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Favourite Starter Pokemon (Fire)?

Charmander
45
21%
Cyndaquil
47
22%
Torchic
27
12%
Chimchar
15
7%
Tepig
7
3%
Fennekin
19
9%
Litten
13
6%
Never start with fire
27
12%
Pikachu. Always Pikachu
17
8%
 
Total votes : 217

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Postby Northern Davincia » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:04 pm

Reikoku wrote:Is it just me, or do the Pokemon in the Detective Pikachu trailer look horrifying?

Mr. Mime especially.
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Indigo League was my personal favorite, along with D/P, and Johto Journeys.

I loved D/P. It's my favorite of the modern seasons.
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:35 am

Northern Davincia wrote:
Reikoku wrote:Is it just me, or do the Pokemon in the Detective Pikachu trailer look horrifying?

Mr. Mime especially.
Pax Nerdvana wrote:Indigo League was my personal favorite, along with D/P, and Johto Journeys.

I loved D/P. It's my favorite of the modern seasons.

Actually, I still haven't finished it, but I liked what I saw.
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Postby Northern Davincia » Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:19 pm


This hurts my soul.
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Northern Davincia wrote:

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Postby Olthar » Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:42 am

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Northern Davincia wrote:This hurts my soul.

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Except you explore a region, not a continent, and none of the game protagonists are actually ten.
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Hurdergaryp wrote:
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Except you explore a region, not a continent, and none of the game protagonists are actually ten.

Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?
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Postby Olthar » Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:13 am

Northern Davincia wrote:
Olthar wrote:Except you explore a region, not a continent, and none of the game protagonists are actually ten.

Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?

Early in the franchise, they made references to real life places like South America and China, but they've since excised those references. They don't even acknowledge real animals anymore. So...I dunno?
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Postby BekWarland » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:27 pm

charmander is by far the best imo!

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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:57 am

Olthar wrote:
Northern Davincia wrote:Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?

Early in the franchise, they made references to real life places like South America and China, but they've since excised those references. They don't even acknowledge real animals anymore. So...I dunno?

Indigo League had numerous RL references, iirc.
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Postby Northern Davincia » Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:51 pm

Olthar wrote:
Northern Davincia wrote:Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?

Early in the franchise, they made references to real life places like South America and China, but they've since excised those references. They don't even acknowledge real animals anymore. So...I dunno?

They haven't necessarily excised them. It's mostly just ignoring them.
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Postby New haven america » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:38 am

Northern Davincia wrote:
Olthar wrote:Except you explore a region, not a continent, and none of the game protagonists are actually ten.

Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?

It takes place where ever and whenever it wants.
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New haven america wrote:
Northern Davincia wrote:Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?

It takes place where ever and whenever it wants.

The world of Pokémon is a strange one. One theory is that Pokémon are descendants of bioweapons used in a war so massive and destructive, it changed everything forever.

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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:20 am

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New haven america wrote:It takes place where ever and whenever it wants.

The world of Pokémon is a strange one. One theory is that Pokémon are descendants of bioweapons used in a war so massive and destructive, it changed everything forever.

I've heard that one.
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Postby Hanafuridake » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:27 pm

Northern Davincia wrote:
Olthar wrote:Except you explore a region, not a continent, and none of the game protagonists are actually ten.

Regarding geography, does the Pokémon world take place in an alternate version of our planet or somewhere with different continents?


That's something which always confused me as a child. Especially because there's even a Kantō region in real life. :lol:
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Postby Northern Davincia » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:51 pm

Hurdergaryp wrote:
New haven america wrote:It takes place where ever and whenever it wants.

The world of Pokémon is a strange one. One theory is that Pokémon are descendants of bioweapons used in a war so massive and destructive, it changed everything forever.

I have not heard that theory.
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:35 pm

Don't bother yourselves with the lore beyond the local stories for each region. When pokemon decided to ignore the majority of its dedicated fanbase being adults or near adults to appeal to small children for all eternity the lore as a whole was dead. I can't find the post but there was a good post explaining how pokemon love battling, don't suffer from battling, and actually love being in pokeballs/PCs and that it was all canon. Pokemon death came from human cruelty that has been extinct, eating pokemon has been shafted to the dark recesses of older games, and even slowpokes regrow tails. The lore is dead, long live the brand.
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Postby Sefy the Great » Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:43 pm

i don't have a photo of it, but in my new save of Pokemon Sun i caught this low-level Rufflet (named Flesh-Ripper) with an UNBELIEVABLY high defense stat. he was basically a god in fights, and my main source of exp with the exception of my starter pokemon Rowlett & it's evolutions, of course. then i got up to the Rock-type trial and got smashed over and over again. then a lucky crit, i win, and i could go back to being god.
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Postby New haven america » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:38 pm

Got another shiny Eevee.

Now I can have a shiny Umbreon and Sylveon.
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New haven america wrote:Got another shiny Eevee.

Now I can have a shiny Umbreon and Sylveon.

I have a shiny Kyogre and I'm very proud of it.
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Postby Ifreann » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:35 pm

Pokémon Go is, at some point this month, adding in PvP battling.

It only took two years for this basic element of pokeymans to enter the game.
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Postby New haven america » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:04 am

Got a shiny Snorunt and 2 shiny Spheals after 14 and 22 encounters (With the 2nd Spheal taking... I stopped keeping track) respectively. It was a male Snorunt, so now I need a female to complete the Glalie-Froslass pair.

Haven't run into a single shiny Zubat though, which is odd considering how common they are.
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Postby Hanafuridake » Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:08 pm

Impaled Nazarene wrote:When pokemon decided to ignore the majority of its dedicated fanbase being adults or near adults to appeal to small children for all eternity the lore as a whole was dead.


Takeshi Shudo leaving the writing team was a (massive) mistake.
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