The Downpour Podcast Episode 34

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

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We’re happy to announce that every single episode of The Downpour Podcast is readily available on the iTunes music store! If iTunes isn’t your cup of tea, you can still check out this page for a newly updated archive of past episodes! 


Welcome to another Monday and another episode of The Downpour Podcast!

This is the episode a handful of you have been waiting for! As per many a fan request, this week begets a Zelda Roundtable! Join Jonathan, Jared and Randy as they discuss every single game in conventional Zelda canon (some games get more time than others, but they’re all talked about to some extent!). Plenty of warm, fuzzy tales, plenty of nostalgia, and plenty of comedy awaits! Jonathan opens the show by proclaiming spoilers for every Zelda game ever, but we’ll divide each game discussed in the show notes for you guys to pick and choose if you need to. Look below! We hope you enjoy this special episode, the one that marks the beginning of a few changes in the conventional Downpour Podcast formula many know and love.

Starting with Episode 34, we will post an episode online/to the iTunes music store on Monday every two weeks versus every week. In exchange for the extra week between shows, the episodes will run a little longer, the news will be a little more timeless, and all three of the hosts will be able to talk about a ton more games and anime with their extra time! Stay tuned for Episode 35 on October 7th, 2013.

Besides… there may be something coming down the pipeline after a while to keep you entertained in the weeks between each Downpour Podcast episode! And hey…do you have any requests you’d like to make of us, or any feedback to offer? As always, you can email downpourpodcast@oprainfall.com or contact us via Twitter to sound off!

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Show Notes

Up until 11:17 Introduction to Zelda (favorite game[s], opening questions)
0:11:17 – 0:16:33 The Legend of Zelda
0:16:34 – 0:19:51 The Adventures of Link
0:19:52 – 0:26:19 A Link to the Past
0:26:20 – 0:28:44 Link’s Awakening
0:28:45 – 0:38:59 Ocarina of Time
0:39:07 – 0:48:18 Majora’s Mask
0:48:19 – 0:51:06 Oracle of Ages/Seasons
0:51:07 – 1:03:20 The Wind Waker
1:03:21 – 1:06:07 Four Swords (including the Anniversary Edition)
1:06:08 – 1:07:20 Minish Cap
1:07:21 – 1:13:08 Twilight Princess
1:13:09 – 1:15:10 Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks
1:15:11 – 1:35:44 Skyward Sword
1:35:45 – 1:49:37 Zelda Wii U, A Link Between Worlds, the future of the franchise, closing questions
1:49:38 and beyond – Conclusion, announcements, etc.

Check out the other Downpour Podcast Roundtables:
Xenoblade Chronicles Spoilercast, Kingdom Hearts Roundtable, The Retro Roundtable
MOSAIC: The Legend of…
Zelda games featured in oprainfall Origins: Link’s Awakening, Majora’s Mask
A Link to the Past Concept Art
Building Character: Anju & Kafei
The Zelda Symphony: A Godlike Experience

INTRO MUSIC: The Legend of Zelda – A Link To The Past – Opening
FIRST BREAK: Majora’s Mask Astral Observatory Music
SECOND BREAK: Farore’s Silent Realm – The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
OUTRO: Great Fairy’s Fountain Theme – Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony

Have any of your own Zelda memories to share? We’d love to hear them! Be sure to let us know below, or via the many ways to get a hold of us listed above.