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Postby IronEvangelion » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:15 am

Wow, they're cutting out all of those features and requiring a monthly subscription? It's now an easy pass. If I want to play an online MMO pokemon game, I'll play the one that's truer to the core games, even if it isn't really a pokemon game at all:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cr ... erm=temtem

Seriously, check it out. It looks pretty cool.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:15 pm

^ Didn't Sun & Moon remove Gyms though? Maybe Nintendo is going for keeping things "fresh" by changing the status quo with the games. Though if they change too much, it won't feel like Pokemon anymore, will it?
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Postby Princess Asuka » Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:03 pm

I wanna get back into playing Pokemon but I don't know which game I should start with as I haven't played it since I lost My DSI XL and copy of Soul Silver on a school bus in high school. Also, I think Pokemon games should have multiple save files too.
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Postby El Squibbonator » Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:50 pm

There's always Pokemon Go.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:56 am

Pokémon Go is heresy of the highest order. Its the antithesis of everything the games were originally built around, at least that's my opinion on the matter
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Postby El Squibbonator » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:20 am

And that would be. . .?
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:00 pm

^ Microtransactions are what I'm talking about. You shouldn't be able to buy your way to victory in Pokémon, you have to work for it. So having microtransactions defeats the purpose, especially in an app such as this where the advantage is skewed to those who can afford all the extras. While there are more people interacting with each other, it's no longer on a level playing field.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:12 pm

Speaking of Pokémon Go, it appears that an unknown Pokémon has appeared, confusing everyone. Popular speculation says this is Missingno, or a placeholder Pokémon for when errors occur.
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Postby El Squibbonator » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:23 pm

Or (and this is a more likely possibility, IMHO) it's a sneak peak at Generation 8. After all, it was mentioned a while back that a new Pokemon would also be appearing in Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee.
https://gamerant.com/pokemon-lets-go-pi ... w-pokemon/

I have a hunch this could be that Pokemon.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:29 pm

^ I'm sure it is a sneak peek at Gen 8, like Munchlax being included in Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness as an unplayable character. But it nice to think that for a moment it was Missingno.
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Postby El Squibbonator » Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:27 pm

By the way, I have an odd question. So, I've been wondering, what kind of animal is Type Null and Silvally supposed to look like? I always considered the their overall shape to be like some sort of cat, given that their appearance reminds me of the Keythong (a creature sort of like a griffin, but without wings). Not to mention their animations in Refresh seem kind of cat-like.

But I was wondering if anyone had any other thoughts on the matter.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:42 pm

Well, looking at the hind legs, it looks very feline with the leg structure, but I would lean towards it being a liger because of its legendary status and inability to breed. Also, its behavior sounds like that of Liger Zero from Zoids, evolving once friendship is maxed out.
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Postby El Squibbonator » Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:14 pm

Interesting interpretation. I always saw it as a more general gryphon-type monster.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:02 pm

Well, Zoids bias and all. Though I've looked at Liger Zero enough, I'm confident in saying that Type: Null and Silvally are liger based. But I do see the gryphon-like features you're talking about, especially the front legs and tail thing.
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Postby El Squibbonator » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:37 pm

In all the discussions of what Type:Null and Silvally are supposed to be that I've seen (and believe me, there are a lot) I've never seen that comparison brought up before. The usual conclusion people seem to reach about them is either "wingless griffin" or "weird-ass mixed up Frankenstein thing".

As for the Keythong, which I compared them to earlier, it looks like this: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/nVQJO
See the similarity (well, minus the tail)?
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