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Offline JonLeung

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You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« on: September 14, 2007, 08:13:39 PM »
The April Fool's Day 2005 map was a supposed remake of Link's Awakening, as I'm sure we all know.  I had taken osrevad's map and replaced the tiles with tiles from A Link To The Past to create the joke map.



I think many people would say that out of all the joke maps, it's their favorite one.  UncleBob (who I know from the NintendoWorldReport forums) loved it enough to frame it!



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The funny thing is, upon seeing a co-worker's custom montage of photos that she had printed and framed as a gift to her mother about two weeks ago, I had been thinking about getting the Light World from A Link To The Past printed and framed.  This gives me a hint of how cool it might look.



Thanks for sharing, UncleBob!

Offline RT 55J

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2007, 12:17:02 PM »
This reminds me of the time when I used the map as my (computer) wallpaper. The map's size is exactly twice my moniter's resolution.

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Offline DarkWolf

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2007, 08:02:32 PM »
I've been interested in having one of my maps professionally printed and framed.  I haven't done much research into having it done though.  I was thinking one of the Desert Strike maps would look cool.

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2007, 09:52:26 AM »
I just checked the proofs today at the printing shop this morning before work.  The Light World from A Link To The Past looks really good.  So I'll have it done today or tomorrow and will have to stop by IKEA on the weekend to pick up a frame and then I'll show you guys soon after.

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2007, 03:31:02 PM »
Bleeping heck!  They made the image too big (58 cm x 58 cm), and I didn't notice until I bought the frame!



I'm going to have to give them crap.  I know I specifically stated 50 x 50 and said I was going to frame it, and that's the largest-sized standard square frame so it's not like I can buy a different frame.  I'll have to bug them for a refund or exchange or something.  I dunno.  Otherwise I'm stuck with a too-big Light World poster...I suppose someone here might want it.  Not like the printing shop would want to take it back.

Offline marioman

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2007, 04:51:28 PM »
You paid for it, they should deliver what you asked.  Do you have the proper dimensions in writing on the receipt or something?  Good luck on getting it fixed.

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2007, 06:12:40 PM »
Get a bigger frame.

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Offline marioman

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2007, 07:12:45 PM »
Quote JonLeung:

I know I specifically stated 50 x 50 and said I was going to frame it, and that's the largest-sized standard square frame so it's not like I can buy a different frame.

Offline DarkWolf

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2007, 08:18:20 PM »
Ummm, it's called custom framing.  Of course, it's expensive, but it is an option.

Offline JonLeung

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2007, 09:28:38 PM »
I spent enough on this print, I'd rather have it the size I should've had in the first place.

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2007, 07:48:27 PM »
Dude, that's friggin' awesome!! Is there a way to find that map online (or on this website) at all? I'd love to look at the full version of it, instead of a glared photograph in a frame--even if it isn't "real."
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Offline marioman

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2007, 04:23:22 AM »
Yes.  It is available it Ian Albert's website.  Just so you know, the picture of the map in the first post is not Jon's.

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2007, 12:06:03 PM »
For clarification:



The map in the original photo was created by me back in 2004/2005 for the April Fool's joke in 2005. The Map Of The Month in April was "Link's Awakening Advance", which I made by taking tiles from The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past (Super NES) and pasting them on top of osrevad's map for The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (GBC).



However, the printed/framed image and the photo of said image are UncleBob's, someone I know from the Nintendo World Report forums.



On VGMaps.com I also have the Light World of The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past, made by me as the first map for the site. However, Ian Albert also has a map of the Light World which he has made (note the inclusion of enemies and items on his map, and colours with slightly different RGB values).



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Oh, and it sounds like I may be able to exchange my oversized print for the proper-sized one after all. Phew.



If I'm satisfied, I may get the Dark World printed (even though I didn't make that one) and get the same style frame, but black instead of white. I should put them on opposite sides of the same room, that'd look neat.

Offline marioman

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2007, 03:29:15 PM »
Sorry.  I forgot about the LTTP maps on the site.



Congratulations on being able to get the map exchanged for one with the right dimensions.  Like I said before, you paid the money and they should give you what you ordered.  Good luck on your Dark World map printing.

Offline Ryan Ferneau

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RE: You know that Link's Awakening Advance map?
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2008, 08:42:47 PM »
Has anyone considered making an actual Game Boy Advance game based on that map?