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jon328
May 16th, 2010, 03:30 PM
Title says all :P

do you think you're going to just get your starter handed to you by the prof. or maybe go to the wild grass, encounter a wild poke, panic, see a bag, and use the starter to defend yourself? or maybe something new...



what are your ideas?? :)

colcolstyles
May 16th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Well according to this post (http://www.pokecommunity.com/showpost.php?p=5801786&postcount=1), the protagonists are going to be older than they were in previous games which, to me, suggests that they're not going to go with the whole 10th-birthday-first-pokemon business like they did in the anime. And they've also used the attacked-by-a-wild-pokémon plot in the last two games (not counting the remakes) so I doubt they'll take that route either. Perhaps you'll rescue a helpless pokémon stuck in a burning building? Though that raises the question: what will happen to the ones that you don't choose? D:

jon328
May 16th, 2010, 03:52 PM
]Though that raises the question: what will happen to the ones that you don't choose? D:

i just imagined that... >.> makes me feel bad for the water and fire starters i'll leave behind xP

Kirbychu
May 16th, 2010, 03:55 PM
Perhaps you'll rescue a helpless pokémon stuck in a burning building? Though that raises the question: what will happen to the ones that you don't choose? D:
Considering you don't save Pokabu, bacon.

Seriously though, I hope we get something interesting like that. I just don't want to grab the Pokemon out of the professor's suitcase again.

Izanagi
May 16th, 2010, 04:01 PM
I hope that we find it in our first encounter with the evil team. There could be a grunt or something that stole it, or was harrassing it as it was wild, and you rescue it.

Tyrantrum
May 16th, 2010, 04:04 PM
They should probably do something like R/S/E or D/P. Having to either help the Professor or defend yourself from a wild Pokémon. Maybe they could do something new, like meeting a grunt from the new evil team at the start of the game and have to fight him.

Timbjerr
May 16th, 2010, 04:04 PM
I hope that we find it in our first encounter with the evil team. There could be a grunt or something that stole it, or was harassing it as it was wild, and you rescue it.

I like this and the burning building idea. However, the latter only really works if your two rivals happen to be with you at the time so that all three are successfully saved. :D

Tyrantrum
May 16th, 2010, 04:09 PM
Well according to this post (http://www.pokecommunity.com/showpost.php?p=5801786&postcount=1), the protagonists are going to be older than they were in previous games which, to me, suggests that they're not going to go with the whole 10th-birthday-first-pokemon business like they did in the anime. And they've also used the attacked-by-a-wild-pokémon plot in the last two games (not counting the remakes) so I doubt they'll take that route either. Perhaps you'll rescue a helpless pokémon stuck in a burning building? Though that raises the question: what will happen to the ones that you don't choose? D:
I like this idea as well. Knowing Nintendo, they will find a way to make them safe. Like, maybe you actually help out all three of them, and then you get to pick which one you want. Or, after you pick one and escape from the building, the other two just end up running out of the building and into the woods or something.

Haza
May 16th, 2010, 04:22 PM
Personally, since I think the region is based on America, and the city that we have seen seems to be New York, I think also that the evil teams will be Gang based, and you will have to save someone from a gang, using the starters.

roccomont329
May 16th, 2010, 04:51 PM
maybe they will be so awesome and give you all of them! lmao, but lets be honest, were gonna get them all one way or another

Bloothump
May 16th, 2010, 04:58 PM
Well, my theory is because we're older, we'll have attended pokemon school. Here you battle with a loaner pokemon in some sort of graduation ceremony, and the professor judges and gives you the pokemon.
However, I like the burning building idea more.

Zorua
May 16th, 2010, 05:03 PM
Initially, I was going to say that you would run an errand for the professor, but that's taken already and we've seen that enough times...

I would say you would have to do something for proof that you're trusted with a pokemon of you're own. Or maybe you just wander off outside of your home and you get attacked by a pokemon out of random, only to see the prof. save you with one of his pokemon.

...yeah, my ideas are pretty lame, but trying to think of something that's not taken yet something thats sensible is sorta hard.

