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    Elite Overlord LeSabre™'s Avatar

    Top 10 List #3: Pokemon Games.

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    Originally Posted by BettyNewbie View Comment
    Interesting list, there. I loved the Stadium games, too; they're probably the closest I'll ever come to the "metagame."

    Just one question, though--Why Platinum over FRLG? It seems like more of your favorites are in the latter. Just curious.
    Well, both are actually tied for first. FR/LG had more of my favorite characters, but Platinum had a more fully-fleshed out story, the Distortion World, and the Villa in the Resort Area - one of those minor things that I'm strangely a big fan of (its #1 placement in my Favorite Pokemon Locations list explains why.)

    So basically, both games are appealing, but for their own different reasons.
    Posted December 25th, 2014 at 02:37 PM by Elite Overlord LeSabre™ Elite Overlord LeSabre™ is offline
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    OMG OMEGA RUBY!!!

    Oh, the Olds Omega! I've never owned one, myself, but I did have a pretty memorably bad experience looking at one for sale about 7-8 years ago. It was a 1975, red-on-white, and the owner said it was a clean, original car; it turned out to be the rustiest piece of junk ever, not even fit for the junkyard! Nothing worked, the paint looked horrible, and the interior was trashed. Biggest. disappointment. ever.

    (Luckily, I ended up snagging a nice 1978 Nova not long after. Red-on-red, no rust, and it ran okay after some work. It served me for a good 3-4 years before I sold it.)

    Classic cars aside, I want to ask you about this statement: "Hopefully these will be decent-quality remakes like FR/LG and not a crappy, rushed effort like HG/SS."

    How was HGSS a "crappy, rushed effort"? The only really "lazy" things I can think of about those games are the reuse of the Platinum Battle Frontier and keeping the Yellow callbacks from the original GSC (like the Mt. Silver battle) instead of replacing them with FRLG callbacks. Otherwise, I thought they were pretty fully-featured remakes, merging the Gold/Silver and Crystal storylines, adding new areas, redesigning old ones, fleshing out many characters (like Silver), adding new features (like following Pokémon), and so forth.

    If any remakes were "rushed," it was FRLG, IMO. I posted this in the forums a couple of days ago:

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    FRLG were obviously rushed out in a hurry, as you can see from the staggering list of unused maps and sprites located with the games' data (Including possible data for Pikachu's Beach!), and the fact that the games removed so many features that had been present in previous ones (like day/night, berries, and contests). For whatever reason, they just didn't take the time to develop the Sevii Islands any more than they had to. Even Kanto was barely any more developed than it was in the originals (arguably less so than it was in Yellow).

    Why did they rush the games so much? We know that GF was working on Emerald at the same time, so it's possible that they didn't want to delay that game any more than they had to (especially with the GBA's successor, the DS, coming out later that year). They may have also been in a rush to win back the many people who scorned Ruby and Sapphire's lack of older Pokémon and connections with the previous two regions.
    I'm not trying to start an argument or anything, just curious to see your thoughts. You're probably the first person I've seen that's called HGSS "lazy" instead of FRLG.
    Posted December 23rd, 2014 at 09:36 PM by BettyNewbie BettyNewbie is offline
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    BettyNewbie's Avatar

    Top 10 List #3: Pokemon Games.

    Interesting list, there. I loved the Stadium games, too; they're probably the closest I'll ever come to the "metagame."

    Just one question, though--Why Platinum over FRLG? It seems like more of your favorites are in the latter. Just curious.
    Posted December 23rd, 2014 at 09:11 PM by BettyNewbie BettyNewbie is offline
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    BettyNewbie's Avatar

    Top 10 List #5: Locations in Pokemon Games

    I'd be interested in that "Top 10 Reasons I'm Not Buying the Remake Games" list, too. Some people just need to learn how to deal with differing opinions, and it's not like you're posting it in the forums.
    Posted December 23rd, 2014 at 09:04 PM by BettyNewbie BettyNewbie is offline
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    Top 10 List #5: Locations in Pokemon Games

    I didn't dislike the Silph Co. location before.


