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Fifth Generation Are Pokémon slaves to humans? Team Plasma thinks so. Travel the Unova region and prove them wrong in Black & White, and then return two years later in Black2 & White2.

View Poll Results: Which versions did you choose?
Black, Black2 20 20.62%
White, White2 21 21.65%
Black, White2 6 6.19%
White, Black2 21 21.65%
A combination of 3 or more of the above* 7 7.22%
I chose all 4 versions. 22 22.68%
Voters: 97. You may not vote on this poll

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Old December 11th, 2013, 09:14 PM
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I initially got Black, but ended up exchanging it for White because it ended up having more exclusives that I liked. So once B2/W2 rolled around, it made the most sense to get White 2.

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Old December 11th, 2013, 10:40 PM
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Yes, my versions matched. I got White and White 2.

The Japanese Pokemon website even said that they recommend getting the same colored version (meaning Black & Black 2, White & White 2).

Otherwise there would be continuity errors:
*N will have the wrong dragon that he acquired two years ago in the game's plot
*Opelucid City would drastically change with no explanation whatsoever

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Old December 12th, 2013, 02:07 AM
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I went with both White and White 2. It felt odd to me when I was contemplating picking up Black 2 over White 2, and eventually made the choice to stick with the matching versions. I'm sure having one of White & Black 2 or Black & White 2 would've been useful for Pokedex purposes, but I couldn't trade with myself anyway, so it didn't make much sense to me.
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Old December 15th, 2013, 03:18 PM
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I got White and Black 2. No specific reason, but I guess it shows my favoritism to Zekrom.
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Old December 15th, 2013, 03:33 PM
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I got White first and bought Black later at a lower price, but didn't play it as much. When the sequels were revealed, I decided to only buy White 2.
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Old December 15th, 2013, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Minzy View Post
I got White and Black 2. No specific reason, but I guess it shows my favoritism to Zekrom.
Same here, I thought his typing was cool, Electric/Dragon wasn't something I was expecting, plus I think Black Kyurem looks cooler than White Kyurem, but thats just my opinion.
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Old December 16th, 2013, 12:44 AM
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I went for White and then I went for Black 2. I don't think I had much of a reason other than I wanted to, really.
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Old December 16th, 2013, 01:30 AM
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I got Black only so I will goto Black/Black 2
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Old December 25th, 2013, 12:35 AM
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At first I choose White because I like its exclusive features that I can catch some Pokémon in White Forest. I was planning to get White 2 back then, but after I heard that White 2's White Forest now works the same as Black City and no longer what I thought it was, and after seeing the dominant blue in Black 2, I have decided to buy Black 2 and play it.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 01:20 PM
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I choose Black and White2 because I like Reshiram more.
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Old December 27th, 2013, 07:24 PM
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I played and beat both black and white, but only got white two because I prefer Reshiram.
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Old December 27th, 2013, 08:43 PM
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I went White first, then I got White 2. I didn't realize when I bought it, the versions wouldn't match, so I was a little bummed but it's like you're playing Black and not Black 2! xD And well, at least I can still complete the Unova Dex the easy way lmao.

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Old December 27th, 2013, 09:53 PM
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White and then White 2, only because my brother got the other versions.
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Old January 6th, 2014, 11:06 AM
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I eventually got all four versions, but since I chose White first I went with Black 2 on the initial release date.

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Old January 6th, 2014, 11:41 AM
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When Black & White were out I chose Black because I like Reshiram more than Zekrom. Then I saw that Black 2 had Zekrom as the exclusive legendary, so, I got Black 2.

So, my versions do match!
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Old January 29th, 2014, 09:01 PM
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I have Tried Blaze Black, Volt White and White 2! I liked all of them! Mine matched Too!
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Old February 2nd, 2014, 03:12 AM
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I got matching versions, White and White 2, for continuity reasons, like N's dragon and the way the cities look, Opelucid for example. I did get Black 2 as a gift though, and I enjoyed it just as much.
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Old February 2nd, 2014, 03:25 AM
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I got White on the day it came out because I saw the ads and Zekrom and was like "DANG this game looks awesome. But, I don't like how that white legendary looks, guess I'll go with the black one."

Few years later, I finally got around to buying the sequel (After I'd already bought Y) and I chose White 2 because it was in line with the one I had and I liked the look of Kyurem-W better than Kyurem-B.
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Old February 13th, 2014, 07:40 PM
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I started with white, and got black to get all starters, then got black 2 when it was released as i like Zekrom better, but also got white 2 shortly after.
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Old February 19th, 2014, 02:00 AM
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Since i liked the version exlcusives about the same, i went with the 2 games that had Zekrom (:

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Old February 19th, 2014, 05:17 AM
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I think it's funny that the OP was sceptical that people would buy White and then Black 2, when it seems to be the most popular option in the poll :P

Personally, I went with White and White 2. I was super excited that we'd finally gotten sequels again (if you count the Johto games as sequels to the Kanto games, which.. everyone does), and I wanted to do it "right", to sync up my story from White version and have an adventure that continued with "my White universe". Plus I'd be able to trade my Zekrom from White for Black Kyurem anyway, and wanted to give Reshiram a shot.

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Old February 21st, 2014, 10:56 AM
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I got Black 2 first and played it for awhile then got White Version because it was a different color, but since I'm playing Black 2 and Y I haven't even opened White. I didn't buy White when it was released because I didn't own a (3)DS until after Black 2 came out.
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Old March 2nd, 2014, 01:32 PM
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I usally end up with getting both after a while, but I picked black and then black 2 that way I got both legendaries!
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Old March 11th, 2014, 12:58 PM
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I deliberately chose two versions of the same color for I knew that I could get the remaining dragon that wasn't available in the previous game. Plus I was going to get Black Kyurem and White Kyurem simulteniously on version 2. However I soon afterward learned that you could only have one Kyurem alternate form at a time per each version 2 cartridge. Pretty much sucked.

Versions were Black (Reshiram+Kyurem) and Black 2 (Zekrom+Kyurem= Black Kyurem).

I got around it by alternating between Black and White Kyurem for each Kyurem.
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Old March 11th, 2014, 01:36 PM
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I got all 4. Bit overboard, but hey, I loved these games. My original plan was to just get White 1 and 2 so they followed the same storyline, but I ended up getting all four.
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