Sore Thumbs Podcast: Classic games revisited

We talky talk about the retro games. The sore thumbs podcast! Join Ash Holmes and Nick McNamara as they entertain you through their experiences in gamings history.

Episode #7: Link's awakening


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Join the Sore Thumbs podcast as they are swashed ashore on  Koholint Island and go in search of magical instruments to awaken the wind fish!

In this episode we discuss the unique approaches Nintendo took to fit such a massive game onto our gameboys, all its hidden suprises and how we felt about the game back then and how we feel about it today.


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Sega Mega Drive/Genesis collected works:


Commodore Amiga: A visual compenidium:


Link's awakening 'Moyse' theme:


Link's awakening 'salsa' theme:









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