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Zelda starring Zelda 2 (SNES)

Hack of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Description:

Here is a hack for Legend of Zelda - Link to the Past, which switches the roles of Link and Zelda whereas Zelda is the playable hero and Link is the one in need of rescue. The dialogue has been altered to suit this change also.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Legend of Zelda, The - A Link to the Past (USA).smc - NOINTRO
  • CRC32: 777AAC2F
  • MD5: 608C22B8FF930C62DC2DE54BCD6EBA72
  • SHA-1: 6D4F10A8B10E10DBE624CB23CF03B88BB8252973
  • SHA-256: 66871D66BE19AD2C34C927D6B14CD8EB6FC3181965B6E517CB361F7316009CFB

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
Kenna WHacking

User Review Information

Zelda saves her own kind

Reviewed By: esharp89 on 31 Aug 2016

This hack preserves the original integrity of the classic Link to the Past but essentially adds the option of playing through from a different perspective. Zelda embarks with the uncle’s sword and shield and her very cool cape to save her own kingdom.

The sprite used for her sequence in the Hyrule Castle works well for this and she looks and feels like a true fantasy warrior princess. What she lacks in bouncy green hat, she makes up with a flowing white cape.

The gender swapped characters, roles, and dialogue mostly work seamlessly. She’s still referred to as Princess Zelda so I don’t totally get why she’s in the cottage, but after the beginning it completely makes sense.

In spite of having played this game through about a dozen times, just playing a different character made this a very fresh experience.

Highly recommended

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
This is cool.Scottdj2302 Feb 20181.0Yes
Better than IQ testErockbrox05 Mar 20171.0Yes
A clumsy drawn spritepuzzledude29 Jan 20171.0No
Zelda saves her own kindesharp8931 Aug 20161.0Yes
What if Zelda and Link switched roles?thepatrickinator19 Apr 20161.0Yes
Not too bad.Chris Miller17 Apr 20161.0Yes
A clever premise!TimeSpaceMage10 Apr 20161.0Yes