On the eve of the Breath of the Wild’s release, Youtuber Mark Brown takes a look at the title that game is trying to recreate: The original Legend of Zelda.
In the latest Game Maker’s Toolkit video, Brown talks about how the first game in the series offered a large amount of freedom and left players to fend for themselves. Players had little guidance where to go, and most characters offered only cryptic hints about where to go. But, Brown argues, it’s the ways the game subltle guided you through its many locations and secrets that made it a true adventure. You can watch the full video below.