I beat Zelda Phantom Hourglass last night

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  1. squeaks
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    Anyone who has, was the game easy or hard? Any secrets you guys wanna share that I might've not yet discovered? I think I'm missing a few heart containers and a lot of ship parts. And am I suppose to have a better shield than the wooden one?
     


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    I think the game in general was easy, but the final boss was quite hard IMO.
    Ive already died 2 times, and I still havent beat him.
    But the main reason why I die, is because I cant draw that 8 correctly, so you can stop time for a few secs.
    Any tips?

    You can buy a heart container sometimes, Ive bought one on Beedle's ship and one on Mercay Island in the shop.

    Didnt find a better shield.
     
  3. Ducky

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    you should warn people for spoiler.. >
     
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    the game was pretty easy i got the same problem with the 8 but the last boss was too easy
     
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    The whole game was easy but fun the whole way through and I was impressed by how well they used the DS.

    This is actually the first Zelda game I've ever completed I usually get bored or just start doing something else and forget about it.
     
  6. Satangel

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    Any tips for the making of the 8?
     
  7. robowns

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    you dont make an 8 u make like an hourglass shape, an 8 with corners
     
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    I just drew it very small and very quickly. At first I couldn't do it at all but by the time I finally beat the final boss I was doing it every time.

    I too thought the game was very easy until the final boss and that was just hard to control, not hard to beat. All in all I was very satisfied with the game besides the fact that you can't restart your completed game with all of the ship parts that you get. In the final dungeon I got like 5 ship parts that I never got around to using.
     
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    I really like playing through for knowing the storyline of the game. Not only that, but I'm so horrible that I die A LOT and have to play the part over and over and over again. I got so sick of that now so I'm completing the game with my AR, just for the sake of infinite health. Call me a cheater all you want, but I just love to play videogames and I hate dying 5646879832235456 times. Certain games I can get through without it - but others are just nearly impossible. Like Trauma Center Under the Knife. That was hell just trying to complete.
     
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    I just beat it, tnx to the tips!

    I'm watching the credits now, really nice!
     
  11. Zarcon

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    You can load up your last save and it'll plop you before the final battle so you can finish collecting items and whatnot.

    I liked the game, it showed that the DS is capable of more than the same ol' gimmicky things all the time and it played really well.

    I found the game really easy though, I never lost more than 2 hearts.

    For those that are finding the game kind of hard, the wisdom fairy will be infinitely more useful to you than the courage or power ones. At level 1 you take 1/2 damage and at level 2 you take 1/4 damage.

    Assuming of course that you've found enough gems to upgrade your fairies.
     
  12. Seccom Masada

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    You never get a better shield, but equipping the powered up blue(?) fairy raises your defense, that's kind of the same.
     
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    It was kinda funny that I discovered the fairy island after I beated the final boss :[​IMG]
     
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    How long does the game take to complete, roughly?
     
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    i only completed the story i heard you can learn a tornado spin attack with the hero clothes
     
  16. War

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    Umm...there's an uncharted island that looks like a Nintendo DS. :>
     
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    Sweet, reading over this makes me kinda want to go back to my old save and find some more stuff. I thought that I had found a good number of the things and just wasn't gonna bother with the game for a while.
     
  18. cupajoe

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    That's awesome! *sails around*
     
  19. Rayder

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    I got to the point where I was supposed to deliver mail to the mermaid and chase after the ghost ship.....I just sort of got bored and quit playing. Other games came out and I moved on to them.......I very rarely finish games. I figure that way I always have something to go back to, although I never seem to actually get back to them. [​IMG]
     
  20. War

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    I heard rumors that there's also an uncharted island in the shape of Tingle's head.