Izanagi
May 16th, 2010, 05:10 PM
That second one was pretty much played striaght in Pokemon Yellow, where you were attacked by Pikachu on Route 1, and Oak saves you by capturing it.

Mr.Crowley
May 16th, 2010, 05:16 PM
The professor sneaks in your house, throws the pokeball in your face then runs down the stairs, sucker punches your mom and goes back into the lab and pretends that never happened.



...Only in a perfect RPG.

Pikataro
May 16th, 2010, 05:17 PM
I like the burning building part! I know all will be svaed, but the Water Otter(ha, rhyme!) will get rid of the flames!

A Pixy
May 16th, 2010, 05:31 PM
1. Cry for help.
2. You go investigate.
3. Person from Team Whatever is holding Professor Whatever hostage.
4. He tells you to go get a Pokemon from bag.
5. You pick one.
6. Asses are kicked.
7. You go to his lab in the next town.
8. He says you have potential.
9. Gives you PokeDex.
10. Introduces you to rival.
11. Merry adventure begins.

Something like that.

Pikataro
May 16th, 2010, 05:32 PM
Usually what happens, but I hope it's more exciting.

Timbjerr
May 16th, 2010, 05:39 PM
Well, my theory is because we're older, we'll have attended pokemon school. Here you battle with a loaner pokemon in some sort of graduation ceremony, and the professor judges and gives you the pokemon.
However, I like the burning building idea more.

This isn't bad either... By pokemon school, you're talking about one of those preppy schools that are often encountered in the anime? It would seem fitting for a professor to be an academic professor as opposed to an independent researcher, and graduates from such prep schools to be gifted with a unique pokemon as well. :P

The professor sneaks in your house, throws the pokeball in your face then runs down the stairs, sucker punches your mom and goes back into the lab and pretends that never happened.



...Only in a perfect RPG.

...unlikely, but effing LOL

Patchisou Yutohru
May 16th, 2010, 05:49 PM
Well, my theory is because we're older, we'll have attended pokemon school. Here you battle with a loaner pokemon in some sort of graduation ceremony, and the professor judges and gives you the pokemon.
However, I like the burning building idea more.
I really like this kind of idea; another one I had was that we already have it when we start the game (meaning we get to choose it while we choose the character we'll be playing as, pick our names, etc.) and progress as though we got it a few days ago and were given it to see how well we get along with it or something of the sort. Personally, I like your idea more as it's much more developed from anything I thought of.

Pikataro
May 16th, 2010, 05:52 PM
I've got it!
How about the three Pokemon are in an experimental lab, where evil scientists nearly kill them in experiemnts. Then, the Pokabu starts to flame the whole building with his Blaze ability. Seeing the fire, you rush inside and see the near-dead Pokemon on a scorched table. You grab all three and rush outside. (The scientists all escape.) Then the Prof. of that region comes with help and sees you with the two Pokemon. You heal them to perfect health, yada, then he notices all three seem to have taken a liking to you. You pick one and you know the rest.

Bloothump
May 16th, 2010, 05:55 PM
This isn't bad either... By pokemon school, you're talking about one of those preppy schools that are often encountered in the anime? It would seem fitting for a professor to be an academic professor as opposed to an independent researcher, and graduates from such prep schools to be gifted with a unique pokemon as well. :P

Yes, the school would be quite a bit larger than those in the previous two generations. There could be three classrooms, the arena, and the lab. The school could actually double as the lab. And instead of a loaner pokemon, this could be when you choose your starter. I think the school thing could work really well, because it could serve as a tutorial before you actually get out into the pokemon world at all. That would leave more conversations with witty dialogue in stead of facts about the game. Also, you could receive your pokedex, 5 pokeballs and starter all at the same time, and you could learn how to battle, catch pokemon and all that jazz in the school before even setting out on your journey.

JAK3
May 17th, 2010, 02:00 AM
Maybe you will just be a regular Guy/Girl that never knew a thing about Pokemon, but one day your were walking through town and saw a wild Pokemon attacking one of the Starters, you decide to try and help one of the starters by throwing rocks at the Pokemon to get it away. Then you realize that this is what you want to do, raise Pokemon.

