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Simon's Simulations

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Simon's Simulations
Sheila and Link in front of Simon's Simulations
Location(s)Hyrule Town
Game(s)The Minish Cap
Main Prizevarious
Cost10 Rupees

Simon's Simulations,[1] also known as the Dungeon-Simulation Game,[2] is a mini-game run by Simon in The Minish Cap.


Located in Hyrule Town's central plaza, Simon will open his green, ghost-topped building to the public after Link has completed the Fortress of Winds.


After paying 10 Rupees to play,[3] Link will be instructed to fall asleep in the bed provided by the shop. The young hero will "awaken" to find himself in a square, Dungeon-like room filled with an assortment of monsters, including Moblins, Keatons, and Peahats.[4] Link must destroy all of the monsters in order to receive a Piece of Heart, as a reward. Despite it being a simulation, Link dies if he loses all his Hearts rather than waking up. Link may return to play the mini-game at any time during his quest; however, the prizes range from Rupees to Hearts after subsequent, successful playthroughs.[5]


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  1. "Ho ho! Here we are! You've come to the fabulous Simon's Simulations!" — Simon (The Minish Cap)
  2. "His mysterious dungeon-simulation game is very popular in Hyrule. It gives players the illusion of fighting real monsters in real dungeons." — Figurine (The Minish Cap)
  3. "It's 10 Rupees for one try! Interested?" — Simon (The Minish Cap)
  4. "Ho ho! Well certainly! Now how shall I put this... "We offer you the chance to be the hero you dream of becoming!" We allow you to fight grand monsters without any danger! This is our unique service!" — Simon (The Minish Cap)
  5. "If you dispatch a monster skillfully enough, you might get something nice." — Simon (The Minish Cap)