November 20, 2017
Archives  News  Zelda Re-Make Needs Mac Testers  


Thursday, October 28, 2004
 
Zelda Re-Make Needs Mac Testers
6:01 PM | Conrad Quilty-Harper | Comment on this story

The developers of Zelda Classic, a complete remake of the Nintendo Entertainment System classic The Legend of Zelda, have announced plans to port the game to OS X, and are looking for Mac beta testers. Here's some history about the development of this NES tribute game:

Zelda Classic is a tribute to (what we think is) the greatest video game of all time: Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda. It has been developed into an exact replica of the NES version that we all know and love. Beyond that, Zelda Classic allows the development of new quests that can use either the traditional graphics or enhanced graphics, as well as new enemies, items, and challenges.

Many features have been added in the past few years. Now, instead of being merely a Legend of Zelda Clone, Zelda Classic has become so much more. With ZQuest, Zelda Classic's Quest Creator, anyone can make their very own quest from scratch, and now, with all of the features that have been added in the past years, the possibilities are virtually endless for the style of quest you can make. If you can imagine it, you can create it (provided it's in 8-bit color). Quests have grown larger and longer, into seemingly epic games, that can take days, if not weeks to complete. With ZQuest, you can create your own original graphics, or import them from any game you like. In the past we've seen ZC versions of LEXX, (many versions of) Mega Man, Metroid and Super Mario Brothers, all in the classic quest style. As well as hundreds upon hundreds of first rate custom Zelda Quests.

Zelda Classic has been in development since 1999 and has a massive user base of well over 3000. The developers are looking to expand this community to encompass the Mac platform.

To help out by joining the beta program, navigate your browser to the Zelda Classic forums and click on the "Mac Testers Needed" thread.

Zelda Classic
Zelda Classic Forums
Zelda Classic Mac Testers Needed


Other Mac Games News for Thursday, October 28, 2004

Darwinia Beta Testers Chosen6:01 PM
Help For Beginners On The EQMac Trial6:01 PM
IMG Reviews Myst IV Revelation6:01 PM
IMG Store: Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII Shipping6:01 PM
Medal Of Honor: Pacific Assault Coming To Mac?6:01 PM
New World Of Warcraft Policies Posted6:01 PM
Postal 2 Goes Gold, America's Army 2.2 Close6:01 PM
Red Marble Announces Digby's Donuts6:01 PM
Silver Creek Entertainment To Bring Games to OS X6:01 PM
Stoked Rider FAQ Online6:01 PM
• Zelda Re-Make Needs Mac Testers6:01 PM
Wideload Games Unearths Stubbs The Zombie6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Thursday, October 28, 2004 on one page

Mac Games News for Wednesday, October 27, 2004

IMG Reviews Logitech Z-220010:21 AM
Aspyr Starts Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons Server9:03 AM
Bioware Launches Online NWN Module Store8:20 AM
Men Of Valor PC Deployed8:20 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, October 27, 2004 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Tuesday, October 26, 2004
Monday, October 25, 2004
Friday, October 22, 2004
Thursday, October 21, 2004
Wednesday, October 20, 2004


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  Zelda Re-Make Needs Mac Testers