The sad thing is, my old college roommate actually did play through the original Zelda (getting all the way to Ganon) without getting a sword. It’s a thing you can actually do! Talk about hard mode. Of course you do need to pick up a few items other than just the “smashing board!”
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Posted by Shawn Handyside on November 8, 2010 · 4:23 PM 
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52 Responses to “[VIDEO] Link Didn’t Get The Sword”

  1. TehVortex on November 8th, 2010 4:32 pm

    I played through Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks without getting a shield. No biggie.

  2. M4DD4WG on November 8th, 2010 4:35 pm

    Must have taken this instead

  3. Seto_Kaiba on November 8th, 2010 4:41 pm

    So what?

    I can kill over a million puppies in under twelve seconds…without a sword.or any sort of weapon.

    I just sort of smile at them.

  4. Ozymil on November 8th, 2010 4:41 pm

    That's the sharpest shield I've ever seen.

  5. Darkangelsv1 on November 8th, 2010 4:56 pm

    Smashboard Link.

    And he will be as OP as f*ck.

  6. Ozymil on November 8th, 2010 5:09 pm

    Psh, break that against the nearest hard surface and you've got yourself a new set of brass knuckles.

    Or porcelain knuckles in this case.

  7. GuessWho666 on November 8th, 2010 5:11 pm

    Ultimate source of power my ass.

  8. Dimomarg on November 8th, 2010 5:23 pm

    Spanky Smashy counts as defence… right?

  9. Weibbles on November 8th, 2010 5:40 pm

    And thus the legendary Smashing Board was placed in the new Temple of Crushed Bones, after the legendary sword was thrown out. Some say that -like the source of ultimate power- it was thrown into a recycling bin and made a really nice drink can.

  10. Leo E. on November 8th, 2010 5:44 pm

    It's dangerous to go alone, drink this! rel="nofollow">…Ladies.

  11. GameboyPATH on November 8th, 2010 7:10 pm

    Sometimes, the best offense is a good… uh…

  12. KamikazeGible on November 8th, 2010 8:10 pm

    Chaos emeralds? Master balls?! Psssh! With my handy dandy smashing board, nothing can possibly go wrong.

  13. MasterLuigi452 on November 8th, 2010 8:24 pm

    And this is the first time that anyone used my submission to support a comment.
    Thank you my kind good sir.

  14. shadow649 on November 8th, 2010 8:47 pm

    And next you'll tell me that in borderlands you were supposed to get a gun? Hahahahaha I thought the knife and the throwable eagle were the main weapons. No wonder it was so damn hard.

  15. BoxeyBrown on November 8th, 2010 9:38 pm

    Oak wont let you leave without one…

  16. A_Creative_Name on November 8th, 2010 10:23 pm

    Goofy fought with shields before it was cool.

  17. AuraMaster on November 9th, 2010 1:38 am

    All in favor of Link getting the Smashing Board in Skyward Sword, please say "aye".

  18. DM1293 on November 9th, 2010 1:40 am

    I think Spoonyone said it best.


  19. dope92 on November 9th, 2010 4:49 am

    so what do you do to kill the monsters?

  20. tstriker1 on November 9th, 2010 6:49 am

    Swordless and powerless link IS PIMP!!!

  21. esspytood on November 10th, 2010 6:37 pm

    i was playing Gear2 co-op with my bro and i found out i could do an execution with the mauler shield… and i was like 'nah, smashing board'

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