Which NES Zelda do you consider a harder game to beat?

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User Info: sketchturner

3 years ago#1
Which is harder? - Results (249 votes)
Legend of Zelda
9.24% (23 votes)
Adventure of Link
90.76% (226 votes)
This poll is now closed.
I always hear people say how difficult AoL is, but I find LoZ *way* harder. The combat control is a lot less precise and the exploration is a lot more confusing.

I've beaten both games without save points, but now that I can use save points in LoZ, it's pretty hard not to use them. Especially with all those blue knights in some of the later dungeons.

Meanwhile, AoL will definitely kick your butt at first, but I find it much easier to master that game once you get into a rhythm.
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User Info: MordecaiRocks

3 years ago#2
I've beaten tLoZ, whereas I haven't made it past the first temple in AoL.

User Info: vermilion99

3 years ago#3
Without counting the second quest I would vote AoL. The bosses are more difficult, the later dungeon layouts are more difficult, and the Thunder Bird has been known to make grown men cry. Zelda 1 is unquestionably a challenging game but it is more forgiving in some ways.

User Info: SegavsCapcom

3 years ago#4
Adventure of Link is absurdly hard. Still good, but really hard.
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User Info: kalvador

3 years ago#5
I've beaten The Legend of Zelda on my NES, I can't beat Adventure of Link, even on my 3ds with savestates.
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User Info: Flare7

3 years ago#6
First zelda is simple. 2 is another beast entirely.
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User Info: Oderus Urungus

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3 years ago#7
Adventure of Link is a sadistic game just with the Iron Knuckles. You also get Ganon laughing at you during a game over.

User Info: SirRobX

3 years ago#8
I found Adventure of Link much easier than Legend of Zelda, for the same reasons as in the OP. I even found it more forgiving than LoZ. I mean, if you die, you start over in the same room, with full life. Sure, if you got a game over, you'd have to start back from the beginning, but in LoZ, you'd have to backtrack to recover your health anyway.
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User Info: cyberpik

3 years ago#9
While LoZ' second quest is difficult, it's difficult in the early going more so than later on.

AoL doesn't really have a difficulty spike as it remains challenging throughout but there is a bit of a jump in the Grand Palace.

LoZ is the easiest of the three...although I do realize we were only given two choices, haha.

User Info: BurgerTime79

3 years ago#10
Adventure of Link simply because of the final dungeon. It's personally one of my favorite Zelda games.
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