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Happy Pokemon Day

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It’s Pokemon day, which means Pokemon has officially taken up your news feed on your social media.

Pokemon keeps posting about all the ways to celebrate and people keep posting fan made videos of some form of pokemon.

So this got me thinking I should ask you guys how you’re celebrating Pokemon Day?

Leave a comment below. Whether its having friends over to battle/trade, binge watching the anime, or dusting off that gameboy color and giving the classics another go. Whatever you’re doing, have fun doing

Thanks for taking the time to read this!

Announcement: Youtube, Daily Blog, Mew Mythical Collection

Hey, guys. It’s time for another life update.

So you guys have probably noticed post have slowed down again. Daily Blog is officially being put on hold. Here is why:

In 2009, I started my very first youtube channel. I was 14. I made some good friends. My brother and I were best friends and bonded over making videos and playing games. I had not even started high school yet, and somehow, this was what I was wanting to do with my life. I commonly remember this time period as the second best time period of my life.

My sophomore year of high school I gave YouTube a second try. Me and my friend did improv/sketch comedy. We sent them to all our friends and we had a small following in our home town. Yet again, this was one of the best periods of my life(at the beginning anyway). My senior year, my friend and I could not see eye to eye with what to do with the channel, he eventually realized we should not change our style, but it was too late. I had already lost interest.

My junior year, I returned to my roots and began let’s playing again. It had no momentum this time and suddenly, I was having editing problems. The audio and video were out of sync. At first, I tried fixing and working around it. It become too tedious and, coupled with school, just got lost in mud.

In 2013 as a freshman in college, I decided I wanted to return to YouTube. Roughly three years later, I get a chance to return to the website I love.

When I first started out, videos did not have to be 1080, the market was not super over saturated with lets players, and half the people you know and love today either were not around or were not nearly as popular. It was simply a different time.

I’ve tried. I’ve lost passwords, interest, and patience. But I’m here this time to see it to the end. So come along with me.

Right now I am let’s playing Pokemon: Golden Age for some friends. You should check it. I already have two videos out and I’m hoping to upload frequently. Just search DaHubbz in your YouTube.

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For what I am doing for today, I’m going to my local Gamestop. They should have 4 of the Mew Mythical Collection  tcg box. I’m strongly debating on buying all four. If I do, I might do a give away. If you want a more play-by-play and direct approach on this. Follow me on twitter to see what I decide over at Dahubbz.

Manga mondays and all that jazz are still on going so stay tuned for more reviews!

As always, thanks for reading this!

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Daily Blog Challenge: February 20th

Today’s Theme: Favorite Side Quest

The Legend of Zelda is different from the traditional RPG in many ways. From  no class system, to rarely using a level up system, Zelda is more of an Action Adventure game in a lot of ways. The way they handle side quest is no different.

Instead of just throwing 8 billion side quest at you for random amounts of EXP, Zelda limits to it a few with varying degrees of rewards. A majority of the side quests are just collectibles like heart pieces, songs, and masks. A handful of others are quest to get better swords(Tempest Sword[LTTP] Big Goron Sword[OoT] Razor Sword [MM] and a few more].

I scratched my head and went back and forth and back and forth. I originally was going to do the Big Goron sword. This was an aspect that stuck out to me about Oot. I quickly changed my mind, because, well I do not actually enjoy this side quest. It is just infamous to me.

Than I was going to the Couples Mask aka Kafei’s Quest. Alas, this was just one of those nostalgia side quest, that I did not actually enjoy that much. The reward was substantially less than the big goron sword, but the sense of satisfaction was high (I talked about this in my Majora’s Mask Top Five Mask post. Check it out!)

Who can forget the hilariously awesome trading side quest from Links Awakening!  Anything with Yoshi is almost an auto include.

Finally, I made my decision: Gold Skulltulas

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This was a huge collectible side quest in Ocarina of Time. It made me constantly on my toes. In every village, house, and dungeon listening for that eerie and unmistakable slithering on the wall. It does not hurt to be constantly rewarded for your efforts either. From wallets, rupees, and even the stone of agony.

The gold skulltulas return to Majora’s Mask in a cool and different way. The concepts the same(collectibles) but instead, they are all inside the gold skulltula house instead of all over the world.

