Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Painting

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This has been hanging on my wall for over a year now, it’s a painting by Green Castle Graphics of the final scene in Link’s Awakening. I’ve seen a couple of posts on Reddit that reminded me of it in particular a pearler bead rendition of a scene from Crono Trigger, which has to be my favourite game ever, so I figured I’d finally share this.

I saw this while walking past Green Castle Graphic’s stall at Sloan’s Market in Glasgow, and I had to buy it then and there. Here is the image in Green Castle’s Facebook Gallery before I bought it.

I’m sorely tempted to commission another image by Green Castle I just don’t know what… I have a couple of Ideas though.

FWIW here is the Pearler Bead Chronotrigger image that inspired me to post this:

After two years and 47,096 beads, my girlfriend and I finish this tribute to my favorite game of all time. (OC)

Awesome Quotes About Death From Reddit

I was browsing the comments to a random Reddit post and came across these two gems:

[–]awesomeideas 295 points  ago*

In fact, death itself was invented in 1762 by the Guild of Accountants which wanted to branch out its actuarial division.

[–]Nymaz 204 points  ago

Sure that’s what they claim. The truth is they were sick of people saying “Nothing is certain but taxes” and invented death to deflect some of the grumbling.

One is a response to the other, but as people quickly pointed out they are both very Douglas Adams/Terry Pratchet. As Reddit threads seem to fade away into obscurity, and I guess these will be quoted elsewhere I wanted to do my part to preserve what I think is the origin of these two quotes.

For all I know they were stolen from somewhere else, but on the odd chance they are original…