To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

February 21st – On this day in 1986, The Legend of Zelda is released on the Famicom Disk System. The action-adventure game becomes a best-seller and introduces the world to Link… and of course, Zelda.

More tomorrow…