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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by One-armed dwarf » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:01 pm

Why is the dumbed down stuff an issue tho of this is a spin-off.

It's not like a DmC thing, where it was supposed to be a springboard for the new direction of the series.
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by Maryokutai » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:44 pm

Why should it be dumbed down just because it's a spin-off?

I don't remember how old I was when Blue and Red came out, must have been around 11 or 12. And I beat those games. Without the internet.
I don't know why developers keep thinking that the difficulty level of a game we used to beat at 11 years old is too much to ask nowadays.

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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:24 pm

One-armed dwarf wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:01 pm
Why is the dumbed down stuff an issue tho of this is a spin-off.

It's not like a DmC thing, where it was supposed to be a springboard for the new direction of the series.
I don’t think this is equivalent. DmC was a thing where people really tried to give you a new thing to like. Success is debatable but they tried.

Pokemon isn’t a floundering franchise where people are tying to tweak it to make it relevant it just feels like it is whole cloth sacking off the old player base for the new player base which is 5,000 times bigger.

And I’m not even against some of the way the Pokemon Go stuff is integrated. Pokeball controller, actually throw the thing, seems fun. It’s just not being able to battle wild Pokemon and level up Pokemon the way it has worked in the past. It seems like a thing on paper that I would be happy they got rid of but when you see all the hoops they have to jump through to make the game still work it’s like oh it is still vital, isn’t it? You are diluting the whole thing so you can share it among greater numbers.

It would only be equivalent if in a new Devil May Cry someone clapped their hands together and went “Right, no more jumping and attacking . It’s too complicated .”
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by One-armed dwarf » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:26 pm

It's not a mainline entry though. This is maybe more equivalent to that iOS version of DMC4 that they did.
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:31 pm

True, but it is also the closet thing to what people want from the next mainline entry without being that. Saying rugged pulled out from under sounds like it is intentional misdirect, which it isn’t, right from that first trailer they said something like “Your first adventure”.

But like, for people like me who are impatient it’s like “Ok, but what if it’s like, your 9th adventure?”
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:42 pm

And the new wave is...

Swords dance + Rock polish Ferrothorn? :o

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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:47 pm

:o

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I can’t remember the last time I pre-ordered something with so much spite
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:59 am

There’s a new Pokemon

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Zeraora

This stats are pretty beastly. Especially that speed stat. However it still can’t knock out Toxapex or Celestela even under Electric Terrain so USUM still is unappealing to play
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by Pious the chosen » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:30 pm

From a few years ago, but...
The Pokémon Company's collaboration with horror manga creator Junji Ito continues with the artist's interpretation of Gengar, who's all tongue with some unfortunate young lady who clearly doesn't appreciate the ghost-type Pokémon's advances.

Ito's first take on Pokémon — part of a larger promotion called Kowapoke — featured the character Banette, also being creepy to a young woman, just less touchy.
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by Pious the chosen » Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:41 pm

I found you a perfect new sig for when the game comes out on Switch, Maf:

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you're welcome :wink:
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:52 pm

https://youtu.be/BSL7l2Ie_NY

Okay, my reservations are still real but this trailer makes the game look fucking amazing. Also interesting it seems as if the Pokemon distribution is not the same as Red and Blue as you can see a Sandshrew and Vulpix being traded (Originally both were in Pokemon Blue)

I suppose maybe it is just two players trading Pokemon, but it seems this is what it is saying because otherwise why choose these two Pokemon to show being traded?
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:12 pm

American Championship Pokemon Masters Final match

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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:58 pm

Also download Tornadus and Thunderus to either Sun and Moon or USUM

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6 July to 22 July

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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by maf-me-quick » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:44 pm

I don’t know how accurate this is but according to “All best sellers” on the 3DS Eshop, Pokemon Yellow is #1. Which makes it sound like that Pokemon Yellow is the all time most downloaded 3DS game. That can’t be right?
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Re: The Pokemon Thread

Post by sleepery jeem » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:53 pm

Pokémon the Movie 2019 Title Revealed As “Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution”

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