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DecoReturns
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(03-20-2017, 09:40 PM)
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Forget Dogs, I want a donkey
KimbleJay
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(03-20-2017, 09:41 PM)
Late to the party, but finally got my review up today.

https://www.gamespew.com/2017/03/the...e-wild-review/

I really wasn't a big fan for my first 10 hours or so – couldn't see what the 10/10 fuss was about AT ALL. But something happened and I fell in love. 80 or so hours later, it's a masterpiece. Never been so gutted to see the end credits roll in a game before!
theaface
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(03-20-2017, 09:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Conor_Fool

I climbed a mountain early on and there was one up there. I coyld freaking swear I put an apple on it and nothing happened.

Now I'm thinking of all the times I've seen those and missed out on seeds... My life is a lie

Wait til you get to the one that's missing a hard boiled egg. Hint: you don't make a hard boiled egg with just an egg and a flame, as I discovered!
Manny Calavera
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(03-20-2017, 09:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by OmegaX

NoA tweeted this:

The Legend of #Zelda: Breath of the Wild has “more perfect scores than any other game in @metacritic history!”

Is this time for real? We had 2 threads that were locked before because it had not happened yet.

I actually came to post about this seeing both the Switch and Wii U still get more perfect scores daily.

I counted 58 for Switch and 5 for Wii U making it total 63 perfect scores.


Personally if the game holds up it might make my top 3 games of all time. The game is simply just so much fun to play.
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Chaos17
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(03-20-2017, 09:45 PM)

Originally Posted by Durden77

So just started the game Sunday. Just got to the 4th of the first 4 little trials for the paraglider.

I don't know how everyone else did it but I made some spicy food that got me through the snowy mountains and went around to get to it because I couldn't cross the icy water. Felt good man.

Already such an incredible feeling game. What I've always wanted from open world games like these is the fact that sinply traveling should feel like an adventure, not just a series of interactions. It's what I always expected from the Elder Scrolls games and such, and would intentionally not fast travel hoping for this experience, but it never really came. That's why I stopped with those games.

But with this, just getting to that trial gave me that feeling I've been looking for for so long in games. That true sense of adventure throughout the world from getting to point A to B. And I don't even have the paraglider yet lol.

Hello and welcome to the adventure!
So far here what other people did beside cooking to do that snow part in the tutorial area

1) do the old man cooking quest to get warm cloth
2) use a torch to keep them warm
3) Eat peppers without cooking them (cooking was such a struggle for many people, lol)


And yes, this game is not about just going to point A to B especially if you want to uncover some secrets/quests, you will have to pay attention to npcs and stuff you read (that's why I will never understand the rant about fetch quests, they're overrated compared to korok seeds puzzles, lol)

Originally Posted by KimbleJay

Late to the party, but finally got my review up today.

https://www.gamespew.com/2017/03/the...e-wild-review/

I really wasn't a big fan for my first 10 hours or so – couldn't see what the 10/10 fuss was about AT ALL. But something happened and I fell in love. 80 or so hours later, it's a masterpiece. Never been so gutted to see the end credits roll in a game before!

Nive review, I liked the part you explain why at first you didn't liked it which is normal for beginners who're not used to those mechanics and instead are used that the game power up the players with a leveling system. Then with time you understood that the game give you what you need to overcome those difficulties you had.
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The_Hitcher89
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(03-20-2017, 09:46 PM)
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What's a Shrine Quest?
theaface
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(03-20-2017, 09:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by The_Hitcher89

What's a Shrine Quest?

A side quest to find a specific shrine, normally with a prerequisite action.
ckaneo
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(03-20-2017, 09:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by PillarEN

This is the fault of all those people who complained about petting waifus and husbandos. Prudes!!! Now because of this Nintendo won't even let us pet dogs.


I bet they programmed it in there but then someone did some weird shit in testing and they removed it
Chorazin
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(03-20-2017, 09:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by atr0cious

I'm betting there's not gonna be anymore 30th anniversary restock, especially with retailers showing crazy prices online. Expect a restock of the BotW ones though, because that's the current push. This will force folks who missed out on the 30th to go for the next set, hopefully the rumored MM amiibos, quicker, all according to keikaku.
Just paid $50 for the toon link/Zelda set on eBay, so get what you can.

I paid $45 for the WW set, but way more than that for OoT Link. :( I wouldn't have done that just for one Amiibo but it was the last one I needed so fuck it, and I had 75% of the cost in Amazon credit.
BizzyBum
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(03-20-2017, 09:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by kunonabi

Miniboss medals of honor?

