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Old February 14th, 2014 (10:46 AM). Edited February 19th, 2014 by ravenboy9.
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ALPHA TESTERS NEEDED

It seems as if retro is now considered "in" when it comes to new games. A lot of Indie developers are using 8bit graphics in an effort to appeal to a nostalgic crowd. What happens when you apply this to Pokemon? You get the Nostalgic Emerald Hack.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Hoenn happened in Gen 2? Well you're about to find out.

Features include:
A massive roster of 250 Pokemon!
Gameboy era graphics!
Gym leaders now have Pokemon to reflect the Generation shift!
A massive amount of Nostalgia!
Day and Night!

Obviously it's a work in progress, but it's a start.

To do list:
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  • More sprite replacements
  • Music Replacement
  • Day and Night
  • The occasional bug fix


Known bugs:
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  • Two water routes will not cooperate with AMap

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Old February 14th, 2014 (10:28 PM).
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Gen 2 graphics in an Emerald base? That sounds so retro, it's fantastic! I can't wait to try this out
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Old February 15th, 2014 (02:05 AM).
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awesome idea cant wait to try it out a few months ago i realized a idea like this on firered lol
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Old February 15th, 2014 (04:03 AM).
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Looking nice and best of luck i hope you will finish this hack
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Old February 15th, 2014 (04:12 AM).
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Looks great, man. Definitely fits the trend. Are you going to try and put in the legendary scene as well?
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Old February 15th, 2014 (05:22 AM).
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Wow !!! this. looks beautiful! the screenies look beautiful !! I love the concept of this hack !! will yiu be releasing a pre alpha?
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Old February 15th, 2014 (05:31 AM).
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I don't know why, but there's something about GSC graphics that makes me like it more than any other Pokemon graphic engine.
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Old February 15th, 2014 (08:05 AM).
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Quote originally posted by River Ramirez:
Looks great, man. Definitely fits the trend. Are you going to try and put in the legendary scene as well?
If you're talking about the part where Rayquaza flies from the sky, I'm going to try. But if you're talking about the part where Groudon and Kyogre are just hitting each other, of course, definitely.

The main problem is that the cutscenes will have to be sprited from scratch. Considering there won't be any Gen 3 pokemon, Groudon and Kyogre would be replaced with Ho-Oh and Lugia, and I have no idea who's to replace Rayquaza.

Regarding Pre-Alphas, I'm sure I'll release one eventually, but trust me, y'all don't want one know. At the moment it's this weird, glitchy mix of Gen 2 and 3 sprites and may just ruin the hype, haha
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Old February 15th, 2014 (09:43 AM).
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Nice this hack looks good i will follow it the retro gen 2 graphics are cute xD
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Old February 16th, 2014 (08:12 AM).
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The tiles look good so far - do you have any building tiles done yet / towns mapped out?
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Old February 16th, 2014 (08:22 AM).
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Wow.. Is this Emerald!?

You made a really nice job with the tiles .

Good luck!
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Old February 17th, 2014 (05:42 PM).
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Yo, sup guys, I thought I would post a small update. I got a few more tiles replaced, and I've started messing with the palettes some. Dewford and Fortree are pretty much done excluding the buildings. I haven't started on them yet (save for the Pokecenter, but that's just a place holder and besides, it's pretty bleh atm)
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ALSO, Q and A~~~

Quote originally posted by xGal:
Wow.. Is this Emerald!?
Why yes it is
Quote originally posted by Magic:
The tiles look good so far - do you have any building tiles done yet / towns mapped out?
I don't have any of the building tiles done yet, and the towns are mapped out already because I'm changing very little structure wise.
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Old February 17th, 2014 (05:46 PM).
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So stoked for this, Can't wait for a full release on this.
Awesome work so far!
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Old February 17th, 2014 (05:56 PM).
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What about Gen 3 'mons? Custom sprites?
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Old February 17th, 2014 (06:12 PM).
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Quote originally posted by UltraMew:
What about Gen 3 'mons? Custom sprites?
There will probably be some custom sprites, or atleast some edits. Not everything in Emerald can be represented by something in GSC unfortunately.

However there will be no Gen 3 Pokemon. I apologize, but you can't have Gen 2 in Hoenn if you include Gen 3 pokemon. They'll still be in the ROM, but you'd have to fool with it yourself post release
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Old February 17th, 2014 (06:25 PM).
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Wow dude! I love those new screens you put up!
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Old February 17th, 2014 (08:16 PM).
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Awesome!!!!1 I love Gen 2 more than any other Gen. Jotho is my favorite of all time.
Good luck and hope to see beta soon
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Old February 17th, 2014 (08:33 PM).
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Wow!! This looks very good!!!!! I love the gen II graphics!!
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Old February 18th, 2014 (12:54 AM).
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This looks great! Interesting and original concept. but no gen 3 pokemon!? I'm sure they've made every gen 3 pokemon a gen 2 looking sprite by now
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Old February 19th, 2014 (02:43 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Pinta77:
This looks great! Interesting and original concept. but no gen 3 pokemon!? I'm sure they've made every gen 3 pokemon a gen 2 looking sprite by now
Not as far as I know. And if they did, it wouldn't matter. One of the main points of the hack is "what if Gen 2 was in Hoenn?" As a result, only Pokemon up to Gen 2 will be included
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Old February 19th, 2014 (05:10 PM). Edited February 19th, 2014 by ravenboy9.
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Moar progress guys, can you guess what city this is?

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Old February 19th, 2014 (11:58 PM).
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Moar progress guys, can you guess what city this is?

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Liliycove city :D It looks really good the gsc mapping style seems to fit in perfectly
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Old February 20th, 2014 (12:25 AM).
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It looks beautiful.
But... can you do something about the dark grass on the flower tile?
It looks really wrong there... the grass should be consistent.
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Old February 20th, 2014 (02:29 AM).
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Gotta love this, you don't see gen 2 graphic in gen 3 hacks much
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Old February 20th, 2014 (07:59 PM).
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New screens looking awesome and if you,can change Main Sprites to may,and i,dont know hero name it would be awesome
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