Legend of Zelda Fan Plays Toto’s Africa on Majora’s Mask Instruments
The instruments in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask are one of the most innovative parts of the game, with one fan using them to perform Toto’s “Africa”.
A fan used the in-game instruments in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask to play “Africa” by Toto.
YouTuber Bigfatfrown individually filmed the various instrumental elements of Toto’s classic power ballad in Majora’s Mask before bringing each piece together to form the song in its entirety. Several transformation masks, a popular in-game feature, were used to compose the piece. There are 24 masks to collect in the Ocarina of time sequel, which transforms Link into different creatures, each with their own unique instrument.
The piece begins with Goron Link playing bongos and setting up the song before the recognizable melody of “Africa” kicks in as the Zoras and regular versions of Link play guitar and flute respectively. of pan. Finally, Deku Link appears playing the Pipes of Awakening, which mimics the song’s vocals.
While the game was originally released in 2000 for Nintendo 64, this composition was created using the 2015 3D remake for Nintendo 3DS. Bigfatfrown uses the 3DS touchscreen to control instruments in a way that was not possible on the N64. However, instruments serve more purpose than just creating music, as they are used throughout the game to unlock secrets and during mini-games. Each mask transformation is also subject to changes in Majora’s Mask 3D, with Deku Link requiring a running start before jumps through bodies of water are possible and Zora Link now costs magicka.
The sixth main game in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask received critical acclaim and is considered by many to be one of the best installments in the franchise. Of course, one of the game’s sequels would claim an even bigger title, as a Japanese TV poll voted for it. breath of the wild as the best game of all time. Majora’s Mask is still highly regarded, however, earning praise for its gameplay, graphics, and darker tone.
This particular The Legend of Zelda The game has also been the subject of numerous other pieces of fan-generated content. A gamer and artist has created a Gravity Falls and Majora’s Mask crossover, as they imagined what the villain of the animated series would look like if they got their hands on the game’s titular face covering. Elsewhere, a popular piece of Majora’s Mask Fan art has resurfaced depicting an encounter between Link and the game’s antagonist Skull Kid.
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask will be re-released via the Nintendo Switch Online expansion pack in February, with a datamine also hinting that Super Smash Bros. will join the service.
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