has been discovered and it reveals an ongoing look at Kakariko Village, an early archery test, and that Link could have become Navi via Soul Medallion. was found on an old N64 development cartridge used to hold the F-Zero X. Once further inspected, the Zelda demo construction was found, and although partially stored, there was still much to see.
Shared by Forest of Illusion on Twitter, one of the most surprising revelations was that Link could become Navi via Soul Medallion. As you can see in the photos below from @MrCheeze and @ Zeru64, he would have been able to fly around the map and still have his Master Sword and Hylian Shield;
Other medallions would have allowed him to throw and remove fire as desired, writhing in danger and more.
We also get a glimpse of a different Hyrule from @MrTalida:
A more basic and less developed Kakariko Village from @shanebattye:
An archery test where you also run Epona from @MrTalida and @xdanieldzd:
Here we get a glimpse of what could have been Links Pegasus Boots from @ zel640, which seems to have made the latest game like the slightly tweaked Hover Boots:
Some of the translated text also suggests that the story of Ocarina of Time originally played out a little differently. It is said that the Deku tree should be a prison for fairies where Link had to go free Navi.
For more on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, check out our original review, a mod’s new adventure created in the Ocarina of Time engine, and other Nintendo Gigaleak Ocarina of Time finds – different from this one.
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