So, what your favorite side quest in the series? Let me know.

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Daily Post: February 16th Top Five Islands of Windwaker

This was the top five I was going to do last Friday. I hope you enjoy

Wind Waker was beautiful, vibrant, and one of the most immersive Zelda games to date. The open world, vast sea, and countless number of Islands gave it a surreal feeling I think Zelda was missing for quite a while. So how I would rank the best of the best islands

#5 Temple of the Gods- Clocking in at number five, this is a great island(or structure) to start our list. The history is endless and a good bit of story points occur here. The initial dungeon is one of my least favorite, honestly, but once you unlock its special warp point and go underwater it becomes one of the prettiest areas in the game. The epic battles, the amazing landscape and, Link, Tetra, and King of Red Lions fates unfold on it’s sacred grounds.

#4 Outset Island- As its name might suggest, this is the first island. The one Link originally sets out on. I originally thought to put it 5th but it is such an emotional island for Link himself. From losing Aryll, to making your grandma nearly die from sadness, or encountering Tetra for the first time, scoring your first kill in the woods. There’s also several things to do when you return later in your quest such as feeding a pig, testing your luck and might at the savage labyrinth, and hang out with the crazy, old man Orca.

#3 Dragon Roost Island- It’s very hard to not give this island number one. It was the first island that showcased just how crazy and diverse islands can be. It’s inhabited by the Rito tribe, bird people. They’re the carriers of mail and the whole interior of the main building is simply a post office. But it’s what’s around the building that keeps you interested. A new song, a fun mail game, the fire temple, a little bit of baby sitting, and big freakin Dragon, all await you here in Dragon Roost Island.

#2 Forest Haven- The nearest island that resembles some vintage Zelda. Zelda is known for it’s forest, mountain, and ocean scenery. To which I think Forest is the most iconic. Naturally, this island gets high on the list. The island is meh from the outside. A big, bare tree swallows the horizon, quickly becoming the only thing you can see. Once inside, the island comes to life. The giant Deku tree and little Koroks give the environment the umph it needs, as well as the beautiful water that submerges the ground. You also get one of the more iconic items in Wind Waker, The Deku Leaf. Yay, Link can fly. The forest temple and the Nintendo Gallery on the outskirts give you plenty to do during your stay.

#1- Windfall Island- To probably no one’s surprise, Windfall is my favorite island. There’s so much to do here, and all the characters are interesting and exciting. There’s a new song, a school, some punk kids, a guy obsessed with the moon, the return of the pirates, the bomb shop, more pigs, plants to be planted, missing kids, an auction, a giant windmill, Tingle!, and you meet the King of Red Lions. Wow, and I’m probably forgetting half the stuff. This island is full of energy and emotion. There’s so many stories, adventures, and memories on this island’s soil. You will get lost in time doing everything. I think the characters and quests on this island make Wind Waker a memorable game.

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What’s your guys favorite island?

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Daily Post: February 15th

Hey guys! Leave it to me to get sick on the day my three page paper is due. Ugh!

I’ll be back tomorrow, given it does not get worse.

Oh, well.

Thanks for taking the time to read this!

Check back tomorrow where I might be better and back to writing! haha

Daily Post: February 13th

Sooo, Wednesday I babysat until Midnight, Thursday was out til past midnight, Friday I babysat until Midnight, and probably will be babysitting until midnight again tonight.  I’m putting Daily Blog on a little break, because I have had no planning time. I have a huge exam and project due tomorrow.

Basically, all this week I have had no planning time for the daily post and like 3-5 of my last post have be me making something up really quick for the sake of posting daily.

I love the Legend of Zelda series and want to do it justice, which I haven’t this week.

I’m already working on some topics for next week.

I hope to return Monday with a Manga Monday review and new daily post. Also, I’m hoping to be announcing two big things next week. So bare with me. I’ll return Monday.

Until then, thanks for taking the time to read this!

Check back Monday for more content!

Enjoy your weekend.

Daily Blog Challenge: February 10th

Today’s Theme: Easiest LoZ Game

My opinion might be a little skewed so allow me to define “easiest” to me. I do not mean the game I die the least, or game I’d recommend to beginners. I say the easiest game is the game I’d have the best time 100%.

