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  1. Pinkie-Dawn
    August 1st, 2013 06:30 AM
    Pinkie-Dawn
    I'm flattered about being important to the VG forum. Thanks.
  2. Lilizuki
    July 30th, 2013 11:36 AM
    Lilizuki
    Moved conversation here, so we don't interrupt the thread. Hope that's okay.

    Anyway, me and Pink are quite cordial in PMs, and I do admire many things about her, so she's never been the subject of my considerable scorn. Your concern is sweet, but unneeded. ^^
  3. Chalifoux
    July 27th, 2013 11:28 PM
    Chalifoux
    Lol, so twisty :p

    yay! I'm actually working on a Re(Re)Boot already, still gotta sort some stuff out, but, yeah, it might be out sooner than you might expect :3
  4. Chalifoux
    July 27th, 2013 10:22 PM
    Chalifoux
    Hello, macho. I think its fairly obvious by now that I'm Vato (and if you only realized that now, then... PLOT TWIST!), and I wanted to ask you: If I were to revamp Time & Space one more time, would you be interested in it?
  5. SylveonStar
    July 27th, 2013 10:01 AM
    SylveonStar
    I plan on it, but first I have to turn 18 ,finish high school, and finish college first.
  6. SylveonStar
    July 27th, 2013 09:56 AM
    SylveonStar
    I love helping others, I also love learning and sharing knowledge. I've known what I want to do since I was 13.
  7. SylveonStar
    July 27th, 2013 09:32 AM
    SylveonStar
    high school or college English and history
  8. SylveonStar
    July 27th, 2013 08:48 AM
    SylveonStar
    I want to be a teacher so I'll be majoring in Education.
  9. SylveonStar
    July 27th, 2013 08:32 AM
    SylveonStar
    There are a few classes I can only take at my school, the rest I'm doing a dual credit program. I'll get both high school and college credit for any classes I take at the local campus.
  10. SylveonStar
    July 27th, 2013 08:02 AM
    SylveonStar
    I've been good. Got home yesterday from my vacation. I'll be starting college and my Senior year of high school in about a month.
  11. SylveonStar
    July 26th, 2013 06:11 PM
    SylveonStar
    Hey how's it going?
  12. Pinkie-Dawn
    July 25th, 2013 06:52 AM
    Pinkie-Dawn
    Quote:
    As for Red/Blue and GSC, I can go on record and say that I can't really say those problems are deal breakers for me or for most of the people that play/ed the games. Sure, they were hard compared to the current ones, but I think most people will agree in saying that the recent games aren't that hard. I think RBY/GSC had a moderate difficulty (though I hear BW2's doing a good job bringing it back). As for post-game content, that was fine as well. Sure, there were no battle frontiers or Sevii Isles, but that didn't stop people from getting tremendous playtimes and always finding more to do. As for the type diversity and the rosters, they weren't huge problems, and they certainly weren't problems that made you want to throw your system at the wall because the forgiving nature of the pokemon series always balanced that out. Plus, as you said, those were merely technical issues, and they're hardly deal breakers. They aren't minor, but they could be fixed easily. And they were. Heck, there are people that go back to play the games because of those things. That doesn't mean we should overlook them, but the music in the first two gens was so great, and they still did well at what they did, offering memorable characters, locations, and story that people never forgot. They didn't mind the technical "problems" because they had so much fun with the game, as well as with the technical problems, that they enjoyed the problems themselves. If we were to look at each title as if they all came out at the same time, maybe outlook would be different thanks to the different features, but regardless, people like the games, especially GSC, for their merit. People like RBY/GSC not just because they were something fresh, but because they complimented each other as prequels and sequels. They had a lot to offer, and a lot of new to offer. If BW had been the second game or if DP had been the second game, all with the improvements that the games that preceded them had, they would have been meet with incredible praise because as sequels to RBY they work. However, as sequels to RSE/DPP and RSE respectively, they just don't cut it as full blown sequels.
    That's not the difficulty curve I'm talking about; I was talking about underleveled Pokemon in GSC such as Lance's underleveled Dragonites. Compared to R/B's level curve, where the Elite Four had lvl 50-60 Pokemon, it was a step backwards, especially how it made level grinding more frustrating due to the lack of lvl 50-60 wild Pokemon to battle before facing Red. I've seen some people in other Pokemon forums pointing out these technical flaws on how these games haven't aged well, because they weren't wearing any nostalgia goggles. Even the remakes failed to fix these technical problems (reworking the gym leader rosters, add more Johto Pokemon in the wild, give some Pokemon additional Ghost or Dragon typings for Agatha, Morty, Claire, and Lance's team, etc). It's these people who don't care about the technical improvements on why I worry about Pokemon's future for not being able to dethrone the first two gens, because of the broken fanbase.
  13. Chalifoux
    July 25th, 2013 06:11 AM
    Chalifoux
    Oh, I watched it last week! :3 aIt's pretty awesome, and the season finale :o

