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Do you remember how you got all your Pokemon games? If you have any stories of how you got some of your Pokemon games, feel free to share! I remember some Pokemon games by the exact date, and where I bought them! Which, I'll add here later.

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GEN 3 (spinoffs included)

Pokemon Sapphire - sometime in 2011, I bought a used copy at a Gamestop. I don't remember much else.

Pokemon LeafGreen - I got this game at Target back in 2008 a few months after I got Pokemon Diamond. It was pretty cheap for some reason. lol

Pokemon Emerald - lmfao, I.... stole it from a friend in 2008. <_<

Pokemon Dash - I bought a used copy at gamestop. Waste of money, but literal yolo.

Pokemon Trozei - another case of getting a used copy at Gamestop, don't remember the exact year, maybe 2012.

Red & Blue Rescue Team - used copies at game stop. Late 2008/early 2009. I think I got RRT later, but I don't actually remember.

Pokemon Ranger - another case of getting a used copy at gamestop lol.

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Gen 4.

Pokemon Diamond - May 22nd, 2008. I got a Nintendo DS from Target & a copy of Pokemon Diamond. Neither the Nintendo DS or this copy of Pokemon Diamond function properly anymore at all. Maybe five years or so later, I bought a used copy of Pokemon Diamond...to my surprise the person had it last was a nasty cheater with many shiny Mews. :|

Pokemon Pearl - July(?)/December 2008/Feb 2009? (don't remember), I bought Pokemon Pearl from Target. I spent too long trying to beat it tho. :') The game is VERY glitchy, and I'm scared to ever touch it again.

Pokemon Platinum, March 22rd, 2009! I got the game the day it came out because I was a smart kid and had my dad put down $5 to preorder it. I didn't get my Giratina toy though. :(

HeartGold - December 6, 2010, I bought a copy at Gamestop w/my Hannukah money (or maybe it was Walmart?)

SoulSilver - Also got this one at Gamestop in early 2011? But idr very well...

Explorers of Darkness - 2008/09, I got this game at Radio shack when coming home from my grandmother's house.

Explorers of Time - Many, many years later, I got this game at target...

Explorers of the sky - Another Hannukah present I bought myself at Target LMFAO.

Pokemon Ranger Shadows of Almia - Another game I bought at Target. Late 2009.

Pokemon Ranger Guardian Signs - heck I don't even remember when this game came out! But I bought it in 2010(?) at GameStop.

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Gen 5.

Pokemon White - Either June 2010 or June 2011 on the last day of school! At gamestop again.

Pokemon Black - sometime in 2010, 90% sure at gamestop again, my memory is very fuzzy on this one.

Pokemon Black2 - got it in 2012, idr when. Another Gamestop purchased game.

Pokemon White2 - also another one I got in 2012... but I don't remember beyond that. <_< Like Black2, it was gamestop purchased.

Pokemon Conquest - bought it at gamestop and don't remember much else. ;;

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Gen 6 -

Pokemon X - October 13, 2013, I was waiting on a LONG LINE at Comicon for this game, oh my god. The first day they were sold out. <_< My friend's mom gave me extra money so I could buy it, I was grateful to her that day.

Pokemon Y - December 2013. Maybe November? I got it at gamestop.

Omega Ruby - December 2014/November, used Hannukah money to buy it at...Target(?)/Toys R Us? One or the other.

Alpha Sapphire - Also bought this game during the holiday season of 2014.

Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon - holiday season 2015/16, I bought this one at Gamestop but by the time I had done so almost all my friends had played it already. :(

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Gen 7

Pokemon Sun - December 2016 during Hannukah at Game Stop. Everyone I knew had already finished the game by the time I bought it.

Pokemon Moon - late December 2016 with my birthday money at (surprise) Game stop.

Pokemon Ultra Sun AND Ultra Moon - I bought both of these games at the exact same time in December 2017 at my local gamestop. Despite that, I spent forever playing them both bc I had gotten lazy with newer Pokemon games...
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Gen 1-5 emulation

Gen 6 bought used on EBay in about 2014
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    Gen 1
    Blue - 3DS VC 2016

    Gen 2
    Silver - 3DS VC 2017

    Gen 3
    None :frown:

    Gen 4
    Pearl - GameStop used, 2015
    Platinum - GameStop used, a few weeks ago
    SoulSilver - GameStop used, 2016

    Gen 5
    Black - GameStop used, 2015
    Black 2 - GameStop used, 2017

    Gen 6
    X - GameStop new, 2015
    Y - GameStop used, 2016
    Omega Ruby - Target used, a few weeks ago
    Alpha Sapphire - GameStop new, 2015

    Gen 7
    Sun - eShop, 2016
    Moon - GameStop new, 2016
    Ultra Sun - eShop, 2017
    Ultra Moon - GameStop new, 2018
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      Gen I
      Blue & Yellow Cartridge - Mum bought it.
      Yellow VC - 3DS store.

      Gen II
      Silver Cartridge - Mum bought it.
      Crystal VC - 3DS store.

      Gen III
      Sapphire & Emerald - Mum bought it.
      Omega Ruby - EB Games Westpoint (Parramatta, NSW, Australia).

      Gen IV
      Pearl - EB Games Westpoint (Blacktown, NSW, Australia).
      SoulSilver - GameStop Lloyd Center (Portland, OR, USA).

      Gen V
      White - EB Games Metrotown (Burnaby, BC, Canada).

      Gen VI
      Y - EB Games Westpoint (Parramatta, NSW, Australia).

      Gen VII
      Sun - EB Games in the Queen Street Mall (Brisbane, QLD, Australia).

      All games were purchased on release, or very close to.
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