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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3405 on: July 24, 2016, 09:08:57 am »
For the record,I hate acronyms

Black and white and Soul silver are the only Pokemon games I've played recently

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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3406 on: July 24, 2016, 09:12:49 am »
I already mentioned that I just started playing White 2 on the same page, so I thought it was obvious.

For the record, Pokemon X and Y isn't an acronym.

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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3407 on: July 24, 2016, 09:13:35 am »
W2 is though so...

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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3408 on: July 24, 2016, 03:14:45 pm »
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3409 on: July 24, 2016, 03:15:21 pm »
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3410 on: July 24, 2016, 05:59:47 pm »
Maybe it's nostalgia or more likely it is the ass-design. The newer starters really suck and I don't care which one...


Yeah this reads more like you fell out of favor with the Pokemon loop. If you ask a teen today I can bet you on average they'll tell you gen 3 had the best starters, and kids today will gush about the fox wizard Pokemon.

I mean, how can you beat the magic of picking your first Pokemon?

I liked gen 3 because of the gameplay additions, I think Pokemon across each generation are creative enough that none really stands above the others. Woobats and all.
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3411 on: July 24, 2016, 09:55:38 pm »
If you ask a teen today

No they're dumb and wrong about everything.

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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3412 on: July 24, 2016, 10:07:23 pm »
As a nineteen-year-old...

I started kinda late with videogames and Ruby was my first game ever that wasn't on the PC. Blaziken was the ****, as was Grovyle. Swampert was okay. I liked the gen-two starters too all-around, and I thought gen-one's were okay.
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3413 on: July 24, 2016, 10:28:33 pm »
See? Completely wrong about everything and as dumb as the day is long.


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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3414 on: July 25, 2016, 02:27:55 am »
Unfortunately one of the regions seems to be "places Niantic doesn't care about" because while some areas have an obvious skew towards unusual Pokemon, a lot of places have the same Pidgey/Ratata/Drowzee combo.

I live in one of those regions.
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3415 on: July 25, 2016, 03:10:10 am »
Same here. Every gym has it's fair share of Hypnos and Pidgeots.

Honestly I got bored of the game (such as it is) after three days. The various blatant flaws in the design of the app and the lack of any goal besides just grinding up your level and catching every pokemon in your area. Within three days of playing earnestly maybe one or two hours in a day the tracker had no greyed out pokemon or very few, and as everyone else seems to have found, catching a billion pidgeys, ratatas and spearows was the order of the day. Getting anything else took a lot of time spent blundering around checking my phone (which sucks the fun out of taking a walk) and the idea of having to track down 50 Magikarp just to evolve one didn't fill me with excitement.
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3416 on: July 25, 2016, 04:15:08 am »
Hey Niantic confirmed the Eevee name thing at their comic con panel. Eat that, Sam.
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3417 on: July 25, 2016, 04:40:43 am »
It's still dumb.
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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3418 on: July 25, 2016, 05:41:55 am »
I'm not playing it right now, either. But it has a lot of potential.

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Re: A Comprehensive Pokémon Thread
« Reply #3419 on: July 25, 2016, 06:58:00 am »
It's still dumb.

Can't say if it is dumb or not. It definitely has a bit of that "old game" charm about it, though.

The player base will shrink a bit now and the game will be updated before people come back en masse. Expect things to normalize a bit with GO. For now.