    Well, if there's anything I could do to help, let me know :3
  14. Pinkie-Dawn
    July 24th, 2013 07:34 PM
    Pinkie-Dawn
    Just to move this discussion from my thread, so it doesn't become off-topic with our Pokemon talk:

    Quote:
    Now let's take Pokemon. You know, I, too, would like XY to exceed the critical acclaim that GSC did, because I loved GSC and would love for another game in the series to meet it's calibre. I don't see that happening for two reasons, though. The first reason is because of what I stated above-partially. Not only is GSC a classic, but it's a timeless classic. I could easily play GSC from beginning to end without feeling generational whiplash. This goes for RBY, too. This segues into my second point, pokemon is slow to innovate. Very. That's the reason that RSE/DPP/BW/2 aren't as lauded as the first two, because they simply feel like pretty much the same game with a modern coating and a few new features in between, but not so many that you can play the first two entries and be blown away by "how far we've come". XY hasn't really proved to be an overhaul of the franchise, and it may be the same case as the others...but it could be better. Still, I don't think that it will reach the popular heights that GSC/RBY did, and that's a good thing. As long as those two stand on top, people will demand more, and the potential for change will increase.
    Wouldn't the same apply to every other turn-based RPG? Changing the core gameplay can really hurt the franchise, just ask other franchises to did poorly for being different (Zelda II, SF Adventures, Nuts 'n' Bolts, etc.). Also, I wouldn't call the first two gens kings due to suffering a lot of technical problems such as the difficulty curve, bad type diversity, lack of more post-game content, and questionable gym leader/elite four rosters.
  15. Twilight-kun
    July 24th, 2013 01:34 PM
    Twilight-kun
    GBC, GBA, PC, DS

    XD

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    You know, I had a list here of things that I like, but it just felt like I was filling space. Usually I don't even fill this area in, but what the heck. I like games, gaming is probably my favorite hobby...probably to an unhealthy level, but hey, it's good for the mind.

    Anime and manga are a big thing for me, as well, partially because I don't watch television anymore. Nowadays, if I watch something, it's usually because I want to dedicate myself to it, so it's generally a matter of choosing what I want to watch, and anime really makes that easy. Problem is, if it's in Japanese, I have to give it 100% of my attention, and that's part of the reason that I'm trying to learn Japanese.

    More than that, though, I've learned about Japan to the extent that I'm actually interested in it. This is mostly due to research projects and the like, as well as being the cause of some curious points I'd see in anime or general miscellany that needed clarification. The idea that there exists a place that exists both as a mish-mash of many different cultures while at the same time heavily influencing the mix with its own unique flare is pretty interesting, and seeing how that same place is both similar to and contrarily dissimilar to my homeland is just fascinating. It doesn't really have any bearing on my fight to learn Japanese, though; that's mostly for the sake of my hobbies.

    Apart from that, I'm basically an average nerd. I have a desire to become a video game developer and am really interested in social sciences (Sociology, Philosophy, etc.) and the forces that influence them, such as Psychology. As strange as it may sound, learning how people work is just plain fascinating, and it may because I like analyzing the complex facets of the mundane so much that I take interest in it.

    Then again, most of this is basically just things spilling out of my brain. If it sounds like I'm trying to sound smart, profound, things of that nature, or the opposite, be assured that I'm not trying at all. And, because of that, take everything you read here with a grain of salt, because it's all just spilling out of my brain with no filter or thought to what it says, and I don't really read this section enough to bother to edit most of its body. But it shouldn't really matter, if you get to know me or if you already do, you'll know how much of this is legit and vice versa.

    ...And I love Touhou Project. Inazuma Eleven and Osu!, too. All for different reasons, but I'd say how invested I am in the aforementioned is enough to be listed here.
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