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Old January 12th, 2013, 11:52 AM
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It just combines many of the things I like in games.

There are RPG elements, sandbox elements, strategy elements, combat elements - everything I like in games. A lot of it though is the strategy - I think that's what sets Pokemon apart from so many other games. When you really get into it, there's so much satisfying complexity in the games. The interactions of the types, the complexity of physical or special attacks and physical or special defenses, the extra layers of strategy in status moves, all of it limited by four moves per pokemon and six pokemon per team. And even beyond that, there's the simple aesthetic appeal of pokemon who are sinister and pokemon who are cute and pokemon who are brutal and pokemon who are soft and....
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