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The Legend of Zelda: Shadow of Night

Hack of Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Description:

A completely new Zelda II adventure!

Long ago, a curse was cast upon the land of Hyrule. This darkness gave rise to the minions of Ganon, allowing them to overrun Forests, Towns, and Meadows.

Deep within the forest lives our young hero, Link. Guide Link across the vast Kingdom of Hyrule, and defeat the ominous shadow!

What’s New?

  • World Maps!
  • Dungeons!
  • GFX!
  • Music!
  • New Spell!
  • Experience Curve!
  • More areas to explore!
  • More treasure!
  • More Zelda!

Easy Version:

  • Enemies deal 1x damage.
  • Start with 6 lives.
  • Link’s sword is stronger.
  • Life spell costs 50% less magic at all levels.
  • Beginning town has a magic refill lady.

Hard Version:

  • Enemies deal 2x damage.
  • Start with 4 lives.
  • Link’s sword is weaker.
  • Life spell costs 50% less magic at level 8.

While the majority of the hack was done by me, there are new surprises to find thanks to the efforts of others. Trax helped out a lot with programming and created a new spell! He also helped with improving enemies to make them more fierce! Beware of the bots. :P Enjoy the new Overworld Music thanks to optomon. He composed it perfectly and it really enhances the Zelda feel!

To everyone that helped, THANK YOU! Trax, JaSp, HylianFox, ocw, Dwedit, Ice Ranger, Jigglysaint, Googie, optomon.

This is the biggest Zelda II hack, yet! Enjoy! :D

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Zelda II - The Adventure of Link (U) [!].nes - GOODNES 3.14
  • CRC32: E3C788B0
  • MD5: 764D36FA8A2450834DA5E8194281035A
  • SHA-1: 353489A57F24A429572E76BD455BC51D821F7036
  • SHA-256: AD8C0FBCF092BF84B48E69FD3964EEA4ED91BFE62ABC352943D537979782680C

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
the_icepenguinHacking
JaSpGraphicsOverworld animation
TraxHackingDash spell & enemy routines
OptomonMusicComposed the new music for the Overworld

User Review Information

Shadow of Torment

Reviewed By: ViolentForce on 27 Dec 2015

After playing IcePeguins “Journey of a Day” hack I was ready for his Shadow of Night rom hack, I’m the type of person who prefers a good challenge when it comes to Zelda II games so I choose the hard version of this game and boy was I in for it.

First I’d like the say the overworld map is great, and I love the new music for it and graphics for this rom are amazing! The enemies are much for difficult to fight (which I like) sword damages and spell magic have been reduced, takes more experience points to level up, treasures are more hard to find, Death Mountain is actually Death for the players, adding extras enemies into the Boss fights makes it a more difficult battle in the end.

One thing that I didn’t like was having to find keys in the overworld for dungeons but it added more findings in this game to make it longer to play, the new “Dash” spell was a great add to the game, backtracking was reduced a bit but nothing really to complain about.

If you have already played IcePenguins other hacks than this is also a must play or if you just like Zelda II in general You shouldn’t play this hack if you’re not into Zelda II at all because it will just make you quit before heading to the first town in the game.

8/10

Version 2.5 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Great potential but too much back trackingreMACKARio25 Nov 20202.5No
Hard Version is TediousOVKASE13 Aug 20192.5No
doesnt get much better then thisDark link03 Apr 20192.5Yes
Very Challenging But Good & Funultimaweapon10 Apr 20182.5Yes
Missing Key For Reflect MagicGotham28 Sep 20172.5No
Shadow of TormentViolentForce27 Dec 20152.5Yes
The Pinnacle of Zelda II HackingDrag0nwind27 Mar 20152.5Yes
Hard but rewardingGTM60428 Dec 2013N/AYes
Difficult but a lot of funnjosro11 Aug 2013N/AYes
Warrants a Few changes immediatelyKenjiMinato02 Apr 2013N/ANo
Ball Busting Difficultytrapworth20 Jul 2012N/ANo
Lovely hacking skills, insane difficultyChris Miller15 Sep 2011N/ANo