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Video: Feast Your Eyes On Episode One Of Days Of Our Tomodachi Lives

Posted by Damien McFerran

And take part in the caption competition to win a role in episode two

Last week, we told you about an amazing new event in web-based televisual programming: Days of Our Tomodachi Lives. A soap opera created entirely with Tomodachi Life, it is surely set to become one of the most significant contributions to popular culture yet seen, and the most amazing thing is that we offered a starring role to one of our lucky readers.

Marco "Dragonxflame323" Huezo was the one who made us laugh the most with his caption competition entry, and as a result he was transported digitally to Nlife Island, the exotic location where Days of Our Tomodachi Lives is filmed. You can watch his exploits — and those of the Nintendo Life crew — below.

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Want to be in next week's episode? Then give us your best caption for the following image, which seems to show Martin Watts (again) locked in mortal combat with the man currently responsible for the wellbeing of the Zelda franchise, Eiji Aonuma.

What did you think of the first episode? What would you like to see in future instalments? Let us know by posting your feedback below, as well as posting your entry for the competition. Good Luck!

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TreesenHauser said:

"Martin made a joke about Aonuma being responsible for the CD-i Zelda games, and things went downhill from there."



AJWolfTill said:

Eiji wished he had brought his bomb bag from work after Martin let slip Peach was his favourite Nintendo princess.

I have a question about the songs in the game. Do you get to create the melodies? The one in this sounded much more in key than the one used in the Direct.



ThomasBW84 said:

Amazed that Tomodachi Life so accurately recreated my routine. Such realism!



ManateeBlubber said:

"Anouma, this is what you get for Skyward Sword!"
(Because some people don't particularly like its difficulty).



Mr_Rawky said:

Anouma: "Fear my Bowling Ball Bonanza Attack"
Martin: "I shall protect myself with my Rucksack Ricochet of Harmony"



ueI said:

That Marco is adorable. And my compliments to the "Nintendo Life Boogie."

"These half-baked cosplayers never leave me alone."



SkywardLink98 said:

"First rule of talking with Aonuma: Don't mention CD-I,
Second rule of talking with Aonuma: Don't mention CD-I"



Tasuki said:

Martin: "What do you mean you wont port the CD-i Zelda games to 3DS??"



Miss_Dark said:

"The white teddy bear is mine! Here, have my backpack instead, it has every Sonic game in it."



Auracle said:

"Meanwhile, Martin conducts an exclusive interview with Mr. Aonuma, where he gets a first-hand look at his interpretation of Zelda fans at E3 2014, when they learn that Zelda U will be an HD Toon Link version of Link's Crossbow Training."


"Martin: So Mr. Aonuma, I hear you're trying to make a Zelda game that surpasses the legendary of Ocarina of Time.
Aonuma: What do you mean, 'trying'!?
(fisticuffs ensue)"



KodyDawg said:

Martin: "Hey, Watts the big idea?! All I asked was if Zelda was getting bigger breasts in Hyrule Warriors! Watts the matter with that?!"



Darknyht said:

Anomoa: Tingle is my greatest creation! I think the next Zelda game will star him.
Martin: I must stop you from bringing back the Jar Jar Binks of Zelda throws bowling ball

(Not interested in the transfer, just couldn't resist.)



Dragonxflame323 said:

Hahaha wow, I seemed to be a bit of a nuisance in this episode. My favorite games console is probably the N64 by the way. :3

I enjoyed this. Thanks for having me part of it, NLife!



SamirMalik said:

Aonuma: You really make me want to make you feel like a unicorn who farts space rockets with those stupid memes. You realise how much that is gonna hurt?
Martin Watts: Yeah? Well at least at least I don't shout "All hail the Virtual Boy" all day. LONG LIVE THE JAGUAR! So throw what you want. My body is ready



GC-161 said:

Martin: "Please Mr. Aonuma, give me an exclusive on Zelda U. Anything!"
Aonuma: "Alright.... Zelda U is going to be fully voiced!"
Martin: "OMG!! Really? Who's doing the voices of Link and Zelda?"
Aonuma: "Kanye West & Kim Kardashian".




pinkeurocket said:

"Here we observe the clash of story ideas from both perspectives."

Also! Love the episode NL, the fort scene was really cute makes me miss being a little kid. TuT/



Dragonxflame323 said:

I'll make another caption for fun. You don't have to pick me again.

Martin: Mr. Aonuma, I've always wanted to tell you how much I love the Zelda series! It's my favorite series ever.

Aonuma: Oh? Could you tell me why that is? smiling

Martin: Zelda, he's so cool, and heroic. I want to be just like him!

Aonuma: ....

..and it all went rock bottom from there.



Yai said:

"I'm so hungry I could eat an octorok!"

Crazy episode xD I am looking forward to the next one.



Megumi said:

...The talking in this game creeps me out, lol.
Are you able to create movies like this in the game itself? Or did you just make clips from it? o.o



sonic_brawler95 said:

Omg, Dragon made it into the first episode! Show of the year!

Also, a Hyrule Warriors joke seems perfect for that picture, but I can't think of any.



TriforceShoe said:

"When Watts found out Team Ninja was involved with Hyrule Warriors, he wanted a word with Aonuma. It all quickly went downhill from there."



