Legend of LINK?

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  1. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well, I have always wondered.. we always play as Link. why the heck are the games called Legend of Zelda [​IMG]
     


  2. Paarish

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    because the legend is about zelda...?
     
  3. Nujui

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    Dreamland.
    Because she's pretty much the same person you have to save.

    Like in mario....
     
  4. ShawnTRods
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    I would prefer to be the legend myself [​IMG]!
     
  5. soulx

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    got it from Yahoo answers
     
  6. Ammako

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    No, in mario you save Peach.
     
  7. Pyrmon

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    That got me confused when I was a kid. I thought that the playable character was named Zelda.
     
  8. ShawnTRods
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    SAME HERE!
    I thought the guy was named Zelda, lol.
     
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    And while we're at it... In Metroid games why don't we play as a Metroid? Heck... there's even a Metroid game with no metroids in it. Why?!
     
  10. Zerousen

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    I used to name Link Zelda in my games, and The male character in every Pokemon game Ash.
     
  11. omgpwn666

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    When he said, "like in mario..." he was saying how you always have to save the same person. Mario always rescues Peach, like Link always rescues Zelda.
     
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    Yeah, and why is MGS3 called Snake Eater? I didn't see anyone eat Snake!
     
  13. Joe88

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    you do eat snakes though [​IMG]

    but its just a reference to "Operation Snake Eater" which is the name of the mission after the intro
     
  14. Linkiboy

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    Total misnomer, I was hoping to see some hot Snake-eating action because of the name. [​IMG]
     
  15. ShawnTRods
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    LOL [​IMG]!
    Hikaru, I used to the same thing haha.
    Not for pokemon, but I used to name Link as Zelda.
     
  16. rdurbin

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    in many games, movies, etc the title is based on the story itself not the hero. legend of zelda is about zelda, metroid is about the metroids among other things.
     
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    me too... I was a kid playing link's awakening on my fat GB Mono
    I always wondered who/what Zelda was, I though it was the hero's name...
    there isn't anything about Zelda in Link's awakening is there?
     
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    Final Fantasy wasn't final. They made at least 13 more!
    Pit isn't called Kid Icarus
    You don't play as starfox
    You don't play as megaman either
     
  19. Joe88

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    I think she was mentioned one or two times in the whole game
     
  20. ihackedit

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    Oh Link IS Zelda.
    It's just that, leave it there. [​IMG]
    Nah but my nerdy friend kept telling me you don't play Zelda and I was just like "Fuck you!"