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  1. Kotowari
    January 15th, 2013 1:07 AM
    Kotowari
    The anime does an alright job in following the game, so inevitably they cover all the events as well. Chizuru often serves as the narrator do give some background information, but I admit it can get a bit confusing with all the terms. But yes, it is quite an interesting part of history. Even though I don't know the entire background of the Tokugawa era or the Meiji era, I still think it's quite interesting. And watching/reading/gaming is a very nice way of learning about it. (at least better than reading dry history books |D)
  2. Kotowari
    January 13th, 2013 1:11 PM
    Kotowari
    It's deffinitally worth watching. :3
    I was once watching the anime with a friend, and she said it seemed to go a little fast (with all the historical events following each other quite fast), it seems to help a little if you have a little background information about the Bakumatsu (which I got thanks to my Rurouni Kenshin phase... it also massively spoiled me for the entire anime. |D)
  3. Kotowari
    January 12th, 2013 2:14 PM
    Kotowari
    Indeed, that way you get a little more information about all the characters. Of course it's never as in-depth as the game goes, but it's still nice to see that not everyone's put on the bench... like the Game's route seem to do depending on who you play as.
    Well, I started watching the Sekkaroku Anime (not sure which one of the games it's based on - Zuisuroku?), but every episode is someone's route and tells part of the events. It's quite interesting, really. Saitou's episode was so sweet. |D;
  4. Kotowari
    January 10th, 2013 12:30 AM
    Kotowari
    I got the feeling that people have a love-hate relationship with the anime... But I like it. :3
    What I do like about the anime, though, is that they try to incorporate bits from other routes, despite Hijikata's being the main one for the story line.
  5. Kotowari
    January 9th, 2013 12:42 AM
    Kotowari
    That's right. :3 You can form a general image of each character in every route, but once you actually do their route, you see they're much more than what you already know (Sano, for example).

    The anime is quite enjoyable, of course it can't keep up with the game... But I still think they did a nice job on it. : D (and it's good enough to make me a fan, so yeah. |D;)
  6. Razor Leaf
    January 8th, 2013 5:03 PM
    Razor Leaf
    Three things really stood out to me when they showed that it was in 3D.

    • The textures they're using are sat miles below what the 3DS is capable of.
    • They may have favoured over-use of 3D, a gimmick which imo gets old fast (so, in fairness, I am somewhat biased here) over actual gameplay content.
    • The previous 3D games, Colosseum and XD, allowed movement beyond four directions while they're still using 'grid'-style movement here. Seems limiting and inflexible.

    Don't get me wrong - I'm not on some sort of crusade against 3D here. I just feel like, just because it's on the 3DS, they don't have to get ultra-obnoxious with it. That said, though, we've not seen enough to judge yet. I'm quietly hoping that the game switches back to the 'overhead' view if 3D is disabled. That'd just be amazing for me!

    All somewhat minor issues which I'll get over and which won't stop me getting the game, though! But yeah some stuff was simply bound to change eventually because GF were just gonna run out of ideas or get stagnant and... that's not really something to complain about. I remember when people were complaining about re-usable TMs, haha.
  7. Ludger
    January 8th, 2013 4:53 PM
    Ludger
    It's just so funny to look at. XD

    Awww thanks. FLUFFY AND ADORABLE. :D
  8. Razor Leaf
    January 8th, 2013 4:52 PM
    Razor Leaf
    Meh, bashing's both expected and acceptable this early. Complaints about new things, unfamiliar are human nature. I know I've personally not taken too nicely to the new 3D-ness of everything (although I'm sure I'll get over it in time!). I just like when people think a little outside of the box and think things through properly and embrace change. d:
  9. Razor Leaf
    January 8th, 2013 4:40 PM
    Razor Leaf
    A decent poster amidst the bass of "OMFG X AND Y AAAAA". I salute you, ma'am!
  10. Ludger
    January 8th, 2013 4:21 PM
    Ludger
    yer sig omgg. They're so derpy, it's awesome. XD
  11. Kotowari
    January 8th, 2013 1:18 PM
    Kotowari
    amsdkjrejdreHakuoukifanspotted!

    Thank you very much! Hijikata's been my favourite since the I saw the anime, but lately while getting involved with the actual gameplay, I have a feeling I'm gonna start liking all the guys to some extend. >w> Even Kazama.

    Hello ovo/
  12. Kaori
    January 7th, 2013 12:44 PM
    Kaori
    c:
  13. Hikamaru
    January 6th, 2013 11:15 PM
    Hikamaru
    Happy late birthday.
  14. Overlord Drakow
    December 12th, 2012 10:48 AM
    Overlord Drakow
    Did you used to be known as Forest Grovyle?
  15. Meowing Mewtwo
    October 29th, 2012 5:17 PM
    Meowing Mewtwo
    I think I did... I just tend to be that way sometimes.

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Posted March 27th, 2016 at 9:41 PM by Rivvon Comments 0
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Please read the Foreward here if you would like a bit of background behind these blog entries!

#5: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
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#4: X & Y

I want to start with an apology: I know it's been a while since I wrote the foreward to this blog series, but I have quite a bit to say about these newest additions to the Pokémon series. And the more I wrote, the more in-depth I realized I could push it. This lead to a lot of re-working of sections, and ultimately...

Posted February 24th, 2016 at 1:01 PM by Rivvon Comments 5
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Okay, so... Why does Sycamore wear such weird socks?
Spoiler:

His outfit is really well-coordinated, and he's known for being a savvy, fashionable guy. So why on earth would he wear socks of that color with that outfit? To some people it may be a minor detail, but in the professional world socks can really affect how good (or bad) your outfit looks. These socks are way too colorful and don't match Sycamore's attire at all.

So why?...

Posted December 22nd, 2015 at 2:55 PM by Rivvon Comments 1
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I think very critically of Pokémon games. That is to say, I enjoy each one very much; even the ones I think of as "the worst," I still find to be leagues above most other games in terms of quality. But two things cause me to play Pokémon with a critical eye: one is, as an aspiring game designer--while I did graduate from a certain college with a background in this field, I'm not claiming to be a genius by any means--I generally view games critically in order to formulate what would work...

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 3:35 AM by Rivvon Comments 4
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I was looking through my old deviantArt journals when I came across this one I had written on December 19, 2011. I thought I would repost it here since it's Pokémon-related (and I'm cleaning up my dA page):



The official Pokémon website always has full English episodes of the Pokémon anime available for viewing by anyone, but they rotate the available episodes at any given time. At the moment they have some of the first Orange Islands episodes available under...

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 8:57 PM by Rivvon Comments 1
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The worldwide announcement will be made tomorrow at 6am in my timezone. That's RIGHT before I go to class.

I'm all sorts of spazzing right now. I really hope that this presentation won't let me down! After having so many announcements hyped but then leading to only simple Wi-Fi events or the like, I'm really, really, really hoping that I won't be disappointed by this!
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