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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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25 minutes ago, revlob said:

It's been quite odd watching everyone go "LeChuck you've got to play it your way! Don't expect any handholding!" then almost immediately saying afterwards "LeChuck you MUST go to Hyrule Castle! Here, let me hold your hand!".

Did anyone say you must go? On my part is was more a case of pointing out that you can go there, not necessarily that you should. Captain Le Chuck likes getting people involved and discussing his playthrough, which is great and entertaining, so it's not surprising that people might say 'ah, but did you know you can go here, or you don't have to go there..' it's all part of the enjoyment. The equivalent of being there in the living room as an onlooker getting caught up in the action. 

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1 hour ago, stefcha said:

 

Make sure you eat your strongest raise defence meal first, and/or a big temporary heart increase meal (as well as having your best armour on, whatever that may be) and you've a good chance of surviving a hit, base damage with no defence is around 12 hearts. Also stock up on fairies! Once you've got a decent amount of hearts it's just a question of healing if you mess up until you get the timing down. The eye flash is also pretty much a guaranteed parry cue, especially when up close, but the early panic doesn't half play its part in messing with your timing. 

Agreed - the early panic seems to be what the real problem is! 

 

I need to look into fairies, pretty sure I don't have any although I did find the big one! 

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7 minutes ago, parrapatheslapper said:

Agreed - the early panic seems to be what the real problem is! 

 

I need to look into fairies, pretty sure I don't have any although I did find the big one! 

 

That's where you'll find them, usually three 3 or 4 (the max you can have - I've never had more as they don't respawn until you've used your current ones) and you have to be careful not to scare them off. 

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Felt great parrying a Guardian’s beam for the first time... only downside was being outside the Forgotten Temple. Still, good place to practice the technique.

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Went back to the castle finally parrying guardian blasts somewhat consistently and got the royal recipe I needed as well as some more gear...then encountered a white maned lynel...equipped my shockproof gear and decided I was bad ass enough to take him- big mistake :(

 

This beast seems impossible compared to the blue lynel I fought last time and much tougher than the white maned lynel near a certain giant sword I beat out in the main game world (with much poorer armour and weapons)

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So I have smashed the main game with about 5 shrines left to find, I have beat master mode I am yet to finish the master sword trials and I still havn't got the parry and dodging down haha

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I've been hooked on this having got over that initial feeling of being lost.  I've been taking my time, content with exploring, discovering shrines, korok seeds and other puzzles.  There have been a few quests I've finished before finding out about them so it's good to be able to just stumble upon things without them being pointed out.  The world is vast - there was one area I thought i was coming up to the edge of the map before realising there was more to explore beyond and still lots of things I've marked to come back to.

 

Given the comments above I've also now ventured into Hyrule castle - picked up lots of equipment as well as finding the royal recipes.  I too had just steered clear of the castle up until now.  Parrying guardians is still very much hit and miss but very satisfying when pulling it off.  And I lasted seconds against that Lynel ... maybe later

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4 minutes ago, Captain LeChuck said:

And finished. Disappointed the game doesn't just continue post Ganon, and that you have to load an earlier save. But the fight was fun. Really glad I learned that parry!  More to do, but I'm gonna have to take a break from the switch. The default pad is giving my left thumb problems, not sure I'll fork out for a pro pad though. 

Did you get all the memories?

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1 minute ago, Captain LeChuck said:

Ha, yes. But I didn't go to Impa before doing Ganon. 

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I'm now heading to the 'final memory'. 

 

I'm guessing there's a better ending or something if I do?

 

 

Aye 

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10 minutes ago, Captain LeChuck said:

And finished. Disappointed the game doesn't just continue post Ganon, and that you have to load an earlier save. But the fight was fun. Really glad I learned that parry!  More to do, but I'm gonna have to take a break from the switch. The default pad is giving my left thumb problems, not sure I'll fork out for a pro pad though. 

Pro Pad is so good for Zelda, and Mario tbh.