Looking at a checklist and I see this:

Kill all 40 Talus, 40 Hinox, and 4 Moldugas and speak to Kilton
The Lamonster
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(03-20-2017, 09:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by EroticSushi

Anyone know a specific spot for Electric Keese?

Yes, there's an area with like 10 of them on the path to Zora's domain.

Or I'm pretty sure you can drop a bunch of regular keese wings on the ground and lay a metal weapon on top of them during a thunderstorm so lightning electrifies them.
atr0cious
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Originally Posted by Golnei

All food/elixir effects cancel out any previously active buffs, they don't stack. Though you can make items with mid or high level resistance as well; which are equivalent to wearing two and three pieces of resistant clothing respectively.

I actually did some extensive experimenting with this as far as stamina goes. Only carrots seem to be able to give full wheels, so far that I've seen anyways. But since carrots are food, its like a hard cap, but it seems stamina elixirs can stack somehow, but still trying to figure out the trigger.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/130056744

You can see us talking about it in the chat replay. This video also perfectly illustrates how easy it is to get lost doing something else.

EDIT: Watching it again, it doesn't stack, just fills to the next elixirs addition.
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kunonabi
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Originally Posted by EroticSushi

Anyone know a specific spot for Electric Keese?

Beats me, they seem to hound me wherever I go.
kunonabi
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(03-20-2017, 09:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by BizzyBum

Looking at a checklist and I see this:

Kill all 40 Talus, 40 Hinox, and 4 Moldugas and speak to Kilton

Interesting, I'll have to look into that.
Stopdoor
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(03-20-2017, 10:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by The_Hitcher89

What's a Shrine Quest?

In some cases they're almost like having the Shrine "challenge" outside of the Shrine, the resulting Shrine is often a simple "Blessing".
uncle_koploski
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(03-20-2017, 10:01 PM)
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About 70 hours into the game. I can confirm that Breath of the Wild is my favorite game of all time surpassing Ocarina of Time, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Skies of Arcadia, Mario 64, and Majora's Mask.

This is definitely the best open world game I have ever played.
Chaos17
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(03-20-2017, 10:03 PM)

Originally Posted by ckaneo

I bet they programmed it in there but then someone did some weird shit in testing and they removed it

Petting is rated Mature in the west, Nintendo had to censore it in Zelda /s
Plum
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(03-20-2017, 10:05 PM)
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Is it generally frowned upon to post massive write-ups in OPs like this? Because I've got about 10 or so hours to go until I can reasonably take on Ganon and damn do I have a lot to say about this game, stuff that (hopefully) hasn't been talked about too much before.
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Originally Posted by Plum

Is it generally frowned upon to post massive write-ups in OPs like this? Because I've got about 10 or so hours to go until I can reasonably take on Ganon and damn do I have a lot to say about this game, stuff that (hopefully) hasn't been talked about too much before.

I don't see why not?
LucidMomentum
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(03-20-2017, 10:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Plum

Is it generally frowned upon to post massive write-ups in OPs like this? Because I've got about 10 or so hours to go until I can reasonably take on Ganon and damn do I have a lot to say about this game, stuff that (hopefully) hasn't been talked about too much before.

It's too early to make a LTTP so I'd say go for it!
Berserking Guts
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(03-20-2017, 10:13 PM)
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Just shut the hell up Hestu.
Plum
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Originally Posted by BFIB

I don't see why not?

Originally Posted by LucidMomentum

It's too early to make a LTTP so I'd say go for it!

Thanks! I'll keep mentally taking notes on what I want to say about the game then. On reflection the game is becoming one of my favorites; not the favorite but, unlike some, one I can look over the faults and see the greatness inside that makes it special to me. Though, with Persona 5 and Mario Odyssey still to come it's still not a surefire GOTY for me. This year is crazy in terms of quality.
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cheez124
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(03-20-2017, 10:18 PM)
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completed the rito and zora dungeons, and now i can't decide which one to do next, lol. i've been running around doing side quests, upgrading armor, hearts, etc in the meantime. should i do rudania or naboris next?

i've also decided i'm gonna complete every shrine before i take on hyrule castle. just doesn't seem right to do it without the tunic of the wild. i did sneak in to get the hylian shield though
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(03-20-2017, 10:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by cheez124

completed the rito and zora dungeons, and now i can't decide which one to do next, lol. i've been running around doing side quests, upgrading armor, hearts, etc in the meantime. should i do rudania or naboris next?

