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Old September 17th, 2018 (12:31 AM).
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So, a Pokemon rp of mine with a plotline I was really interested in exploring dropped dead due to some unlucky circumstances and I'm considering re-using that story in a fic composed of short chapters. My first foray into fan fiction I suppose.

That being said, I don't need to use the exact same setting and my character from the RP, whilst I like her a lot, I feel is poorly suited to be the central protagonist. I thought it might be fun to get a little input from others then as I consider going forward.

1. Would you be interested in seeing a story told in an updated, alternate version (as in time having past etc) of one of the main Pokemon regions or would you be more interested in being introduced to an entirely new region. I love worldbuilding so I have no issues with doing either.

2. Are there any non-legendary mon you'd be particularly interested in seeing featured throughout the plot?

No promises that I will actually end up going about this but the thoughts been in my head for a few days now so I figure input like this might help me make the decision.
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Old September 17th, 2018 (4:39 AM).
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So, a Pokemon rp of mine with a plotline I was really interested in exploring dropped dead due to some unlucky circumstances and I'm considering re-using that story in a fic composed of short chapters. My first foray into fan fiction I suppose.
My condolences, sorry to hear. On the other hand, good to hear that you are already considering recovering and reusing some of the elements of the story so that they can live on in a sense.

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1. Would you be interested in seeing a story told in an updated, alternate version (as in time having past etc) of one of the main Pokemon regions or would you be more interested in being introduced to an entirely new region. I love worldbuilding so I have no issues with doing either.
While in the end it is absolutely your choice, I'll say I prefer Original Regions™ when when there's lot of well-connected worldbuilt material written for. Basically not just "here's a town" but stuff like the culture, myth, lore and folklore, what makes the slice of life (what groceries do they get, what sports do they watch on TV vs play at their backyards) and what is their take on Pokémon Training.

As for Canon Regions™ I guess I like alternate histories (eg.: different takes on the events of the mainline games) than pre/post-canons, if only mostly because they also tend to be more relatable when you read webcomics built around the idea.

Luck with your plans!
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