    But I think I like it better after that description.
    Posted December 22nd, 2014 at 05:48 PM by Tek Tek is offline
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    Top 10 List #5: Locations in Pokemon Games

    I'm interested in seeing that "Top 10 Reasons I'm Not Buying the Remake Games" list. Sure, lotta people might get uppity about your opinions, but people really need to stop getting uppity over things like someone's reasons for not liking a certain game.
    Posted December 20th, 2014 at 04:04 PM by Zekrom Zekrom is offline
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    Random Food For Thought

    LOL i like this
    Posted December 9th, 2014 at 02:23 PM by Kanzler Kanzler is offline
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    Random Food For Thought

    My lotto tickets have a pretty high failure rate.. just sayin..
    Posted December 9th, 2014 at 12:46 PM by Kura Kura is offline
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    Top 10 List #4: Girl from Pokemon

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    Big props to you for Lorelei, hottest (irony) E4 member ever!
    She really doesn't have much competition. Maybe Karen? But most of the female E4 are all old ladies...
    Posted October 28th, 2014 at 09:29 PM by King Goodra King Goodra is offline
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    Top 10 List #4: Girl from Pokemon

    Big props to you for Lorelei, hottest (irony) E4 member ever!
    Posted October 28th, 2014 at 08:56 PM by Recluse Recluse is offline
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    OMEGA RUBY!

    I like the color, but that car is boring in style. I like my cars curvier, like the Mitsubishi Eclipse.
    Posted October 6th, 2014 at 09:42 PM by donavannj donavannj is offline
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    Posted October 5th, 2014 at 11:57 PM by Aurora Aurora is offline
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    OMEGA RUBY!

    Maybe you'll get the ads for (not Pokémon) Alpha Sapphire next time? That ads is interesting, ahaha.
    Posted October 5th, 2014 at 09:11 PM by Starry Windy Starry Windy is offline
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    Posted October 5th, 2014 at 05:12 PM by TwilightBlade TwilightBlade is offline
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    OMEGA RUBY!

    [IMG]http://media1.giphy.com/media/6OWIl75ibpuFO/giphy.gif[/IMG]

    Way to pull a fast one, here...
    Posted October 5th, 2014 at 04:59 PM by Blade_of_darkness Blade_of_darkness is offline
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    Posted October 5th, 2014 at 03:08 PM by King Goodra King Goodra is offline
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    Top 10 List #2: Guys from Pokemon

    I have to say, you seem to have something towards villains. Oh, and if bobandbill is reading this he would actually be happy you mentioned Miror B. on the list.

    Because, I know how much he's a fan of said character. Can't wait for you to do more Top 10's like these!
    Posted August 16th, 2014 at 05:22 AM by Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
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    El Héroe Oscuro's Avatar

    Top 10 List #2: Guys from Pokemon

    I would have been upset if Blaine or Lance wasn't on there, but I'm glad I saw them! Good list overall! Although you're missing Archie (Team Aqua Leader), which would have then made the list complete.
    Posted August 15th, 2014 at 06:32 AM by El Héroe Oscuro El Héroe Oscuro is offline
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    Top 10 List #1: Hotels.

    do you want to explain why they're in a list rather than just listing a whole load of hotel names? to me they all look exactly the same and i'm sure australia has much better ones than those
    Posted July 10th, 2014 at 03:56 AM by Forever Forever is offline
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    Elite Overlord LeSabre™'s Avatar

    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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    Working on a new Sailor Moon theme because the best
    Maybe I need to resurrect my old Sailor Mercury theme to honor Crystal. Maybe I'll do that after Ami's debut episode.

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    I gave up shortly after the opening credits ><
    Exactly the feeling I get whenever I try to give the Pokemon anime another chance.
    Posted July 9th, 2014 at 01:48 PM by Elite Overlord LeSabre™ Elite Overlord LeSabre™ is offline

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