This was the
first time I went to Gamescom. Cologne is about 2 hours away
(with train) from where we live at the moment. And since Link's
Awakening was revealed earlier this year, I decided that this
was the perfect time to finally experience the event.
World Records visit
Right after my
record was confirmed, GWR contacted me and asked me if I wanted
to do a photoshoot for the new book that was coming out. I
accepted, and a small team flew out to Norway to do the shoot.
It was a very stressfull and exhausting day, but they were very
kind and professional about everything, and I'm glad I did it.
wanted to take a few photos outside to get some of those
Norwegian mountains in the background. They were really lucky
with the weather that day, as it had been raining the days
before. A bit cold in February though..
from the video, click to go to GWR's Official Youtube-channel)
The Guinness World
In order to
set a record, you need to follow lots of rules and regulations.
One of the things I had to do, was to get two independent
witnesses to count all of the items while I filmed them. I could
not be related to/associated with them, and they would not have
anything to gain from the attempt. I ended up with a police officer, and
a former GAME-store manager.
..I wonder if
this is the weirdest mission this police officer have had before?
He did a good job though.
GAME-store manager was a friend of the Youtuber "The Paxian"
from my hometown. So she was also there with him, and filmed a
bit from the counting. Click on the picture to watch her vlog
The Symphony of the
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
in Sweden, 06.04.2015
"The Legend of
Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert series is back with a
third installment of multimedia symphony to be toured worldwide,
titled "Master Quest." This latest edition of the "The Legend of
Zelda" symphony will add new music and visuals from the latest
games in the series and upcoming The Legend of Zelda games, but
will maintain the beloved experience fans have come to expect as
it embarks on a world tour. Based on one of the most popular and
beloved video game series of all time, the tour features live
orchestral performances of theme music from Nintendo's The
Legend of Zelda franchise that will serve to introduce newcomers
to the music and themes of the Zelda games and give longtime
fans a chance to celebrate their favorite moments in the
Audiences can expect to experience awesome new inclusions from
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, the latest game in
the series for Nintendo 3DS, and new music from the recently
announced remake of fan-favorite The Legend of Zelda: Majora's
Mask. These never-before-performed scores accompanied by
game-play imagery will appear for the first time ever in "Master
Quest," though fans will still be treated to the show's
now-classic repertoire from seasons past.
The name Symphony of the Goddesses refers not only to the
concert program but also to the four-movement symphony
recounting the classic storylines from The Legend of Zelda:
Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, The Legend
of Zelda: Twilight Princess and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to
the Past. The performance also will highlight orchestral
renditions of music from The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening,
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask and The Legend of Zelda:
Spirit Tracks. Concerts will be performed by full orchestra and
choir in world-class venues throughout the world.
Guests will enjoy their favorite moments from the carefully and
beautifully timed performance with a gorgeous orchestral score
approved by Nintendo sound director and The Legend of Zelda
franchise composer Koji Kondo. The concert is a festive
experience for all walks of fans, some of whom attend "cosplaying"
events as their favorite characters."
It was a
magical consert. I especially loved the Majora's Mask part.
Store, New York City in the US, 09.01.2012
offering fans the opportunity to become immortalised within a
photo mosaic that would be displayed at the Nintendo World store
in New York. They were looking for 25,000 fans to appear within
the mosaic, and also offered the chance to win a life-size
replica of Link’s legendary Master Sword and Hyrulian Shield.
These pictures were posted on Nintendo's Official Facebook
site for the contest and then later for the reveal.
Even though it was open for US residents only, I still sent in a
photo just for the sake of trying. ..and I got in it! xD