i've also decided i'm gonna complete every shrine before i take on hyrule castle. just doesn't seem right to do it without the tunic of the wild. i did sneak in to get the hylian shield though

Save Naboris for last.
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(03-20-2017, 10:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by BizzyBum

Looking at a checklist and I see this:

Kill all 40 Talus, 40 Hinox, and 4 Moldugas and speak to Kilton

Anyone who does this should be ashamed.
TheFuzz
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(03-20-2017, 10:28 PM)
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So I finally beat my first dungeon boss, Waterblight GanonWow, what a great experience. Loved the fight, reminded me of a Dark Souls or Bloodborne boss.
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(03-20-2017, 10:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Plum

Is it generally frowned upon to post massive write-ups in OPs like this? Because I've got about 10 or so hours to go until I can reasonably take on Ganon and damn do I have a lot to say about this game, stuff that (hopefully) hasn't been talked about too much before.

Do it. I love massive write ups.
Magic Mushroom
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(03-20-2017, 10:33 PM)
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Might have been posted before, but man do I love the systemic freedom in this game.
A true gameplay sandbox. It's a creative way of solving a puzzle differently, in case you're super spoiler sensitive.

https://youtu.be/iq4UqlgXoQo
Plum
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(03-20-2017, 10:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Timeaisis

Do it. I love massive write ups.

Only problem; I want to talk about general spoilers but it won't really be about said spoilers. I'll mainly be stuff like dungeon names, cool moments and more so I think a simple warning at the top of the post should do.
PillarEN
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(03-20-2017, 10:36 PM)
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Molli: "I can't hear that story from grandpa anymore *sniff*"

;_;
effingvic
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(03-20-2017, 10:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by PillarEN

Molli: "I can't hear that story from grandpa anymore *sniff*"

;_;

There are so much bittersweet side stories in this game. The one in Kakariko is my favorite.
KarmaCow
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(03-20-2017, 10:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by PillarEN

Molli: "I can't hear that story from grandpa anymore *sniff*"

;_;

Seemingly everyday, one of the kids in Kakariko village goes the graves in the back to cry by herself because she doesn't want to upset her dad by letting him know that she knows her mom is dead instead of just somewhere else.
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Originally Posted by KarmaCow

Seemingly everyday, one of the kids in Kakariko village goes the graves in the back to cry by herself because she doesn't want to upset her dad by letting him know that she knows her mom is dead instead of just somewhere else.

I discovered that by accident and it broke my heart. I only did the first "food" quest with her earlier which seemed super cute and innocent. Running into her in the graveyard totally put it in another context. It gets deeper when you finish all of her food quests as well as when you find out how the mom died. The younger daughter can be found near the shrine on the hill every morning looking for her mom.

Cried buckets yo
PillarEN
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Originally Posted by KarmaCow

Seemingly everyday, one of the kids in Kakariko village goes the graves in the back to cry by herself because she doesn't want to upset her dad by letting him know that she knows her mom is dead instead of just somewhere else.

Whaaa? I'll have to go investigate this. This stuff always gets me.
oti
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I have a question regarding the home owner quest line.

I bought the house and a a few pieces of furniture etc. but then I completed the Taburasa quest line. Now the home designer is nowhere to be seen anymore in Hateno. Where can I find him?
PillarEN
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Originally Posted by oti xero

I have a question regarding the home owner quest line.

I bought the house and a a few pieces of furniture etc. but then I completed the Taburasa quest line. Now the home designer is nowhere to be seen anymore in Hateno. Where can I find him?

Hmm... as long as it's daytime they should be chilling in front by the fire place. They go to sleep at night though.
HawthorneKitty
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(03-20-2017, 10:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by oti xero

I have a question regarding the home owner quest line.

I bought the house and a a few pieces of furniture etc. but then I completed the Taburasa quest line. Now the home designer is nowhere to be seen anymore in Hateno. Where can I find him?

Taburasa? or whatever the name of the new town thing
Manny Calavera
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Originally Posted by uncle_koploski

About 70 hours into the game. I can confirm that Breath of the Wild is my favorite game of all time surpassing Ocarina of Time, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Skies of Arcadia, Mario 64, and Majora's Mask.

This is definitely the best open world game I have ever played.

