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There are a number of different ways to travel around in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. There are horses, bears, and even unicorn-type creatures to commandeer to help Link along in his journey. Well, one video shows an even better way to travel in the game and it's great.
The video comes about courtesy of YouTuber mety333, who put together a four and a half minute montage showcasing the best way to get around Hyrule, by go cart.
Mety summons a Wolf Link, just in case, along with a metal treasure chest, a mine cart and, of course, Link. After summoning all the required material, Mety slaps the chest inside of the cart, and then uses the magnet on the chest to push the mine cart around.
If you do it correctly, you can position the metal chest in the front of the mine cart where the metal great is located. Oddly enough, the crate fits snugly into the front of the cart. It also appears as if the mine cart method for transportation in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is actually a lot faster than gliding around with the paraglider, or attempting to commander a horse or a bear.
Later on in the video, near the end, mety runs into some trouble with a Guardian, who is none too happy with Link or Wolf Link's appearance in the plateau. The Guardian and the wolf begin to battle while mety picks up the metal chest and uses it to make a quick getaway in the mine cart.
In a crazy way, it's not a bad method for getting around the Hyrule plains. Sure it's cumbersome and a bit clunky to use, but overall it's a great way to cover large distances rather quickly... which seems kind of odd when you think about it.
This sort of emergent gameplay rests at the heart of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's unique, physics-driven mechanics. Executive producer Eiji Aonuma and the rest of the team worked really hard to come up with a design that would allow players to get creative with how they interacted with the world within Breath of the Wild.
Sure enough, we've seen some crazy videos popping up of people using different methods to uncover secrets or make some crazy achievements in the game. For instance, one player took time out to travel from the very beginning of the game all the way up to Hyrule Castle simply using a boulder... in fact, they managed to bring the boulder from the start of the game all the way to the throne room where Calamity Ganon resided.
In this case, we see someone using Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's physics to move a mine cart around using the magnetic powers and a metal chest to create a makeshift vehicle, and it's creatively fantastic.