Using Valve’s free animation tool “Source Filmmaker”, downloadable from Steam, Callegos Yavolitak creates amazing short subject animations set in games like Team Fortress 2 and Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda series and . He’s only been on YouTube since 2012, and his videos have gathered 12.5 million views. You can see the reason for this jawdropping popularity here, in his latest video called Racing for Rupees. In it, Link wants his new TriForce shield so bad that he’s willing to compromise his scruples so much that the whole town turns against him.

If you’re reading this on a mobile device, enjoy the video! If not, be sure to pause the Krypton Radio music stream temporarily while you watch the video so that you don’t have that pesky dueling sound tracks problem.  Ready?  Here we go:

He really is a greedy little twerp, isn’t he?

Callegos Yavolitak makes about three of these things a year, and they’re a delight every time – and since none of them use spoken dialog, they work well no matter what language you speak at home. You’ll note that his videos are tagged with “SFM”. That means it was made with Source Film Maker, and there are a number of people who make videos with it and post them on YouTube.

We hope this one makes you smile. It sure worked on us.

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