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pikakitten October 26th, 2012 7:57 AM

When will you quit playing Pokemon?
When will you guys quit playing? When the last game comes out? Will you replay the games? Will you clear the Pokedex (legitimatly). When 6th gen reveals that all the new pokemon are inanimate objects? Etc. I will keep playing even after the games end, replay all the games, try and fail to complete the Pokedex, etc. When will you quit?
Til Death, basically.

PikakittenX, devout member of the Pokecommunity

Rothometapratis October 26th, 2012 8:02 AM

I don't plan or guess doing it ever.

Pechachu October 26th, 2012 8:03 AM

I don't really see it as something I ever want to stop playing. Even if I never buy new games, I'll always enjoy the ones I already own and revisit them from time to time. Pokemon was such a huge part of my childhood, I don't see any reason why I should have to give it up just because I'm a grown up.

As long as they keep making the games well and continue to bring new and interesting ideas to the field, I'll keep buying them. Seems reasonable to me.

Tyrantrum October 26th, 2012 8:08 AM

I don't really think I can ever see myself not playing Pokémon. I think I'd probably stop when the actually franchise just sort of dies out; even then, I most likely still play the games I do have until I forget about them and/or lose interest in them completely. I'd like to think that the day I stop playing is the day I die.

The actual thought of the possibility of me quitting Pokémon is making quite sad, to be honest. Pokémon has always been apart of my life, and I'd hate for it to just...not be anymore.

PlatinumDude October 26th, 2012 9:16 AM

I don't know when I'll quit, honestly. The games and anime are enough to keep me in the franchise for now.

Gunter's Mew October 26th, 2012 9:17 AM

Until I can't emulate them anyone.

Just kidding of course though the fact I was able to emulate my older games did help to get me into the mood of Pokemon, if I didn't go back to my older games I would most likely completely ignore gen 5 just like how I ignored gen 4. As long I can emulate the games that I own legally I doubt I would really ever quit playing the older games. The battery life is no longer an issue.

As for the newer ones, though the "trade while the Pokemon is holding this item" is annoying I can see how they would be able to make it worst. "After this Pokemon been traded while holding this otherwise useless item, you need to train it inside this exact area while it's happiness is max during nighttime. You also need a spare Pokeball and depending on the weather at the time it may have up to 4 forms. blah blah blah o yea and it need to be holding a master ball when you level up and the item shall be lost during evolution." Sometimes I wish they would get the hint that people want it less complex, not more. The fact we have hacks so you can collect them all in one cart and evolve them without the crazy requirements should be a good sign. Do the Japanese seriously enjoy that stuff?

Also of there were to take the DLC/pay-to-play route then I would have to stop cold turkey. I can deal with Dragon Warrior Monsters and Shin Megami Tensi just as well as Pokemon. Honestly I am only into Pokemon as they were the series that won between Digimon, DWM, Monster Ranchers, etc in the monster game clone war. I honestly could do without Gamefreak if given the choice for my monster catching/training games.

Xander Olivieri October 26th, 2012 9:18 AM

N to the E to the V to the E to the R~


I can never quit this addiction no matter how many interventions you try to throw my way~

Try to make me stop and I shall pelt you with Pokeballs!

ThatOneGolurk October 26th, 2012 9:42 AM

Til' death.

I don't believe I'll ever stop playing. Never. Ever.

Ice Car October 26th, 2012 9:43 AM

Never, hopefully. I might end up quitting if Pokemon takes a turn for the worst though, and eventually Pokemon is going to die out.

Synerjee October 26th, 2012 9:55 AM

I don't think I'll ever stop. I would like to see myself playing pokemon in my deathbed. :3

I can't honestly say though. I might stop playing when working life takes over, but I'll always have pokemon in my HEART. <3

TwilightBlade October 26th, 2012 10:15 AM

I was fairly close to quitting Pokemon. I stopped playing BW for several months now and didn't pick up BW2 on launch date. All the buzz and the posts made me want to get White 2. hmph. Although Pokemon is a huge part of my life, I believe I will be over it by age 30. Dunno why 30. My older brother plays PS3 and he's above 30. I don't know how he handles that and all his responsibilities, though.

Wateria October 26th, 2012 10:37 AM

I don't think I'll even quit playing pokemon unless I find some other game series to replace it.

60 October 26th, 2012 12:46 PM

Sure life'll slow down my playing but I'll probably never quit. I might stop for awhile, but pick up a random game and sit down and play, even when I'm much older. I'll be playing with my grandkids.

Sabrewulf238 October 26th, 2012 1:06 PM

Either until I'm dead or I go senile.

Otherwise I don't see myself stopping. Even if life slows down my playing I doubt I'll stop.

Wobbachomp October 26th, 2012 1:19 PM


poke529 October 26th, 2012 1:32 PM

I will always love pokemon, and I always have.

AncientWarrior October 26th, 2012 2:44 PM

The day I die. No, not even then. My spirit will continue to play it.

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Brendino October 26th, 2012 2:46 PM

I don't think there's any certain age where I'll stop playing Pokemon. I guess it really depends on how long the franchise lasts, but hopefully I'll be able to keep playing till the bitter end (although, I don't think I could see myself following the series as much if it still has another 15-20+ years in it).

Hikamaru October 26th, 2012 4:32 PM

I will never quit Pokemon until I end or the series ends. It just always keeps me motivated every time.

ArcanaFlaera October 26th, 2012 4:42 PM

I'd like to say I'd never stop, but I doubt that'll happen. Working life will probably take over. I start university next year, and I probably won't have as much time as I'd like.

LividZephyr October 26th, 2012 5:59 PM

Unfortunately I don't know how much longer I will be playing. The series really needs a new direction, and the nostalgia from growing up with G/S/C and R/S/E is starting to wear thin due to extensive amounts of replays. I still do not own a copy of White2, because I don't know how much it interests me. It's all same-old, same-old.

As long as the series is going to whet my appetite and give me the new things I would like to experience, instead of rehashes of what has been done, I will continue playing. I really can't specify an age...

The Nightmare October 26th, 2012 8:45 PM

I would keep playing til i die i guess, but if the franchise dies or something then i might stop.

gaminggarchomp October 27th, 2012 2:12 AM

I would keep playing until the franchise dies, but yeah, I'm not sure.

LightningAlex October 27th, 2012 2:41 AM

I think I'll never stop playing Pokemon. Even if the franchise dies, why would I quit? I have a lot of reasons not to, a few of them being that the games are fun every time I play through them, there are some games I haven't played yet (None of the DS generation, actually) and there are a lot of unresolved mysteries in the games I've played already multiple times. So yeah, those are good enough reasons, really.

Poke Fox October 27th, 2012 2:26 PM

Pokemon is a part of my heart, I will never quit playing Pokemon games. Even if the franchise ends, I will continue with Pokemon. On my last day on Earth I will be playing Pokemon games.

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