Alternative
May 17th, 2010, 02:06 AM
I like the idea of something about the Pokemon running somewhere and you going to find it.

What I would be hoping for is something like what happened in R/S/E when you helped Wally catch a Pokemon. Maybe your Parent was a Pokemon Trainer and lend you a Pokemon to go to the first major city where the professor is. He asks you to embark on a journey yada yada gives you a Pokedex and then you have to go home to return the Pokemon to your parent, tell them about the adventure yada yada and go on the journey.

vibratingcat
May 17th, 2010, 02:14 AM
Perhaps you'll rescue a helpless pokémon stuck in a burning building? Though that raises the question: what will happen to the ones that you don't choose? D:
mayb ur watching tv or something with ur mum, and u see all three of them being shown by some pokemon collector. then ur mum asks what u thought was the cutest one. then depending on what u chose, thats the pokemon u r going to save. XD

Major_Tom
May 17th, 2010, 03:25 AM
Why not when they ask your name and gender they also ask which pokemon is you'rs that way they dont have to explain why you haven't received one at a younger age. The reason they could give for it being at level five is because you never leave your little town until you have to meet the professor or another task that requires you to leave.

Impo
May 17th, 2010, 03:33 AM
i like the school idea :) .
it would also explain the absence of the protagonists being able to
read and write without help...
home-schooling? :P ;)

Blubber300
May 17th, 2010, 05:14 PM
Originally Posted by Mr.Crowley
The professor sneaks in your house, throws the pokeball in your face then runs down the stairs, sucker punches your mom and goes back into the lab and pretends that never happened.



...Only in a perfect RPG.

effing AWESOME!
but the burning building idea seems more likely and that would be pretty cool too.

诶伊艾诶豆诶维伊
May 17th, 2010, 05:16 PM
when your birthday happens, you get the first pokemon by surprise!
but before that, professor had asked you what your favorite starter was. (birthday was unmentioned.)

that would be cool.

MistahDude
May 17th, 2010, 05:16 PM
They should probably do something like R/S/E or D/P. Having to either help the Professor or defend yourself from a wild Pokémon. Maybe they could do something new, like meeting a grunt from the new evil team at the start of the game and have to fight him.

You "happen" to meet a guy with pokemon that is being attacked by Team "proposterously unoriginal name here" and you got to save him eh? Sounds somewhat similar to the Zigzagoon/Poochyena thing...

Gary Oak FTW
May 17th, 2010, 05:19 PM
Well, my theory is because we're older, we'll have attended pokemon school. Here you battle with a loaner pokemon in some sort of graduation ceremony, and the professor judges and gives you the pokemon.
However, I like the burning building idea more.
I really like this idea,I hope they go with it.

Butterfree-Charizard
May 17th, 2010, 05:22 PM
The professor sneaks in your house, throws the pokeball in your face then runs down the stairs, sucker punches your mom and goes back into the lab and pretends that never happened.



...Only in a perfect RPG.
Lol epic win! also what kind of tree will the prof. be this time? I think maple.

Kenaku
May 17th, 2010, 05:28 PM
Well, my theory is because we're older, we'll have attended pokemon school. Here you battle with a loaner pokemon in some sort of graduation ceremony, and the professor judges and gives you the pokemon.
However, I like the burning building idea more.

Messages like this make me think about that hack 'Pokemon White' =/

Lady Gaga
May 17th, 2010, 05:30 PM
Im going to mix the burning building and school thing. You are in school, and you learn all the basics, have a battle, and are about the graduate when the building is getting destroyed by maybe pokemon or an evil team. So you use your new pokemon to save the school.

Or, you could be in school, in the middle of a lesson, when all of a sudden the fire bell rings, and everybody runs out screaming. Your teacher gives you a poke ball with a Pokemon you somehow coose earlier (like at the starting scene when you chose your name, gender, etc, or like one member said where your mom asks you from seeing it on the TV), and its up to you to save the school.

Bloothump
May 17th, 2010, 05:58 PM
Messages like this make me think about that hack 'Pokemon White' =/

Never heard of it.

