In the (short) history of the video game, few titles have been as expected as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. The first 3D adventures of the most famous Hylians, more than 22 years after their release, are greeted with an eagerness that equals the impatience of gamers. Listen!
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A few days ago a twitter account called Forest of Illusion It was revealed that he was in possession of a Nintendo 64 cartridge in the form of a prototype, which they estimate dates back to SpaceWorld 1997, Nintendo’s show that took place back in November. And if F-Zero X is specifically mentioned on the label of this cartridge, His investigation revealed many of the assets of Ocarina of Time in a version that is still in full development
“Only the memory of the old days is not altre”
Internet users no longer needed to eagerly jump to the files and analyze the differences from the final version we all know with the precision of an archaeologist. Careful examination of this cartridge initially made it possible to bring to light some items that eventually suuprims:
Beta item! Mystery shell, complete set of 6 magic spells and magic arrows, silver bracelet, note shaped ocarina stones and other fun changes. pic.twitter.com/8kKL73ELI6
– MrCheeze 🆒🆕 (@MrCheeze_) January 19, 2021
Here are some beta articles! A mysterious shell, a set of six spells, new types of arrows, a silver bracelet, a stone-set ocarina, and a few other changes.
The three ancestral stones harvested by Link were obviously supposed to be housed in the instrument of the same name, but the strangest object is undoubtedly this funny loincloth, on which we will leave you a comment. The spells should allow Link to project fire or move away, even transform into a fairy, as in Link’s Adventures!
As you can see in our video player Players have even managed to use the ROM to explore the evolving versions of the Cemetery, Kakariko Village, and Hyrule Plains
Even crazier: the examination of Text files may discover the first versions of the adventure. First Link had to save his fairy before he received it: Navi was then stuck in the mojo tree after Ganon had charmed him. Another text suggests that the player may have chosen to travel freely to Death Mountain or Zora Mansion after triumphing over the first dungeon, a choice abandoned in favor of more monitored progress.
All you have to do is take a look at our picture gallery to see some pictures of this exploitation without telling you that it’s still a little bit crazy that a game released in 1998, as flashy as it may be, continue to spread the news in 2021 …