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July 17th, 2013 (12:20 AM).
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Some Pokemon have similar cries in Gen I because of the limited technology on hand to make those cries.
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It's the technology to "produce", and not to "make", that was lacking. Gameboy Phat's audio features were very limited. Which, iirc, was only of 4-bit quality.
They had created "base cries", from which all the cries would originate from. According to Bulbapedia, there were only 37 base cries for Gen I, and 67 (+30) for Gen II. Again, these base cries were only tweaked and modified to create a total of 151/252 "different" pokemon cries. This explains why some Gen I and Gen II cries sound very similar.
With the release of GBA and better consoles (8-bit sound tech+), the limitation has been lifted to much better heights.
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