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Old July 21st, 2018 (9:06 AM).
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Simple question, really. Do you replay Pokemon games? Why or why not?
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Old July 21st, 2018 (9:20 AM). Edited July 21st, 2018 by Enpatsu Shakugan.
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Pretty sure this has been asked before, but generally no.

Once you get your Pokemon and can transfer them, there's no reason to go back. It's not like each game is unique; so you might as well just play the newest one with your old Pokemon.
Seems to me the games were designed with the Pokemon as the valuable objects in each game, than the games themselves.

I feel the same way, mostly. Even if I like particular regions, I can't say I like any of them enough to ever want to replay the same game over again. Too tedious.
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Old July 21st, 2018 (6:57 PM).
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    I feel like Pokemon games are some of the most replayable.

    I can always play through again with an entirely different team, which personally to me is like a different experience.
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      I replay Yellow all the time and I try to use Pokemon I normally wouldn't and one example is Tentacruel. Normally wouldn't think to go and catch Tentacool as I prefer other Water Types but it turns out to be one of the better Water Types. Its Typing may suck due to Psychic dominance but it can go after Grass better than any other Water Type thanks to Poison resistance.
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      Old July 22nd, 2018 (1:55 AM).
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        Most of the time, I do. USUM are the only Core Series games that I have only played through once before.
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        Old July 22nd, 2018 (2:39 PM).
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          I replayed Yellow and started Crystal again. Bought them on 3DS.

          I'll probably buy Red, Blue, Gold and Silver on 3DS in the future if I feel like it. Who knows when I'll get the urge to replay them again.
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          Old July 23rd, 2018 (4:32 PM).
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            I replay the games all of the time. I keep thinking up of teams I want to use, so I just jump right in. It has recently been getting tiresome, but that's because I'm binge-replaying everything before LGPE get released.
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            Old July 24th, 2018 (1:23 AM).
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            As much as I love most of the games, I really don't. I always play Pokemon games for the story more than anything else, and while every once and a while I try going through a game again either doing a challenge or just for fun, I usually come up short of finishing, and just shelf the game for a while until I get bored again. Maybe if the games had a non-linear storyline I'd be more interested in multiple playthroughs...
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            Sadly, I don't. And I heavily dislike that I don't.

            I miss when I was a kid and I was practically glued to Pokemon games. I remember whenever I would get home from school and one of the first things that I would do is play Pokemon. As a kid, it was super fun for me, and it helped that my IRL friends were playing Pokemon as well. I think as time progressed, we all got busier with our lives and as such Pokemon is kinda in the backburner, being only played periodically for mild enjoyment and... idk. I feel like childhood me would be massively disappointed in adult me rn. Alas.

            You know, I've always wanted to just reply Platinum again from the beginning. Maybe I'll regain my spark for Pokemon gaming that way.
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            Indeed I do. I mean, video games can be rather pricey, so I do try to make the most out of them. And while Pokemon is the same general adventure in every game, you can use different ones each time and have a different experience. That's why things like challenges exist!
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            Old August 28th, 2018 (6:25 PM). Edited August 28th, 2018 by tokyodrift.
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            I do replay them. I think a vast majority of them have very good replay value thanks to the storyline. Even then, you can always use Pokemon or movesets you never thought you'd use and take on challenges as well to make the game more difficult for you.
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            Yes! I adore playing them over to do challenges or just for the fun of it. My most replayed are gens II since I have the most fun with it, but recently I started a new file on White and have been enjoying that. o/
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            Old September 1st, 2018 (9:35 PM).
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              I always replay them. For the first 6 generations anyway. I love going through the story again with a new team. I don't like to rotate teams and only focus on a core 6 so if I want to use all of the Pokémon families I've ever wanted to play with in a generation then I need to replay (and it never gets stale for me going through the first 6 regions except maybe Sinnoh).
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              Old September 24th, 2018 (2:38 PM). Edited September 28th, 2018 by Claire Lilly.
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                Sometimes yes, sometimes no. I always delete the savedata, if I finished playing a game.
                So far I deleted all the savedata from my older pokemon games (the ones were you can't use the internet features anymore, the only exeption at the moment is 'White 2', since I haven't finished playing it yet) and am only keeping the savedata of the newer games, at least as long as the internet features can be used. As soon as I become unable to use them (for example, because of a new gaming console), I will delete them too and will move on to the next. But this doesn't mean, that I don't replay them if I want. If I get bored of them again, they will be stored in my shelf, until I get the urge to play them again.
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                Old October 2nd, 2018 (6:53 PM).
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                I replay Pokémon games all the time. I like to come up with new teams to use each time I play and especially try to use some Pokémon I haven't before.
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                Yes! I always find my way back to all of them. One of the few gaming series I can say I often replay.
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