With a Terrible Fate’s video game analysts were honored to present three different panels at PAX East 2018 in Boston this past April. This is full video footage of the first of those three panels, based on our ongoing Hero of Time Project article series: “Can Fan Fiction Teach Us About the Official Zelda Timeline?”

Here’s the description of what to expect in the panel:

Breath of the WIld revitalized interest in the convoluted timeline of the Zelda universe. How are the Zelda games’ stories interrelated? In this panel, With a Terrible Fate’s game analysts present a radical idea: we can create fan fiction that teaches us new things about the “official” Zelda timeline. They’ll use fan fiction to answer the question: what happened to Link between Majora’s Mask and Twilight Princess? Join us in a free-wheeling discussion of the rare analytical value of fan fiction.

Press play below, and check it out for yourself!

It was a pleasure, as always, to present for the peerless people of PAX! You can check out our other presentations here, and you can check out all of the ongoing Hero of Time Project here.

We look forward to the many presentations yet to come!


Aaron Suduiko

Aaron Suduiko - Founder and Chief Video Game Analyst

Aaron Suduiko is the founder of With a Terrible Fate and studies the philosophy of video game storytelling. He specializes in the impact of player-avatar relations on game stories.  Learn more here.

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