Im going to mix the burning building and school thing. You are in school, and you learn all the basics, have a battle, and are about the graduate when the building is getting destroyed by maybe pokemon or an evil team. So you use your new pokemon to save the school.

Or, you could be in school, in the middle of a lesson, when all of a sudden the fire bell rings, and everybody runs out screaming. Your teacher gives you a poke ball with a Pokemon you somehow coose earlier (like at the starting scene when you chose your name, gender, etc, or like one member said where your mom asks you from seeing it on the TV), and its up to you to save the school.

I especially like the evil team idea. However, make it a bit more dramatic. Say you just go through the lesson on cathching and battling pokemon, (tutorials) and you're reaching up for your certificate of completion when... BOOM! In comes team generic, here to steal all the pokemon that the school keeps around. So the professor opens her briefcase and offers you one of three pokemon to stop them. It'd be a nice way to introduce evil from early on.

BHwolfgang
May 17th, 2010, 06:15 PM
The professor sneaks in your house, throws the pokeball in your face then runs down the stairs, sucker punches your mom and goes back into the lab and pretends that never happened.



...Only in a perfect RPG. This made my day. lmfao

Well, my theory is because we're older, we'll have attended pokemon school. Here you battle with a loaner pokemon in some sort of graduationba ceremony, and the professor judges and gives you the pokemon.
However, I like the burning building idea more. I really like this idea. It really goes well with the characters being older. That, and the idea is as original as Pokemon can get.

However, I would like to edit your theory a little by adding that your loaner Pokemon is actually your Starter Pokemon. You are allowed to pick your Starter Pokemon at the beginning of the story, like during when you get to choose your own gender and name. On your graduation ceremony, you, the main protagonist, gets to battle your childhood rival to see who is the best out of your class. As usual, his Pokemon is the exact opposite from yours. After an intense battle, both are allowed to keep their Pokemon because of the strong connection you two.

Bloothump
May 17th, 2010, 06:21 PM
However, I would like to edit your theory a little by adding that your loaner Pokemon is actually your Starter Pokemon. You are allowed to pick your Starter Pokemon at the beginning of the story, like during when you get to choose your own gender and name. On your graduation ceremony, you, the main protagonist, gets to battle your childhood rival to see who is the best out of your class. As usual, his Pokemon is the exact opposite from yours. After an intense battle, both are allowed to keep their Pokemon because of the strong connection you two.

If you read a later post by me, I stated that it'd be better to just start out with your starters. That's kind of why they call them starters, haha. Anyway, I wouldn't want to choose it during the introduction, when the teacher can just say "alright kids, come get your pokemon." and you just pick off the desk.

sumeet109
May 17th, 2010, 06:34 PM
The game opens up showing an army of police officers infiltrating the evil team's base. The officers trip the security alarms and a group of team-whatever soldiers are sent to dispose of them. They get into a huge battle and one of the officers is ambushed. He is captured and taken to team-whatever's death camps, while the rest of the officers retreat. While they load him onto the truck, you are given an opportunity to save one of his 3 starter pokemon. Which ever you chose, he will throw the pokeball into the distance and fight with the other two. Later the protagonist finds the pokemon you chose to be saved. And then a bunch of other **** happens. The end.

Nashton
May 17th, 2010, 06:41 PM
i want a calm chance to pick and deliberate. but i think im gonna go with the otter/water one

Flex_S
May 17th, 2010, 06:53 PM
Ok, get this:

It's your Tenth birthday, and you are promised a Pokemon by your Mother, but your Father doesn't want you to be a Pokemon trainer and forbids you getting a Pokemon, cause he thinks it is dangerous. Anyway a few years pass by and your father goes missing, you go to the Pokemon proffesor and that's where he/she tells you your father was a secret Pokemon trainer, and has got himself in a load of trouble with the Villan "Team". So you decide to go on a journey to look for him, that's where you pick your starter.

Comments?

Tinhead Bruce
May 17th, 2010, 07:01 PM
Though that raises the question: what will happen to the ones that you don't choose? D:

Bah, force everyone to choose the Grass starter. The Water starter can survive... since it's... ya know, water. The Fire starter... well, I can only assume that fire wouldn't affect it too much. Problem solved.

