Left-field compulsions are known to take over many people; I recently felt obligated to re-visit many old-school NES titles I had access to. One of my all time favorites that I can't help but praise is Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link. I can vividly recall staring down the flat gold packaging of this cartridge as I gripped the unopened box between my grubby 6 year old hands. I was in for a ride that, nearly two decades later, I can still enjoy and remember the hours of fun hammering away at as a child.

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Ahh, there it is. Didn't you feel lucky when you found a golden cartridge inside?

The Opening

The second tale of an already unforgettable NES hero, Link, was about to begin. When you begin the adventure, you are given the duty of naming your save game file (which, at the time, was a treasured feature offered by Nintendo in select games).


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