TantXL said:

"If You Look Out The Windows On The Right Side You Can See Yet Another Zelda Fan Complaining About The Water Temple, A Watt It Seems To Be"




daniruy said:

Okay guys, now you sold me the game. Hehehehe. Well done! And, Marco, why so bored, man? Shame on you!



DespyCL said:

Wow, this was really interesting, cant wait for episode 2! Btw...
Watts told Aounuma that he thinks that Link: The faces of evil is better than skyward sword.



MightyKrypto said:

Watt: "Seriously? You can't even manage to catch a big blue inflatable bowlingball from 3 feet away? Look at me, i managed to balance a backpack on my forehead while tossing you the ball AT THE SAME TIME."
Aonuma: " ...And yet I'M the millionaire !!!"



Auracle said:

Oh, I just thought of another one:
"Hey, what gives!? There are no Rupees in any of these things!"



GamerZack87 said:

"Martin soon realised his mistake when the bowling ball he picked up turned out to be a Bomb Flower! Luckily, an expert in Hyrulean flora arrived to catch the Bomb Flower and disarm it."



Auracle said:

One more:

Eiji and Martin's Legend of Zelda roleplay was, needless to say, a lot cooler in their heads.



Folkloner said:

[Caption] "Aonuma's practicing his new approach to Zelda development. Throw everything at the wall and see what sticks"



Smug43 said:

Can someone explain wtf I just watched? What is this game about? Looks soooo odd.



mystman12 said:

Caption: No one, and I mean NO ONE touches my Russian nesting dolls!!!

I'm not sure if I'm going to watch the vid... I don't want to spoil any of the game!

I hope I'm not too late... (You guys should tell us how much time we have to enter)



songwriter724 said:

Aonuma is just trying to find some new weapons for Link to use to update the game to modern times. Link's backpack will now be used as a weapon and the only thing to defeat Ganon.

Watts came in and spoke about using the bug catching net to defeat Ganon in ALBW. Aonuma decided to use his new weapons to defeat Watts and see if it would work.



Spartacus3765 said:

"Hey, let's play catch in the living room with a bowling ball while I have a backpack glued to my forehead!"

Aunoma: "No!! My body's not ready!!"



ToniK said:

"Understand?! YOU understand!"
"C'mon Martin! ONE fetch quest. Just one..."



Inkling said:

Aunoma: No! The CD-i was a mistake!
Watts: You might as well make a game about backpacks!

So, chaos ensued.



Marshi said:

Watts: "2017?! 2017 for Zelda wii u?!"
Aunouma: "Please understand! Its to make room for wii sports bowling 2..."
Whatts: "BOWLING?! I'll give you bowling!"
Aunouma: "Not the face-oof!!"



tabris95 said:

Aonuma: "I am proud to announce the next Zelda game for Wii U, Zelda Wand of Gamelon HD! If you look very carefully, you MIGHT find something mildly related to Majora's Mask hidden in the game!" Watts: "Are...Are you joking?! That is the worst idea ever! Next you'll tell me it's being co-developed by Team Ninja!" Aonuma: "....." Watts: "....." Aonuma: "Well EXCUUUUUSE me princess!"



Redarrow232 said:

Aunoma "I announce all the Zelda CD-I coming to the Wii-U. IT shall sky rocket sales. Watts "Wh-what." Aunoma " This time your in it." Watts "Not in your dreams." Aunoma "I saw it in mine last night (Being Tomadachi Life dreams)." Watts "Maybe getting hit by this bowling ball will make you think straight." Aunoma "I wish Link was here to help me."



Robin_Aisaga said:

''After even another boring day on NLife Island, Aonuma and Watts decided to break the laws of gravity.''



SheldonRandoms said:

Watts: I have a great idea for the next Zelda game!
Aonuma: Sure, why not, what is it?
Watts: Alright, here's my great idea.......I call it, The Watter Temple!
Watts: You take that back!!!

And so, Watts and Aonuma engaged in an epic battle, and it was remembered for generations to come..........because Iwata was video recording the entire battle, and showed it off in the next Nintendo direct!



Z-Master said:

Aonuma: "Watt's the matter? You didn't mention you were playing the Zelda CD-i games in the latest issue of 'What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? '"



Genesaur said:

Welp, that's it. That's my last attempt at giving a crap about this game. It's just so stupid. And not like Ren & Stimpy stupid; I really just mean boring.



Linkuini said:

This was Martin's first clue that his career as a door-to-door Deku Nut salesman was doomed to fail.



Wifidaniel said:

Mr. Aonuma figured that throwing a backpack full of homework on the history of SEGA at Nintendo devotee Martin Watts really was a no-brainer.



zoroarkrules25 said:

Caption: Coming soon, Hyrule brawlers, the sequel to hyrule warriors. We were to broke to afford actual character models and weapons after hyrule warriors so we used household items instead. Please understand!

Anyway great video, can't wait for more, I loved the song at the end. Do more of those!



Squidzilla said:

I just realised how small I am. Is it because I'm Irish and part-leprechaun? That must be it.



NoirUsernameHere said:

Watts: "This is for the Water Temple and Navi in OoT!"
Aonuma: "...Wha?! You're taking this out on me ALL BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED 16 FREAKING YEARS AGO?! Well eat BOWLING BALL!"

Hope I'm not too late. xP Seriously tho, great episode~



Barely_Able said:

Anyone else notice that the reflection of the kids hat was backward? Just thought I would point that out.

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