T33nyTurtwig
August 8th, 2010, 07:23 PM
I think that you and your rival wanted to catch a pokemon but when you were there you saw the Professor getting Mugged by Team Plasma and he told you to get the starter to help. Or, maybe you were helping the prof (i think its a female) do work and she asked you to try and finish the pokedex or something leading to that, and gives you the starter.

I dont really think i like the School idea because it seems like it will make us on par the the stupid lasses and school boys who get pwned by a level 6

Midnight Bear
August 8th, 2010, 08:23 PM
Haven't you seen the video?

Araragi brings the briefcase to your house, and you, up in your room with Belle and Cheren, pink one. The other two are chosen by Belle and Cheren, with Belle picking the one weak to you, and Cheren picking the one you're weak to.

Haven't you seen the video?

Araragi brings the briefcase to your house, and you, up in your room with Belle and Cheren, pink one. The other two are chosen by Belle and Cheren, with Belle picking the one weak to you, and Cheren picking the one you're weak to.

The only thing left to speculate on is why. Why would she give it to you? Maybe she's actually your mom and it was her not so subtle way of telling you to leave and get a job (as a trainer)?

miley810
August 8th, 2010, 08:39 PM
Now this might be a little far feched but I like the burning factory Idea,well heres something I could think they could do.

U and ur two friends r wondering if they should start there jeorney emitly or not(there birthdays are around the same time) Then they here a fire truck and they go to investagate.they see the truck go into the derection of the pokeball factory,where ur charecters dad lives.They fallow the truck to the factory and after 10 min of waiting they run into the bulilding.They find your dad up against the wall.He yells "Those pokeballs have pokemon in it!"They belong to professer (I don't remember her name)Then they let u choose ur pokemon and ur rivels get the other two.Whoever get Mijimaru (even if its u) uses it to calm the fire as much as the little guy can.they they get out of the build with the pokemon and pokeballs,and the other workers there.This could be a video or you could be drected to do it.Whatcha think?

Ok, get this:

It's your Tenth birthday, and you are promised a Pokemon by your Mother, but your Father doesn't want you to be a Pokemon trainer and forbids you getting a Pokemon, cause he thinks it is dangerous. Anyway a few years pass by and your father goes missing, you go to the Pokemon proffesor and that's where he/she tells you your father was a secret Pokemon trainer, and has got himself in a load of trouble with the Villan "Team". So you decide to go on a journey to look for him, that's where you pick your starter.

Comments?


I find this as a very good consept

i want a calm chance to pick and deliberate. but i think im gonna go with the otter/water one

thank u!SOMEBODY GIVES THE POOR THING A CHANSE!

PokeLawry
August 8th, 2010, 09:30 PM
"Don't go in the tall grass! It's not safe... I'll give you a pokemon." ..something like that.

Weavile05
August 8th, 2010, 09:33 PM
I've just never been a big fan of any of the water starters except for Totodile and Piplup's evolved form, totodile taking the lead by storm.

Anyway, I like Flex_S's idea

Here's another Idea
Three Pokemon have invaded the Proffesor's Lab, she gives you and your Rivals each one masterball to catch the pokemon with.
The rug infront of each door is either Green, Red, or Blue, corresponding to the types.
When you try to enter the room, the game will say what pokemon is in the room, and ask if you want to enter.
Your Rivals will go into the two other rooms.
As soon as you walk in, the starter will run up to you, and you engage in battle, except it's more like a Safari Zone type thing, whith the only option being Throw MasterBall.
The Proffesor then tells you that you can keep the pokemon. How's that?
btw it could just be a pokeball, and the starters have like, insanely high catch rates.
This method would work out even better if catching pokemon was replaced by some sort of puzzle...

Forever
August 8th, 2010, 09:37 PM
Kay guys, this thread hasn't been posted in since May and thus is dead.

If you'd like to continue the discussion, discuss it in the childhood rivals and starter selection thread. (http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=225628)

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