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Shin Zelda Densetsu Bugfixed

Hack of The Legend of Zelda

Description:

This is now obsolete. Here is the final revised version.

Shin Zelda Densetsu is a complete hack of The Legend of Zelda. In a novel twist, the player must guide Princess Zelda on a quest to rescue Link from the forces of evil.

The overworld is completely revamped, with few if any recognizable landmarks or routes from the original game. It is superbly designed, and won’t bore the player.

The same goes for the dungeons. Instead of numbered levels, the dungeons are identified by symbols of the zodiac, another interesting twist.

This hack was made by one Lord Steak years ago, I’m not one hundred percent sure of the exact date. It’s a very well-made hack, and would have made a worthy sequel to the original game if it had been done back in the day.

The original version of the hack was perfect except for one game-breaking bug – it was impossible to finish Level 3 in the first quest. That’s been fixed, so the player can now complete the hack in its entirety.

The readme is included in the file with the patch.

Use the PRG-0 version of the rom only. The PRG-1 version will cause glitches.

The patch is regular old IPS, nothing fancy. Lunar IPS is the recommended program for patching.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Legend of Zelda, The (U) (PRG0) [!].nes
  • CRC32: D7AE93DF
  • MD5: 337BD6F1 A1163DF3 1BF26336 65589AB0
  • SHA1: DAB79C84 934F9AA5 DB4E7DAD 390E5D0C 12443FA2

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
Chris MillerHacking
Lord SteakOriginal Work

User Review Information

Great hack, lots of fun. still a few bugs

Reviewed By: MrEng1neer on 29 Jun 2014

I love this hack. Everything was redone so it’s exploring and discovering all over again. It felt like I was playing the original again.

There are still some bugs that need to be fixed. Once in a while you came out of a passage (burned bush type) and end up in the water. I just recommend you save before entering someplace new.

The purchase bombs are also still bugged, so it’ll take your coins and empty your bombs.

The worst is the 2nd dungeon in the 2nd quest is bugged, so you can’t get (what i assume is) the raft. Therefore you are stuck in the beginning area, can only access the first 3 dungeons (and beat 2).

I would love to continue this hack if someone can fix it again. That being said, just being able to play the first quest completely new was completely worth it.

Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Great hack, lots of fun. still a few bugsMrEng1neer29 Jun 2014N/AYes
Best hack so far.Darklink788412 Mar 2014N/AYes
Great Hack But Still Needs Bug FixingGotham18 Aug 2013N/AYes