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April 29th, 2009, 10:45 AM
What is your Opinion on AR and the whole cheating the game?

April 29th, 2009, 10:47 AM
I don't do it but I find it okay to do just for fun and everything and get some cool things, but to use it to do things like beat the game, or competitive battling I think it's just wrong and sucks the fun out of the game.

April 29th, 2009, 10:48 AM
I see it has cheating if they want to battle you and then they throw out a legend with Wonder Gaurd. The only reasons I have one is cause some Pokemon I like there shiny versions than there original.

April 29th, 2009, 10:54 AM
Catching pokemon in platinum is an itch.

So I say its a god send.

April 29th, 2009, 10:55 AM
See I just did it the easy and legal way I got all Pokemon legally on Diamond so I just spent hours on end transferring them from Diamond to Platinum

April 29th, 2009, 11:13 AM
I don't mind it, and I use it plenty...but most of the time it's only to catch Pokemon that can't be caught unless you have one of the GBA games. I wouldn't use something it helped me achieve or get in any type of competition though, that's just cheap.

Rubber Ducky
April 29th, 2009, 11:14 AM
I would say using it to get something that already exists is fine, like an event pokemon, shinies, or some good IVs. I don't support hacking stuff like Wondertomb or 6 perfect IVs, though.

April 29th, 2009, 11:22 AM
Cheating isn't good. It takes away the sole purpose of the game, to try hard and get things yourself.

April 30th, 2009, 06:36 AM
Until you realize half the things you get afterwards suck.

Thankfully, Heracross is not one of them.

April 30th, 2009, 07:27 AM
I don't really like it because I like to play the game fairly. ^^;

April 30th, 2009, 10:38 AM
I have one, but it won't work on my diamond for some reason.

April 30th, 2009, 01:50 PM
I only did it 'cause I was playing with GBA emulator and I wanted to have a legendary in my team at least for once, but I like to have the pokemon in the 'legal' way...

April 30th, 2009, 02:06 PM
I hate it.

IMO anyone who hacks Pokemon sucks too much to play it right.

April 30th, 2009, 07:07 PM
It's lame. Pokemon is a fun enough game without things being handed to you on command...and honestly, if you're using it just to get perfect statted Pokemon, you care too much.

May 1st, 2009, 12:06 PM
I don't tend to mind others cheating, unless they use it for cheating themselves through the meta game, such as maxing out stats, etc.

May 1st, 2009, 06:01 PM
Honestly, I don't like the idea of AR or cheating the game. Basically because I hate to see the game's purpose and fun be exploited by a simple device that goes around the block to find an easier route. I don't use it, and I won't use it. Though, it is other people who choose to, and honestly I have no control over the, for doing it.

May 1st, 2009, 08:07 PM
I believe it's okay as long as you don't alter any Pokemon in the process. I use Action Replay only for "walking through walls", getting certain items, etc.
If one does alter Pokemon, they should not trade it or use it in battle.

May 1st, 2009, 08:13 PM
My only AR sin was to get 999 of all the berries and then came some glitch items on my Pearl and I was like "wtf" and it died X_X.

So... No. I don't use it. I think it simply kills the game. But for some reason my brother completely rapes it towards the point that cheating is part of the game.

May 1st, 2009, 08:38 PM
I only use cheating devices if there is a ridiculously difficult game mechanic that needs some adjustment or event Pokemon I didn't have the opportunity to get at the actual event.

Ex. Making Feebas a bit more common in RSE. Does it really have to be THAT rare?

Ex. Getting a level 30 Celebi with no other enhancements.

May 1st, 2009, 08:43 PM
I hate cheating on the Pokemon games. It takes all the fun out of them.

And as for getting legendaries, that's not cool either. So, someone has a Mew, but no one will care about it because they know it's hacked anyway.

Cheating sucks. The only time I ever used an AR was when I used 'Walk Through Anything' on my friend's DS, just to see what it was like.

It wasn't that great either. T^T

May 1st, 2009, 10:12 PM
I use it only to complete my Pokedex, and to get shinies and to get ones that aren't in the game. But it'll take the fun out...

May 2nd, 2009, 08:44 AM
TBH I don't why people are so crazy about it. There are some pretty cool things you can do when editing Pokemon that you can't do normaly (ie. getting Cherish Balls). I don't why everyone freaks out when they see a shiny in a cherish ball, but with perfectly legal stats. It's just for looks anyway. But what I don't like is when people hack pokemon to get all of their stats to 999 or something like that.

May 2nd, 2009, 08:44 AM
I think is bad... I accept that people use cheat but if there's nothing else to door the game is getting boring...But those who cheat to have a lv 100 mewtwo at the start of the game or cheat for economic purposes (the classic: I'll give you any pokemon if you send my $). It's not good.

Also people confuses the word "cheat" with "hack":
Cheat is using cheats to obtain something and is more direct.
Hack means that some people modifies the game, and requires some experience so its not bad.

May 2nd, 2009, 08:46 AM
I don't care because I play shoddy instead.

May 2nd, 2009, 10:28 AM
I used to do it for infinite Master Balls, but now that I look back; I regret it everyday. It kinda ruined the whole point of the game.

I can't really stop my friends from doing these kind of stuff, but they know that they'll get the dissappointment face whenever they do, though.

Ninja Caterpie
May 2nd, 2009, 03:00 PM
I don't mind hacking for items as TMs are limited in stock. Well, some of them are - like Stone Edge.

But hacking Pokémon stats is something that's just retarded, unless you just muck about with it to have fun. =P

May 2nd, 2009, 03:30 PM
Basically. I have used -and still use- an AR for perfect IVs, natures and odd moves*, but I only use them when it is made clear that it's ok with the other person or I know he's using stuff like that too. I keep them quarantined from the rest of my pokemon in their own box, and only use the event item codes that I've already missed.

*Most of the time I just get egg moves, or moves I think a pokemon should be able to learn... but let's face it, Deoxys with Aeroblast is just plain win.

May 2nd, 2009, 05:30 PM
I am really very strongly against everything to do with AR and cheating, except for cloning. It isn't too too terrible, and I do have a cloned Pokemon or two. I mean honestly, if you worked your balls off sending 999 Pokemon to Hayley's Ranch, and got a Mew, would you want to just trade it off? I mean, I would never do it myself, but I can sympathise with those who do. Then again, doing it for more than two or three is a bit wrong.

May 3rd, 2009, 01:00 AM
It's fun to use walk through walls, but other than that I condemn it.

May 3rd, 2009, 01:21 AM
I don't cheat but i don't care if anyone cheats just don't send some one a hacked pokemon if they state they dont want one and i don't care

Second Coming of Jebus
May 3rd, 2009, 01:59 AM
I hate it.

IMO anyone who hacks Pokemon sucks too much to play it right.

QFT. Seriously, pokemon isn't that hard of a game. You fail on so many levels if you need to cheat.

May 3rd, 2009, 02:30 AM
I'm really tempted to buy an AR for DS. I would use it to get round some design flaws of the game, like event pokemon, limited TM's and other item's etc etc (design flaws in my opinion). I shouldn't have to wait for a Nintendo event to access an area of my game to get a pokemon that's allready in my game, thanks.

The only problem would be is i would find it hard [where] to draw the line...and also i had a GameShark ages ago that destroyed most of my overworld in Gold.