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Every once in awhile I enjoy looking at alternative art. To me, this means art that takes someone out of it's normal sphere of reference and does something original with it. When it comes to the Zelda series there is no shortage of fan artists, but thanks to the fine folks over at Dorkly we have a nice collection of 34 alternative styled art pieces to show off. Some you may have seen before, while others may be entirely new to you. Either way they are all extremely different in one way or another...

Starbomb is an American comedy supergroup that produces parody songs of popular video game franchises. With the recent release of their second album, "Player Select", comes a brand new The Legend of Zelda parody titled "The Hero of Rhyme". The song consists of Link attempting to save Hyrule using only the power of his voice and rapping skills. As you can guess, it doesn't really go all that well for him. If you'd like to hear the song...

Of all the games that Link has a companion, who was your favourite? Many Zelda fans, including myself, might say that Midna would be the most witty and fun to work with. In saying this: was Twilight Princess really about Midna being Link's companion, or was it that Link followed Midna?

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has been out for less than a month, but that isn't going to stop Nintendo fans the world over from taking advantage of the custom stage builder. While I have seen several custom stages since the game was released, I felt like I should feature some of the very best Zelda stages I have come across to this point. Of course we encourage everyone to share their own custom stages, Zelda themed or otherwise, in the comments below. We would love to see some of the neat creations our fans have come up with! Otherwise enjoy...

Zelda games have been around for 28 years and counting, spanning every single Nintendo handheld and home console. They frequently set a benchmark for graphics and sound for their time. Ocarina of Time brought the series into 3D, and both it and its sequel, Majora's Mask, are still some of the best looking N64 games. The upcoming Zelda game for the Wii U looks to continue that trend, with eye-popping graphical detail everywhere you look...

Have you ever wanted to have a Zelda themed Christmas? Well, iHasCupquake of YouTube has created a “make your own Navi ornament” tutorial. In this three minute tutorial, iHasCupquake shows a simple and cheap way to create your own little Navi tree ornament using easily accessible materials. The great thing about this tutorial is that it allows you to expand what you've learned and make many more ornaments...

 Everyone knows Link's Hyrule Warriors scarf is what's "in" this season. Since the game's release, variations of the scarf can be found for purchase online. These, of course, differ in length, material, and quality between sellers. For the fan that wants authenticity and accuracy in their scarves, some of these online versions may not cut it. However, if you have the time for a little bit of arts and crafts, a tutorial from instructables.com user Namisuke can help fans make their very own scarves to their liking.

The tutorial outlines exactly what you need for the project, all of which can be gathered from your local craft store. It features...

72HoursRemaining is a musical group dedicated to creating guitar arrangements out of songs from the Legend of Zelda series. If their name sounds familiar to you, that's because we've not only written about them before, but they've even worked on an exclusive song for us. This time around they've released a new song: Tal Tal Heights from Link's Awakening. Even though they created the arrangement themselves, they still struggled trying to pull it off in one sitting. It seems to be a rather difficult piece to play, but from the sound of it, the hardship...

Gaijin Goombah is keen on connecting The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask with African culture, to the point where he's working on what seems to be a four part series of videos linking the two. If this sounds in any way familiar to you, that's because back in October we reported on his first video where he examines the different bosses in the game. This time around he tries to correlate the usage of masks as a central theme in the game with that of the African culture. He explores the similarities between not only their meaning, but the way in which they are used, both methodically...

Sunder, a YouTuber who mainly looks at clever level design choices in various games, made a new video detailing his opinion on the design of the Tower of Hera, a dungeon in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. He believes it to be the best dungeon in the game, and talks about all the small, non-verbal tutorials the game added in to teach new players the mechanics, while not feeling like they're holding you hand through the game.

Overall, it's an awesome video, and it raises some great points regarding just how good the dungeon design A Link Between Worlds actually is...