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The Legend of Zelda - Link's Shadow

Hack of The Legend of Zelda

Description:

This hack of The Legend of Zelda for the NES had nine months of hacking put into it, also it was made impressively using a Chromebook! if anyone is looking for a great new Zelda experience then this is the hack to download!

This hack features, an entirely brand new overworld made from scratch, completely edited new (HARD) dungeons, challenging puzzles and gameplay, the Auto Map feature ~Thanks to snarfblam~, and ALL NEW completely edited graphics! All bugs have been fixed in this update, unless there are otherwise unknown bugs.

  • V1.1 Bug fixes
  • V1.2 Fixed broken Ips
  • V1.3 Fixed Exploits
  • V1.4 Removed many Blue potions that made the game EASY, and edited some text
  • V1.5 No longer have to buy a key in 2nd quest for Map-6, also edited some of Map-1 in Q2
  • V1.6 Added an optional patch that applies major graphical updates

~Story~ In the peaceful land of Hyrule… Evil had begun to flow out of the hidden sacred realm. It was the evil of Ganon. The evil took the form of a dark mirror, and out of that mirror came the shadow of “The Hero”. Word got to the Princess Zelda that a mirror had appeared out of nowhere, Link’s shadow had come out of it, and that Link’s shadow had taken the mirror with him. Nevertheless Link’s Shadow used the mirror to create powerful shadow crystals that have the power to seal and unseal people and objects. He has placed the crystals in the hidden temples to steal the temple’s power. If the crystals steal enough power from the temple’s, then Link’s shadow can use the power to unseal Ganon! Find the crystals in the hidden temples before it’s too late, and use the crystals power to seal the mirror away! But before that Link must defeat his own shadow!

If anyone has trouble with progressing in the game, go look up the Readme file for hints. The Readme has hints for the dungeon locations

ROM / ISO Information:

  • No-Intro Name: Legend of Zelda, The (USA) --- (PRG0 VERSION)
  • (No-Intro version 20130731-235630)
  • File SHA-1: DAB79C84934F9AA5DB4E7DAD390E5D0C12443FA2
  • File MD5: 337BD6F1A1163DF31BF2633665589AB0
  • File CRC32: D7AE93DF
  • ROM SHA-1: A12D74C73A0481599A5D832361D168F4737BBCF6
  • ROM MD5: D9A1631D5C32D35594B9484862A26CBA
  • ROM CRC32: 3FE272FB

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User Review Information

A very fun adventure for any LOZ1 fan!

Reviewed By: lexluthermiester on 13 Sep 2020

Lately there have been a number of really great mods for LOZ1. This is no exception! Link’s Shadow offers an experience in ways that will call to your nostalgia. The fun of exploration without the game feeling tedious, the thrill of the challenge and the new additions that add that little touch that make it a great experience. If you’ve never played the original Legend Of Zelda, what are you waiting for?!? Go play it!! Then come back here and enjoy this wonderful effort! Highly Recommended!!

Version 1.6 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
There is no light without shadow, just as there is no happiness without painWhoWeHateToBe16 Sep 20201.6Yes
A very fun adventure for any LOZ1 fan!lexluthermiester13 Sep 20201.6Yes
Incredible hack, but nothing easy at all!gameplay30 Aug 20201.5Yes
Link's DepressionViolentForce14 Dec 20191.5No
Unnecessarily difficultPamfafoofle14 Jun 20181.5No
Wonderful experiencetoritoritori24721 May 20181.4Yes
Very Fun Lets PlayDeathrider36520 May 20181.5Yes
Unnecessarily hard but good fun experienceultimaweapon12 May 20181.5Yes
By far one of the best LoZ hacks I've played since Outlands and Awakening of Onyx!!!Ck14 Apr 20181.2Yes
This is a cool Zelda hack...Googie14 Apr 20181.2Yes