So with that mind, what’s the easiest: The Original Legend of Zelda

I do find this game rather difficult at the start, but it gets very easy a few hours into it. They basically triple your sword power early and double your defense. You become quite hard to kill only a few hours into it. This game measures your progress in Heart containers and since there is no heart pieces, your gauge fills up fast. After beating the first temple and acquiring the bombs, you basically already have 6-7 heart containers. You get the first sword power up basically after beating the second temple. I think the game can be hard to new comers who do not know the secrets, but once you do, you blaze the game quick and become overpowered.

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What’s the easiest game in the series to you?

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Daily Blog Challenge: February 9th

Today’s Theme: Hardest Zelda Game

I find the Zelda game’s relatively easy and only one game even sticks out to me as being even remotely hard.

That Game: Link’s Adventure

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One Picture. Countless Nightmares

Yeah, I did not have to look too hard to find this one. I’ve never beat more than the first temple. Yeah. I think this game was so different. It was a top down mixed with side scrolling action. You died so easily and when you got a game over, you restarted at the main temple. I really want to go back and play because the characters and towns actually look decent.

I know today was short. But I’ve only had a short experience with the game. Tomorrow I’ll talk about easiest and I should be able to talk a little more about it.

As always, thanks for taking the time to read this!

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Also, check out my review of ReLife Volume 1 Here!

Daily Blog Challenge: February 8th

Today’s Theme: What Item would I want to be real?

Another huge defining aspect of the series is the items. Obviously some are real like the bow and arrow and bombs. Others are very imaginative. Today I’m going to tell you which I would want to be real.

So what Item would I choose: Lens of Truth.

This really is a hard decision. There’s so many cool magic items that would be so legit to have in our world and plus the hookshot would be awesome to carry around. It could turn you into Spiderman! But the Lens of Truth definitely has one of the cooler abilities. I’m just not entirely sure how I’d apply it in real life. It’d be cool if it could see when people are lying or some kind of magical and mysterious effect like that. I’m not sure how many optical illusion corridors exist in our world, but I’d be prepared for them!

Really, there’s a ton of great items, it’s hard to pick just one.

Leave your favorite in the comment section!

Thanks for the taking the time to read this!

Check back tomorrow for more daily post and maybe even a manga review!

Daily Post Challenge: February 7th

Today’s Theme: Where would I want to live in the Zelda Universe

So, if I we’re link and I finally decided to hang up the hero’s sword and that fashionable green tunic for the last time, where would I settle down? If you remember a few days back, I said the npc’s were not that immersive. The towns, on the other hand, are rather great. I love most of the towns in the Zelda Universe. We’ve been to a lot.

So where would I want to retire: Kakariko Village

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Just look at it!

It’s been here since Link To The Past, and it’s been pretty good to us. My first memories of this town are from Ocarina of Time. The town theme is timeless. The carpenters are hilarious with all their weird sounds. And you learn the song of storms here!

As much as I remember it being really peaceful and enjoyable, I’m remembering how weird and eerie the village was too.

For starters, the graveyard. Dampe is a very memorable character. He is always stocking the graveyard with his shovel. Not to mention, when he passes away when you move forward in time was really sad to me. But, we did however get the Hookshot, a very cool item.

Next on the eerie list. The skulltula house. The family placed under a curse. The lighting helps set the tone. Dont even get me started on the creepy sounds and dancing.

There’s also the witch’s potion shop. Witches are pretty inherently creepy.

Lastly, the well. The well man. It’s not even a hard part, but the area is so creepy. The fact that you cant truly see the creatures and corridors makes it so I would not go down there if it was me.

But all that aside. It’s a quick horse ride to the Zora’s domain, The Hyrule castle, and the beach(lake)! Not to mention, Death Mountain is your backyard.

Okay, so honestly, it’s a pretty creepy place, but the theme music make’s it very relaxing, and the renovations suggest it’s on the rise! Also, the Kakriko village in A Link To The Past is super sweet, but I have not been there recently enough to recall details.

Anyway, where would you like to like town wise?

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