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On 08/11/2017 at 18:50, CovisGod said:

About to become the most unpopular forumite,

 

I just can’t get to grips with it. I find it really, really difficult. Anything attacks me and I’m dead straight away, I’ve found nothing to upgrade my armour since the start and if I do partake in any sort of battle it breaks my couple of lowly weapons and I’m back to square one,

 

I don’t think this is one made for me, which is a shame because I really wanted to love it. It’s not going anywhere, I’ll put it down for a bit and go back to it I think

 

Following on from this, I’ve been off today and have been determined to give it a good go. I took somebody on here I forget who’s advice about I may have just wandered into a hard area of the map, so I went back a bit and took a different path and am finding it a lot better, I also had a load of gems and stuff hoarded that I sold to buy arrows which made the next bit a lot easier....

 

I came across a great big giant dude with one eye and put about 50 arrows into him to take him down, he dropped a royal bow and royal sword that are Head and shoulders better than any other weapons I’ve ever found, which is awesome

 

I feel like I may have got over a huge barrier I’d told myself of it being too hard and am actually really starting to enjoy myself with it again. 

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3 hours ago, Gizamaluke said:

I got up at 4:15 this morning, turned this on and have only just turned it off.

 

What a game man.

I had a 12+ hour marathon session one Sunday earlier in the summer while wife n kids were away....as you say what a game.

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53 minutes ago, CovisGod said:

 

Following on from this, I’ve been off today and have been determined to give it a good go. I took somebody on here I forget who’s advice about I may have just wandered into a hard area of the map, so I went back a bit and took a different path and am finding it a lot better, I also had a load of gems and stuff hoarded that I sold to buy arrows which made the next bit a lot easier....

 

 

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I came across a great big giant dude with one eye and put about 50 arrows into him to take him down, he dropped a royal bow and royal sword that are Head and shoulders better than any other weapons I’ve ever found, which is awesome

 

 

I feel like I may have got over a huge barrier I’d told myself of it being too hard and am actually really starting to enjoy myself with it again. 

 

You know those big guys, you can ***** down, and **** stuff from him ;)

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15 hours ago, Captain LeChuck said:

It's definitely worth sticking with it. It's a really lovely game, with a wonderfully realised world. The Divine Beasts are excellent, and the concluding fight is satisfying. :)

 

And so LeChucks long journey from mad heretic to born again believer is concluded :D

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43 minutes ago, Delargey said:

How do you download the new quests?

 

On Wii U, I loaded the game and it then directed me to the eShop. I didn't have to do anything apart from quit out of the shop. But that started the download, and I started the game again.

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I'm planning on buying the official guide for my son for Xmas. He's put in the hours (so it's not like I'm helping him cheat), and he's pored over my Hyrule Historia book so much, I know he'd love a book like this.

 

Does anyone know if they plan to release an updated one to accommodate the DLC, or should I just get this one? Also, it's still pretty pricy from what I can see (around £25) – is there a paperback version, or is it just hardback?

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Finally took the plunge and took on my first divine beast, the flying dude. Must have been playing for 60-80 hours.

 

Enjoyed it so much.

 

It felt so different from down on the plant floor. Probably will hit a 2nd one after another 80 hours.

 

Absolutely love this game 

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Finally saw the end credits this weekend after putting in a concerted 10 more hours. I thought I’d walk up to the castle gates, navigate a corridor or 2 and then be on top of Ganon, needless to say I wasn’t expecting a whole other dungeon!

 

I’ve still got 7 shrines left to find and quite a lot of side-quests to complete, saying nothing of koroks and the side-quests I haven’t found yet (I picked up 3 more in Kakariko village without even really trying so I’m sure there are a lot more out in the wild, pun not intended). 

 

Having said all that, with max hearts and all the memories down I think I feel like I’ve ‘completed’ the game. Well, until I get the DLC, of course. 

 

But it I think I’ll put that on hold until the Christmas break and turn my attention more fully to Mario for now (while resisting the urge to buy Doom). 

 

In summary: this game. :wub:

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