The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Blows your mind that game at times doesn’t it.

Special, special game.

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^ amen. Reading stuff like that makes me want to go back to it. It'll happen. So you've done no divine beast stuff yet Alex? I went a different way with it, it's cool hearing how everyone else plays this game and has different experiences. I don't think I've even done the quest you're on about but I've seen the thing in your spoiler. I was equally mesmerised :)

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When you said the music began to change, the piano started twinkling in my head and I felt excited. I knew exactly what it would be. What a moment!

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Great to read, yeah. I remember that moment very clearly as well.

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Attempting my first divine beast after 45 hours, and absolutely scratching my head with this one! It's the...
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elephant type one in the reservoir (the water based race who give you the armor to swim up waterfalls).
I just can't work it out. I've got to an area with two giant cog type things, and you can get inside one and use stasis on the ball or another bit, but no idea what to do or how to do it! I broke most my weapons experimenting so had to reload from the beginning of the stage, haha.

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I remember really struggling with the divine beasts - a lot of the puzzles just didn't seem at all intuitive to me for some reason.

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Hmm, well I've managed to find a (useless) map and got the cogs moving, along with the ability to move the trunk now! I can't help feeling I cheesed getting in to the map room. I used stasis on the gate and whacked the fuck out of it before dashing through, but I'm sure there must be a more elegant solution! I mean what if you didn't have any suitable weapons?

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There’s always a way.

Also, finding ‘unofficial’, mechanics based solutions is one of the aspects that sets BotW apart for me I think.

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It never feels like you’re cheating - just being clever.

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Totally agree. The number of times I did something that I thought 'the devs couldn't possibly have intended' and then saw loads of other people doing far more inventive things and realising the devs actually just made one of the greatest series of interlocking physics and elemental systems ever seen in a game, and intended for all of this and more.

The ability to manipulate things further with your powers tears there whole thing wide open. For its many achievements, that sense of 'I wonder if...' truly sets it apart for me. The use of fire alone is mind blowing in its depth.

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Alex you are making me want to try and get into it for the 5th time! :lol:

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Did it! I was so tempted to look it up at one point because I was baffled, but feels so much better doing it without. Really enjoyed that, and there are three more to do! The last terminal to activate really stumped me all last night and today. The solution was so bloody obvious, but you forget all the tools you have available!

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Forgetting what tools you have is definitely what slowed me down the most. So many times I was thinking ‘this would be so much easier if I had bombs...’. Oops.

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