Definitely agree with you there and also for me personally it surpassed Ocarina of Time and Bloodborne. At the moment I'd rank Breath of the Wild my #3 favorite game of all time but I also still haven't finished it.
Durden77
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Originally Posted by Chaos17

Hello and welcome to the adventure!
So far here what other people did beside cooking to do that snow part in the tutorial area

1) do the old man cooking quest to get warm cloth
2) use a torch to keep them warm
3) Eat peppers without cooking them (cooking was such a struggle for many people, lol)


And yes, this game is not about just going to point A to B especially if you want to uncover some secrets/quests, you will have to pay attention to npcs and stuff you read (that's why I will never understand the rant about fetch quests, they're overrated compared to korok seeds puzzles, lol)

Super fuckin neat those options. I almost went with the torch myself but I couldn't get it across the water (before I decided to go around) and I was worried it would break.

How do you do the old man quest for the cloth? I talked to him jear his house but he only taught me about cutting down trees.
psyfi
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(03-20-2017, 10:51 PM)
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The music in the Akkala Ancient Tech Lab reminds me of Advance Wars. :)
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Originally Posted by Plum

Only problem; I want to talk about general spoilers but it won't really be about said spoilers. I'll mainly be stuff like dungeon names, cool moments and more so I think a simple warning at the top of the post should do.

Yeah, at this point, if someone wanders into a BOTW thread (especially this one) and goes off because they see a dungeon or town name, maybe they need to just play the damn game and avoid online forums for a while. :) I got several things "spoiled" before I got to them, but it didn't diminish their impact since they were of such high quality, and the context surrounding them also made a huge difference. Even clicking on spoilered comments and seeing stuff I haven't yet experienced doesn't really matter since odds are I won't remember specifically what I read by the time I reach them.
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Originally Posted by oti xero

I have a question regarding the home owner quest line.

I bought the house and a a few pieces of furniture etc. but then I completed the Taburasa quest line. Now the home designer is nowhere to be seen anymore in Hateno. Where can I find him?

He stays in Tarry Town (I assume this is Taburasa for you?) after the wedding until you talk to him again.
SodiumBenzoate
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Yeah I think the biggest flaw in the game so far (by a huge margin in my opinion). 20 hours in, was the lack of a proper cooking tutorial. Maybe I missed it?
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Originally Posted by KarmaCow

Seemingly everyday, one of the kids in Kakariko village goes the graves in the back to cry by herself because she doesn't want to upset her dad by letting him know that she knows her mom is dead instead of just somewhere else.

The other kid always references that his mom is playing hide and seek and he'll find her eventually. You can play games with him to pass the time. He's the brother of the kid who visits the graves.

The game makes me enjoy visiting the towns and villages. They did a great job with the characters.

The Firefly quest in Kakariko was nice too. Such simple things to bring people joy.
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Originally Posted by SodiumBenzoate

Yeah I think the biggest flaw in the game so far (by a huge margin in my opinion). 20 hours in, was the lack of a proper cooking tutorial. Maybe I missed it?

I don't think there is ever one that outright tells you what to do via the menu like the ones for parrying or gliding but there are a few NPCs that explain it. There's a hut with a diary in the Great Plateau that tasks you with cooking cold resist food but you can completely miss it.

That said, there's not much to cooking. It's fairly free form and based on what the ingredients say outside of a few strict recipes.
oti
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(03-20-2017, 11:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by PillarEN

Hmm... as long as it's daytime they should be chilling in front by the fire place. They go to sleep at night though.

Yeah, that's not the case after the wedding.

Originally Posted by HawthorneKitty

Taburasa? or whatever the name of the new town thing

Originally Posted by KarmaCow

He stays in Tarry Town (I assume this is Taburasa for you?) after the wedding until you talk to him again.

Thanks. I'll go look for him. The mission marker was set to Hateno so I was confused.
Brakke
(03-20-2017, 11:08 PM)
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So there's a fairly common feature of three trees all in a perfect line, all alone. Is that a Korok seed puzzle that I just haven't figured out? I swear I've seen this like ten times.
Draper
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(03-20-2017, 11:09 PM)
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Found Zelda's horse 🐴

I think
Conor_Fool
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(03-20-2017, 11:13 PM)
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Is Pika go in any other village than Kakoriko?

I just traveled to every single stable I've found and still have two more pictures to go. I found three more stables along the way but no sign of the dude.

Knocked 10 pictures out like it was nothing and now I'm clueless.
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Originally Posted by Conor_Fool

Is Pika go in any other village than Kakoriko?

I just traveled to every single stable I've found and still have two more pictures to go. I found three more stables along the way but no sign of the dude.

Knocked 10 pictures out like it was nothing and now I'm clueless.

I don't think he has hints for all of them. One of the pictures is in Hyrule Castle, he doesn't hint for that one.

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