The game was long enough for me. 80 hours to beat the game and get all the Heart pieces, poes, bugs, and cave of ordeals. I still think OoT was better.
Here's where it stand on my favorites of Zelda games:
Ocarina of Time
Link to the Past
It was good but, far from the best. Being the wolf sucked. At night it was hard as hell to see anything, and yes, my TV settings test at the beginning checked out. Temple after Temple gets old, and I hope they take the repetitiveness out in the next game. I also hated the graphics style, it looked like Kingdom hearts at some points, I also didn't like the digital look and stuff.
However, I did like the battle system. I loved the new secret techniques and the items and weapons were good.