First Generation Released in Japan on February 27, 1996 and re-releasing on the Nintendo eShop on February 27, 2016, come inside and talk about the games that started a cultural phenomenon: Pokémon Red (and Green), Blue and Yellow! Share your experiences about Kanto in its black and white glory, learn how to be a master battle strategist, get help (like how to get past Pokémon Tower), write up the millionth Missingno theory, and more.

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Old March 19th, 2017 (2:41 PM).
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I'm pretty certain I still have my blue version (as in, I definitely know it's my blue version, not anybody else's). I think I lost track of my yellow version somewhere years back, so even though there's two yellow versions here I think neither are mine. I could be wrong.

And those still worked (both the blue and the yellow) last time I checked. Which was still a few years ago from now, so it's possible they don't work anymore, but I know for certain they did before since I even started a new game on one of the yellows. Checked to make sure it could save and all that before I got too far.
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Old March 19th, 2017 (5:03 PM).
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    Yup, have Blue and it still runs just fine! Still got my Level 200+ Mewtwo on it through the power of glitches lol
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    Old March 20th, 2017 (12:01 AM).
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      I've never actually played the Gen 1 games on a real cartridge. I'm much younger than most Gen 1 fans, having been born a good few years after the games' release, and I didn't start playing Pokemon until I was about 10. I had a GBA at some point, but it just sort of.... dropped off the face of the earth a few months after I got it. Shame, too, since it had Emerald in it when it disappeared (to this day I'm convinced my friend's jerk of a brother stole it). So, long story short, I never got a chance to play the Gen 1 games until a few years ago, when I discovered the magic of emulators. Since I recently replaced my GBA, I'm hoping to finally get to play it on a cartridge soon, or at least when I can find a somewhat-decently-priced genuine copy of the game.
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      Old March 20th, 2017 (2:43 PM).
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        If you count FireRed and LeafGreen to be First Gen. material, then yes I do!
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        Old March 20th, 2017 (3:12 PM).
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          I still own a Red and a Yellow cartridge. I got them a long while after they came out though.
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          Old April 28th, 2017 (9:12 PM).
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            My first game in the series was Pokemon Black version. I never used to play it, cause i was younger and had a very short attention span. That all changed when my school allowed DS's because they promote "Educational technology" Cause EVERYONe knows that Pokemon is educational! hah. but anyway i picked up an old original Game Boy along with Pokemon Yellow and Red version. That and other games, but the Pokemon i played the most. Considering the guy i bought it off got it in 1997 just one year after the games release, the battery help up well. It still saves to this day, and i cant imagine how many times i beat the elite four using his pokemon!
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            Old April 29th, 2017 (7:47 AM).
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              Yes. Mind, I'm not entirely sure where they come from given they were hand-me-downs I got before I could remember (literally), but I do own all three versions.
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              Old May 3rd, 2017 (2:32 AM).
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              I still have my original Blue Version that I got on a trip to the United States. It still works perfectly, unlike my newer Silver Version....
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              Old May 3rd, 2017 (6:03 AM).
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              I have my Blue and a Red I picked up a few years back. I also have a Green version from Jap. I did have Yellow but God knows where that went
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              Old May 8th, 2017 (2:34 PM).
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                I had all of the cartridges at some point but the only one that I know I have in my possession right now is my Yellow one.
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                Old May 8th, 2017 (5:23 PM).
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                  I have all three... and interestingly enough it survived over Gold and Silver
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                    Red and Yellow! Alot of hours on those bad boys.
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                      I'm a kid of the ruby generation, but I first introduced myself to pokemon with an already outdated gold version I bouth all GB and GBC games back in 2010, sadly the red version does not work properly, I don't care I never intended to play those cartriges probably because I just acquired for collecting purposes, and they don't have an intrinsic ownership value to me, I just like having the cartriges in my possesion.

                      I played red after having played the second and third generation.
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                        I have a broken copy of Crystal that was my second Pokemon game (after Sapphire), and I have a still-working Yellow that I haven't played in a while.
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                            I still have a Blue and a Red version over here. Some times I pop them on the Transfer Pak to go back in time!
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                              I still have my original gameboy with red yellow and blue all with a completed pokedex as well as every rpg Pokemon game released since sadly my pearl version has met an untimely end in davey jones locker so to speak and has been replaced since but have not had the motivation to re-do the pokedex on that one I am currently only a small fraction away from sun and moon completion and fully intend to grind that pokedex to the end before November gotta catch em all lol
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                              I still have my original copies of Red and Yellow. I'm not sure whether they work properly or not, as I haven't checked them in a while, and they're at my parents' house. I also have a friend's copy of Blue, which I borrowed to see if I could fix it (it doesn't work properly - freezes anytime a text box appears and makes a Gastly cry or various other sounds).
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                                Unfortunately both my US and Japanese copies of Blue Version have been stolen, but I do still have my copies of Yellow, Red, and Green (original copy, not a repro). I'm pretty sure all of their batteries are deader than the DSi, but the games themselves work just fine.
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