Thebesplayers : Blind Gamer Beats Zelda: Ocarina of Time After Five Years

A blind gamer has defeated evil and saved Hyrule in . He explains how in the video below.

Almost five years after starting his adventure on May 8, 2011, Terry Garrett (who goes by on YouTube) recently closed the book on Ocarina of Time (via ). Garrett has also shown that he’s quite good at , , and in videos posted to his channel.

Since Garrett can’t see, he uses sounds to get through the game’s worlds and to complete its challenges. He places two speakers right in front of him, one on his left and one on his right, which let him know what’s happening around him in the virtual world. It also lets him use in-game items, like Link’s sword, to find his way around the world–for example, he’ll hit it against a wall to lead him along passageways.

Garrett isn’t free of making mistakes, however, which is why he utilizes save states that allow him to trial-and-error his way through some of the more difficult situations. He used them in his successful attempt to complete .

Garrett posted on January 2, saying, “It has been long in the making, but I have finally accomplished my goal.”

Garrett thanked his fans for all the help and support they provided him, even after it seemed like he was going to give up.

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