...
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What is the difference between the LoZ songs "Lost Woods" and "Saria's Song"?

Strictly speaking, Saria's Song is the melody you play on the ocarina in the game, while Lost Woods is the background music you hear in…well, the Lost Woods. All of the non-warp songs in Ocarina of ...
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In which order should the branches of the Zelda timeline be played?

Majora's Mask is considered by many to be a direct sequel of Ocarina of Time, taking place very shortly after the events In Ocarina. A Link to the Past and The Wind Waker both take place an ...
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Zelda: the Triforce and the Sierpinski triangle

Speculation exists that it originates from Japanese clans, in particular, the Hojo clan. Wikipedia image for Hojo clan crest: This site covers this theory. Image below of related crests, from the ...
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Where does Breath of the Wild take place in the Zelda Timeline

Short Version The timeline in which the story takes place as you see fit. Based on the other answers, many people have different interpretations on which timeline Breath of the Wild takes place. Long ...
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Where does Breath of the Wild take place in the Zelda Timeline

I believe it might be the Fallen Hero Timeline because the Master Sword is placed in the Lost Woods and it only shows Ganon in the game. It can't be the Child Timeline because the Master Sword is ...
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What wishes have been made upon the Triforce?

In a Link Between Worlds, Zelda and Link make a wish on the Triforce to restore Lorule's destroyed Triforce.
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Gamecube disc issue

While there may not be a way to repair the disc you have, if you have a CD/DVD burner, you could try re-creating the disc. Using a PC, there is a program called "CleanRip" that can help you ...
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In which order should the branches of the Zelda timeline be played?

The only games in the series which act as direct sequels are Phantom Hourglass, which picks up right after Wind Waker, and Majora's Mask which takes places shortly after Ocarina of Time. Outside of ...
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Where does Breath of the Wild take place in the Zelda Timeline

-- Warning: Minor spoilers -- Based on an IGN article (Timeline: BOTW), I believe Breath of the wild takes place on the Windwaker timeline, sometime after Windwaker. I have two theories about when it ...
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Is there any other kingdom than Hyrule?

The Great Sea/ Realm of the Ocean King Both are massive water worlds filled with islands in which Link's method of transportation is by boat rather then horse. The former is the primary setting of ...
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Was Farore ever referred to as Fayore?

I actually thought that it was spelled "Fayore" as well. This thought, for myself, was revolving around the Ocarina of Time cartridge for N64 specifically and corrected elsewhere, presumably. That ...
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