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Join us for Season Two, as Chris takes the controller and dives into his very first journey into The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Each bi-weekly discussion is woven with recorded game play, creating immersive episodes in which you feel the moment’s emotional impact. If you miss the magic of playing through impactful, story driven games for the first time, this series was made for you.

Majora’s Mask Ep. 16: A Cold Day in Hell

Our 100% perfect Snowhead Temple run continues, and thankfully, concludes. I stand victorious, a champion among the  ̶s̶a̶v̶e̶d̶  fairies. Remains in hand, I saunter out of the cleared temple, Haney's mouth agape in admiration. 

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 15: Snow Way Home

We finally penetrate Snowhead Temple to begin dungeoning and it goes about as well as you'd expect. Chris absolutely crushes it and Haney is very impressed. 

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 14: STFU Sweet Prince

We head back to Goronville and finally locate the chief, learn a new song, put the populace to sleep with our drum beats, and open the path to Snowhead Temple. We also begin our month long break, but we'll be back in your ears soon enough!

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 13: Kafei Unmasked

Our plans for Majora's Mask are rerouted after our save file decides to turn back time. The hunt for the missing Kafei continues, this time with results.

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 12: Grave Mistakes

After our only plan is derailed, we head to the snowy north where everyone is upset and nipples abound.

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Show Hosts

Chris LaForce

Chris is the leader, creative mind, and podcast host behind First Encounter. As a child, his gaming life was forever changed when he found Final Fantasy VII, firmly cementing his love for turn-based battles and beautiful, planet destroying villains. When he isn’t working, he can be found gazing longingly at new board games or eating.

Haney Hamdy

Haney is a technical creator,  part-time artist, and podcast host behind First Encounter. His hobbies range from computer technology to video gaming to sports. He lives with his wife and three dogs. When he’s not working, you can catch Haney dog-sledding, mountain biking or playing D&D.