[HELP]Should i stop playing the legend of zelda?

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  1. NoNAND
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    Ugh i am so mad at myself. I love the series so much and they are one of my favorite games. But there is no single game that i canmot complete without watching a walkthrough. The puzzles the sidequests the main story everything is difficult i'm always stuck and never know what to do unless i watch Zeldamaster's walkthroughs.
    This really bugs me i too want to have fun and play the games on my own without having to rely on others. The only game that was a bit "easy" for mw was ALBW but still i need walkthrough to beat the game.

    What can i do.
     
  2. Ricken

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    I've had to use walkthroughs on all of the ones I've played first-time through
    Just get a feel for stuff, then on future playthroughs, it'll be easier to figure stuff out yourself
    EDIT; But I've yet to beat Oracle of Ages without a walkthrough, even though it's my favorite 2D Zelda in the series. lol
     
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  3. Originality

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    The typical answer is "get good". Puzzle games are meant to test your problem solving skills and often require thinking "outside of the box" or simply being able to search around and explore until you find the keys or chests that open the way forward. Walkthroughs are just there to help you out when you get stuck. Of course, some people rely on walkthroughs because they don't have the time/patience/ability to solve all of the puzzles.

    Another option is to watch Let's Play videos and watch someone else play the game for you. You get to see the story and how they solve the problems, but then you're not in control and lose the excitement of exploration and discovery. And often have to put up with their annoying commentary.
     
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    Thanks. And i think i am able to replay ocarina of time on my 3ds without a walkthrough
     
  5. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Link's Awakening DX.
     
  6. ScarletDreamz

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    This is so sad... whats the point on playing them? sit your ass down and complete one have you played links awakening dx? if no.. go for that one..
     
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    I have so many good memories of that game, including playing through the dungeons in reverse order thanks to the map glitch :P
     
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    Totally agreed. This was my first LoZ that I beat on my GBC all by myself in the 90's.
     
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    I feel you op. Took me 10 years to finish link to the past :D
     
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    try to play one of them with the youtube app disabled and far away from any pc as possible. I also had this problem with my first zelda game (alttp) but then I realized that the game isnt about perfect execution, its about beating the puzzles yourself, with YT you just copy someones play. not really fun... it took me then 70 hrs to pass majoras mask (I watched one or two very specific side quest walk-throws tbh but I dont feel like that really helped me much and/or made this run less hard/fun)... it was frustrating at first but then I realized that nobody forces me to play in any rush- I spent a lot of time talking to every npc, walking across Termina field trying to find some secrets and the next quest. the point is, thats hard to play w/o any walkthrows but it is much more satisfying in the end, just force yourself to not watch those and youll end the game sooner or later.
     
  11. NoNAND
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    Lol i am so dumb
     
  12. Jonna

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    Play the old LucasArts point and click adventure games, then get back to Zelda. The puzzles will seem logical compared to the likes of some random off-ball hilarious-yet-illogical puzzles from the likes of Monkey Island, Indiana Jones, Grim Fandango, etc.