Ride like the wind, Bullseye
Going back to Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a treat. As is learning all the lingo that the community comes up with.
It was crazy playing it pre-launch in a complete bubble, talking to no one. Slowly but surely, after that embargo lifted, I saw people doing a lot of the same things I did. And very quickly, and completely unexpectedly, folks started sharing some crazy clips.
By the time the makeshift boat and airship clips hit, I was completely hooked at delving into the unknown oddities of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I don’t just like chronicling them, I like trying them out for myself. This one, shared by Independent_Regular8 on Reddit, explains why.
The clip itself can be quickly summed up: a player glides through the air and shoots an explosive at a cave to uncover a shrine. But the term “wind bombing” is key here in terms of how great this video is. Did you know about it? The practice of leaping up into the air, selecting a bomb really quick, blasting yourself off into space, then gliding?
A lot of people are going to go “I know this already!” And some of you are going to have your minds blown.
And here’s a classic tutorial on wind bombing: