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The Legend of Zelda DX (Relocalized Version)

Hack of The Legend of Zelda

Description:

This is an English “relocalization/restoration” patch for the original North American NES version of The Legend of Zelda DX. The aim is to provide an English localization that is more faithful to the Japanese version. There isn’t much text in this game, but what is there have been cleaned up and revised for an improved presentation.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Country: USA
  • Romname: Legend of Zelda, The (USA).nes
  • CRC32: D7AE93DF
  • MD5: 337BD6F1A1163DF31BF2633665589AB0
  • SHA-1: DAB79C84934F9AA5DB4E7DAD390E5D0C12443FA2

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
pacnsacdaveHackingPatch creation & merging of patches.
snarfblamOriginal HackingUse of "Automap Plus" patch.
Thanatos-ZeroOriginal WorkGraphics & Sprites from "Zelda - The Legend of Link" hack.
KillerBobOriginal WorkUse of "The Legend of Zelda - Relocalized" patch.
TomatoOriginal WorkWork on "The Legend of Zelda - Relocalized" patch.

User Review Information

A real gamechanger!

Reviewed By: akaVanguard on 09 Oct 2019

I signed up just to review this fantastic patch! I never had a NES as a kid so without any nostalgia for it I always thought the first Zelda looked really rough. This hack reworks every aspect of the graphics and makes the game look amazing. There is just so much more detail to everything. Link now actually looks like the Link I remember!

Combined with a full relocalisation makes it the definitive version of the game in my eyes. Anyway, just thought I would write a review, since no one had reviewed this version of the patch, yet. Love your work! So glad you put a lot of love into this hack. It really shows!

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Like a Highschool PowerpointPowerPanda20 Oct 20191.0No
A real gamechanger!akaVanguard09 Oct 20191.0Yes