Saturday, August 5, 2017

Fire Temple to Forest Wrong Warp in 100%: Bolero Crash explained

The following explanation is based on an analysis of the NTSC 1.0 version of Ocarina of Time, and may not be immediately applicable to other versions of the game.

Recently, the 100% route has made a seemingly minor route change where the wrong warp from Fire Temple to Forest Temple uses the Bolero Warp Song cutscene instead of the Title Screen as the last cutscene pointer. However, this change opens things up to a potential crash, as seen below.
So what causes the crash?